Supporting ethics assessment in research and innovation

Key recommendations:

  • National governments can support ethics assessment by providing the legal framework and by establishing and funding the institutional network for ethics assessment.
  • Intergovernmental organisations can provide the impetus for the harmonisation of ethical guidelines at the international level.
  • National ethics committees, science academies, university associations, professional associations and other stakeholders can contribute to the development of ethical guidelines and assessment procedures in all scientific fields as well as organising trainings and raising awareness on ethical issues in R&I.

Related Files

  • SATORI policy brief _2017_Supporting ethics assessment _26-06-2017

    Ensuring that R&I follows high ethical standards by reliable and efficient assessment procedures requires well-functioning national systems of ethics assessment based on internationally harmonised principles, which also facilitate international research collaboration.