Drawing on solid scientific foundations (MSc) in both Engineering sciences and Science and Technology Studies of innovation, Lauriane Gorce is dedicating her time to helping innovations (what’s new) bring true progress to human beings and to our planet (what’s better). Her current mission? She works at Open North whose vision is for data and technology that empower transparent, accountable and inclusive communities. Open North drives research, capacity-building and network collaboration across and within sectors to advance the responsible and effective use of data & technology. She is actively involved in several projects, such as supporting data governance for the Montréal in common ecosystem and the explorations of data trusts in Quebec civil law.