Futures Research Provides an Academic Basis for Strategic Decision-making on the Long-term Future

The FFRC is at the forefront of research both nationally and internationally. It has been active in EU funded projects since the beginning of the century, first as a partner and later also as a co-ordinator. These projects, together with others, have created persistent partnerships with foreign universities, research institutions and public and private organizations taking part in research activities. Extended networks of co-operation guarantee the FFRC access to the latest ideas, visions and methods to deal with and evaluate perceptions of the future.

Futures research is an interdisciplinary field, where wide ranges of topics are analysed and the approaches and results of more traditional disciplines meet.