Briefs

    • 03.05.2011 Author : Tonia Damvakeraki

      The National Foresight Programme in Greece mainly focused on exploring the future of the Greek economy and society and the potential role of science, research and technology in shaping the future in terms of the development of a knowledge society. EFMN Brief No. 12 – Greek National Technology Foresight 2021

    • Author : Birte Holst Joergensen

      The overall aim of the Nordic Hydrogen Energy Foresight was to find long-term promising ways for Nordic stakeholders of exploiting hydrogen in the drive to meet the 3 Es: Energy Security, Economic Growth and Environmental protection. More specifically, the aim was to build a Nordic Research and Innovation Area in hydrogen and fuel cells, contributing

    • Author : Jane Jackson

      The aim was to take an independent and objective look at the subject of the vulnerability of ICT and using the best knowledge available explore the applications and implications of next-generation technologies on this issue. The challenges of the foresight exercise were to: Set out visions of the future, define a range of possible outcomes,

    • Author : Matthias Weber

      FISTERA is a thematic network aiming to understand the key factors driving IST in a future Europe and to elaborate options on how to strengthen Europe’s position in key IST areas. As such it serves as an input to the debates on strategies to reach the Lisbon objectives and on preparations for the IST Programme

    • Author : Jennifer Harper

      On the eve of accession to the European Union, Malta like all new members states, experienced considerable pressure for change. This included a drive to adapt RTDI policies for participation in the European Research Area. For a small transition economy with limited resources there was a need to adopt a creative approach to policy development.

    • Author : Gabriel Cooney

      Since the 1990s there has been explosive growth in the number of construction and public works related archaeological excavations carried out in Ireland. As a result archaeology has become a business activity. It operates in a competitive climate radically different from that of the traditional university research environment. Although the primary purpose of archaeology is

    • Author : Sami Mahroum

      The exercise had the goal of identifying market and industry trends and drivers for the automotive sector over a 20 year time horizon. In addition, performance measures and targets for the road transport system were defined. The technologies needed to meet these targets and the research required to deliver them were discussed. This foresight exercise

    • Author : Sami Mahroum

      The purpose of this technology foresight exercise is to gain insights into, and prepare for, future technological developments, market and social needs. It seeks to do so by developing well grounded advanced scenarios on future technological and societal developments that would engender a social debate and dialogue around the future and would help policymakers in

    • Author : Colin Blackman

      Consistent with its overall mission to encourage a more anticipatory approach to dealing with change, the Industry Sector Futures initiative of the EMCC offers analyses and insights at a sectoral and European level on drivers of change, scenarios for sector futures and key policy issues and implications that will affect the future of industry sectors

    • Author : Joachim Klerx

      The purpose of the initiative was to develop a vision and to achieve consensus among local stakeholders on the internationalization processes acting upon the socio-economic systems of the province of Milan to understand how Milanese SMEs were coping with the challenges of internationalization and EU enlargement and to assist local government bodies with their policy