EFP Brief No. 263: The Future of Aging in Upper Austria

The foresight study aimed at exploring what technological solutions and social innovations for ambient assisted living (AAL) can offer widest coverage in a demographically-challenged rural area such as the Mühlviertler Alm (Upper Austria). To increase the acceptance of the identified findings among the local population and the success of the implementation of the AAL solutions […]

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The world is changing.   Are you ready?   We are.

This Strategic Foresight program is offered as a 5-day, project-based, face-to-face workshop at the University of Huston in partnership with The Destree Institute. The university has a 35 years experiance of educating foresight professionnals and offers you the Houston University Certificate in Strategic Foresight at the end of the process. Participants learn to anticipate disruptive […]

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International Futures Conference

8th Pan-European Conference on International Relations One International Relations or Many? Multiple Worlds, Multiple Crises Warsaw, 18-21 September 2013, www.8thpaneuropean.org Call for Panel and Paper Proposals in “International Futures” Section Section synopsis: Political and economic developments of the recent years have effectively disturbed the comfortable assumptions about stable and predictable future. In a world of […]

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Futures Workshop "Urban Freight 2050: a systemic vision to urban freight logistics futures"

The European Foresight Platform (EFP) and partners kindly invites you to participate in a policy workshop „Urban Freight 2050: a systemic vision to urban freight logistics futures“, which will take place the 17th of December in Vienna, Austria. The Workshop will be hosted by the Federal State Agency AustriaTech and the AIT Foresight and Policy […]

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EFP Brief No. 174: The German BMBF Foresight Process

In September 2007, the Federal German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) launched a foresight process in order to sustain Germany’s status as a research and education location. The BMBF Foresight Process aimed at 1) identifying new focuses in research and technology, 2) designating areas for cross-cutting activities, 3) exploring fields for strategic partnerships, and […]

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EFP Brief No. 173: Norwegian National Research Foresight: Case Study of an ICT Foresight Project

The brief presents results from a case study of a foresight project conducted by the Research Council of Norway in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) in 2004. The main aim of the foresight project was to provide insight into the challenges facing Norwegian ICT research in 2015. In autumn of 2002, the […]

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EFP Brief No. 172: Future Scenarios for the Spanish Sustainable Development Model

This brief report describes a scenario design exercise undertaken to study the future evolution of the sustainable development paradigm and its possible implications for the Spanish development model. For this purpose, three scenarios were built for a time horizon extending to 2025, displaying possible alternative economic, energetic, technological and environmental contexts. Finally, scenario implications were […]

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