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Final Report - SET-DEV (Science, ethics and technological responsibility in developing and emerging countries)

Project ID: 217811
Funded under: FP7-SIS

Abstract

This is the final report for the SET-DEV project which received funding under the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). SET-DEV aimed to support the research systems of two countries - India (as an emerging economy) and Kenya (a developing country) - in order to enhance the position of Scientific and technological research (STR) in society. The project was intended to confront the ethics and science issues within the broader framework of science - society relationships, with a view to encourage various social actors to assume greater responsibility towards STR.

The report includes an executive summary highlighting the project main aim along with a set of activities set out to achieve this aim. It then provides a summary description of the project context and objectives and an extensive presentation of the main achievements. The report closes with the potential impact and the main dissemination activities and exploitation of results. An accompanying document is also provided including the partners of the consortium along with some photographs.

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Record Number: 14525 / Last updated on: 2013-07-11
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