Horizon Scanning

Quantitative and qualitative tools for scanning emerging issues

We make it fast and easy for you to scan and interpret the latest advances in society; especially in science, technology and innovation. Building on our partnership agreements and expertise we conduct quantitative analysis such as cybermetrics, bibliometrics and patent analysis. Our service makes you better informed in the (re)direction of your innovation activities. Furthermore, our online platforms offer efficient way to engage with stakeholders and selected experts around the world to identify and assess emerging issues. We provide cost-efficient scanning solutions for small, medium-sized and large companies as well as for public sector organisations.

 

Strategic Guidance for Foresight in JPI Oceans

Impetu Solutions provides strategic guidance for the Joint Programming Initiative Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans (JPI Oceans), which is a coordinating and integrating platform, open to all EU Member States and Associated Countries. While bringing together the interested Member States and Associated Countries JPI Oceans aims to add value by: avoiding fragmentation and unnecessary […]

Opening Horizons: What kind of new approaches are available?

Experts from Impetu Solutions were invited to give a keynote speech on ‘Opening Horizons: What kind of new approaches are available?’ for the COST Foresight on Future Demand for Forest-based Products and Services: Dissemination Conference on September 13, 2011, in Sekocin Stary (Near Warsaw)/Poland. The aim of the COST Strategic Workshop series 2010-2011 was to carry out a wide-angle foresight […]

The 4th International Seville Conference on Future-Oriented Technology Analysis (FTA) 12 & 13 May 2011

Impetu is represented by Dr. Totti Könnölä in the Scientific Committee of The 4th edition of the International Seville Conference on Future-Oriented Technology Analysis (FTA) that focuses on the need and potential of FTA to address disruptive transformations in response to grand societal challenges. FTA offers policy and decision makers the potential to look across such […]

SESTI Scanning for Emerging Science & Technology Issues

Before joining Impetu Solutions, our experts took part in the design and execution of the SESTI project, one of the FP7 Bluesky research projects. Today’s societal developments are often influenced by improbable events with possibly high impact. SESTI is about identifying “Emerging Issues” that could have a potentially significant impact on society until 2030, are […]

Facing the future: time for the EU to meet global challenges

Before joining Impetu Solutions, our experts took part in the design and execution of the study “Facing the future: time for the EU to meet global challenges” carried out by the Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective technological Studies (JRC-IPTS) for the Bureau of European Policy Advisors (BEPA) of the European Commission (EC). Project rationale […]