My insights on innovation and growth, governance, foresight and future trends.

The promise of regulatory sandboxes

Policy makers worldwide have acknowledged the regulatory hurdles linked with the digital revolution, and have adopted various approaches in response, ranging from cautious observation to proactive experimentation to outright prohibition […]

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Ring the bell for gender equality

Today the bells toll for gender equality! Spoiler alert – if I had to pick a “silver bullet” for gender equality breakthrough, I would uninstall that “good girl” syndrome for […]

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World Cup and Horizon Europe – what do they have in common

The world has changed dramatically since June 2018 when the European Commission has launched its proposal for Horizon Europe. Science and innovation are needed more than ever – we need […]

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Leapfrogging in the post-Covid world

With Covid-19, we already see signs of a disruption that will shape decades to come. Perhaps, there is a bigger opportunity here.

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The case for more mission-oriented business and science cooperation

Despite the variety of instruments to encourage business-science cooperation over the last decade, the results are not impressive.

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Riding the wave – 20 reasons why 2020 wasn’t all bad

It seems like 2020 was directed by Tarantino and Spielberg, both high on speed. Indeed, 2020 wasn’t all bad because THIS has happened.

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What might the world look like in 2120?

Ever wondered what the world might look like a hundred years from now? The future will depend on both external factors and the decisions we make.

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