Focus - Foresight Custom Search

Aware that prospective studies are constantly being carried out and published on subjects as diverse as they are varied, the FOCUS project aims to identify and access these works. Trying to bring added value by standing on the shoulders of giants is certainly more stimulating than trying to repeat their work!

Together with the cooperative Centredoc, we have analysed the contents and methodologies of different sources that we consider of interest for technology foresight.

Using these different sources, we provide here the free version of Google’s Programmable Search Engine. If the first results, easily identifiable, are advertisements, the following seem to us to be excellent references to initiate any prospective work relating to a given technological field.

If the theme is of interest or if you wish to indicate other sources, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Link to the search engine  →  Google Programmable Search


Considered sources:

  1. Agence national de la cohésion de territoires
  2. Association of Professional Futurists
  3. Association of Strategic Planners
  4. Atlantic Council – Defense Foresight
  5. Cabinet Office UK – Horizon Scanning Programme Team
  6. Center for Security Studies ETHZ
  7. Center for Strategic Foresight (from Government Accountability Office GAO)
  8. Center for Strategy and International Studies – Risk and Foresight Group
  9. Centre for Strategic Futures Singapore
  10. Comittee for the Future – Parliament of Finland
  11. Communities of the Future
  12. CSIRO Futures (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation; Australia’s national science research agency)
  13. DARPA
  14. Délégation sénatoriale à la prospective
  15. Deloitte
  16. Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre – Ministry of Defence UK
  17. Dubai Future Foundation
  18. EPSC European Political Strategy centre
  19. ESPAS, European Strategy and Policy Analysis System
  20. EU Policy Lab
  21. European Commisson – Support for Policy making – Foresight
  22. European Foresight Platform
  23. Foresight Alliance
  24. Foresight South Africa
  25. Future Innovations Working Group (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Japan)
  26. G20 – The future of multilateralism and global governance
  27. Government Foresight Group Finland
  28. IARPA – Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  29. IMF International Monetary Fund Surveillance
  30. Institue for Alternative Futures
  31. Institute for Defense Analyses
  32. JRC Joint research centre – Foresight and Horizon scanning
  33. Korea Institue of S&T Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP)
  34. National Institute of Science and Technology Policy Japan (NISTEP)
  35. NATO – Futures Work
  36. OECD Strategic Foresight
  37. ORBIS (powered by ESPAS)
  38. Policy Horizons Canada
  39. Public Sector Foresight Network
  40. PwC Center for Technology and Innovation
  41. Risk Assessment and Horizon Scanning (RAHS)
  42. School of international Futures UK
  43. Scientific Foresight Unit (STOA) – European Parliament
  44. Stokholm international peace research Institute
  45. Swedish Defence Research Agency – FOI
  46. The Finnish Innovation Fund SITRA
  47. The Millenium Project
  48. U.S. Coast Guard Evergreen
  49. U.S. Department of Energy – Office of Scientific and Technical Information
  50. U.S. Federal Foresight Community of Interest (FFCOI)
  51. U.S. Intelligence Community – Anticipatory Itelligence
  52. U.S. National Intelligence Council
  53. UK Governement Office for Science – Futures, Foresight and Horizon Scanning
  54. UNESCO – Research and Foresight
  55. UNICEF
  56. United Arab Emirates Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and the Future – Future Foresight
  57. United Nations Environmnet Programm UNEP – Foresight and Early Warning
  58. United Nations Industrial Dev Organization UNIDO – Technology Foresight
  59. US Air Force Space Command
  60. US Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability – Strategic foresight and futures branch
  61. US Department of commerce – National Technical reports library
  62. WEF – Shaping the Future platforms
  63. World Bank
  64. World Future Society