Foresight: Volume 19 Issue 2


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

Table of contents - Special Issue: Best Practices of Sectoral STI Foresight in Russia

Guest Editors: Thomas Thurner

The evolution of cluster initiatives in Russia: the impacts of policy, life-time, proximity and innovative environment

Evgeniy Kutsenko, Ekaterina Islankina, Vasily Abashkin

This paper aims at assessing the impacts of the national cluster policy, cluster age, cluster development benchmarks of neighbouring regions and the cumulative level of regional…

ICT through the prism of critical technologies

Oleg V. Ena, Gulnara I. Abdrakhmanova

Developing methodically sound approaches for defining and analysing measurements of sectoral science and technology (S&T) priorities is a key pre-requisite of a successful and…

Russia’s energy in 2030: future trends and technology priorities

Liliana Proskuryakova

The purpose of the study is to discuss and critically assess the outcomes of the Foresight study of the Russian energy sector, undertaken in 2014 in the course of a large-scale…

Water resources – an analysis of trends, weak signals and wild cards with implications for Russia

Ozcan Saritas, Liliana N. Proskuryakova

This paper focuses on the long-term situation with water resources, and water sector in particular, analyzed through a Foresight study. The authors attribute particular attention…

Global energy challenges and the national economy: stress scenarios for Russia

Ilya Kuzminov, Alexey Bereznoy, Pavel Bakhtin

This paper aims to study the ongoing and emerging technological changes in the global energy sector from the frequently neglected perspective of their potential destructive impact…


Russian S&T Foresight 2030: case of nanotechnologies and new materials

Konstantin Vishnevskiy, Andrei Yaroslavtsev

The purpose of this paper is to apply Foresight methodology to the area of nanotechnologies and new materials within the framework of Russian S&T Foresight 2030 aimed at…

Global challenges and trends in agriculture: impacts on Russia and possible strategies for adaptation

Ozcan Saritas, Ilya Kuzminov

This paper aims to analyse the mainstream and emerging global challenges and trends in the global agriculture sector. The analysis leads to a discussion on the present state of…

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