Trends are signposts for the future. Organisations must track them if they want to see” the future and create their preferred futures.
Gremlin is a unique easy-to-use web-based platform for collaborative trendspotting developed by the Foresight Unit of PRAXI Network/FORTH.
With Gremlin you can easily gather and share ideas for trends, weak signals, and other forces of change.
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In the context of the RIS3 support project implemented by the Region of Central Macedonia, the Foresight unit has set up a mechanism for monitoring trends and weak signals with an impact on pre-selected RIS3 priority areas: Building materials; Tourism; Agri-food; Textiles and clothing;
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This EU funded project (Horizon 2020) aims :
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This study is building upon “The Future of Cities” report of the Joint Research Centre (JRC), which highlights drivers shaping the urban future. Moving forward the team has performed extensive desktop research work, as well as consultation with the project partners to collect city-specific information, as well as information on the specific air quality challenges. Following the extensive desk research, the research team has designed an overall scenario template (Cities scenarios board), as presented in the next section, and composed 4 plausible scenarios. All scenarios present several, equally plausible, future images of the cities, while in all cases there are specific references on the environmental situation.
4 Scenarios for the innovation landscape in China by 2030
This report presents the outcome of a cooperative foresight work that took place simultaneously in EU and China, aiming to produce scenarios for the Chinese innovation environment in 2030, drawing special focus in the cooperation potential between EU and China.
The objective of the report was to investigate changes in China’s innovation landscape and outline different possible trajectories for innovation in China toward 2030.
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The report aimed to produce plausible versions of the future for the research and innovation environment in China in 2025 and contribute to the bilateral dialogue between the EU, the Member States and China, towards setting up a long- term cooperation strategy for mutual benefi.
The overall work was structured around a single focal question: “What are the main factors that will affect the Research (R) & Innovation (I) Environment in China until 2025?”.
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