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Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag


Title Thematic area
Virtual and Augmented Reality – development paths, application potentials, technology impacts
Preliminary Study
Information technologies
Algorithms in digital media and their influence on opinion formation Information technologies
Human genome editing Biomedical technologies
Potentials of mobile Internet and digital technologies for a better participation of persons with disabilities in society
Technology, society, innovation
Digitisation of agriculture Food, agriculture, genetically modified crops
Autonomous weapons systems
Technology, society, innovation
Light pollution – extent, societal and ecological impacts as well as approaches
Energy, resources, environment
Sustainability assessment of farming systems – challenges and perspectives
Food, agriculture, genetically modified crops
Possible health impacts due to different frequency ranges of electromagnetic fields (HF-EMF)
Energy, resources, environment
Challenges for plant breeding
Impact of the structural change in plant breeding on genetic diversity, diversity of varieties and performance of domestic agriculture
Food, agriculture, genetically modified crops
Health Apps Technology, society, innovation
Observation technologies in the field of civil security — opportunities and challenges Technology, society, innovation
Current status and developments of prenatal and preimplantation diagnosis Biomedical technologies
Expansion of renewable power generation — ecological and other consequences in an integrated socio-economic and ecological overall assessment
Preliminary Study
Technology, society, innovation
Sustainability potentials of bioeconomy - 3rd generation biofuels Energy, resources, environment
Robotics and assistive neurotechnologies – challenges for society Biomedical technologies
Data-Mining – social and legal challenges Information technologies
Dealing with ignorance in exploratory experiments Technology, society, innovation
Medical and veterinary active ingredients in drinking water and watercourses – quantitative analysis and risk assessment Energy, resources, environment