Institute for the Future

46 Years and Counting ... The Institute for the Future has 46 years of forecasts on which to reflect. We're based in California's Silicon Valley—a community at the crossroads of technological innovation, social experimentation, and global interchange. Founded in 1968 by a group of former RAND Corporation researchers with a…

Skills + Competencies needed in the research field

Objectives 2020 Research policies are central to domestic growth and international competitive strategies. From “Lisbon” to “Bologna” and throughout the construction of the European Research Area, the knowledge economy and the knowledge society have repeatedly been cited as major challenges for the coming years. Other issues, key to predicting the outcome of current changes…
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