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Basic conceptions and visions of the regional foresight system in Finland

Foresight (Impact Factor: 0.62). 11/2002; 4(6):34-45. DOI: 10.1108/14636680210453470

ABSTRACT This article provides basic conceptions and visions of the regional foresight system in Finland. It includes brief information concerning foresight activities and an up-dated description of the current regional foresight system in Finland. In the 1990s there has been a “boom” of extensive foresight and futures studies. Among the most important development projects has been the regional foresight project of Employment and Economic Development Centres (TE-Centre). This article describes how regional foresight activities have been developed in Finland and what kind of challenges there are in the field of the Finnish regional foresight.

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