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P.O. Box 3640
76021 Karlsruhe
Germany

Directions

Head of institute

Prof. Dr. Armin Grunwald
(Director)
Prof. Dr. Michael Decker
(Vice director)

Secretariat

Bettina Schmidt-Leis
Phone: 0721 608-22501
Fax: 0721 608-24806
E-Mail: bueroEbt8∂itas kit edu

Event calendar

Informationen about events of ITAS and about TA events in general you may find here (German).

Technology Assessment - Theory and Practice

The issue 2/2014 of the journal TATuP is available.

Cover 3/2013

Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag

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Welcome to ITAS

ITASThe Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS) investigates scientific and technological developments with a focus on their impacts and possible systemic and unintended effects. It produces analytical knowledge and assessments of socio-technical developments in order to provide policy and design options for decision-makers. The research covers ethical, ecological, economic, social, political-institutional, and cultural questions. Major goals are advice for research and technology policy, provision of knowledge for the design of socio-technical systems, and the organization and observation of discursive processes on open and controversial questions of technology policy.

NEWS

Quartier Zukunft Bürgerforum Nachhaltige Oststadt ITAS
Citizen forum kicked off [27.10.2014]

On October 11th 2014, the ITAS project "District Future – Urban Lab" started the participatiory process "BürgerForum Nachhaltige Oststadt" in cooperation with the Karlsruhe city administration and the Bertelsmann Foundation.

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S.NET Conference KIT, ITAS
"Better Technologies with no Regret?" [23.10.2014]

The Society for the Study of Nanoscience and Emerging Technologies (S.NET) held its 6th annual meeting at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology from 21 to 24 of September 2014.

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Interactive workshops on digital knowledge
Interactive workshops on digital knowledge [08.10.2014] How could responsible innovations in the digital society look like? ITAS will ask this question in co-operation with FabLab Karlsruhe at two interactive workshops on 11 October and 8 November 2014. All those interested are invited to participate. more
 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF EVENTS

Date Event
02.-04.11.2014 CultMedia
Ways of Acquisition and Use of New Media: Intuition, Creativity, Competence
Karlsruhe
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24.11.2014 ITAS-Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Ralf Seppelt, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung GmbH (UFZ), Department Landschaftsökologie
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