Erich Griessler

Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, Austria

Erich Griessler coordinates the NewHoRRIzon project. He is head of the IHS research group “Techno-Science & Societal Transformation” at the Institute for Advanced Studies. He studied sociology and history in Vienna (PhD 1995) and Maastricht. His research covers social studies of science and technology, sociology and ELSA of biomedicine, public engagement in research and innovation (R&I) policy, political regulation of biotechnology, political sociology, and Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). He worked on and coordinated many projects which dealt with conceptualizing, understanding and monitoring RRI in different areas such as how to involve the public in debates on ethically controversial areas.