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Coordinator – Centre for Professional Ethics at the University of Central Lancashire (Uclan)

The Centre for Professional Ethics is an internationally known research and teaching institution at the University of Central Lancashire in the UK. Since its establishment in 1993, it has gained a reputation for excellence in various areas of ethics. The majority of its projects deal with the incorporation of socio-ethical considerations into scientific debates and policymaking. The global outreach of the Centre is considerable, with long-standing collaborations across the world.

Centre for Science, Society and Citizenship (CSSC)

CSSC – Centre for Science, Society and Citizenship – is Europe’s leading independent research centre specializing in advice on political, ethical and social issues raised by emerging technologies. CSSC has pioneered research on ethical and policy implications of emerging technologies in the field of ICT for ageing, e-Inclusion, biometrics, security, identification technology.

Tecnalia Research & Innovation (TRI)

TRI is a technological research centre, the leading private research and technology entity in Spain and the fifth largest in Europe. TECNALIA operates in all fields of industry.

Europäische Akademie, Science and Technology Studies (EA)

The EA deals with the scientific study and assessment of the consequences of scientific and technological advances for individuals and society, as well as for the natural environment in order to provide policy advice. The think-tank also provides cutting-edge research for the needs of our economies to create innovation systems with optimally structured university-industry-government networks.

Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)

The IWEP is engaged in policy-oriented and theoretical research, mainly covering global macro-economy, international finance, international trade, international investment, industrial economics, international political theory, with a special reference to China’s economic practices and policies. Since its establishment, the Institute has been closely involved in extensive international collaboration and exchange programs with leading international think-tanks, universities, international organisations and relevant departments of foreign governments.

Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions (CSEP), Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)

The IIT is a technological research university, with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. The Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions (CSEP) was established to promote research and teaching on practical moral problems in the professions. The first interdisciplinary Center for ethics to focus on the professions, CSEP continues to be one of the United States’ leading institutes for practical and professional ethics.

Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE), Charles Sturt University (CSU)

CAPPE aims to assist members of the community to make more ethically informed choices by making available the considerable resources of the rich tradition in philosophical theory, as well as other information, such as empirical research and the statement of fundamental human rights in international instruments. CAPPE aims to combine frontier research in social and applied philosophy with close attention to the concrete problems and requirements of practitioners in the public sphere.

Environmental Evaluation Unit (EEU), University of Cape Town (UCT)

The EEU is an internationally recognised research-led unit at the University of Cape Town – the principal research and teaching university in Africa. Founded in 1985 as an independent, self-funded entity, the EEU has established itself as a leading organisation in the field of sustainability, environmental governance, and the interface with communities and social justice. Social responsiveness and responsible research are at the core of the EEU’s activities and its underpinning objectives.

South African San Institute (SASI)

The SASI was registered in 1996 as a non-governmental organisation (NGO) dedicated to serving the San communities of Southern Africa (mostly South Africa, Namibia and Botswana). Over the past 16 years SASI has provided legal, advocacy, socio-anthropological and related services, in a series of programmes dedicated to the practical empowerment of the San peoples. San representatives have been collaborating with scientific research institutes for a number of years.

Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)

RIS is an autonomous research institution established with the financial support of the Government of India. It is India’s contribution to the fulfilment of the long-felt need of the developing world for creating a think-tank on global issues in the field of international economic relations and development cooperation. RIS has also been envisioned as a forum for fostering effective intellectual dialogue among developing countries. RIS is mandated to function as an advisory body to the Government of India on matters pertaining to multilateral economic and social issues, including regional and sub-regional cooperation arrangements and innovation policies.