TransFarm (Transborder cooperation for circular soilless farming systems) project aims to foster the spread and adoption of closed circular soilless farming methods, such as Aquaponics. It is a farming method where fish and vegetables are grown in closed circle symbiosis to reduce the usage of fresh water and the wasting of valuable nutrients.
Keyword: Futures Research
The Pentti Malaska Futures Award is given to a research-based and groundbreaking visionary innovation that can help with building a more sustainable global future. The University of Turku has granted the €30,000 Pentti Malaska Futures Award to TM System Finland Oy for their industrial scale re-circulation Zero-Ex® emission capture technology.
Finland Futures Research Centre at Turku School of Economics is a partner in the new Erasmus+-project Strategic Foresight for Sustainability (SF4S). The consortium consists of 18 partners across six European countries and includes institutions for higher education and vocational training, as well as industry partners. FFRC hosted the international consortium at TSE March 9th-10th 2023.
The University of Turku opens the call for applications to the Pentti Malaska Futures Award on 1 February 2023. We are looking for bold, research-based, visionary, and boundary-crossing solutions supporting the building of a more sustainable global future.
The Finland Futures Research Centre of the University of Turku works with a transdisciplinary approach to research the challenges and possibilities of sustainable future. According to project researcher Nicolas Balcom Raleigh, to be able to fight against climate change, we need the ability to see new scenarios in the future and innovate new ideas.
Professor Emerita Sirkka Heinonen had an interview with Dr. Karlheinz Steinmüller on Risks and Surprises in the VUCA world, including reflections on corona virus.
Would you like to start your studies in autumn 2020? Apply before 22 January 2020.
FFRC’s Research Director, Ph.D. Jari Kaivo-oja has won the Emerald Literati Award in August 2019 with Prof. Steffen Roth, Prof. Vladislav Valentinov and Prof. Leo Paul-Dana.
You are most welcome to the dissemination seminar of the PECOLO project.
Tuesday 11 June at 9.00-13.00
Lähi-Tapiola hall, Turku School of Economics, Rehtorinpellonkatu 3, Turku
Welcome to the 20th Futures Conference organised by Finland Futures Research Centre and Finland Futures Academy, University of Turku: