Welcome to EthicSchool

Of course your company or organisation favours responsible innovation. But what does it mean? Sustainability: how does that work in practice? What do emerging technological developments have in store for you and your children? EthicSchool offers in-company training and lectures about responsible innovation and ethical technological development for professionals, students and others. EthicSchool can also implement a module on Responsible Innovation in the framework of European and other R&D projects. The website furthermore offers relevant news, background information and links.

Offer of in-company training

Could your staff benefit from training in responsible or sustainable innovation? EthicSchool can organise a tailor-made training for 6-12 professionals. Dr. Ineke Malsch and a guest lecturer* introduce the topic. Subsequently, participants gain hands-on experience in a practical exercise followed by an evaluation. Participants receive documentation helping them prepare for the training. The costs depend on the size of the group, location and duration of the training. Interested? Request an offer via the form below.

*In 2012-2013, guest lecturers were: Dr. Koos van der Bruggen, Prof. Dr. Guido Gorgoni, University of Padua – school of law, Dr. Lotte Krabbenborg, Dr. Paulo Martins, Dr. Brigitte Biermann, Dr. Jürgen Altmann, Dr. Alexei Grinbaum, Dr. Donald Bruce, Dr Astrid Schwarz.

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Offer for students and others.

Ineke Malsch regularly gives presentations for students and other non-specialist audiences about ethics and emerging technologies. Are you organising an event and looking for speakers? Feel free to get in touch. Costs are negotiable. Interested? Request an offer via the form below.

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Experience in European and Dutch projects

Current projects

NanoEIS [Nanotechnology Education for Industry and Society] EU FP7-NMP, 2012-2015. Studies the connection between education in nanotechnology and the needs of the labour market and develops a model curriculum. Publication.

NMP-DeLA [Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials And New Production Technologies - Deployment in Latin American Countries] EU FP7-NMP, 2013-2015. Activities include summerschools, policy workshops, webinars and an open innovation platform.

SUN [Sustainable Nanotechnology], EU FP7-NMP, 2013-2017. Partners develop SUNDS decision support tool for risk management and sustainable nanomaterials.

Finished projects

ObservatoryNano (European Observatory for Nanotechnology, EU, FP7 2008-2012) I was work package leader for WP4 on ethical and societal aspects.

ICPC-NanoNet (stimulating nanotechnology cooperation with developing countries and emerging economies, FP7, 2008-2012) / . I was a partner responsible for reports on and contacts with Latin America. 

Nanorecht en Vrede (supported by Nanopodium, part of the Societal Dialogue Nanotechnology, 2010). I was projectcoordinator, organised meetings and reported on the results of the dialogue.  

NanoforumEULA for nanotechnology cooperation between Europe and Latin America, EU FP6, 2006-2008. I was technical manager. 

Nanoforum (gateway to nanotechnology in Europe, EU FP5, 2002-2007). My company was subcontractor. The tasks included contributions to analytical reports, contents for the website and events.

EuroIndiaNet for nanotechnology cooperation between the EU and India (EU FP6, 2006-2007). Malsch TechnoValuation was a partner. I contributed to reports on nanotechnology policies in Europe.

NanoroadSME (a roadmap project on applications of nanomaterials for SMEs, EU FP6, 2004-2006). Malsch TechnoValuation was a partner and contributed to the roadmap on nanocomposite materials.



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