European Workshop on Social and Economic Research on Nanotechnologies and Nanosciences, Brussels, 14-15 April 2004

Though not a STAGE workshop as such, this event was organised by Peter Healey and Hans Glimell for the European Comission, with additional support from the UK Economic and Social Research Council.


1. Peter Healey: Nano Workshop Objectives

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2. Hans Glimell: "Nano Social Responsiveness" - on whose home turf could it be enacted?

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3. Jean-Pierre Dupuy & Alexei Grinbaum: Ethics Beyond Prudence: Toward a Normative Assessment of Nanotechnology

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4. Ulrich Fiedeler: Some remarks on the meaning and the use of the term "nanotechnology"

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5. Lynn Frewer: Nanotechnology and Consumer Confidence - Implications for Commercialisation

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6. Michael Søgaard Jørgensen: Green Technology Foresight GTF) about environmentally friendly products and materials - the challenges from nanotechnology, biotechnology and ICT

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7. Matthew Kearnes: Nanotechnology, Risk and Sustainability: Moving Public Engagement Upstream

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8. Luca Marini: European Workshop on Social and Economic Research on Nanotechnologies and Nanosciences

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9. M. Meyer: Science and Technology Performance, Innovation Support and Commercialisation Strategies in Nanotechnology

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10. Jan Nill and Ulrich Petschow: The Precautionary Principle and Nanotechnologies

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11. Arie Rip: Articulating Images, Attitudes and Views of Nanotechnology: Enactors and Comparative Selectors

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12. Arie Rip: Constructive Technology Assessment of Nanotechnology

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13. Cynthia Selin: The Emergence of Nanotechnology - Ethical, Legal, Social and Environmental Aspects (ELSA)

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14. Roger Strand: ELSA Studies of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

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15. Renzo Tomellini: Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies

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16. Stephen Wood: The Social and Economic Challenges of Nanotechnology

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