On concepts and methods in horizon scanning: lessons from initiating policy dialogues on emerging issues

@article{Amanatidou2012OnCA,
  title={On concepts and methods in horizon scanning: lessons from initiating policy dialogues on emerging issues},
  author={Effie Amanatidou and Maurits Butter and Vicente Carabias and Totti K{\"o}nn{\"o}l{\"a} and Miriam J. S. Leis and Ozcan Saritas and Petra Schaper-Rinkel and Victor van Rij},
  journal={Science and Public Policy},
  year={2012},
  volume={39},
  pages={208-221}
}
Future-oriented technology analysis methods can play a significant role in enabling early warning signal detection and pro-active policy action which will help to better prepare policy- and decision-makers in today's complex and inter-dependent environments. This paper analyses the use of different horizon scanning approaches and methods as applied in the Scanning for Emerging Science and Technology Issues project. A comparative analysis is provided as well as a brief evaluation the needs of… 

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