Foresight: Volume 13 Issue 5


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

Table of contents - Special Issue: Foreseeing disruptive technological innovations

Guest Editors: Tugrul U. Daim

An assessment framework for disruptive innovation

C.C. Hang, Jin Chen, Dan Yu

This paper aims to present an assessment framework which captures the essential characteristics and holistic success factors for disruptive innovation based on the original theory


The heterogeneity of incumbents' perceptions and response strategies in the face of potential disruptions

Farsan Madjdi, Stefan Hüsig

This paper aims to study how three incumbent mobile network operators (MNOs) in Germany forecasted, framed and responded in terms of their strategy to the emergence of the

Patent analysis for analysing technological convergence

Matti Karvonen, Tuomo Kässi

Fusion of new technologies and convergence has led to the emergence of new industries. This paper aims to present experiences of the concept of convergence from a patent citation


Detecting potential technological fronts by comparing scientific papers and patents

Naoki Shibata, Yuya Kajikawa, Ichiro Sakata

This paper seeks to propose a method of discovering uncommercialized research fronts by comparing scientific papers and patents. A comparative study was performed to measure the


Biomedical technology growth: a case study of forecasting in pulsed electromagnetic field therapy

Leon Pretorius, Dietmar H. Winzker

The aim of this paper is to explore the benefit of forecasting emerging biomedical therapy technologies as well as the rate of diffusion of resultant biomedical products in the

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