Published December 23, 2019 | Version 1
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RISIS policy makers' sessions: RISIS-KNOWMAK – A tool for exploring knowledge production in Europe.

  • 1. USI- Università della Svizzera Italiana
  • 2. AIT - Austrian Institute of Technology


On 19th December 2019, the Club of associated research organisations (Clora) of Brussels hosted the second policymakers’ Session of RISIS project.

During the session, Benedetto Lepori, from Università della Svizzera Italiana and Thomas Scherngell, from Austrian Institute of Technology, presented The RISIS-KNOWMAK tool as an interface to RISIS integrated data. KNOWMAK is an interactive  tool  allows  for  easy  navigation  and  visualization  of  RISIS indicators across regions, actors and topics, as well as to download data for further analysis. 

A demonstration of KNOWMAK tool has been given during the session, discussing the potential of the underlying RISIS-KNOWMAK data for various research and policy questions, exemplified by the characterization of knowledge production in the European regions. Finally, the session focused on future development of RISIS-KNOWMAK and open discussion. 

KNOWMAK H2020 project has designed a database and an interactive tool to access integrated data from the core RISIS  datasets in form of relevant R&I indicators, including scientific publications, European  projects, patents, higher  education and  social  innovation  projects.



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RISIS 2 – European Research Infrastructure for Science, technology and Innovation policy Studies 2 824091
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