Foresight: Volume 10 Issue 6


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

Table of contents - Special Issue: Evaluating Foresight: an introduction to the European Foresight Monitoring Network

Guest Editors: Maurits Butter, Felix Brandes, Michael Keenan, Rafael Popper

Editors' introduction to the European Foresight Monitoring Network

Maurits Butter, Felix Brandes, Michael Keenan, Rafael Popper

This paper seeks to provide an introduction to the special issue of foresight, dedicated to the European Foresight Monitoring Network (EFMN).

Comparing foresight “style” in six world regions

Michael Keenan, Rafael Popper

The paper sets out to explore the nature and degree of variation in foresight “style” across six world regions. The underlying hypothesis is that differences in regional


Foresight versus FP7: comparing innovations in healthcare

Maurits Butter, Joost Hoogendoorn

The EU Framework Programme and the foresight community are both focusing on future developments in innovation. This paper seeks to answer the questions: How much can they

How are foresight methods selected?

Rafael Popper

This paper addresses a challenging topic, which in both academic and professional literatures has been widely discussed but mainly from one single angle – that is, how to


Detecting and analysing emerging science and technology issues: the EFMN Issue Analysis

Sylvie Rijkers‐Defrasne, Effie Amanatidou, Anette Braun, Agnes Pechmann

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the contribution of the EFMN Issue Analysis to the identification of key emerging science and technology issues of high relevance


“Joint foresight”: towards a mechanism for joint programming in Europe?

Effie Amanatidou

The present paper aims to explore the potential of joint foresight exercises in serving joint programming, a concept highlighted in furthering the creation of the European

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