Join the Foresight Community

The European Foresight Platform (EFP) is a network building program supported by the European Commission. It aims at building a global network that brings together different communities and individual professionals to share their knowledge about foresight, forecasting and other methods of future studies. You can find information about current and past foresight projects, conferences, workshops, press articles and other future studies information, e.g. the successor of the well-known ForLearn foresight guide. To learn more about EFP please visit our information section or contact the project coordinator Susanne Giesecke.

Is your Foresight exercise not represented as a Brief on the EFP website yet?
Use the occasion and disseminate your forward looking project to a widespread audience of practitioners, academics and other interested readers from the European Commission, the European Parliament, national ministries, universities and other research organisations, NGOs and international audiences such as the UNIDO. Share your unique experiences with the European Foresight Community by filling out the template and sending us the first version of your Brief.

Please consider to apply for registration to get full access. The following public list provides a small selection of current news about the foresight community in Europe.

Foresight Film Festival

The Foresight Filmfestival is the first science-vision festival that invites visionaries from research, film making, media, and society to discuss the questions of “How do we want to live? How will we live?” It is also the opportunity to take a look into the future from both a technological and societal standpoint and begin developing

Posted: June 20, 2017 at 12:02

Author: Beatrice Rath


Call for Papers: 3rd Annual International Conference on Foresight

The Call for Papers for the 3rd Annual International Conference on Foresight, 19-22 June 2017, Athens, Greece is open until 20 February, 2017. The conference is organised by the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) and sponsored by the Athens Journal of Technology & Engineering. The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars, researchers and students from

Posted: January 18, 2017 at 14:10

Author: Andre Uhl


Call for Papers: Eu-SPRI Annual Conference 2017

The Call for Papers for the Eu-SPRI Annual Conference is still open until 13 February 2017. The conference with the title “The Future of STI – The Future of STI Policy”. The conference is organised by the Center for Innovation Systems & Policy of AIT Austrian Institute of Technology and takes place on 7-9 June 2017, in

Posted: at 13:34

Author: Andre Uhl


Call for Participation: Macro-Regional Innovation Week

The Macro-Regional Innovation Week takes place in Trieste, Italy on September 26-30, 2016, and follows the theme “At the crossroads of three European Macro-Regions: Danube, Adriatic-Ionian and Alpine Regions”. The event focus on the exchange of best practices and knowledge among local and international policy and decision makers, academics, financial actors and various types of

Posted: July 22, 2016 at 12:04

Author: Andre Uhl


Report: Foresight Film Festival in Halle, Germany

Foresight is looking into new ways of connecting to a wider public audience and one of the alternatives to lengthy and academic reports are movies. The second Foresight Film Festival, took place in the small university town of Halle (near Leipzig, Germany), and displayed poetic, fascinating yet disruptive film clips in three categories: “digital competence”,

Posted: July 6, 2016 at 13:17

Author: Susanne Giesecke