Michael Friedewald

Organisation: Fraunhofer Institut für System- und Innovationsforschung ISI (DE)

Michael Friedewald is senior researcher and head of the ICT research unit at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research. The focus of his work is on the social and economic impact of emerging technologies and their implications for policy making. He was coordinator of the FP7 projects PRESCIENT, SAPIENT and PRISMS, all dealing with privacy aspects of new technologies and surveillance systems. He is currently co-cordinator of the German "Forum Privacy and Self-Determined Life in the Digital World" (http://www.forum-privatheit.de)