Ineke Malsch graduated in Physics (Utrecht University, Netherlands, 1991) and holds a PhD in Philosophy (thesis: “Ethics and Nanotechnology”, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2011). She is an expert in ethical and societal aspects of nano- and emerging technologies. She has been the director of her own consultancy Malsch TechnoValuation www.malsch.demon.nl since 1999, including 10 years participating in international and multidisciplinary projects about nanotechnology in its societal context with public and private partners. She is currently involved in the NanoEIS project on Nanotechnology Education for Industry and Society www.nanoeis.eu and is coordinating EthicSchool for workshops and training in Responsible Innovation: www.ethicschool.nl/english. She is the editor of “Biomedical Nanotechnology” (CRC Press, 2005) and has authored extensive other publications for academic, professional and general public audiences. This includes peer reviewed articles such as Ineke Malsch, “Governing Nanotechnology in a Multistakeholder World”, in Nanoethics online first, December 2012, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11569-012-0163-1 and Ineke Malsch “The Just War Theory and The Ethical Governance of Research” in JSEE, February 2012 http://www.springerlink.com/content/d85w001pj6727512/
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Ethical and societal aspects of nanotechnology and emerging technologies.