Professional service for the implementation of mapping and forecasting within the project Scientific and Technological Foresight

Commissioned by: Ministry of Science and Education
Project duration: May 5, 2021 – November 5, 2022 
Project manager: Zoran Aralica
Collaborators: Ivan-Damir Anić, Bruno Škrinjarić, Anita Harmina

Thanks to the implementation of the project, key data on science and technology system, in the part covering the thematic area Energy and Sustainable Environment from the Smart Specialization Strategy of the Republic of Croatia, were collected. In this way, insight was provided into the areas of concentration of scientific and innovation excellence, information about researchers and research groups. Moreover, a pilot forecasting exercise was developed about this thematic area in order to identify scenarios for the future development of this area. Finally, based on the previous results, the project also developed guidelines for the revision of measures in strategic documents in the field of science, technology and innovation, with an emphasis on the field of Energy and Sustainable Environment. Project activities also included continuous communication with the Client (Ministry of Science and Education) and communication with the Working Group responsible for mapping and planning.

RESEARCH AREAS: Innovation, research and development; Croatian economy