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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.
Quantum computers promise to break the boundaries of digital computing. ITAS will shed light on what the technology means for us and how it can be experienced in play with a panel discussion (13 Dec. 2022) and exhibition starting (14-16 Dec. 2022).
The selection of a site for a nuclear waste repository is to take place in a “learning” process. A new anthology sheds light on what exactly this means from a scientific perspective and how to implement this requirement in practice.more
How can we prepare decisions around a nuclear waste repository today that may not become relevant for another 500 years? This question is addressed in a new volume published by ITAS researchers.more
On 17 October 2022, members of parliament and researchers met for the international EPTA conference in Berlin. There, they discussed the political and societal handling of disruptions and the role of TA for parliaments.more