VERA final conference – Forward Visions on the European Research Area

This conference will be the final event of the VERA Forward Visions on the European Research Area project. The conference is targeted at policy makers at the European level concerned with Science, Technology and Innovation Policies (STIP) and at stakeholder groups having followed and participated in VERA activities before. It is open to experts and […]

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Welfare, Wealth, Work for Europe – Best Paper Award

Even before the financial crisis it has become evident that Europe needs a new, future-oriented strategy to regain an economically, socially and environmentally viable position. The mission of the project WWW for Europe is to derive a strategy for a more dynamic, inclusive and sustainable Europe. Our tentative results indicate that this is possible if […]

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nanoFIS 2014 – Functional Integrated nanoSystems

The 1st International Conference on Integrated Functional nano Systems nanoFIS 2014 intends to contribute to challenges and topics covered by the Mission, Vision & Strategy of the European Micro- & Nanoelectronics. It also aims to increase visibility in particular in the More-Than-Moore domain and will highlight latest R&D results in the following topics: Advanced Functional […]

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R&I strategies and policy priorities in new mission-oriented programs: The case of security

ETTIS – European Security Trends and Threats in Society is a EU FP7 collaborative research project focused on identifying and assessing opportunities for enhancing societal security, improving situation awareness and informing investment and policy options for societal security. ETTIS aims to construct a comprehensive framework which can be used in the formulation of future decisions […]

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Call for papers: 2nd European TA conference in Berlin

Call for Papers: The Future of Responsible Research and Innovation – Drivers, Barriers, Contradictions, Timelines, Crossroads, Scenarios This session on the future of RRI will reflect the international state of debate and research on RRI with the focus on analysing drivers of and barriers to RRI and to analyse contradictions, timelines, crossroads, and scenarios related […]

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European Journal of Futures Research – Call for Papers IV

Special Topic 2014: The Future of Europe Guest Editor-in-Chief Markus Pausch The European Journal of Futures Research (EJFR) invites scholars to submit articles in a topical collection on “The Future of Europe”. Contributions should explore a wide range of issues which are important for the further political, economic and social development of the European continent. […]

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Foresight as a Tool for Policy-Making

The European Techno-Economic Policy Support Network (ETEPS) organizes an interactive research meeting for young researchers and/or PhD students in the field of policy and prospective studies, giving rise to new dialogues and exchanges of knowledge and experience. The event is organized primarily for representatives of organizations within the ETEPS network; the meeting is however open […]

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Engage today to shape tomorrow

The focus of the 5th International Conference on Future-Oriented Technology Analysis is on the potential of FTA to “Engage today to shape tomorrow”. There are three main conference themes that will help structure contributions and discussions: Theme 1: FTA and Innovation Systems Theme 2: Creative interfaces for forward looking activities Theme 3: Cutting edge FTA […]

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NEXT14 – Embrace “The New Normal”

    At­ NEXT14, great speakers will draw a picture of what ’The New Normal’ will look like in the near future. Join NEXT14 on May 5-6, 2014! Together with 1,800 international executives and entrepreneurs you will learn about ideas that currently make our jaws drop, but will become normal in no time. NEXT started […]

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