Policy Forum

Policy forum

The Policy Forum contributes to fostering an open international, transatlantic dialogue of political actors with the research community, sectors of industry and actors within civil society. It addresses questions of regulation, intellectual property rights and international cooperation. The forum is chaired by Wolf-Michael Catenhusen.


This year the Doomsday Clock was set at three minutes to midnight, two minutes closer to catastrophe than in 2014.

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The concept of responsible research and innovation ultimately depends on democratic principles, such as inclusiveness and pluralism, participative approaches or transparency in political decisions.

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