Research

The Department of Values, Technology and Innovation conducts research in the field of Responsible Innovation in a number of research projects. Among others, these research projects are:

NWO Responsible Innovation programme

Technological developments may fail if their ethical and social consequences are not considered in time. Examples of this are the electronic patient file, CO2 sequestration in Barendrecht or the ‘smart electric meter’. The Responsible Innovation programme funds and encourages research that considers the ethical and social aspects of new technology from the design phase onwards. Researchers from different scientific disciplines – such as ethicists, behavioural scientists, economists and psychologists – collaborate in this programme.

Read more about the Responsible Innovation programme on the website of NWO.

Within this programme, the Department of Values, Technology and Innovation conducts the following research projects: