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The Handbook on Key Digital Skills for Youth Participation is out

The Handbook on Key Digital Skills for Youth Participation is out 1024 516 Roberto Paura

The final document of the European project T.A.K.E. PART, acronym of “Transnational Activities for Key digital skills on Engagement and youth PARTicipation”, is available for free download. The prohect was realized by the Italian Institute for the Future and the European Movement Albania in 2019 thanks to a funding from the Erasmus+ action KA3 (Support…

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FUTURI 13 – Il futuro delle organizzazioni

FUTURI 13 – Il futuro delle organizzazioni 1024 522 Roberto Paura

È disponibile il nuovo numero di FUTURI, dedicato al tema Il futuro delle organizzazioni. Lavoro e creatività. Il titolo riprende quello del Terzo Incontro dei Futuristi Italiani, tenutosi al CNEL di Roma il 23 e 24 maggio 2019 e organizzato dall’Associazione dei Futuristi Italiani con la collaborazione dell’Italian Institute for the Future e del nodo italiano…

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Covid-19 Pandemic in Italy: Methodological Approach for Working with the Future

Covid-19 Pandemic in Italy: Methodological Approach for Working with the Future 1015 507 Roberto Paura

The COVID-19 pandemic is first a human tragedy, but it is also the most serious economic crisis that Italy and the rest of the world must face from the end of World War II. The effects we are seeing are of a violence that makes us think that our habits and the society in which…

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Call for papers FUTURI 8: “The Frontiers of Science”

Call for papers FUTURI 8: “The Frontiers of Science” 1024 448 IIF

The Italian Institute for the Future invites researchers and experts to submit to the editorial board of the journal FUTURI research papers to be published on the 8th issue of the journal, due in December 2016. The cover story will be focused on “the frontiers of science“. The tumultuous evolution of scientific and technological progress in…

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3-D printing

3-D Printing: a forefront technology for Space

3-D Printing: a forefront technology for Space 640 353 Center for Near Space

  designnews.com Additive manufacturing technology, also called additive layer manufacturing or 3-D Printing, is a forefront technology enabling manufacturing of tools as well minor items on Earth by adding material layer after layer, giving the desired shape to fulfill the intended scope. Applications of 3-D printing technology  is also beneficial to producing, assembling and aggregating…

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Origins and aims of the Center for Near Space

Origins and aims of the Center for Near Space 782 441 Gennaro Russo

Presentation held at the opening event of the Center for Near Space – Reggia di Caserta, July 14, 2015. Download

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About Us

Founded in 2013, the Italian Institute for the Future (IIF) is a non-profit organization for research, training, consulting and dissemination in futures studies, with the aim of spreading a culture of anticipation, social forecasting and the study of megatrends in Italy. Since 2018 it is an institutional member of the World Futures Studies Federation.

The Center for Near Space (CNS) is the competence center of the Italian Institute for the Future for human future scenarions in space. It aims to contribute to a growing diffusion of space culture among the new generations and the general public, encouraging a positive orientation of society towards the development of Civil Astronautics.

The Center for Europan Futures (CFE) is the competence center of the Italian Institute for the Future focused on the study and analysis of European societies ­– both within and outside the European Union – and their possible and preferrable futures. It promotes a a socially-inclusive vision of Europe based on sustainable development.

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