• Since our region is unsurpassed with regard to the number of people working in high tech jobs, we consider it crucial to stay abreast of the newest developments in research and technology.

FOREN - FOresight for Regional Development Network

co-funded under the Fifth Framework Research Programme

The aim of this FOREN thematic network is to promote the integration of the "Foresight Process" into regional development policy and strategic planning. In order to be able to ensure such a development, a network was set up comprising a) institutions working in the field of "foresight" on a national and international level, and b) institutions operating in the area of regional development.