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TILT Institute for Law, Technology, and Society

The Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) is part of the Law Faculty of Tilburg University, the Netherlands. With 25 researchers and many years of experience, it is one of the most prominent European research and education institutes in the area of regulation of technology (www.uvt.nl/tilt). TILT’s expertise covers a wide range of topics related to developments in ICT, biotechnology, and other technologies. These developments are studied from a multidisciplinary perspective – law, ethics, and social science – in the contexts of important domains of the developing knowledge society. Topics include e-government, e-commerce, e-health, regulation of ICT, biotechnology, and nanotechnology, privacy, identity management, e-signatures, biometrics, cybercrime, security, intellectual property rights, citizenship and governance, globalisation, and Europeanisation. A key feature of the institute’s research and educational programmes is the interaction between legal, public administration and ethics experts, between law, regulation, and governance, and between legal, technical, and social perspectives.