Ekonomiczne Problemy Usług

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ISSN: 1896-382X     eISSN: 2353-2866    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/epu.2016.123-20
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Issue archive / nr 123 2016
Responsible innovation

Authors: Edyta Gwarda-Gruszczyńska
Uniwersytet Łódzki
Keywords: innovation responsible innovation knowledge creation social responsibility
Year of publication:2016
Page range:9 (213-221)
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Innovation is very important for the development of economies, competitiveness of companies and sustainable growth of countries and regions. However, sometimes it occurs irresponsible. Medicines cause people die, internet is a kind of threat for the data protection, some environmental innovation don’t protect the environment. All these cases force us to think in terms of responsible innovation creation and implementation. The aim of this article is to present the emerging concept of responsible innovation and encourage for the discussion and research in these terms.
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