Insight Foresight Institute (IFI) is a research and consulting company (Ltd) based in Madrid (Spain). IFI works with business, policy, adacemia and other stakeholders to foster insight and foresight that transform innovation ecosystems. We envision entrepreneurial innovation ecosystems that spark and drive structural changes, enhance resilience and direct society towards social, economic and environmental sustainability.
Our most valuable asset is social capital that we organise 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.
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 […]
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 […]
We build on social capital and advanced online technologies.
We work with business, policy and other decision-makers to foster insight and foresight that transform innovation ecosystems with lasting impact on society.
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Our Member of IFI Innovation Council, Juan Mulet participates in the panel ‘Innovation 6.0’ in the IV National Congress of Entrepreneurial Scientists in Barcelona, 24-25 February 2017. The event represents an inflexion point of entrepreneurial innovation ecosystems in our country. Its goal is to encourage the creation of scientific and technological based companies, to promote the […]
Juan Mulet, the member of IFI Innovation Council writes in Cinco Dias, one of the leading economic daily papers in Spain on how innovation, purchase and employment are, or should be, connected. The 1987 Nobel Prize for Economics, Robert Solow, proved that the four fifths of the United States economic growth of the first half […]
Our Managing Director, Totti Könnölä attended the innovation panel of the the VI General Conference of the Spanish Foundations Association, which was held the 23rd of November of 2016 in the headquarters of the Barrie Foundation in A Coruña, in the framework of the 50th commemorative act of this Galician entity. Totti hizo una apuesta por la innovación […]
A lot of businesses within the digital economy are structured around the so called digital platforms. Apple, Google, Amazon and Facebook are platforms, and up to a 70% of the new unicorns, with Uber leading them, as well. In USA and Asia the companies based in platforms represent a substantial part of the new digital […]
A reflection of the almost finished year: at the same time that the Cotec Foundation for Innovation celebrated its “the must” spring event, near Seseña a tyre bonfire was burning full flame. Those lost tyres could have become a business opportunity, an important service for our community and to the environment. Since the 70s the MIT […]