The research agenda for Technology Management and Policy aims at policy analysis through multidisciplinary activities, namely in terms of science, technology, and industry policies formulation and the need to secure sustainable development.
The conditions for the social construction of technological systems in both developed and developing societies are addressed in terms of their impact on the emergence of new social realities, and their potential as factors of economic and social change and development on a global scale.
Case studies are developed worldwide, including in Portugal and Europe. The emphasis is on issues in which the interaction of technology, humans, and institutions is of importance to foster quality of life.
Our current objectives for this research area are:
The Director of Technology Management and Policy at IN+ is Professor Miguel Amaral.