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Panel Session on ‘RISIS and KNOWMAK meet users’ at Eu-SPRI Conference

Jun 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The aim of the Panel has been to present to the Eu-SPRI audience the opportunities that RISIS and KNOWMAK can offer to
investigate topics related to science, technology and innovation policy, how they are likely to transform and improve
research questions that scholars can address, and how they can also contribute to enlarge and consolidate research

Key topics addressed by the Panel were:

– the value of a research infrastructure to address existing and emerging research policy issues;

– access to data and RISIS resources from different users;

– available indicators and tools.


Chair of the Panel

Dr. Emanuela Reale

Senior researcher at  IRCRES – Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth of CNR



Prof. Philippe Laredo

Institut francilien recherches et innovations en societés, IFRIS

Coordinator of RISIS


Prof. Benedetto Lepori

Titular professor at the Faculty of Communication science

Università della Svizzera Italiana USI


Dr. Thomas Scherngell

Senior researcher at the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology


Prof. Susan Cozzens

Professor of Public Policy

Associate Dean for Research in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

Georgia Tech University, Atlanta US


Dr. Ilaria Fava

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Project Officer for EOSC pilot The European Open Science Cloud for Research Pilot Project

OpenAIRE and RDA Research Data Alliance EU


Dr. Koen Jonkers

Deputy Head of Unit of the Innovation System Analysis, DG Joint Research Centre

EC, Brussels


The Panel started with one short presentation of Philippe Laredo pointing out the RISIS logic and structure, followed
by a joint presentation of Benedetto Lepori and Thomas Scherngell on RISIS resources and opportunities for users.
Here the video on the first part of panel.

The contents of the presentations has been then discussed by Susan Cozzens, putting in context knowledge and
experience of an eminent scholar in STI field, Ilaria Fava, commenting the contribution of OpenAIRE to improve
knowledge circulation and dissemination within a research infrastructure, and Koen Jonkers, which brought comments
based on the EC-JRC research policy perspectives and interests. Here the video on the first part of panel.


Presentation material



Jun 6, 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Centro congressi Frentani
Via dei Frentani, 4
Rome, Italy
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