Constructive Technology Assessment: Linking TA to Innovation Processes

Research output: Working paper

15 Downloads (Pure)


Constructive Technology Assessment (CTA) aims at integrating anticipation and assessment of tech-nologies into the development and societal embedding of technologies. This paper explains basic the-oretical underpinnings of CTA and how concepts and knowledge of science, technology and innovation studies inform the methods and forms of CTA. Finally, it reflects on the possibilities and conditions for CTA approaches in different contexts and due to developments in the science policy and educational landscape.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEnschede
PublisherUniversiteit Twente - Department of Science, Technology and Policy Studies (STePS)
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 25 Oct 2022

Publication series

NameSTePS working paper series "Science, Technology & Policy Studies"
PublisherUniversity of Twente, Department of Science, Technology, and Policy Studies (STePS)
ISSN (Print)2589-2150
ISSN (Electronic)2589-2169


Dive into the research topics of 'Constructive Technology Assessment: Linking TA to Innovation Processes'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this