Press releases

  • First international ethics assessment pre-standard for R&I

    The first ISO-compliant international standard document for ethics committees and for anticipating and ethically assessing social and environmental consequences of research and innovation.

  • Ethics assessment in Europe: values, ethical principles and norms that matter to researchers and innovators

    Should we alter human DNA in embryos using gene-editing technologies? How should we deal with issues of privacy and information-sharing in the Internet of things? Should human enhancement be for the privileged few? These sorts of questions raise ethical issues, and the way those issues are treated varies significantly across the European Union

  • COMPREHENSIVE EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF ETHICS PRACTICES IN THE EU

    With the aim of developing a common European framework for ethical assessment of research and innovation, the SATORI project consortium has completed a comprehensive empirical analysis of ethics assessment and guidance practices related to research and innovation in the EU…

  • A common practice in ethics assessment is possible, but we need to pay attention to differences between cultures

    Do differences in culture hinder harmonisation of ethics impact assessment of research and innovation? Not according to the SATORI project’ latest report! Culturaldifferences&EthicsAssessment_SATORI

  • A COMPREHENSIVE PICTURE OF ETHICS ASSESSMENT IN THE EU NOW AVAILABLE!

    A major report on the state of the art of ethics assessment in select EU countries, different disciplines and institutions is issued by the SATORI Project, supported by the European Commission through its FP7 funding scheme. SATORI_ETHICS ASSESSMENT IN THE…

  • European ethics assessment to inspire the world

    Press release from SATORI introducing the project and it’s aim, February 2014