Research at Finland Futures Research Centre
Finland Futures Research Centre is driven by scientific curiosity and responsibility to understand current, emerging and future transformations.
The Centre contributes to the international and national development of the field of futures studies and the development of practices of foresight. We aim to produce theoretical and practical knowledge about the role futures play in the lives of people – in individual, organizational, societal, and the world contexts. We are guided by principles of open science, scientific criticality, broadmindedness, a collaborative attitude, and the will to promote sustainable futures.
Our main research themes:
Sustainability in Daily Lives
We focus on the sustainability and sustainable choices of an individual.
Futures Conscious Culture and Learning
We focus on futures consciousness, futures literacy, as well as futures learning and guidance.
Societal and Cultural Transformation
We conduct research on images of futures leading the transformation and solving complex problems.
Innovation, Technology, and Socio-Ecological Change
We participate in technology foresight research by identifying radical emerging technologies and tools for their evaluation.