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Ethics and Technology
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Ethics and Technology


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Our approach

Knowledge transfer is a vital part of ā€™the Centreā€™s mission. Without sharing the results of our research with stakeholders outside academia, our research will make little impactĀ society.

Our practices of knowledge transfer have the aim of contributing to better processes and outcomes in the following:

Professionalising Practices

The Centre helps professionalise the knowledge transfer practices by identifying and proposing standards, models, and best approaches for excellent knowledge transfer. These practices are advocated to our members and their departments. We also use them in the evaluation of funding proposals sent to 4TU.Ethics, and in developing proposals for better inclusion of knowledge transfer processes in the activities of the Centre. For example, we stimulate the inclusion of good valorisation components in research proposals.


4TU collaborates with four types of stakeholder: