About conference:

XII International Academic Conference ‘Foresight and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy’ held on November 22–25, 2022. The conference was organised by the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) of the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE University) within the framework of coordinated by the HSE University the world-class Scientific Centre ‘Human Capital Multidisciplinary Research Centre’, and UNESCO Chair on Future Studies.

The conference participants discussed a broad range of topics in the domain of Futures Studies, S&T Foresight and STI policy-making. The event brought together renowned Russian and foreign scientists and experts.

The conference was organised in the framework of a research grant funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (grant ID: 075-15-2022-325).


The conference programme featured several main sessions and round table:

✦ The Digital Economy Future, Achievements Prospects for Cooperation of BRICS Countries

✦ What Attracts High-Tech Companies: the Role of Universities and Venture Capital

✦ Prospects of Science and Technology in BRICS Countries

✦ Foresight-studies of society and economy future development

✦ Managing National Innovation System Development and Economic Growth

✦ Round Table ’S&T Foresight for the Eurasian Economic Union’


Registration is a prerequisite for participation in the conference.


To register


✦ Conference working languages: English and Russian with simultaneous interpretation.

✦ Participation in the conference is free of charge.

✦ The conference was held online via Webinar platform.



Anna Pikalova (apikalova@hse.ru)


Elena Gutaruk (egutaruk@hse.ru)


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