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3D Printing, an overview. A dialogue with Jos Malda.

The Bassetti Foundation is pleased to publish video of the lecture held by Professor Jos Malda at the Bassetti Foundation in May 2017. - More More

by Redazione FGB, 5 October 2017 Permalink

3D Printing, an overview. A dialogue with Jos Malda.

Bio-based Economy from a Responsible Innovation Perspective

On Friday 9 September 2017, Bassetti Foundation Foreign Correspondent Jonathan Hankins delivered a lecture at the Milan Bicocca University. The Lecture formed part of the program of the Towards a Bio-based Economy: Science, Innovation, Economics, Education Summer School, jointly hosted by Milan's Bicocca and Gothenburg's Chalmers Universities. - More More

by Redazione FGB, 26 September 2017 Permalink

Bio-based Economy from a Responsible Innovation Perspective
Categories Lecture, biotechnology

Three years of collaboration with the School of Design - Politecnico di Milano

Three years of collaboration synthesized in a short video! - More More

by Redazione FGB, Tommaso Correale Santacroce, 11 July 2017 Permalink

Three years of collaboration with the School of Design - Politecnico di Milano

Professor Jos Malda in Milan: 'fascinated by the combination of technology and living things'

On 9th May at the Bassetti Foundation in Milan, Universiteit Utrecht Professor Jos Malda will present his work and provide an overview of the state-of-the-art on 3D printing in the biomedical sector. - More More

by Redazione FGB, 28 April 2017 Permalink

Professor Jos Malda in Milan

SMART-map project

SMART-map is a coordination and support action financed by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 Programme. Its goal is to define and implement concrete roadmaps for the responsible development of technologies and services in three key time-changing fields: precision medicine, synthetic biology and 3D printing in biomedicine. - More More

by Redazione FGB, 25 January 2017 Permalink

SMART-map project

Game-changing innovations and responsibility. A dialogue with David Guston.

On November, 14th, The Fondazione Bassetti had the honor to host Professor David Guston, Founding Director of the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and Co-Director of the Institute for the Future of Innovation in Society Arizona State University. Here presentation, videos, slides and photos. - More More

by Angela Simone, Redazione FGB, 29 November 2016 Permalink

Game-changing innovations and responsibility. A dialogue with David Guston.
Read also: Journal of Responsible Innovation reviews and some posts on VIRI

David Guston in Bassetti Foundation

Six years on from his previous visit to Milan, we are very pleased to have Professor Guston once more to discuss themes surrounding SynBio and responsibility on 14 November in our conference suite in Via Barozzi. - More More

by Redazione FGB, 5 November 2016 Permalink

David Guston in Fondazione Bassetti

Fungal Futures, a Review of the Exhibition

The Fungal Futures exhibition is currently being held in Utrecht, Netherlands. In this post Foundation Foreign Correspondent Jonny Hankins reviews the event. - More More

by Jonny Hankins, 29 April 2016 Permalink

Fungal Futures, a Review of the Exhibition

An Introduction to the Agri/Cultures Project

Readers may be interested to learn that Fern Wickson, program coordinator of the Society, Ecology and Ethics Department (SEED) at GenØk Centre for Biosafety in Tromsø, Norway and member of the VIRI, is currently leading the new 'Agri/Cultures Project'. - More More

by Redazione FGB, 10 August 2015 Permalink

An Introduction to the Agri/Cultures Project

Sharing Health

Wave. The focus of the meeting of 8 June is the role that the sharing of knowledge, ideas and experience can play in improviing specialist capability, in deciding the most effective course of treatment from those currently available... - More More

by Margherita Fronte, 29 May 2015 Permalink

Wave - Condividere la salute

The Fungus of Design

Maurizio Montalti, a young Italian designer whose works is extremely innovative, on the border between art and biology. Single objects that are individual in their field, forged from materials gained through the manipulation of living materials... - More More

by Margherita Fronte, 20 February 2015 Permalink

The Fungus of Design
See also: lectures in Le idee e la Materia and A Matter of Design
Categories Design, biotechnology

The Karp Laboratory for Advanced Biomaterials and Stem Cell Based Therapeutics

In this article Jonny Hankins describes his visit to the Karp laboratory in Cambridge. - More More

by Jonny Hankins, 12 April 2013 Permalink

Porcupine Quill Demonstration
Categories biotechnology, genetics

A Conversation with Hilary Sutcliffe of Matter

Jonny Hankins interviews Hilary Sutcliffe, the Director of the think tank Matter. - More More

by Jonny Hankins, 4 April 2013 Permalink

Hilary Sutcliffe

Nuffield Council on Bioethics Biotechnologies Report

In December of last year the Nuffield Council on Bioethics published a report entitled Emerging Biotechnologies: technology, choice and the public good. In this post Jonny Hankins reviews the report and its findings and recommendations. - More More

by Jonny Hankins, 18 January 2013 Permalink

Emerging biotechnologies report

23andMe Awarded Their First Patent

Following on from my post about my attendance at the Architecture for Life conference at the Kennedy School of Government I would like to direct readers to a very interesting and informative article. - More More

by Jonny Hankins, 2 July 2012 Permalink

cc - image by EMSL from flickr
Categories biotechnology

The 'moral imperative' of biotech food

Among the many U.S. diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks is one that details U.S. pressure on the Vatican to change its stance on agricultural biotechnology. U.S. officials stated "We will continue to press the "moral imperative" of biotech... - More More

by Jeff Ubois, 4 January 2011 Permalink

screen capture of WikiLeaks
Categories Policy, biotechnology

Media, Innovation, and Bioethics

Media play a major role in the healthcare system, affecting medical research, public policy, clinical practice, and self care. Many of the goals of bioethical practice, including patient wellness, patient... - More More

by Jeff Ubois, 9 July 2009 Permalink

Media, Innovation, and Bioethics
Categories Media, biotechnology

Nature, New Yorker on Cognitive Enhancement

Back in December, Nature published a remarkable editorial, Towards Responsible Use of Cognitive-enhancing Drugs by the Healthy, that concludes "Safe and effective cognitive enhancers will benefit both the individual and society...But it would also be foolish to ignore problems that such use of drugs could create or exacerbate." - More More

by Jeff Ubois, 5 May 2009 Permalink

C_Gallagher_SPL

Experiments Without Borders? Ethical and Participatory Approaches to New Technologies

Sheila Jasanoff delivered the BIOS Annual Lecture chaired by Nikolas Rose at the London School of Economics. The title parallels some of the issues that have been recently discussed by the Giannino Bassetti Foundation's web-site about 'Science, Politics & Responsibility'. - More More

by Redazione FGB, 26 November 2006 Permalink

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An Interview With Dr. Ignacio Chapela

Ignacio Chapela is an assistant professor at University of California Berkeley, who, with colleague David Quist, discovered that illegally grown, genetically modified corn contaminated traditional heirloom corn in Oaxaca, Mexico.... - More More

by Jeff Ubois, 17 November 2006 Permalink

Ignacio Chapela
Categories Interview, biotechnology

Modern Biotechnology in LDCs: governing innovation in India's agricultural markets - Part 6: Conclusions and suggestions

In conclusion, the introduction of modern biotechnology might not increase food production, but has the potential to reduce the impact of production methods associated with the (not so) Green Revolution... - More More

by Redazione FGB, 7 April 2004 Permalink

legumi

Modern Biotechnology in LDCs: governing innovation in India's agricultural markets - Part 5: Policy Implications

As a member of WTO, India has opted for a sui generis intellectual property legislation stated in The Protection of Plant Variety and Farmers Act of 2001. According to this... - More More

by Redazione FGB, 6 April 2004 Permalink

soia

Modern Biotechnology in LDCs: governing innovation in India's agricultural markets - Part 4: Analysis of global governance and local institutions: the relevance of appropriability

In India, not many firms inbred lines themselves except for the foreign suppliers. In turn, this raises a number of issues and affects the availability of crop variety to farmers... - More More

by Redazione FGB, 5 April 2004 Permalink

soia

Modern Biotechnology in LDCs: governing innovation in India's agricultural markets - Part 3:The international dimension and its interdependencies with the local context

Innovations and new plant varieties are of great importance to increase farmers' income and promote wealth creation in general, unfortunately purchasing new inputs or labor is often a drawback that... - More More

by Redazione FGB, 4 April 2004 Permalink

Tamilnadu

Modern Biotechnology in LDCs: governing innovation in India's agricultural markets - Part 2: The reality of India - poison can be sweet too!

Cruising around the mustard fields of Rajastan, discovering the enchanted rice fields of Karnataka or finding your way through the jungle in the hilly north west part of Tamil Nadu... - More More

by Redazione FGB, 3 April 2004 Permalink

India poison

Modern Biotechnology in LDCs: governing innovation in India's agricultural markets - Part 1: Introduction

Two popular assumptions justify the introduction of Genetically Modified (GM) seeds in agriculture. One is demographics, and especially the expectation that according to current rates of population growth in the... - More More

by Redazione FGB, 2 April 2004 Permalink

spighe

Notes from the Road: India between farming biotechnology and computer services

This short piece is just an overview of your correspondent's long observation and research of the Indian's science and technology sector. After a month or so of pilgrimage from the... - More More

by Redazione FGB, 6 January 2004 Permalink

Jaisalmer

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