SHAPE-ID‘s overall aim is to provide concrete guidance and practical recommendations (in the form of a toolkit) for shaping future action, moving beyond expressions of intent or encouragement and into a framework for efficiently achieving the best value from activities in the interdisciplinary space.

*This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement number 822705.


The project will enable comparisons of IDR practices and results with reference to enhancing approaches to scholarship and to developing solutions for key Societal Challenges.


  • Organisation of learning case workshops on the inter- and transdisciplinary method applied to societal challenges;
  • Stakeholder engagement.


Trinity College Dublin, ISINNOVA, ETH Zürich, University of Edinburgh, Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Jack Spaapen.


Carlo Sessa

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