iKnowFutures        Towards a globalInnovation & Foresight Knowledge            Platform
strategies       1st messageThere are many “futures”      around us…
Innovation                                                                                                  Systems      ...
2nd message There are many waysof shaping our future…
NEWForesight & Horizon Scanning (FHS) Process Management         Framework
3       4    51       2
3rd messageWe have some tools to supportforesight & horizon scanning…
NEWMethodology  Toolkit     44              methodology toolkit
Top-Down                 Horizon Scanning      Horizon Scanning                                                          O...
So far… 969 files    forunregistered   users    vs. 1061 files    for  iKnow members
New iKnowFuturesproposal submitted to the EC 1700+members   in   80countries By 9.2.2012Since Feb 2011
The iScanisan advanced   strategic intelligence,foresight and    horizon   scanning    search    engine.  A kind of  “Issu...
1,000+ issues mapped against EC FP7 Themes,   FRASCATI,NACE sectors andGrand Challenges
Mapping Wild Cards                 Mapping Weak Signals           Nomination                          Nomination          ...
Delphi results on September 2011              60 60          900+ ISSUES. Key facts            4000+ assessments to    and...
Wild Cards Delphi                                  Wild Cards headline navigation panel                                  C...
CAP   Lack of interest in science by young scholars                  AGR   Emergence of new agricultural methods for copin...
Physical infrastructures                        Virtual infrastructures                                Social welfare     ...
We promote knowledge transfer       and dissemination of key resultsNational       Expert     Policy       ERAStudies     ...
From farmer to consumer: Diversifying cropproduction and consumption.Overreliance on a few core crops (e.g. wheat)makes fo...
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iKnowFutures

  1. 1. iKnowFutures Towards a globalInnovation & Foresight Knowledge Platform
  2. 2. strategies 1st messageThere are many “futures” around us…
  3. 3. Innovation Systems Our Mapping Foresight work has produced a > 1000 Mapping vast amount of futures-related information cases mapped Foresight unprecedented in the world > 2000 Identified Key Lessons Our Mapping Foresight activities have been + useful to understand foresight practices Findings in Europe and other world regions 846 cases mapped Mapping > 1600 Foresight identified & Forecasting 767 Introducing cases mapped Wild Cards & > 1400 Introducing Weak Signals identified networking (WI-WE) (SNA) and systems 437 systemic + cases mapped analyses Web 2.0 scanning > 800 into + identified Foresight 100 Bottom-up cases mapped Evaluation (Foresight Ark) 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010-2012
  4. 4. 2nd message There are many waysof shaping our future…
  5. 5. NEWForesight & Horizon Scanning (FHS) Process Management Framework
  6. 6. 3 4 51 2
  7. 7. 3rd messageWe have some tools to supportforesight & horizon scanning…
  8. 8. NEWMethodology Toolkit 44 methodology toolkit
  9. 9. Top-Down Horizon Scanning Horizon Scanning Outward-LookingInward-Looking Strategy 1 Strategy 2 ILTD OLTD YOUR AREA OF CONCERN Horizon Scanning Horizon Scanning Strategy 3 Strategy 4 ILBU OLBU Bottom-Up
  10. 10. So far… 969 files forunregistered users vs. 1061 files for iKnow members
  11. 11. New iKnowFuturesproposal submitted to the EC 1700+members in 80countries By 9.2.2012Since Feb 2011
  12. 12. The iScanisan advanced strategic intelligence,foresight and horizon scanning search engine. A kind of “Issues Google”
  13. 13. 1,000+ issues mapped against EC FP7 Themes, FRASCATI,NACE sectors andGrand Challenges
  14. 14. Mapping Wild Cards Mapping Weak Signals Nomination Nomination 1. source 1. source 2. theme 2. theme 3. sub-theme 3. sub-theme 4. references 4. references 5. short name / headline 5. short name / headline 6. Abstract 6. abstract likelihood Description18 7. Description 1. manifestation 1. typology 2. potential implications 2. importance 3. importance Analysis Analysis early indicators 1. filterscriteria 1. 2. main drivers 2. main drivers 3. risks & opportunities 3. risks & opportunities 4. stakeholders’ actions 4. stakeholders’ actions Interconnection Interconnection 1. Grand Challenges 1. Grand Challenges 2. thematic relevance 2. thematic relevance 3. ERA relevance 3. ERA relevance 4. research-friendly strategies 4. research-friendly strategies 5. RTD & STI policy relevance 5. RTD & STI policy relevance
  15. 15. Delphi results on September 2011 60 60 900+ ISSUES. Key facts 4000+ assessments to and figures 60 Wild Cards 700+respondents 2500+ assessments to 60 Weak Signals
  16. 16. Wild Cards Delphi Wild Cards headline navigation panel Comments & full preview Description & Desirability Issue Short- & Long-term priority for policymaking Importance for STI policy in Your Country & EUassessment 1- Physical infrastructure Potential 2 - Virtual infrastructure impacts on 3 - Social welfare (in Your Country 4 - Economy platform & the EU) Preparedness 5 - Security 6 - Policy & governance 7 - Environment & ecosystems (iDelphi) ERA relevance 8 - STI systems Policy advice Current signals indicating WI plausibility Future signals indicating WI plausibility Wild Cards headline navigation panel Analysis & Submission panels
  17. 17. CAP Lack of interest in science by young scholars AGR Emergence of new agricultural methods for coping with climate change CAP Administration rather than results a priority SEC No strict global rules on nuclear security NUC Development of new materials Weak ENV Growing frequency of floods in Europe and the world Signals SPA Privatisation of space flights NAN Implantable electronics leaving no trace40% SSH Concerns over socio-economic and humanities research "downgrade" NUC Small-scale nuclear power plant operatingmatch CAP CAP Lack of interest in science by young scholars Administration rather than results a priority Top 10 SEC No strict global rules on nuclear security Weak ICT Next generation peer-to-peer content delivery platform Signals ENV Growing frequency of floods in Europe and the world for ICT Fast electronics for compact lab-on-chip applications AGR Bees be no more, less food than before UK ENV ENV Growing environmental legal class actions on no-win no-fee basis Emergence of secondary carbon financial vehicles HEA Increasing Self-Medication
  18. 18. Physical infrastructures Virtual infrastructures Social welfare Economy Security Policy & governance Environment & ecosystems Science, technology & innovation (STI) systems Suicide bombing in Stockholm Sec Pol SoW 100%Ph-I Env 75% Sec 50% No strict global rules Growing privatisation Sec Pol Eco on nuclear security 25% of war 0% Scientists predict Nuclear power plants mobile phone viruses Sec STI Vi-I Eco Sec built in third world Eco will become a serious countries threat
  19. 19. We promote knowledge transfer and dissemination of key resultsNational Expert Policy ERAStudies Interviews Alerts Toolkit
  20. 20. From farmer to consumer: Diversifying cropproduction and consumption.Overreliance on a few core crops (e.g. wheat)makes food production and consumptionvulnerable to any type of disruption. Were a newwheat disease to develop it could have severeimplications for food markets worldwide, whichcould have unforeseen consequences such asstarvation, civil unrest and high food prices.There is a need to prepare for diversifying foodproduction and consumption in order to avoidsuch consequences. Farmers need to be assistedin order to better diversify their crops andconsumers should be made aware of a greatervariety of food products…
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