Workshop "Screening of Urban Foresight activities with a time horizon of 30+ years. What can we learn for the Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe 2050+"

2nd EFP policy workshop The 2nd EFP policy workshop addressed this question in the context of recent forward looking activities. The EFP European Policy Workshop aims to provide support to the Joint Programming Initiative – Urban Europe (JPI-UE) in the preparation of forward looking activities which play a major role for providing substantial new insights […]

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Workshop “Technology and Services in the Wake of Demographic Change”

A complementary policy workshop at national level was held in Germany in cooperation with the Institute for social research and social economy (ISO), Saarbrücken. The workshop entitled “Technology and Services in the Wake of Demographic Change” took place March 30, in Berlin. The audience was comprised of scientists and practitioners from more than 80 research […]

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FTA 2011 Conference

The 4th edition of the International Seville Conference on Future-Oriented Technology Analysis (FTA) focuses on the need and potential of FTA to address disruptive transformations in response to grand societal challenges. FTA offers policy and decision makers the potential to look across such transformations, enabling governments and other organisations to become more adaptive and capable […]

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EFP Brief No. 175: Innovation Futures: A Foresight Exercise on Emerging Patterns of Innovation

The Innovation Futures (INFU) project deals with the emergence of new innovation patterns, such as open innovation, user innovation, community innovation, social innovation, and design innovation. Based on a foresight exercise, the project examines different patterns of how innovation is organised and studies implications for business an how to make him love you like he […]

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Survey about the current and future state of universities in Europe and beyond

Dear Sir/Madam, The Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) of the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) is conducting an international survey on the present and future state of Universities in Europe and beyond. The aim of this survey is to collect the opinions of senior management as well as research and teaching staff at […]

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EFP Brief No. 171: Research Priorities for Digital Creative Industries in Europe

With creativity and strategy, the CReATE project designed and implemented a novel strategic cluster development approach integrating Strategic Policy Intelligence tools (such as foresight and impact assessment) and direct innovation support instruments. Guided by a trans-regional framework and based on very different regional strengths and research, technology development and innovation (RTDI) support histories, it aimed […]

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Documentation: EFP-Kickoff Conference

Documentation of Conference: Foresight and Forward Looking Activities – Exploring New European Perspectives Vienna French Cultural Institute Venue: Währinger Straße 30, 1090 Vienna, Austria,  Date: 14/15 July, 2010 Forward looking approaches aim at building shared visions of the future European challenges and evaluating the impacts of alternative policies. Foresight combines qualitative and participatory methods with […]

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