Mr. Bandelli is an independent advisor on science communication initiatives. After working for newMetropolis in Amsterdam (now NEMO) from 1995 to 1999, from 2000 to 2004 he was project manager of BIONET, a virtual collaborative exhibition on life sciences, and he is currently leading DECIDE, a project to encourage deliberative democracy activities in science centers and museums on contemporary science developments. He has been a consultant for various institutions in Europe and the USA, and for the national research organisations in Brazil and South Africa. His articles on public engagement with science and informal learning have been published by the Nobel Foundation, the Science Museum in London and in several journals. He was a board member at the Wellcome Trust's ReDiscover fund, and is currently a trustee of the Next Generation Foundation in London.
Health and medicine, Societal implications, Economics, Envisioning the future