IHS - People

People at IHS in alphabetical order:

  • Florian Winkler, BA

    • Science, Technology and Social Transformation
    +43 1 59991 163
  • Bild Florian Winkler
  • Florian is a student assistant in the group Techno-Science and Societal Transformation at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) in Vienna.  He studied Sociology at the University of Vienna and at the University of Warsaw and completed his bachelor degree in 2018. Currently, Florian is doing his Masters’ in Science and Technology Studies (STS) at the University of Vienna. He is especially interested in phenomena that lie at the intersection of (new) technologies and social practices and has researched on various topics that relate to novel technologies and/or medicine, such as surrogacy, assisted reproductive technologies, genome editing and Direct-to-consumer genetic testing. Right now, he is working in a project that investigates the social and ethical implications of personalized treatment of neuroendocrine tumours.



  • Lang, A., Spök, A., Gruber, M., Harrer, D., Hammer, C., Winkler, F., Kaelin, L., Hönigmayer, H., Sommer, A., Wuketich, M., Fuchs, M., Griessler, E. (2019) Genome Editing – Interdisziplinäre Technikfolgenabschätzung. TA-SWISS, 2019 (70). Zürich: vdf Hochschulverlag AG an der ETH Zürich


    Current Projects

    Personalized Optimization of Prognostic and thErapeutic protocols with Lu-177 for MNETs, through the development of advanced computational tools and a portable detection sYstEm, ERA-NET, FWF, 2020-2023. Read more

    Completed Projects

    Genome Editing. Interdisziplinäre Technikfolgenabschätzung. TA-Swiss. 2018-2019. Read more

    Neue Anwendungen der DNA-Analyse. TA-SWISS, 2019-2020. Read more