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Final Report - IKNOW (Interconnecting knowledge for the early identification of issues, events and developments (…) shaping and shaking the future of STI in the ERA)

Project ID: 225695
Funded under: FP7-SSH

Abstract

This is the publishable for the IKNOW project which received funding under the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The project is aimed at interconnecting Knowledge on issues and developments potentially shaking or shaping the future of science, technology and innovation in Europe and the world. IKNOW provides a unique application of wild card and weak signal approaches to the study of grand challenges and thematic research priorities of the European Union. The project addresses 21 grand challenges in terms of their European relevance; their research foresight and Wild approach; and their potential research outcomes and benefits. A selection of wild cards and weak signals are also outlined in relation to each grand challenge. IKNOW also offers an overview of 11 thematic research areas, emerging themes and 'policy alerts' with 44 research recommendations on key issues potentially shaping European science and innovation. Another important scientific and technological result is the IKNOW European Research Area toolkit.

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