Dreaming ideas into reality is the spirit of innovation. Dreams, as sources of uncommon images and ideas, contribute to developing inventions. Once inventions become socially accepted and used, they become innovation. Dreams enrich innovation with meaning and purpose.
VOICES (Views, Opinions and Ideas of Citizens in Europe on Science) is a 1 year long EU funded project with very innovative and challenging objectives. VOICES aims at running a Europe-wide public consultation initiative, but also at providing valuable know-how on methodological and procedural aspects for the structural employment of citizens participation in defining the European research agenda in the framework of Responsible Research and Innovation.