[UK-Colombia RICO] Invitation to FREE certified online course on Sustainable Innovation Assessment and Management

CASI leaflet On-line Training

The CASI project aims at assessing Sustainable Innovations (SI) that respond to Societal Challenge 5 of Horizon 2020, namely ‘Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials’, in order to develop a framework supporting better management of SI initiatives. This FREE online course offers a comprehensive review of sustainable innovation related topics organised around 6 Modules and 12 Units.
Unit 1:   CASI-F principles and methodology – A five-step guide to future-proof action plans: Understand the why, what and how of sustainable innovation assessment and management.
Unit 2:   CASI-F Tools – Web-based solutions supporting open innovation practices: Use CASI-F tools and optimize your innovation potential through learning by doing.
Unit 3:   SI assessment of innovations, systems and issues – A must-have set of criteria for more holistic sustainability appraisals: Learn about 7 types of innovations and new assessment indicators.
Unit 4:   SI management actions, dimensions and key aspects – A comprehensive set of decision-support concepts: Discover different types of managerial needs and innovative ways of framing solutions.
Unit 5:   SI evolution in EC FP5, FP6 and FP7 – An overview of European Commission funded sustainability-oriented efforts between 1998-2013: Compare objectives, priorities and budgets.
Unit 6:   SI priorities in H2020 SC5 – A guide to the EC Societal Challenge on Climate action, Environment, Resource efficiency and Raw materials: Explore SI priorities and more.
Unit 7:   State-of-the-art of SI by type of innovation – Key results from the assessment of 500+ SI by type: Zoom into their objectives, priorities, multi-systemic impacts and sectoral relevance.
Unit 8:   A quadruple helix approach to R&I agendas for SI – Top 10 research and innovation agendas for sustainability: Recognise the importance of the quadruple helix of SI actors in agenda-setting.
Unit 9:   SI actions and meta-actions from the CASI pilots – A set of 55 lessons resulting from the 1st phase of CASI-F applied to 43 pilots: Learn from innovators’ most common managerial choices.
Unit 10:   150 meta-tasks from CASI Action Roadmaps – 150 systematically generated lessons from the 2nd phase of CASI-F: Improve key context, people, process and impact aspects of innovation.
Unit 11:   Lessons from the analysis of 1700+ SI critical issues – 60 Tweet-like recommendations from technological, economic, social, environmental, political, ethical and spatial perspectives. Get inspired!
Unit 12:   Policy messages on SI assessment and management – 18 policy messages to better manage and assess sustainable innovation: Benefit from joint lessons and views on the way forward for CASI-F.
The course is available for CASI community members so in order to start it users must first register by clicking on the right-top course of the CASI portal: http://www.casi2020.eu

Once a user is registered they need to:

Click on the following link www.casi2020.eu/tutorial/
Click on Start course button
Explore the modules description and start the modules they are invested in. (We recommend to go from Module 1 to 6)

 

Colombia is currently in 2nd place in terms of number of participants (30) and the UK is 9th place (8 participants) and it would be great to get a few more registered participants in order to show how keen Colombian and UK stakeholders are in taking part in similar and future EC initiatives. Feel free to share or forward this email with anyone you think could help us promote this online course in Colombia and the UK.

via: Dr. Rafael Popper

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