Speakers at ICG-13

Dr. Miltos Ladikas holds senior research positions at the Institute of Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, and at the Centre for Professional Ethics, University of Central Lancashire, UK.


He has studied Social Psychology at the London School of Economics (M.Sc., PhD) with a focus on Societal Aspects in Biotechnology Developments. Since 1996, he has held research positions in UK and Germany specialising in science and society issues. He has coordinated a number of international projects in the areas of science and technology policy, technology assessment, ethics of scientific developments, public perceptions in science and technology, genetically modified foods and access to pharmaceuticals.


He advises the European Commission, the European Research Council, the European & Developing Countries Clinical Countries Partnership, and a number of National Research Funds, on socio-ethical issues in research.


His current work focuses on Global aspects of Technology Assessment, Responsible Innovation, Ethics in Science and Technology Policy, as well as, Science Diplomacy.


He has a long-lasting collaboration with Chinese Government think-tanks and institutes and has been instrumental in promoting Europe-China science in society collaborations. Amongst others, he is the editor of “Embedding society in science & technology policy: European and Chinese perspectives” and “Science & Technology Governance and Ethics: A Global Perspective from Europe, India and China”. For more details see: http://www.itas.kit.edu/english/staff_ladikas_miltos.php
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