Join Us!

The first Italian futures studies center

Latest News

Workshop “EDUCATION 2050”: join the UNESCO global conversation!

Workshop “EDUCATION 2050”: join the UNESCO global conversation! 1024 576 IIF

UNESCO has launched the initiative “Futures of Education: Learning to Become” with the aim of rethinking education models for the future: a global debate on how knowledge, education and learning should be re-imagined in a world of increasing complexity, uncertainty and precariousness, to shape the future of humanity and the planet. UNESCO’s Director General has…

read more

CNS Thesis Award “The Cislunar City”

CNS Thesis Award “The Cislunar City” 1024 589 Roberto Paura

The Center for Near Space of the Italian Institute for the Future has established in 2019 an annual award dedicated to university students to stimulate them to their reflections on the expansion of humanity in space that has already begun and that will see in the very near future the development of ordinary life in…

read more

Scarica il volume gratuito “Scienza e società verso il 2030”

Scarica il volume gratuito “Scienza e società verso il 2030” 1024 794 Roberto Paura

L’Agenda 2030 per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile è un programma d’azione sottoscritto nel settembre 2015 dai 193 Paesi membri dell’ONU. L’Agenda ingloba 17 Obiettivi per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile (Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs) che i governi si sono impegnati a raggiungere nell’arco temporale di 15 anni e un totale di 169 “target” o traguardi. La conferenza Between…

read more

Guida ai megatrend globali: 20 tendenze sul mondo di domani

Guida ai megatrend globali: 20 tendenze sul mondo di domani 1024 512 Roberto Paura

Quali sono le tendenze e i fenomeni destinati a forgiare il futuro? Come è cambiato il mondo negli ultimi decenni e cosa può insegnarci lo studio delle dinamiche di lungo periodo su come cambierà nei prossimi anni? Cosa sono i megatrend e in che modo la loro reciproca relazione trasformerà le nostre società? Sono queste…

read more

Nasce Futura Network, un nuovo spazio per immaginare il domani

Nasce Futura Network, un nuovo spazio per immaginare il domani 1024 287 Roberto Paura

È online Futura Network, il nuovo progetto editoriale di ASVIS – Alleanza Italiana per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile, l’organizzazione che dal 2016 unisce in Italia tutte le realtà che si occupano di promuovere e realizzare gli Obiettivi di Sviluppo Sostenibile dell’Agenda 2030 dell’ONU, e di cui l’Italian Institute for the Future è membro istituzionale. Il portale…

read more

Center for Near Space and the Moon Village Association signed Memorandum of Understanding

Center for Near Space and the Moon Village Association signed Memorandum of Understanding 892 542 Roberto Paura

On Saturday, May 23, 2020 leaders of the Italian Institute for the Future (IIF)/Center for Near Space (CNS) and the Moon Village Association (MVA) finalized an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to further their shared goals concerning the exploration, development and eventual settlement of Earth’s Moon and cis-Lunar space. Mr. Gennaro (Rino) Russo, Vice President…

read more

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.

Our Clients