Previous International Foresight Projects

Foresight is the perceiving and analysis of the alternative futures and the choices which are related to them. We carry out foresight processes and studies to many kinds of needs: support of the politics choices of the society and areas, basis of the strategy work of different organisations and material of the scientific thinking. Our research and development work concerning area development is based on a research program which analyses the reviving of areas and innovations.

​In our futures processes we use future workshops, among others, scenario and delfoi processes and different identification methods of weak signals as methods of the foresight. Our foresight processes have been connected for example to the technology, know-how, living and traffic. Furthermore, we have developed the methods of the foresight and futures research. 

  • Alfa Self-Rule – Strategic European and Latin-American Foresight for Research and University Learning Exchange (2005–2006)
  • Alliance for a Sustainable Information Society (ASIS) (1998–2000)
  • BaltFood, (2009–2012)
  • BIG DATA – Potentials of big data for integrated territorial policy development in the European growth corridors (2018–2019) [Project website]
  • Building a European Training Programme on Foresight and Strategic Prospective Studies, ESTO (2002–2004)
  • Century of Migrations (2017–2018) [Project website]
  • COST A22 – European Network for Foresight Methodology
  • CSR-driven innovation (2007–2009)
  • Digital Balance between Industrialized and Developing Countries – a Case Study: the Development of Information Society on the Continent of Africa (2003–2005)
  • European Foresight Handbook (2002)
  • European Knowledge Society Foresight, Euforia (2002–2003)
  • Foresight of Evolving Security Threats Posed by Emerging Technologies (FESTOS) (2008–2011)
  • From Failand to Winland (Winland) (2016–2019) [Project website]
  • Futures for Regional Development (FUTURREG) (2005–2007)
  • GAME, The Role Play Simulation, CIMO: 2007–2009
  • International Foresight Academy (IFA): 2013–
  • Interreg IIIA Foresight -network (2002–2003)
  • Observatory for a Sustainable Knowledge based Region, OSKaR (2003)
  • Interconnecting Knowledge for the early identification of issues, events and developments shaping and shaking the future of STI in the ERA (iKnow) (2008–2011) [see FFRC eBook 10/2011]
  • Mitigating the Effects of Emergencies in Baltic Sea Region Ports (HAZARD) (2016–2019) [Project website]
  • Native Crops for Innovative and Sustainable Food Futures in Peru and Colombia (HEI-ICI PECOLO) (2017–2019) [Project website]
  • Nordic Foresight Forum (2006)
  • SPIDER – Increasing regional competitiveness through futures research methods (2004–2006) [see FFRC eBook 1/20016]
  • Social Structure in the Information Age (TERRA2000) (2002–2004)
  • Privacy Awareness through Branding of Security Organisations (PATS) (2008–2010)
  • Privacy – Appraising Challenges to Technologies and Ethics (PRACTIS), European Union: 2010–2012