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Horizon Scanning

Helps identify emerging issues, weak signals of change and events that could lead to changes in behaviour, strategy or policy.

Brief me

  • Identifies early signs of change not yet on the policy radar or addressed adequately.
  • Relies on collective sense-making sessions of the scanned signals and validation through further research.
  • Supports the European Commission detect emerging issues that could have significant future implications for policy

The Foresight Competence Centre conducts horizon scanning actions for particular topics and support the setting up of autonomous scanning activities.

Learn more about the Horizon Scanning Tool and how to organize your own session. 

Horizon Scanning Process
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