Ineke  Malsch Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Ineke Malsch

Malsch TechnoValuation

Ineke Malsch has been director of Malsch TechnoValuation, a consultancy in technology and society since 1999. She has analysed and written about the development and governance of nanotechnology in Europe and internationally since 1995, in European and Dutch projects. With degrees in physics and philosophy, she has a multidisciplinary perspective.


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 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 and is coordinating EthicSchool for workshops and training in Responsible Innovation: 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, and Ineke Malsch “The Just War Theory and The Ethical Governance of Research” in JSEE, February 2012


    Doctorandus (comparable to MSc) in Physics, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1991
    PhD in Philosophy, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2011

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Ethical and societal aspects of nanotechnology and emerging technologies.



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Ineke Malsch discusses nanotechnology, peace and security

Published: Mar 01, 2013

This film portrait is part of the project Nano Rights and Peace, part of the Dutch Societal Dialogue about nanotechnology in 2010, supported by Nanopodium More film portraits are available at