How to edit your iKnow profile?

By: Rafael Popper     Posted on: 27/03/2012     Last update: 2864 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: 2967 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: 3266 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: 3266 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
Hubs and wires: Internet use in Indonesian NGOs is strengthening civil society

By: Yanuar Nugroho     Posted on: 09/12/2009     Last update: 3576 days ago

Two days after the tsunami hit the northern tip of Sumatra on Boxing Day 2004, Yayasan AirPutih ( began working quietly, far from publicity, to reconstruct the communication backbone destroyed by the disaster. Using VHF/UHF radio, V-Sat and wireless technology, AirPutih restored communication in Aceh, making its first Internet broadcast on 30 December 2004. This was in spite of the radio silence policy imposed by the local military and government. Yayasan AirPutih also provided the first free satellite telephone and wireless Internet connection in Banda Aceh for humanitarian relief organisations working in the area and continued to do so until it ran out of money. In addition, Yayasan AirPutih played a vital role in establishing the first media centre ( ... full article

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New Horizon Scanning Hub iPad App and Community launched! by Rafael Popper

At the 2013 CfWI’s Annual Conference, we have proudly announced the launch of the Horizon Scanning Hub iPad App and the Hub Com...full article

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