The scenarios you are about to read are informed by transhumanism, portraying futures in which the human condition – our bodies, functions, and lives – and the features of societies are fundamentally transformed by technology.

This case study proposes three scenarios exploring human-soils relations. As sense-making devices, these scenarios discuss how different ontologies of soils shape different actions, be them soil management practices in agriculture contexts or Research and Innovation (R&I) practices.

This paper proposes three scenarios on the way data is understood and used in relation to the human and natural ecosystems by 2050. The final aim is to suggest the implications for the way R&I is organized and its challenges in each scenario.

Based on our experience with the Romanian strategy-building process, in this article we outline a foresight-based toolkit for smart specialization and entrepreneurial discovery.


Narratives outside the ordinary around the themes of the European Green Deal.

The goal of project RIBRI was to identify 100 technological innovation opportunities for Europe by confronting 100+ Radical Innovation Breakthroughs (RIBs) with 20-25 Global Value Networks (GVNs).

“Foresight has been a key ingredient of the Commission’s preparations for Horizon Europe. It was more than two years ago […]


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This report was elaborated as part of the project “S&T&I FOR 2050. Science, Technology and Innovation for Ecosystem Performance – Accelerating Sustainability Transitions”, implemented on behalf of the European Commission.

This report showcases the results of the two-round Dynamic Argumentative Delphi survey carried out within the project “S&T&I FOR 2050. […]

The survey was carried out by Institutul de Prospectiva on behalf of DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) of the European Commission, as part of the project The EU retail ecosystem in the future – a vision for 2040.

A set of predictions by 727 experts in relation to 147 statements about the future that can be very useful to all those interested in making EU research and innovation policy count