EFP Final Event “Forward Looking Activities Governing Grand Challenges”

The European Foresight Platform (EFP) invited to the EFP Final Event “Forward Looking Activities Governing Grand Challenges” September 27–28, 2012, Vienna, In Cooperation with the Institut Français Vienne Program DAY 1 12.00 Welcoming Lunch 13.00 Welcome, Guillaume Rousson (IFV), Perla Srour-Gandon (European Commission) 13.15 Intro to the conference Susanne Giesecke, AIT 13.30 Roundtable I: The Role of […]

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Vienna Foresight Training: Using Delphi Effectively

Delphi surveys are becoming more and more frequent as part of Foresight studies and other prospective activities. The popularity of Delphi as a survey tool has risen in part due to the use of new information technologies and possibilities provided by the internet. However, a central challenge for the effective use of Delphi remains the […]

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Future Day of the Bertelsmann Stiftung

On Monday 2 July at the Kalkscheune in Berlin the team of the Bertelsmann Stiftung gathered an international group of scholars, journalists, activists and bloggers for the first in a series of international Future Days. Organized with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, the series of Future Days provideed a platform for discussing the biggest challenges that we […]

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EFP Final Conference: Young Researcher‘s Session on FLA Related Research

PhD and Master Students presented their work on FLA related research The European Foresight Platform (EFP, www.foresight-platform.eu) final conference “FLA for the New Governance of Innovation Systems” aimed at establishing a theoretical grounding for forward-looking activities in a cross-disciplinary setting. Therefore qualitative and quantitative methods applied in FLAs were connected to aspects of governance and other […]

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Workshop “Foresight in public research organisations”

Organisers: Austrian Institute of Technology, Cemagref, French Embassy in Vienna/Institut Français de Vienne Background and aim of the workshop: In a knowledge-based society and economy it is increasingly difficult for research organisations to define forward-looking  strategies and research priorities. Research organisations are expected to  perform a leading role within the science and innovation system and […]

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