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Guston (2001) introduced the ‘boundary organization’ as a stabilizing boundary arrangement, to deal with the risk of flexibility of boundary work resulting in confusion and instability between science and non-science. The boundary organization is characterized by involvement of both representatives from science and policy and serve as a frontier for both science and policy. Boundary organizations have distinct lines of accountability to science and policy. Guston regards this last characteristic as the key to the success of boundary organizations. (Guston 2001)

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