Debating Innovation, 2011, volume 1, issue 1, pages 19-27
Michel Callon & Annalivia Lacoste
Defending responsible innovation
In this text, based on an interview carried out on March 2, 2011, Annalivia Lacoste asks Michel Callon to clarify his vision of responsible innovation. The relevance of this notion is discussed and, more particularly, its potential use in the field of financial innovation is explored. A longer, more elaborate version of this text appears in French in this same issue. Michel Callon is a researcher at the Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation at Mines ParisTech and the honorary president of the Observatory for Responsible Innovation. A specialist in the sociological, political and economic analysis of science and technology, Michel Callon has contributed extensively to the advancement of democracy in technical issues. Annalivia Lacoste works at the Observatory for Responsible Innovation and is the chief editor of Debating Innovation.