Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS)

Institute for Technology Assessment and  Systems Analysis (ITAS)

Welcome to the leading international institution for technology assessment!

At ITAS, we contribute to exploiting the potential of technical progress while minimizing its risks. Our addressees are politics, business, and society – the actors who shape scientific and technological progress. We offer them knowledge for action and point out possible solutions to global challenges.
ITAS profile

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New Space - new dynamics in space flight

The TAB-Kurzstudie No. 1 provides an overview of current developments and future prospects for German space research and industry, taking particular account of new development and start-up dynamics.

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Armin Grunwald appointed to the German Ethics Council

The head of ITAS will henceforth advise the Federal Government and the German Bundestag as a member of the renowned council of experts. With his work, he wants to contribute to the responsible shaping of scientific and technological progress.

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3D Printing: Innovations for the post-Corona world?

During the pandemic, 3D printing technologies proved to be very helpful. Experts at a public event on Tuesday, 23 March 2021 will discuss which potentials the technology offers for our society after Corona.

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Societal transformations: Subject of TA?

Energy transition, autonomous driving, and the transformation of agricultural systems change our society. Researchers reflect on the role of TA in analyzing and shaping these far-reaching transformations in the recently published conference proceedings.

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