Report on foresight conference in Astana (Kazakhstan), 5-6 December 2011

“Foresight a Way to View the Future” A conference under the theme of “Foresight a Way to View the Future” was organized in Astana as part of the Innovation Forum devoted to the 20th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Innovation Forum, which was opened by the Prime Minister of the Republic […]

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Report on iKnow conference in Brussels, 27-28 October 2011

“Towards a Strategic Issue Management System for Science, Technology and Innovation” During the 27th and 28th of October, the iKnow project organized its final conference in Brussels under the theme “Towards a Strategic Issue Management System for Science, Technology and Innovation”. During the conference, new methods and tolls developed by iKnow to support foresight, horizon […]

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Conference “Challenge Social Innovation: Innovating Innovation by Research”

During the 19th and 21st of September, the “Challenge Social Innovation” Conference took place in Vienna, co-organized by NET4SOCIETY (the Network of Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities National Contact Points) through the support of the European Commission, the Centre for Social Innovation, Vienna and the Dortmund University of Technology. The three-day event was organized as a […]

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COST strategic workshop on Foresight on Future Demand for Forest-based Products and Services

There are ongoing policy deliberations regarding forests at both an EU and pan-European level, e.g. a new forestry strategy, and the Forest Europe negotiations on legally binding instruments for forests. These procedures require timely, research-based information, but also new tools to define the common targets and the European added value for forests. In order to […]

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Second PARADISO conference

During the 7th and 9th of September, the second edition of the PARADISO international conference, part of the “Internet and Societies: New Innovation Paths” event organised with the support of PARADISO, was held at the European Commission in Brussels. The conference was officially opened by Ms Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission and European […]

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