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Synthesis about a collaborative project on “Technology Assessment of Autonomous Systems”

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  • António B. Moniz

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    (IET, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

Abstract

The project started in 2009 with the support of DAAD in Germany and CRUP in Portugal under the “Collaborative German-Portuguese University Actions” programme. One central goal is the further development of a theory of technology assessment applied to robotics and autonomous systems in general that reflects in its methodology the changing conditions of knowledge production in modern societies and the emergence of new robotic technologies and of associated disruptive changes. Relevant topics here are handling broadened future horizons and new clusters of science and technology (medicine, engineering, interfaces, industrial automation, micro-devices, security and safety), as well as new governance structures in policy decision making concerning research and development (R&D).

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Article provided by Universidade Nova de Lisboa, IET/CESNOVA-Research on Enterprise and Work Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology in its journal Enterprise and Work Innovation Studies.

Volume (Year): 5 (2009)
Issue (Month): 5 (November)
Pages: 83-91

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Handle: RePEc:ieu:journl:v:5:y:2009:i:5:p:83-91

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Keywords: Robotic systems; Autonomous systems; Technology assessment; Germany; Portugal;

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  1. Luís Ribeiro & José Barata & Pedro Barreira, 2009. "Is Ambient Intelligence a truly Human-Centric Paradigm in Industry? Current Research and Application Scenario," Enterprise and Work Innovation Studies, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, IET/CESNOVA-Research on Enterprise and Work Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology, vol. 5(5), pages 25-35, November.
  2. Diego Compagna & Stefan Derpmann & Kathrin Mauz, 2009. "The Operation of Autonomous Mobile Robot Assistants in the Environment of Care Facilities Adopting a User-Centered Development Design," Enterprise and Work Innovation Studies, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, IET/CESNOVA-Research on Enterprise and Work Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology, vol. 5(5), pages 11-24, November.
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  1. > Economic Development Technological Change, and Growth > Technological Change: Choices and Consequences > Technology Assessment

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