Positioning in the landscape

Online Foresight Guide

A Foresight exercise will be justified only by its subsequent impacts. Therefore, before committing substantial resources, one needs to find out whether the specific context allows the exercise to be carried out satisfactorily and yield valuable impacts on the system addressed (be it a country, the Research and Innovation system, the Healthcare system, etc.). This is the essence of the feasibility phase. It should lead to a formal decision, taken in coordination by the sponsors and the coordinator, to proceed, to refocus or to cancel the project.

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