OAT - Observatory of Technology Assessment was founded in 2015 and is an applied research unit of the research centre CICS.NOVA. It is the only research unit dedicated to Technology Assessment in Portugal. Our research is conducted in several disciplinary fields, such as sociology, engineering, management and science and technology studies. The unit conducts research projects on different TA topics, such as health, transport, indicators and several emerging technologies. The OAT is an Associate Member of the EPTA - European Parliamentary Technology Assessment.