Team:TU Delft/Collaboration/Rathenau Institute


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Rathenau Institute

What is the Rathenau Institute?

The Rathenau Institute investigates the dynamics of science and technology. It maps the significance of these developments for individuals and society. The institute also investigates the science system, and how it responds to scientific, societal and economic developments.

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Besides designing and developing the Alkanivore, iGEM sees it as a duty towards society to inform them about this new branch of science. Together with the Rathenau Institute, iGEM started looking for an interactive way to achieve this. A workshop was established to not only inspire and inform the audience, but we also involve them in discussions about synthetic biology.

This combination of educating and obtaining perceptions was proved to be a perfect match. With this workshop we also laid the foundations for a succesful cooperation for the coming years.