Dr. Dr.phil. René von Schomberg is a philosopher and STS specialist. He graduated at the Agricultural University of Wageningen. He is a guest professor at the Technical University Darmstadt (Germany). He holds Ph.D.’s from the University of Twente, the Netherlands (Science and Technology Studies) and the Goethe University in Frankfurt (Philosophy). He has been a European Union Fellow at George Mason University, USA in 2007 and has been with the European Commission since 1998. He is author/co-editor of 15 books. He is the first editor of and contributor to the International Handbook on Responsible Innovation a Global Resource (2019) which constitutes the most authoritative and comprehensive account of Responsible Innovation up to date. He has worked extensively on the issues of deliberative democracy, technology assessment, scientific advice for policy, ethical and socio-economic aspects of emerging technologies, the precautionary principle, open science and responsible innovation.
He is running a blog: http://renevonschomberg.wordpress.com. Many publications can be freely downloaded here.