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The Future Panel on Public Health Genomics — Lessons Learned and Future Perspectives

  • André Krom
  • Mara Almeida
  • Leo Hennen
  • Edgaras Leichteris
  • Arnold Sauter
  • Dirk Stemerding

Abstract

Krom et al. give an in-depth account of a methodological experiment carried out in the PACITA project, namely the application in a cross-European context of the Future Panel method. Focusing on the complex issue of genomics and its potential use in public health care, parliamentarians from different countries were gathered to learn about and debate this far-reaching field of research in order to create a foundation for proactive policy formulation. The authors analyse and evaluate the project setup and argue that while further development and institutional is necessary to make similar future projects reach their full potential, the project nevertheless exemplifies the practicability and value of applying previously nationally contained TA methods in a cross-European setting.

Keywords

Technology Assessment Policy Agenda Policy Option Public Hearing Mutual Learning 
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© André Krom, Mara Almeida, Leo Hennen, Edgaras Leichteris, Arnold Sauter and Dirk Stemerding 2016

Open Access This Chapter is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License, which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author(s) and source are credited.

Authors and Affiliations

  • André Krom
  • Mara Almeida
  • Leo Hennen
  • Edgaras Leichteris
  • Arnold Sauter
  • Dirk Stemerding

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