Mélanie Marcel is an ESPCI ParisTech engineer specialized in wave physics and neurosciences. Following her research on brain-machine interfaces, Mélanie set up SoScience, a start-up specialized in Responsible Research and Innovation – an R&D approach which includes social and environmental impacts right from the innovation process. Mélanie Marcel has developed an extensive knowledge of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), which has led to her being selected as an expert by the European Commission in order to participate in the definition of the concept. She is a member of several think tanks working on new innovative research practices, such as the “Innovation in Europe” group led by Cédric Villani. She has also set up a think tank on responsible innovation in industry, with the aim of sensitizing professionals on RRI issues, for the Positive Economy Forum. Mélanie Marcel has a very keen interest in the intersection between innovation and overall impact. Her commitment to considering.
2 published articles
In order to reach the SDGs, a societal transformation is necessary and all actors must be mobilized. We should encourage strengthening of the collaborations between researchers and civil society promoting societal contribution of research. .
The services offered by new technologies already have major impacts on development. To increase these impacts, there is a need to break down certain ideological barriers and scale up multi-stakeholder partnerships.