NESTORE conforms to all ethical and legal requirements on: autonomy and informed consent; beneficence and justice; privacy, confidentiality and data protection; safety and wellbeing of participants.
All research works will be conducted in accordance to the relevant Conventions, Codes of Practices and national legislations that apply to research and data management. The project will undertake the proper risk assessments regarding participants’ participation and the use of their personal data so the necessary measures can be deployed in conformity with the latest European regulation on data protection, entering into force in May 2018.
The project research activities will be reviewed by the entitled research ethics committees of the consortium to assure (1) the highest level of protection for people participating in the project, and (2) the best research and innovation strategies. NESTORE will apply the agendas of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI): public engagement, open access, scientific education, governance, gender and ethics.