Ozcan Saritas

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Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, MBS, Harold Hankins Building, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK TNO, Wassenaarseweg 56, 2333 AL Leiden, The Netherlands EU DG JRC-IPTS, Seville, Spain, and ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Sustainable Development, Postfach 805, CH-8401 Winterthur, Switzerland Impetu(More)
This paper introduces a systematic technology trend monitoring (TTM) methodology based on an analysis of bibliometric data. Among the key premises for developing a methodology are: (1) the increasing number of data sources addressing different phases of the STI development, and thus requiring a more holistic and integrated analysis; (2) the need for more(More)
In this study, we propose a new model for systems analysis dofT policy and systems analysis dforT policy with the example of construction sector in the Turkish 5-year development plans. Our proposed model—integrated development management model (IDMM)—is conceptually based on the principles of systems thinking and integrated management approach. We present(More)
Personal Health Systems (PHS) open new ways of providing continuous, quality controlled and personalized health services to empowered individuals and require the emergence of novel cross-disciplinary innovation partnerships. We analyzed the European PHS research and innovation landscape with the ultimate goal of a better understanding of mismatches between(More)
An increasing number of quantitative and qualitative methods have been used for future-oriented technology analysis (FTA) to develop understanding of situations, enable creativity, engage experts, and provide interaction. FTA practitioners have used frequently one or a suitable mixture of these methods for their activities. Changing policy and strategy(More)
The series constitute ‘ideas in progress,’ after the notion described by I.J. Good in ‘The Scientist Speculates.’ Good also describes ideas about ideas as ‘partly baked ideas’ believing that “ ... it is often better to be stimulating and wrong than boring and right.” While the papers do not take this tenet as an excuse for licence at the expense of rigour,(More)
Rapid changes in Science & Technology (S&T) along with breakthroughs in products and services concern a great deal of policy and strategy makers and lead to an ever increasing number of Foresight and other types of forward-looking work. At the outset, the purpose of these efforts is to investigate emerging S&T areas, set priorities and inform policies and(More)