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iKnow Community: Rafael Popper's articles


New Horizon Scanning Hub iPad App and Community launched!

By: Rafael Popper     Posted on: 10/10/2013     Last update: 3839 days ago

At the 2013 CfWI’s Annual Conference, we have proudly announced the launch of the Horizon Scanning Hub iPad App and the Hub Community. This is the first (and so far only!) Horizon Scanning iPad App in the world. It gives users easy access to the ideas bank and projects area of the Hub offline and on-the-go.  We are now working on adding further features, including the ability to read articles and check out the latest news. The App has been developed by the CfWI in partnership with the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR) at the University of Manchester and with Futures Diamond. The H­ub Community allows users to interact with the site and with other registered users.  It provides a forum for sharing of ideas and information, a... full article
How to edit your iKnow profile?

By: Rafael Popper     Posted on: 27/03/2012     Last update: 4401 days ago

This short presentation shows you how to update your iKnow profile. The following steps outline the process of the profile update: Step 1: Introduction 1. About me 2. Mini CV Step 2: Contact information 1. Email 2. Telephone 3. Mobile 4. Website Step 3: Basic information 1. Birthday privacy 2. Status settings 3. Gender apply 4. Title 5. Nationality 6. Mother tongue 7. Other spoken languages 8. Most prominent role 9. Education qualification Step 4: Primary work information 1. Type of employer 2. Location 3. Main activities Step 5: Secondary work information 1. Type of employer 2. Location 3. Main activities Step 6: Research information 1. Cooperative research 2. Individual research 3. Capacity building 4. Mobility research 5. JRC thematic pri... full article
iKnow Final Conference - Brussels, Belgium (27-28 October 2011)

By: Rafael Popper     Posted on: 08/10/2011     Last update: 4504 days ago

Conference on Taming the Wild & Listening to the Weak: Towards a Strategic Issue Management System for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) The iKnow conference will present the new methods and tools developed by iKnow to support foresight, horizon scanning and forward-looking activities (FLA). The main objective of the conference will be to launch the key recommendations and outcomes coming from the project, with wider applications to the European Research Area and many related futures-oriented activities. The activities and outputs from half-a-dozen workshops, over 60 interviews, large-scale Delphi surveys, systematic horizon scanning of over 1,000 ERA-relevant issues, the Practical Guide on Wild Cards and Weak Signals and the ERA Toolkit, can be found on the... full article
About the iKnow Project

By: Rafael Popper     Posted on: 10/12/2009     Last update: 4803 days ago

The aim of the iKnow project is to elucidate and examine events and developments potentially shaping or shaking the future of science, technology and innovation (STI) in the European Research Area (ERA) and the world. In so doing, the project pursues the following objectives: to develop and pilot conceptual and methodological frameworks to identify, classify, cluster and analyse wild cards and weak signals (WI-WE) to assess WI-WE implications for, and expected impact on, key dimensions of the ERA Vision, such as Researchers, Research infrastructures, Research institutions and universities, Knowledge sharing, Joint Programming and International S&T cooperation. iKnow will undertake the following activities: Literature review and desk ... full article
Introduction to iKnow

By: Rafael Popper     Posted on: 10/12/2009     Last update: 4803 days ago

iKNOW aims to advance knowledge and tools related to events and trends potentially shaping – and shaking - the future of science, technology and innovation (STI). The project is funded by the European Commission Directorate  General  for Research, as part of its Blue Sky initiatives,  which are designed  to create more proactive  European research policy that will be capable of anticipating emerging issues, wild cards and weak signals (WI-WE). iKNOW intends  to become a cornerstone for foresight and futures studies in Europe – advancing knowledge, tools and capacities for the analysis and use of WI-WE approaches. To do so, the project has built a consortium of eight partners; six have high-level expertise in foresight, technology... full article

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