The currently 20 members of EPTA give advice to their parliaments on topical issues such as nanotechnology, brain research, road pricing or future energy systems.Their projects use various methods and draw on insights from citizen panels, stakeholders, workshops as well as the foremost experts in the relevant fields.

On this website you get an overview what technology assessment (TA) is and how we work. Explore our project database and find current policy advice on technology issues in reports and policy briefs!


You can also visit us on Facebook  and subscribe to our news feed

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. your opinion, questions, hopes and fears when it comes to new technologies!



Latest EPTA News

EPTA Conference 2017: Shaping the Future of Mobility

EPTA Council Meeting, November 7, Pilatus Mountain, Lucerne, Switzerland

EPTA Conference, November 8, Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne, Switzerland

This year's EPTA Conference will address different developments in future mobility from multiple perspectives. The conference aims to foster debate on shaping future mobility, encouraging parliamentarians, experts and stakeholders to discuss possible solutions as well as desirable and adverse outcomes.

 Program and inscription and practical information

Read more ...

Impressions EPTA Directors' Meeting 2017 in Ticino, Switzerland

EPTA Directors' meeting 2007 in Switzerland

Wonderful weather, great location, interesting discussions and insightful visits to universities, theaters, churches and grottos...


Read more ...

TA News from Europe - No.3, Fall-Winter 2016/2017


Spring and fairer weather may still be some way off, but the landscape of European Technology Assessment is in full bloom already. Here’s an overview of the latest news and current events.

Read more ...

EPTA Directors' Meeting in Switzerland

April 19-21, 2017, Monte Verità Conference Center, Ascona, Switzerland

This year's EPTA Directors meeting will be held at the Monte Verità Conference Center in Ticino, the Italian speaking part of Switzerland.

Read more ...

Regulating the sharing economy

Based on the recent EPTA report the Norwegian Board of Technology has compiled a database to show how different countries, regions and cities have reacted to the sharing economy.

Read more ...