What we do, and with whom?
IFI supports the Member States to develop their Strategies and Roadmaps for International Cooperation in Research and Innovation. Totti Könnölä, CEO of IFI, participates in the expert panel of the Policy Support Facility for the European Commission.
As part of the consortium led by the Austrian Institute of Technology, IFI supports the European Commission by providing “foresight on demand” services in science, technology, research and innovation policy. DG Research and Innovation has set-up a “Foresight-On-Demand” (FOD) mechanism to respond to the demand for quick inputs to policy-making, drawn on the best […]
The CEO of IFI, Totti Könnölä advises the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in its work to support the Andalusian Government to create industrial transition towards carbon neutrality. Within the frame of the project RIS3 Support to Lagging Regions, the JRC has launched a Working Group on Understanding and Managing Industrial Transitions.
The European Commission expert panel applied the entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem model developed by IFI in expert advice in Montenegro. In this assignment, Totti Könnölä, CEO if IFI, was the rapporteur of the panel that was set up to provide external advice and operational recommendations on how the country could develop its entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem. […]
IFI collaborates with the IND+I 2020 event that is organized in Viladecans on April 2, 2020. In addition, the president of our board, José Manuel Leceta gives the presentation with the title: ‘towards a new agreement in Industry and Innovation’. This year’s IND+I agenda is around new horizons for a sustainable lifestyle. The IND+I […]
As a response to the Commission public consultation on the report of Professor Mariana Mazzucato on ‘Mission-Oriented Research and Innovation in the European Union – A problem solving approach to fuel innovation-led growth‘ Insight Foresight Institute remits the following suggestions for wider consideration on the implementation of the mission-oriented innovation policy in Europe. ‘Criteria for how […]
In response to the new business reality of the world VUCA (comes from the words in English: volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity), companies develop their activities, increasingly, in networks of collaborators and develop their own ecosystems to be able to innovate. an agile and connected way. These networks and ecosystems also open opportunities to improve […]
The creation of startups in the Spanish market grows significantly. However, there are very few cases of scallops and high growth firms (HGF). Many things must work correctly for a company to succeed. The systematic management of existing business is not enough, entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs need to drive innovations within the company ecosystem. Insight Foresight Institute […]
Platforms play a fundamental role in digital ecosystems; they are the “medium” in which these ecosystems are developed through the interactions between users, developers and other stakeholders. The irruption of platforms and their associated digital ecosystems generates profound changes in the economy. Insight Foresight Institute faces this challenge by offering a training program. We usually […]
Invited speech of Dr. Totti Könnölä, CEO inf Insight Foresight Institute in the scientific conference ‘Bioengineering for Healthy Ageing. Adding Life to Years’ November 9th 2017, CosmoCaixa Barcelona. Future personal health ecosystems encompass various areas of application such as chronic disease management, life-style management, independent living and emergency services. Such future systems assist in the […]
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With us, gain insight and foresight to transform your innovation ecosystem.
Insight Foresight Institute (IFI) is a research and consultancy firm based in Madrid (Spain). We orchestrate expertise in entrepreneurial innovation ecosystems to spark and drive structural changes, enhance resilience and direct society towards social, economic and environmental sustainability.
Our community is organised around:
- The Management Team responsible of the orchestration of all IFI activities.
- High-level Advisory Board of renowned global leaders in innovation management, policy and governance.
- Innovation Council of recognised senior experts and mentors engaged in ecosystem projects.
- Expert Network of professionals engaged in ecosystem projects.
- Strategic alliances with partner organisations.
The board, council and expert network members engage in their personal capacity in our activities. If you are interested in participating in our community, please, write to us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Strategic partner organisations with complementary assets and geographic coverage.
The Royal Academy of Engineering is an institution that is at the vanguard of technical knowledge, that promotes excellence, quality and competence of Spanish Engineering in their diverse disciplines and acting fields. The principal asset of the Royal Academy of Engineering comes from the academics that compose it: 60 outstanding professionals from different disciplines of […]
Orchidea Innovations is leading software company in the field on innovation. They help their customers to systemize and involve the whole organization in innovation. Orchidea SaaS platform enables employees, customers and partners to participate in innovation. Their software and expertise help the customers to accelerate innovation which leads to more profitable business. Orchidea was founded […]
INNOGREEN Research was established in Madrid (Spain) as an initiative to consolidate many years of joint efforts of researchers around eco-innovation and circular economy research to advance knowledge and achieve a wider impact in society.