Briefs

    • 20.05.2011 Author : Joost Hoogendorn

      The Dutch Board for the Hotel and Catering Industry developed an online innovation database with innovations currently available for the hospitality sector. However, due to the large amount of new products, services, processes and business models identified there is no overview. In addition, the database is centered on innovations already available within the hospitality sector,

    • Author : Peter Stanovnik

      The technology foresight study was conducted as part of the process of preparation for the mid term national R&D Programme 2006-2010 in Slovenia. This was the first national foresight exercise. It had several objectives: to promote the continuous forward thinking practice in society, to foster dialogue among main stakeholders in the innovation process, and to

    • Author : Tonia Damvakeraki

      The main aim of the eForesee project “Biotechnology Foresight in Estonia” (2002-2003) was to help develop innovation and industrial policy measures and elements in order to create long-term (10-20 years) possibilities of sustainable growth in biotechnology and related industrial sectors in Estonia. It focused on the development of institutional, economic and legal measures for the

    • Author : Emilio Fontela

      Madrid 2015 is an initiative promoted by the Regional Directorate of Economy and Innovation and carried out by this Directorate and the University Antonio Nebrija with the support from other Universities and Research Centres. This exercise, carried out during 2004, analyses the strengths and weaknesses of the region and initiates a collective thinking process that

    • Author : wienekev

      The purpose of the project was to gain insight in the future of biotechnology to support the work of COGEM, including technical and scientific risk analysis as well as the facilitation of public debate on biotechnology. EFMN Brief No. 68 – Dutch Biotech Scenarios 2030

    • Author : Ioanna Garefi

      Emerging media technologies and their impact on children’s households may be singled out as one of the key emerging drivers of children’s television. The National Broadcasting Authority of Malta initiated this foresight exercise, in order to identify the most important trends in today’s children television programmes and how these can be improved. The findings of

    • Author : Rafael Popper

      SELF-RULE (Strategic European and Latin American Foresight for Research and University Learning Exchange) is an academic network for mutually-beneficial exchange of foresight knowledge, tools and experiences between the European Union and Latin America. SELF-RULE aims to build a sustainable foresight capacity in the member institutions by promoting and disseminating foresight initiatives and practices. EFMN Brief

    • Author : Effie Amanatidou

      The path to the knowledge development model recommended by the EU is based on the progress of two main change parameters leading to a properly functioning knowledge society: research and innovation activities together with participation and clustering activities. Building on this framework the IN.TRACK foresight project aimed at formulating knowledge-based regional policies, ensuring the support

    • Author : Cathrin Pagel

      The study aims to determine the evolution of social communication media in Spain within the next 15 years with special attention to the impact of new technologies in this area. The specific objective pursued by this forecast is to provide information that helps Public Administrations in their decision-making and companies in facing challenges of the

    • Author : Sylvie Rijkers-Defrasne

      The overall goal of this foresight study is the identification of global technological trends, which will influence the competitiveness and future development of South African industries over the next 15 years. The study specifically focuses on innovation areas that hold the potential to reduce industrial dependency on foreign technology. Broad-based recommendations are formulated, intending to