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.