Mihalis Kritikos

Dr. Mihalis Kritikos

Senior Associate Researcher


Dr Mihalis Kritikos is a Policy Analyst at the European Parliament working as a legal/ethics advisor on Science and Technology issues (STOA/EPRS). Mihalis is a legal and ethical expert in the fields of AI, blockchain and gene editing, the responsible governance of science and innovation and the regulatory control of new and emerging risks. He has worked as a Research Programme Manager for the Ethics Review Service of the European Commission, as a Senior Associate in the EU Regulatory and Environment Affairs Department of White and Case (Brussels office), as a Lecturer at several UK Universities and as a Lecturer/Project Leader at the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA). He also taught EU Law and Institutions for several years at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Dr Kritikos holds a Bachelor in Law (Athens Law School), Master degrees in European and International Environmental Law and Environmental Management (University of Athens and EAEME respectively) and a PhD in EU Technology Law and Risk Regulation (London School of Economics-LSE).



Recent publications

Kritikos, M (2018) What if law shaped technologies? EPRS, European Parliament

Kritikos, M (2018) What if technologies shaped the law? EPRS, European Parliament

Kritikos, M (2018) What if editing genes could fight rare diseases? EPRS, European Parliament

Kritikos, M (2017) GMO Regulation in the EU,-The False Promise of Proceduralism, Palgrave-Macmillan

Kritikos, M. (2017) Assistive technologies: legal and ethical reflections, EPRS, European Parliament

Kritikos, M. (2017) Legal and socio-ethical considerations in the field of precision farming, EPRS, European Parliament

Kritikos, M. (2017) What if mini-brains could help us understanding dementia? EPRS, European Parliament

Kritikos, M. (2017) What if manmade biological organisms could help treat cancer? EPRS, European Parliament

Kritikos, M (2017) Organoids, a new technology that could change our lives, EPRS, European Parliament

Kritikos, M. Boucher P. and Nascimento S. (2017) How Blockchain technology could change our lives? In-depth Analysis, EPRS-European Parliament

Kritikos, M. (2017), Safeguarding Research Integrity in Europe: An Object of Increasing Legal Attention, in Ron Iphofen FAcSS (ed.) Finding Common Ground: Consensus in Research Ethics Across the Social Sciences (Advances in Research Ethics and Integrity, Volume 1) Emerald Publishing Limited, pp.199 – 210

Kritikos, M. and Boucher P (2016), What if we could make ourselves invisible to others? STOA Policy Briefing, EPRS-European Parliament

Kritikos, M. Boucher P and Van Woensel L. (2016),What if others could read your mind? STOA Policy Briefing, EPRS-European Parliament

Kritikos M. and Van Woensel L. (2016), What if injections weren’t needed anymore? STOA Policy Briefing, EPRS-European Parliament

Kritikos, M. (2016) Legal and Ethical Reflections concerning robotics, STOA Policy Briefing, EPRS-European Parliament

Kritikos, M. (2015) ‘Looking for accountability in institutionally unchartered waters: comitology committees in operation 37 J Europ Integration 409, 413.

Kritikos, M (2015) Governing Technological Innovation: Searching for the Legal and Ethical Holy Grail? European Journal of Health Law 22(5):517-528 · October 2015