Marcello Ienca

Marcello Ienca is a Research Fellow at the Department of Health Sciences and Technology at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. His research focuses on ethical design and responsible innovation for emerging technologies at the human-machine interface. He has published extensively on the ELSI of neurotechnology and artificial intelligence, big data trends in neuroscience and biomedicine, digital health and cognitive assistance for people with intellectual disabilities. Ienca has received several awards for social responsibility in science and technology such as the Prize Pato de Carvalho (Portugal), the Sonia Lupien Award (Canada) and the Paul Schotsmans Prize from the European Association of Centres of Medical Ethics (EACME). Ienca is the current coordinator of the Swiss Network of Neuroscience, Ethics and Law (SNNEL) and a member of the Steering Group on Neurotechnology and Society of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).