TRANSFORMING INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS
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 […]
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 […]
Totti Könnölä, CEO of the Insight Foresight Institute, will participate in the Scientific Conference on Transformative Innovation Policies and will be in the Roundtable organized around circular economy and industry 4.0. Totti will share his views on ”digital platforms as a lever to promote circular economy”. Date: April 25, 2017. Place: Areces Foundation, C / Vitrubio, […]
The AEC-Quality Community celebrated on February 9 its first plenary meeting of 2017. The plenary session was attended by Totti Könnölä, Managing Director & Co-founder of Insight Foresight Institute. During his keynote, Totti Könnölä reviewed the characteristics of the so-called ‘Circular Economy’ which, he said, allows the development of new ways of innovating and changing […]
Francisco Jariego, a member of the Innovation Council of IFI, and Totti Könnölä, CEO of Insight Foresight Institute (IFI), write in Cinco Días (one of the leading economic journals in Spain) about the transformation in the automotive industry driven by technological advances and the platform economy. Smartphones have opened the possibility of sharing vehicles in […]
IFI co-authored a book that sets out the elements for the design of a streamlined and future-proof policy on innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe. It is the result of a collective effort led by CEPS, which formed a Task Force on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the EU, composed of authoritative scholars, industry experts, entrepreneurs, practitioners […]
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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 […]
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 […]