iKNOW Grand SectorsPrimary sector (10)Changing natural resources into primary products, such as extraction and production of raw materialsSecondary sector (12)Manufacturing and transformation of raw or intermediate materials into goodsTertiary sector (57)Providing services to consumers and businesses, including knowledge-based services, such as information generation and sharing, information technology, consultation, education, research and development, financial planning, etc.
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iKnow ERA Toolkit (2011)
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This ERA Toolkit on “Applications of wild cards and weak signals to the grand challenges and thematic priorities of the European Research Area” aims to be a source of reference and i...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Year of publication: 2011    Date upload: 24/10/2011    Views: 5009
iKnow Interviews (2011)
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This interview report provides a fascinating compendium of insights from 66 experts on STI, ERA and FHS issues. Section 2 provides an overview of the nature of WI-WE issues discussed in the inte...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Year of publication: 2011    Date upload: 18/10/2011    Views: 2700
iKnow Policy Alerts (2011)
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This Policy Alerts report provides a unique compendium of the use of Wild Cards and Weak Signals (WI-WE) to inform science and innovation research policy. Section 2 provides an overview of the m...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Year of publication: 2011    Date upload: 18/10/2011    Views: 4082
iKnow National Studies (2011)
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This synthesis report describes key findings of the iKnow foresight and horizon scanning (FHS) activities conducted at the national level in five countries (Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Isr...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Year of publication: 2011    Date upload: 18/10/2011    Views: 3935
Novel Materials in the Environment: The case of nanotechnology
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A White Paper submitted in 2008 by the Royal Commission on Enbironmental Pollution regarding the case for using nanotechnology with reccommendations for Government policy.
Uploaded by: Clare Degenhardt    Date upload: 7/2/2011    Views: 658
Recession Britain: Findings from economic and social research
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Britain has now been in recession for over a year.Why has it happened now after more than a decade and a half of steady growth? When is the economy likely to turn around and recovery begin? How can...
Uploaded by: Rafael Popper    Date upload: 23/1/2011    Views: 736