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Summary of lesson

The three main objectives of foresight communication are:

  1. Understanding
  2. Engaging
  3. Leveraging

Different futures studies methodologies provide a wide range of results that can be used to enrich the knowledge about future according to different needs.

References and further information

  • Apreda, R., Bonaccorsi, A., Fantoni, G., & Gabelloni, D. (2014). Functions and failures: how to manage technological promises for societal challenges. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, 26(4), 369-384.
  • Bonaccorsi, A., Fantoni, G., & Apreda, A. (2013). Progetto di foresight tecnologico. Pisa : Pisa university press, 2013. – (Collana di ingegneria gestionale)
  • Helina Hiltunen. Foresight and innovation – How companies are coping with the future
  • Pace, L. (2005). Foresight Communication Strategy. Last access: 06/08/2018: