2018 Course on The ART of Foresight & Sustainable Futures

  • February 27, 2018
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Interested in shaping the future? Join our 5-day course (2-6 July) on ‘The ART of Foresight & Sustainable Futures’ in the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIOIR). Since 2018 the course runs in partnership with VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, a leading global research & technology development organization. To download the 2018 course brochure, […]

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Torino Process Expert Roundtable On Policy Evaluation

  • February 25, 2018
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Relevant policy assessment and evaluation frameworks The European Training Foundation (ETF) has initiated a reflection on how the Torino Process (TRP) can be used to introduce and promote an evaluation dimension in the exercise. To that end, on February 26th an expert roundtable has been organised in Torino (Italy) to share knowledge and practices in […]

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Horizon scanning: why and how to launch it in Lithuania?

  • February 22, 2018
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The Healthcare Innovation Forum in Vilnius (Lithuania) provides an excellent opportunity to share how VTT‘s Lighthouses research and innovation activities can help to promote ‘Good Life’ in Finland and the World through ‘citizen-centric care’ solutions. In the panel discussion and short keynote I showcased good practices, as well as recent experiences and lessons learned from […]

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Your Strategy: Flexible Retail Spaces

  • February 15, 2018
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Foresight Factory Trend Analysts have delved into the challenges facing a number of key sectors as we enter 2018, including financial services, food, and travel. They have scrutinised our newest consumer data and along with their expertise in trends, selected five key actions for each industry. In this series, we are covering four industries from […]

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Why Brands Should Look To Personalised Pricing

  • February 7, 2018
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Your personalised pricing strategy for 2018 The last theme from our Trending 2018 report focuses on a topic that has been an evolving feature in the consumer landscape, and which we predict to hit the mainstream in 2018. A demand for pricing elasticity has gradually been dismantling the traditional concept of RRP or ticket price, […]

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The Changing Face of Online Companionship

  • February 6, 2018
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The future of dating apps Valentine’s Day is upon us. Like it or loathe it, the “holiday” invites us to shine a light on modern forms of courtship. The addressable market, to apply a corporate term to matters of the heart, is huge. A sizeable 30% of global millennials (and one in five Boomers) feel […]

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