The ITA deals with the impacts of new technologies on society, the environment and the economy. It carries out scientific technology assessment (TA) on a variety of topics.The results of this work support policy-makers, administration and the public with regard to issues of technology policy.
- With our research, we seek to better understand the societal relevance of technology and to develop TA methodology further
- We develop options and recommendations for decision-makers in politics, the public sector and the general public
Current Research Focuses
The scientific work of the ITA is carried out within the framework of our Medium-Term Research Programme, which is updated each year. Currently the ITA has the following research focuses: