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Nina Amelung

Researcher/Tech. Uni. Berlin

Nina Amelung is Research Associate and Doctoral Candidate in the Innovation in Governance Research Group at the Department of Sociology,Technische Universität Berlin, Germany.

She is a social scientist and studied sociology, political science and psychology at the Rheinisch-WestfälischeTechnischeHochschule Aachen and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The subject of her diploma thesis was "Sustainable Development and Quality of Life: The Relevance of Environment for the Subjective Wellbeing".

Nuno Boavida

junior researcher/CESNOVA-IET, ITAS-KIT


  • Graduated in Industrial Production Engineering at the New University of Lisbon in 1999
  • Master of Science in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2001 (Thesis on the Revitalization strategies for Portuguese labour movement)
  • Student of the PhD in Technology Assessment at the New University of Lisbon since 2009 (Thesis on technology decision-making and the use of innovation indicators)

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Maria João Maia

junior researcher/CESNOVA-IET

Doutoranda no Programa Doutoral em “Avaliação de Tecnologia” da UNL, tem desenvolvido a sua investigação na área da Governação Técnica em Radiologia, mais especificamente no processo de tomada de decisão no que  concerne as novas tecnologias de diagnostico,

António Brandão Moniz



Studied Sociology at ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon until 1980; Post-graduation studies on Social Sciences at University of Azores 1983; PhD on Sociology at Universidade Nova de Lisboa 1992, on processes of technological and organisational changes in the Portuguese manufacturing industry. Habilitation 2001 at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal) on Sociology of New Information Technologies.

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