Towards the third strategic programme of Horizon 2020 : annexes to the report
This document includes the fours annexes to the report 'Strategic Foresight – Towards third strategic programme of Horizon 2020 (2018-2020)'. Annex 1 is the report of the workshop on 26 May 2015, Annex 2 is the report of the workshop on 26 June 2015, Annex 3 is the report of the workshop on 22 September 2015 and Annex 4 is the list of participants to each workshop and the list of sources. The main report Strategic Foresight –Towards third strategic programme of Horizon 2020 (2018-2020) highlights the following potentially important considerations: Hyper-connectivity and Big Data driving... accelerated change and innovation; Falling cost of energy as potential game changer; Migration and changing demographics as important for innovation in Europe; Health as a major driver for aspirations, shaping attitudes to Research and Innovation; Climate change, oceans and space as projects important for humanity as a whole; Primary sector innovation as a concern, key for sustainability and strategic well-being; Biotechnology as the next wave of disrupting technologies; Instability, as a new norm in global society. In addition, the report emphasizes the importance of public engagement, a strong export-oriented economic base; congruence between the different policies involved and the contribution of research to building capacity for collective international decision-making on a global scale.
- Corporate author(s): Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (European Commission) , SAMI Consulting
- Personal author(s): Lye, David; Ringland, Gill; Ravetz, Joe; Duckworth, Martin Themes: Research policy and organisation, Scientific and technical research
- Subject: adaptation to climate change, biotechnology, digital technology, EU research policy, impact of information technology, information technology, innovation, Internet, research report, sustainable development, virtual community