TRANSFORMING INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS
Juan Mulet Melia, a member of the Innovation Council of IFI, and Totti Könnölä, CEO of the Insight Foresight Institute (IFI), write in Cinco Días, one of the leading economic journals in Spain, to promote smart specialization in the regions. The aim of any policy to promote innovation is to make more innovative companies, and those […]
Totti Könnölä, CEO of IFI attended the Foresight Methodology Workshop of the Mineral Intelligence Capacity Analysis Project (H2020) organised by La Palma Research Centre in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain between 10 and 11 May, 2017. Foresight Methods and Practice: Lessons Learned from International Foresight Exercises from Totti Könnölä
The Center for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI) and Zabala Innovation Consulting organize the Conference “New Innovation Models in the European Industry”. In the event aim to showcase the most relevant systems and innovation models of European industry. Totti Könnölä, CEO of the Insight Foresight Institute, will talk about innovation ecosystems. The conference is organized as part of […]
Juan Mulet, a member of the IFI Innovation Council, writes in Cinco Días, one of the leading economic journals in Spain, about how R&D and innovation are essential for technological advancement and for economic development. There is a broad coincidence that after the crisis will be imposed worldwide knowledge economy, so it would be very […]
Insight Foresight Institute has prepared a research on corporate innovation in Spain in connection with the E2I2 Forum (Education, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Investment) coordinated by the Royal Academy of Engineering. The project consisted of: i) a study of the literature on intrapreneurship, innovation and corporate entrepreneurship, iii) verification of the data with public material, and […]
The ‘deep dive’ workshop for the EURO-CASE Innovation Platform was organised by the Royal Academy of Engineering of Spain (RAI), with José Manuel Sanjurjo as chair and Francisco Jariego, member of the Innovation Council of IFI, in colaboration with Totti Könnölä, CEO of IFI, in Madrid on January 30-31, 2017. The workshop focused on ‘SMEs, […]
José Manuel Leceta, General Manager of Red.es, and Totti Könnölä, CEO of Insight Foresight Institute write on their experiences on the EIT. The article was presented in the seminar “Growth ecosystems as a tool in the new industrial and innovation policy” organised by by SITRA and Ministry of Economy and Employment of Finland. Established economies […]
The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation TEKES and the Finnish Innovation Fund SITRA organised in autumn 2016 an international workshop to compile international research data on developing ecosystems. Totti Könnölä, CEO of Insight Foresight Institute, presented the paper “Co-creating Pan-European Innovation Ecosystems: reflections from the EIT”. Competition in the […]
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We work with business, policy and other decision-makers to foster insight and foresight that transform innovation ecosystems with lasting impact on society.
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.
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 […]
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