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What makes innovation responsible?



Innovation for society, within society



Targeting societal challenges



Co-produced with the community



About Us

The Responsible Innovation Network (RIN) is a multi-stakeholder and interdisciplinary network designed to encourage collaborative research between Cardiff University’s academics and external constituents.

The aim of RIN is to promote the understanding, practice, and diffusion of responsible innovation. RIN creates a space in which ideas, collaborations and innovations spark.


Our Previous Event

The launch of BehindBras in Wales

  • The Clink Restaurant, HMP Cardiff
  • 24 April 2018, 12:00 am
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Latest News

Celebrating Women Entrepreneurship: Film and Debate

  • 26 Oct 2017
As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week initiatives, on Thursday 16th November the Responsible Innovation Network and the Federation of Small Businesses will host the screening of the inspirational documentary “BAREFOOT IN BUSINESS” created by Scrumptious Productions.

RIN and Enactus team put forward for Green Gown Award

  • 6 Jul 2017
A RIN led initiative in partnership with Enactus and the Welsh Refugees Council has been recognised by the Green Gown Awards initiative and have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Enterprise Award category.

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    Case Studies

    Affordable Vertical Farm Systems in Lagos, Nigeria

    • Written by: Luigi M. De Luca

    In this new project, The Agege community was approached to adapt their design and improve aesthetics and at the same time enable food and medicinal plants to be cultivated.

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    Responsible Innovation Initiative with Refugee Students

    • Written by: Dr Tim Edwards

    Professor Tim Edwards delivered a new module to a cohort of refugee students, in collaboration with the Welsh Refugee Council and Enactus.

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