Foresight Horizon Scanning Centre

In Brief

200?, London; division of UK Dept of Business/Innov.

Description

(200?, London; www.bis.gov.uk/foresight).

A division of the UK Dept of Business, Innovation and Skills, seeking to stimulate and inform more effective strategies, policies and priorities at national and international levels through Major Foresight Projects, Policy Futures Projects, and The Foresight Horizon Scanning Centre. Foresight “aims to help the government think more systematically about the future.” Current project on The Future of Cities. Publishes an Annual Review and Reports, e.g. Migration and Global Environmental Change. Head: Professor Sir Mark Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser. [Note: No explicit mention of security or sustainability.  DH]

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