Collaboration with the Institute of Sociology, Goethe University of Frankfurt

Colloquia on Robotics and societal Innovations

within the chair of Prof. Birgit Blättel-Mink and in the framework of the ERASMUS agreement between FCT-UNL and the Goethe University of Frankfurt-am-Main.

S.Net 2015: From nanotechnologies to emerging technologies; towards a global responsibility

Nanotechnology and other emerging technologies are rapidly evolving in the worldwide context of globalization. Yet very limited national and international frameworks have emerged for assesment, regulation and governance of new technologies. This phenomenon may be explained by several factors: a priorization of economic responsibilities over those of health and environment; diversity of materials and their properties; complexity of risk assessment (ex.

S.NET 6th Annual Meeting: Better Technologies With No Regret?

The Society for the Study of Nanoscience and Emerging Technologies (S.NET) invites contributions to its sixth annual meeting to be held at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany, from September 21st to 24th 2014.

4th Winter School on Technology Assessment

4ª Escola de Inverno em Avaliação de Tecnologia

Date: December 2nd, 2013

VenueAnfiteatro Biblioteca FCT-UNL, Campus Caparica

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Monte de Caparica

Workshop on Worker-robot interaction in manufacturing industry


Workshop  25.10. – 26.10.2012

Venue: Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Karlstrasse 11, 76133 Karlsruhe, Germany