30 May 2016
International Regulation of Emerging Technologies: Global Ideologies and Local Headaches
NCCR Working Paper 2016/6 by Dannie Jost:
This paper begins to address the international regulation of emerging technologies taking an approach that includes the co-production of technologies and the nature of wicked problems. Both the development of technologies over time, the role of science in regulation, and results from case studies in the regulation of biotechnologies are discusses. Biotechnology, nanotechnology and synthetic biology receive the most attention.