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ERA-LEARN 2020 Training Course - Using Foresight in Public-to-Pubic Partnerships

ERA-LEARN 2020 offers the third training course on the application of foresight-processes for trans-national coordination of strategic research and innovation. The aim of this training course is to empower management structures of Public-to-Public Partnerships in their endeavor to develop, align and update their Strategic Research (and Innovation) Agendas in the trans-national context of Joint Programming Initiatives.


  • Feb 15—16, 2018
  • Vienna
  • Austria

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Post Date: Jan 15, 2018

The training course is organized as a 2-day personalised on-site seminar. It will illustrate how to set up a foresight process and to choose appropriate methods and techniques that fit the context of Joint Programming. Participants will have the opportunity to work on a real-case topic in order to learn how to apply a set of core techniques.


  • Support for the formulation or update of Strategic Research Agendas of Joint Programming Initiatives
  • Support ERA-Nets und Article 185 Initiatives in their strategic activities


  • Participants will learn about the potential of Foresight in trans-national research programmes.
  • Participants will learn how to plan and set-up Foresight processes.
  • Participants will get an overview of Foresight methods.
  • Participants will learn and experience the core elements of strategic foresight using scenario techniques and applying it to a real world case.


  • Representatives from JPI management and governing bodies responsible for the implementation of the Strategic Research Agenda
  • The training is open for policy makers in preparation of an ERANET, ERANET Managers and Managers of Article 185 Programs.
  • Participation of countries with little experience in trans-national joint programming is explicitly encouraged.


  • There are no participation fees.
  • Travel and accomodation costs have to be borne by participants.


The training is limited to 25 participants. Please register until January 15th , 2018 at: https://www.era-learn.eu/events


  • AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
  • UNIMAN University of Manchester


The training workshop will take place at AIT Austrian Institute of Technolgy GmbH. AIT is a partner of ERA LEARN2020. We are located at the Techgate Vienna, Donau-City-Str. 1, 1220 Vienna, Austria. There are several hotels in the vicinity and public transportation in walking distance.

Source: https://www.era-learn.eu/events/era-learn-training-course-using-foresight-in-public-public-partnerships-p2ps-3/InvitationForesightTraining.pdf

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