Information on current and previous EU research activities
EU Science and Technology Foresight in FP7
Online consultation is now closed (deadline 15 November 2004)
EU Science and Technology Foresight
(indirect activities) implemented in FP6
Foresight activities in FP6 have been developed under 3 layers through the setting up of a “European Foresight Knowledge Sharing Platform” aiming at ensuring systematic use and optimum benefit of Foresight and enabling EU-wide networking and capacity building:
More information on Science and Technology Foresight can be found at the following address: cordis.europa.eu/foresight
The European Commission has published a communication on the future EU research policy: Science and Technology, the key to Europe’s future - guidelines for future European Union policy to support research (COM (2004) 353, 16 June 2004) (also in: ; more information and other languages are available via Prelex).
In the communication, the Commission proposes to focus EU research activities on six major objectives:
Following consultation and wider debate, and based on a thorough assessment of evidence and impacts, the Commission will present its legislative proposals for the Seventh Framework Programme for R&D in the course of 2005.
An open consultation on EU Science and Technology Foresight in FP7
The Commission would welcome views and comments from all regarding EU Science and Technology Foresight activities in FP7. Contributions would be particularly welcome from the foresight community, policy-makers at national and regional level, but also from research organisations including public institutes, universities, industry, international organisations and associations.
This consultation does not concern the EU direct activities of the Joint Research Centre (Institute for Prospective Technological Studies).
The contributions were made through an online questionnaire.
Written comments can also be sent via a comments form, or to:
EU Science and Technology Foresight consultation
Science and Technology, the key to Europe’s future - guidelines for future European Union policy to support research COM(2004) 353 (also in: ; more information and other languages are available via Prelex)
last update: 16/11/04