Foresight projects in EU

VERA, Forward Visions on the European Research Area

The VERA project aims to provide relevant strategic intelligence for the future governance and priority-setting of the research, technology, development and innovation (RTDI) system in Europe and for better adapting science, technology and innovation policy to the shifting global environment and upcoming socio-economic challenges.

GLOBAL-IQ - Impacts Quantification of global changes

World societies experience today large transformation processes both in the social, economic and environmental dimensions. These transformations are usually described under the heading of ‘global change’, to emphasize the increasing interactions between them.

NEUJOBS - Employment 2025: How will multiple transitions affect the European labour market

The objective of NEUJOBS is to imagine future, or rather various possible futures, under the conditions of the socio-ecological transition (and incorporating other key influences), map the implications for employment overall, but also in key sectors and relevant groups and integrate all of this together under a single intellectual framework.

COCOPS - Coordinating for Cohesion in the Public Sector of the Future

The COCOPS project (Coordinating for Cohesion in the Public Sector of the Future) seeks to comparatively and quantitatively assess the impact of New Public Management-style (NPM) reforms in European countries, drawing on a team of leading European public administration scholars

PASHMINA - PAradigm SHifts Modelling and INnovative Approaches

The project will contribute to the goals of the Call showing that it is possible to better address global changes in a long term time perspective (2030–2050), making a first development of tools – new generations of models and indicators

AUGUR - Challenges for Europe in the world of 2025

Our challenge is to capture, within a set of scenarios, the characteristics and implications of a variety of patterns that may occur in 2030 in all domains, be it political, economic, social, environmental or technological in Europe and in the world.

INFU - Innovation futures in europe: A foresight exercise on emerging patterns of innovation. visions, scenarios and implications for policy and practice

The INFU Foresight project will develop plausible and relevant long-term scenarios of future innovation landscapes in order to orient long-term strategy building for policy and other innovation actors. The scenarios will outline how future actors may collaborate in new configurations and with new approaches to transform knowledge into products and services within different socio-economic frameworks