14 Mar 2016

The JRC is making available its serious board game the ‘Scenario Exploration System’

Are you interested in learning how to use the JRC Scenario Exploration System (SES)? We have just launched a call for expression of interest, in order to make the SES available to a wider public. In case you are a non-profit entity who is looking for new ways to foster future literacy, stimulate learning and productive stakeholder engagement, find out more about the call. The board game and the associated training are available free of charge for

16 Dec 2015

“A vision for the EU sharing economy” 1st Workshop

The EU Policy Lab is currently running a foresight project on the "sharing economy" to explore its possible future developments in a comprehensive, open and imaginative way. Through a qualitative and participatory approach, we will generate insights for the development of a European agenda for the "sharing" or "collaborative" economy by  the European Commission. In the context of this project, we organised the first of two workshops in Brussels on 10th December (the second one planned for 25-26

9 Nov 2015

Future of Industry project: understanding the textile sector

The Future of Industry project is set in the context of calls for a European 'industrial renaissance' and a commitment to raise the industry share of GDP in the EU from 16% to 20% of GDP by 2020. The objective of this study is to develop a process to engage interactively with industry sectors and relevant stakeholders in order to understand the challenges facing European manufacturers, and to develop recommendations in response. First workshop: developing