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Hoffnungsträger Nanotechnologie : Ein Dialog über gesellschaftliche und ethische Fragen einer neuen Technologie

High Hopes for Nanotechnology : A Dialogue on Societal and Ethical Questions Surrounding a New Technology
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Stöber, Sören; Türk, Volker

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Abstract "The field of nanotechnology has attracted widespread attention and funding in recent years. Moreover, the unique properties of nanotechnological applications suggest potential to solve some of the worlds most pressing challenges, but they come with uncertainties and risks as all new technologies. The purpose of this paper is to outline the field of ethical and societal questions surrounding this new technology and to describe the Nanologue-project: A practically orientated approach which brings together researchers, businesses and civil society representatives from across Europe to facilitate a dialogue on these ethical and societal questions." (author's abstract)
Keywords nanotechnology; new technology; social factors; technology assessment; sociology of technology; ethics; economic success
Classification Technology Assessment
Document language German
Publication Year 2006
Page/Pages p. 277-291
Journal Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Unternehmensethik, 7 (2006) 2
ISSN 1439-880X
Status Published Version; peer reviewed
Licence Deposit Licence - No Redistribution, No Modifications