MEDSPRING - D4.5 - Report on suggested actions

The main objective of this report is to identify actions, practices, and recommendations for engaging civil society in RTD through social media (Task 4.7). Based on the activities carried out as part of WP4 to create a platform to stimulate participation and discussion of civil society and stakeholders on research and innovation (AgoraMedSpring), this report first identifies the steps taken to create a social community around the MedSpring project (Section 2). Second, it highlights those practices that have positively contributed to the development of the AgoraMedSpring community (Section 3). Upon the activities carried out during the first two years of MedSpring project, it draws some recommendations for engaging civil society and stakeholders in RTD through social media (Section 4).