Speaker on the ISSEK section Jonathan Linton, professor at the Ottawa University and editor-in-chief of the Technovation journal, described applying Foresight methodology and road maps to increase universities’ efficiency.
Professor Jonathan Linton, Power Corporation Professor for the Management of Technological Enterprise of the University of Ottawa, Canada, and Editor-in-Chief of the ‘Technovation‘ journal gave a presentation ‘Centers of Excellence. Research Strategy and Portfolio Planning’ at the XIV HSE April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. He gave a special interview to the HSE news service.
On February, 27, 2013 the regular workshop for the participants of the Russian S&T Foresight 2030 took place at the Higher School of Economics. The discussion of the principal results achieved within the project framework in 2012 as well as of the objectives for the year 2013, was held under the guidance of reconciling various Foresight blocks.
As part of the project “The International Academy of Foresight” the Foresight Centre at the HSE Institute of Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) is receiving its first interns from partner universities. Tiina-Maria Seppänen, researcher at Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), and Alexander Chulok, head of department at ISSEK, talked to us about their joint research plans.
The article “S&T&I priorities for the Russian natural resources sector” by the HSE ISSEK researchers Sergey Shashnov (Department for Strategic Foresight) and Anna Sokolova (Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies) is published in the «Foresight».
Developers of the Russian S&T Foresight 2030 presented the results of their year-long work at the scientific conference at the Higher School of Economics on 12 November, 2012. The participating experts discussed global trends which affect the future of the economy and society, new markets, products, and promising S&T areas.
On November 6, 2012 a public workshop, dedicated to "green" energy, by Professor Dimitrios Mavrakis was held at the Higher School of Economics. According to the expert, "green" energy development is able to defeat the growing global threat of energy shortages and decreasing living standards caused by the deteriorating environment.
International scientific conference Foresight: Innovative Answers to Global Challenges, organised jointly with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), was held at the Higher School of Economic on 18-19 October, 2012. For Russian long-term futures research experts, it was a major venue for discussing promising areas of future-oriented studies.