Comparative Table of Parliamentary TA Institutions
FLANDERS - INSTITUTE SOCIETY AND TECHNOLOGY (IST)
WORK PROCEDURES/CONDUCT OF ASSESSMENTS AND OTHERS
IST has conducted research in a broad area of topics and issues related
to a variety of technologies, from biotechnologies, through mobility
technologies, energy technologies, information and communication
technologies as well as nanotechnologies, and fertility technologies.
The institute has applied a broad range of analytical and participatory
methods and approaches: explorative survey studies, parliamentary
hearings, theatre plays, essays, interviews with experts and
stakeholders, retrospective trend analyses, consensus conferences,
public forums, citizen conventions, technology festivals, didactical
packages for scholars, among others.