Institute for Technology Assessment and  Systems Analysis (ITAS)
Miltos Ladikas

Dr. Miltos Ladikas

  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Schliemannstr. 46
    10437 Berlin

Fields of work

  • Methodology of technology assessment
  • Global technology assessment
  • Ethics in science and technology policy
  • Public perceptions of science and technology

Current projects

PhD supervision (ongoing and completed)

  • “Towards a Global Ethics? The Case of S&T Policy for Nanotechnology”
  • “The Ethical Foundation of Health Care in Africa: a Case Study from Nigeria”
  • “The use of animals for medical experimentation: an analysis of young people’s perceptions in Britain”
  • “Protecting Vulnerable Subjects in the Medical Research Context: A Developing World Perspective”
  • “Feminism in Multicultural Societies; an analysis of Dutch multicultural and postsecular developments and their implications for feminist debates”
  • “Towards a Global Technology Assessment; a comparison of Germany, China and India”

Participation in boards

Since 2007 Member of the International Scientific Council, Action Against Hunger International
2005 - 2008 UNESCO International expert in science policy
Since 2009 Expert of the European Commission for ethics assessments
Since 2001 International expert on research assessments on:
  • Belgian Government, Belgian Federal Planning Service Science Policy; program "Science for a Sustainable Development"
  • European Commission, DG Research, Directorate Science & Society; program "Public Awareness of Science and Technology Programme"
  • European Commission, DG Research, Directorate Science & Society; program "Science Shops"
  • The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research; program "Ethics, Research and Public Policy"
  • The Wellcome Trust; program "Biomedical Ethics Strategic Award"
  • European Commission, DG Research, Directorate Science, Economy & Society; program "Ethics and New Emerging Fields of Science & Technology"
  • The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research; program "Responsible Innovation"

Professional background

since 2013 Member of scientific staff at ITAS
since 2004 Senior research fellow at the Centre for Professional Ethics, University of Central Lancashire, UK
2004 Research associate at ESRC Centre for the Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (CESAGen), Lancaster University, UK
2000 - 2004 Research associate at Europäische Akademie zur Erforschung von Folgen wissenschaftlich-technischer Entwicklungen GmbH (European Academy for the research of the consequences of scientific and technical development), Bad Neuenahr - Ahrweiler, Germany
1999 - 2000 Research associate at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, Methodology Institute, London, UK
1995 - 2000 PhD in Social Psychology at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, UK, with an analysis of public debates on biotechnology in the UK
1995 - 1998 Research associate at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, Department of Social Psychology, London, UK
1994 - 1995 Research associate at The Science Museum, Department of Science Communication, London, UK
1993 - 1994 Studies of social psychology, Master of Science degree
1989 - 1993 Studies of psychology, degree Bachelor

Selected publications

Chaturvedi, S.; Ladikas, M.; Guo, L.; Srinivas, K.R. (2014, Eds)
The Living Tree; Traditional Medicine and Public Health in China and India. Academic Foundation, New Delhi, India

Chaturvedi, S.; Crager, S.; Ladikas, M.; Muthuswamy, V.; Su, Y.; Yang, H.
Harmonizing policy on human genetic resources and benefit sharing, Nature Biotechnology, 30, 12, 2012

Chatuverdi, S.; Ladikas, M.; Pogge, T.
Policy Suggestion for China India Traditional Medicine Health Impact Initiative, Forum on Science and Technology in China, 4, 151 156, 2011 (co authored with Sachin Chaturvedi and Thomas Pogge)

Ladikas, M.
Comparative Analysis and Best Practice Recommendations on Technology Assessment in Europe and China (2010). Report prepared for the European Commission "International Collaboration" Unit

Ladikas, M.
Comparative S&T policy themes and TA organizational capacities in Europe and China (2010). Report prepared for the European Commission “International Collaboration” Unit

Publications


2018
Book Chapters
Hahn, J.; Ladikas, M.; Scherz, C.
Think global! Reflections on a global technology assessment.
2018. "Grand Challenges" meistern : Der Beitrag der Technikfolgenabschätzung. Hrsg.: M. Decker, 41–49, Nomos, Baden-Baden 
Hennen, L.; Ladikas, M.
European Concepts and Practices of Technology Assessment.
2018. Constructing a Global Technology Assessment : Insights from Australia, China, Europe, Germany, India and Russia. Ed.: J. Hahn, 47–77, KIT Scientific Publishing, Karlsruhe. doi:10.5445/IR/1000091900Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Ladikas, M.; Dusik, J.; Hahn, J.
Global Technology Assessment in the Context of the UN Agenda 2030.
2018. Leaving None Behind. Sustainable Development Goals & South-South Cooperation. Ed.: D. Dwivedi, 104–118, Crossbill Publishing, New Dehli 
Ladikas, M.; Hahn, J.
The Case for a Global Technology Assessment.
2018. Constructing a Global Technology Assessment : Insights from Australia, China, Europe, Germany, India and Russia. Ed.: J. Hahn, 1–17, KIT Scientific Publishing, Karlsruhe. doi:10.5445/IR/1000091890Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Ladikas, M.; Hahn, J.; Hennen, L.; Scherz, C.
Constructing a Global Technology Assessment - Its Constitution and Challenges.
2018. Constructing a Global Technology Assessment : Insights from Australia, China, Europe, Germany, India and Russia. Ed.: J. Hahn, 219–235, KIT Scientific Publishing, Karlsruhe. doi:10.5445/IR/1000091921Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Presentations
Scherz, C.; Hahn, J.; Ladikas, M.
Technology assessment in a globalized world.
2018. 15th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Aspects of Production Engineering (2018), Zawiercie, Poland, September 5–8, 2018 
2017
Journal Articles
Ladikas, M.; Hahn, J.; Hennen, L.; Kulakov, P.; Scherz, C.
RRI in Germany: Reflections on the State of the Art.
2017. TATuP Zeitschrift für Technikfolgenabschätzung in Theorie und Praxis, 26 (1-2), 85–86. doi:10.14512/tatup.26.1-2.85Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Conference Papers
Zouganeli, E.; Casagrande, F. D.; Holthe, T.; Lund, A.; Halvorsrud, L.; Karterud, D.; Flakke-Johannessen, A.; Lovett, H.; Mørk, S. K.; Strøm-Gundersen, J.; Thorstensen, E.; Norvoll, R.; Meulen, R. T.; Kennedy, M.-R.; Owen, R. J.; Ladikas, M.; Forsberg, E.-M.
Responsible development of self-learning assisted living technology for older adults with mild cognitive impairment or dementia.
2017. ICT4AWE 2017 : Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health, Volume 1, Porto, Portugal, 28th - 29th April 2017 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health, ICT4AWE 2017, Porto, Portugal, 28. - 29. April, 2017, 204–209, SciTePress, Setúbal 
Presentations
Hahn, J.; Ladikas, M.
RRI in industry - lessons learned for TA?.
2017. 3rd European Technology Assessment Conference, Cork, IRL, May 17-19, 2017 
2015
Book Chapters
Brom, F. W. A.; Chaturvedi, S.; Ladikas, M.; Zhang, W.
Institutionalizing ethical debates in science, technology and innovation policy: A comparison of Europe, India and China.
2015. Science and Technology Governance and Ethics : A Global Perspective from Europe, India and China. Hrsg.: M. Ladikas, 9–23, Springer, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-14693-5_2
Chaturvedi, S.; Zhao, Y.; Ladikas, M.; Stemerding, D.
Conclusions: Incorporating ethics into science and technology policy.
2015. Science and Technology Governance and Ethics : A Global Perspective from Europe, India and China. Hrsg.: M. Ladikas, 165, Springer, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-14693-5_12
Coles, D.; Chaturvedi, S.; Li, Q.; Ladikas, M.
New food technologies in Europe, India and China.
2015. Science and Technology Governance and Ethics : A Global Perspective from Europe, India and China. Hrsg.: M. Ladikas, 111–124, Springer, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-14693-5_9
Ladikas, M.; Chaturvedi, S.; Zhao, Y.; Stemerding, D.
Introduction: Embedding ethics in science and technology policy : A global perspective.
2015. Science and Technology Governance and Ethics : A Global Perspective from Europe, India and China. Hrsg.: M. Ladikas, 1–8, Springer, Cham, CH. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-14693-5_1Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Ladikas, M.; Chaturvedi, S.; Zhao, Y.; Stemerding, D.
Introduction: Embedding ethics in science and technology policy - a global perspective.
2015. Ladikas, M. [Hrsg.] Science and Technology Governance and Ethics : A Global Perspective from Europe, India and China Cham [u.a.] : Springer, 2015, 1–8 
Rerimassie, V.; Ying, M.; Srinivas, K. R.; Ladikas, M.
Public perceptions of science and technology in Europe, China and India.
2015. Ladikas, M. [Hrsg.] Science and Technology Governance and Ethics : A Global Perspective from Europe, India and China Cham [u.a.] : Springer, 2015, 25–37 
Stemerding, D.; Rerimassie, V.; van Est, R.; Zhao, Y.; Chaturvedi, S.; Ladikas, M.; Brom, F. W. A.
A comparative framework for studying global ethics in science and technology.
2015. Ladikas, M. [Hrsg.] Science and Technology Governance and Ethics : A Global Perspective from Europe, India and China Cham [u.a.] : Springer, 2015, 99–110 
Books
Ladikas, M.; Chaturvedi, S.; Zhao, Y.; Stemerding, D.
Science and technology governance and ethics : A global perspective from Europe, India and China.
2015. Cham [u.a.] : Springer, 2015 
Journal Articles
Arnaldi, S.; Quaglio, G.; Ladikas, M.; O’Kane, H.; Karapiperis, T.; Srinivas, K. R.; Zhao, Y.
Responsible governance in science and technology policy: Reflections from Europe, China and India.
2015. Technology in Society, 42, 81–92. doi:10.1016/j.techsoc.2015.03.006
Other
Hahn, J.; Ladikas, M.
Stakeholder mapping and dialogue strategy.
2015. Responsible Industry GA 609817 (2015) 
2014
Book Chapters
Hahn, J.; Ladikas, M.
Responsible research annd innovation: a global perspective.
2014. Lisboa : Universidade Nova de Lisboa, IET, 2014 (Enterprise and Work Innovation Studies ; 10), 9–27 
Ladikas, M.; Chaturvedi, S.
The health impact fund. Issues and challenges.
2014. Chaturveidi, S. [Hrsg.] The Living Tree : Traditional Medicine and Public Health in China and India New Delhi : Academic Foundation [u.a.], 2014, 33–50 
Books
Chaturvedi, S.; Ladikas, M.; Lifeng, G.; Srinivas, K. R.
The living tree : Traditional medicine and public health in China and India.
2014. New Delhi : Academic Foundation [u.a.], 2014 
Journal Articles
Ait-Aissa, M.; Ladikas, M.
A humanitarian-context research ethics framework to enhance the valorization of research results by action contre la faim (ACF).
2014. Science et technique - Revue burkinabè de la recherche - Lettres, Sciences sociales et humaines, (1), 149–256 
Presentations
Ladikas, M.
Ethics in responsible research and innovation. A global perspective from the GEST project.
2014. Responsible Governance of Science and Technologies, Perspectives from Europe, China and India, Bruxelles, B, March 19, 2014 
2012
Journal Articles
Chaturvedi, S.; Crager, S.; Ladikas, M.; Muthuswamy, V.; Su, Y. Y.; Yang, H. M.
Harmonizing policy on human genetic resources and benefit sharing.
2012. Nature Biotechnology, 30, 1169–1170. doi:10.1038/nbt.2441
2009
Book Chapters
Hennen, L.; Ladikas, M.
Embedding society in European science and technology advice.
2009. Embedding society in science & technology policy: European and Chinese perspectives. Ed.: M. Ladikas, 39–64, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg 
2005
Reports/Preprints
Decker, M.; Ladikas, M.
Optimising the impact of future-oriented technology analysis. Methodological foundations.
2005. New Horizons and Challenges for Future-Oriented Technology Analysis : Proc.of the EU-US Scientific Seminar ’New Technology Foresight, Forecasting and Assessment Methods’, Sevilla, E, May 13-14, 2004 EUR-21473-EN CD-ROM (IPTS Technical Report Series) 
Ladikas, M.; Decker, M.
Assessing the impact of future-oriented technology assessment.
2005. New Horizons and Challenges for Future-Oriented Technology Analysis : Proc.of the EU-US Scientific Seminar ’New Technology Foresight, Forecasting and Assessment Methods’, Sevilla, E, May 13-14, 2004 EUR-21473-EN CD-ROM (IPTS Technical Report Series) 
2004
Book Chapters
Hennen, L.; Bellucci, S.; Berloznik, R.; Cope, D.; Cruz-Castro, L.; Karapiperis, T.; Ladikas, M.; Klüver, L.; Sanz-Menendez, L.; Staman, J.; Stephan, S.; Szapiro, T.
Towards a framework for assessing the impact of technology assessment.
2004. Decker, M. [Hrsg.] Bridges Between Science, Society and Policy : Technology Assessment - Methods and Impacts Berlin [u.a.] : Springer, 2004 (Wissenschaftsethik und Technikfolgenbeurteilung ; 22), 57–85 
Klüver, L.; Bellucci, S.; Berloznik, R.; Bütschi, D.; Carius, R.; Cope, D.; Cruz-Castro, L.; Decker, M.; Gram, S.; Grunwald, A.; Hennen, L.; Karapiperis, T.; Ladikas, M.; Machleidt, P.; u. a.
Technology Assessment in Europe: Conclusions & wider perspectives.
2004. Bridges between science, society and policy. Technology assessment - Methods and impacts Hrsg.: Decker, M.; Ladikas, M., 87–98, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York 
Klüver, L.; Bellucci, S.; Berloznik, R.; Bütschi, D.; Carius, R.; Cope, D.; Cruz-Castro, L.; Decker, M.; Gram, S.; Grunwald, A.; Hennen, L.; Karapiperis, T.; Ladikas, M.; Machleidt, P.; Sanz-Menendez, L.; Peeters, W.; Staman, J.; Stephan, S.; Szapiro, T.; Steyaert, S.; van Est, R.
Technology assessment in Europe: conclusions and wider perspectives.
2004. Decker, M. [Hrsg.] Bridges Between Science, Society and Policy : Technology Assessment - Methods and Impacts Berlin [u.a.] : Springer, 2004 (Wissenschaftsethik und Technikfolgenbeurteilung ; 22), 87–98 
Books
Decker, M.; Ladikas, M.
Bridges between science, society and policy : technology assessment - methods and impacts.
2004. Berlin [u.a.] : Springer, 2004 (Wissenschaftsethik und Technikfolgenbeurteilung ; 22) 
Journal Articles
Presentations
Decker, M.; Ladikas, M.
Optimising the impact of future-oriented technology analysis. Methodological foundations.
2004. EU-US Seminar ’New Technology Foresight, Forecasting and Assessment Methods’, Sevilla, E, May 13-14, 2004 
Decker, M.; Ladikas, M.
Assessing the impact of future-oriented technology assessment.
2004. EU-US Seminar ’New Technology Foresight, Forecasting and Assessment Methods’, Sevilla, E, May 13-14, 2004