Key Measurable Success Indicators

This resource provides an overview of relevant measures to evaluate the success of implementing RRI in your organization / project. The table provides you with a short list of RRI Dimensions and related Kei impacts and Key performance indicators. You can choose measures relevant to the RRI dimensions to be assessed from the list below. You can also use this list as a basis for selecting the RRI assessment tool according to your needs (explore the Assessment Tool!)

Below the table you can choose measures relevant to the RRI dimensions you want to assess. By downloading the file you will get a complete list of relevant indicators for this dimension: you can pick and choose those applicable to your organisation/project.

Key Indicators

List of RRI Dimensions and related Key Performance Indicators:

Public Engagement

Public engagement (PE) was defined as a societal commitment to provide encouragement, opportunities and competences in order to empower citizens to participate in debates around R&I.

Gender Equality

Gender equality (GE) in RRI may fall into two categories – promotion of equal participation in research activities, and integration of gender aspects in R&I content.

Science Education

Science education is executed in several ways: educating (especially young) citizens about scientific facts, the norms of science and the way science is 'done', as well as conveying a positive 'image' of sciences. 

Open Access

Open science (based primarily on the open access) is a practice in which the scientific process and outcomes are shared completely and in real time.


Ethics in RRI is based on the EC assertion that "in order to adequately respond to societal challenges, research and innovation must respect fundamental rights and the highest ethical standards.


Governance in RRI is understood as an active participation of all relevant stakeholders in developing an RRI policy.

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