Responsible Innovation and the Circular Economy

Erik Fisher

This is the first of a 5-part series on the Future of Innovation and the Circular Economy, as part of the 2016 Disruptive Innovation Festival (…te-university-asu). Erik Fisher, editor-in-chief of the Journal of Responsible Innovation (, joins Heather Ross and Andrew Maynard to chat about Responsible Innovation and the Circular Economy. Please visit and navigate to our festival podcast listing to contribute to the DIF 2016 conversation. Andrew and Heather will be discussing the DIF community conversation in the final installment of this 5-part series.

Show Notes

· The idea behind Responsible Innovation: Innovation is good but it can be better (

· The Disruptive Innovation Festival is an online, open access event for thought leaders and entrepreneurs exploring the changing economy and where we go from here.

· Responsible innovation has been used in nanotechnology research to make it more environmentally and socially responsible (

· Closing notes: How do we nurture responsible innovation? By nurturing curiosity, creating space for innovation, and by being patient.