International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy

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Editor in Chief: Dr. M.A. Dorgham
ISSN online: 1740-2824
ISSN print: 1740-2816
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IJFIP addresses knowledge creation, diffusion and utilisation in innovation policy, thus covering all types of Strategic Intelligence (SI), defined as the set of actions that search, process, diffuse and protect information to make it available to the right person at the right time to make the right decision. SI examples in innovation include foresight, forecasting, Delphi studies, technology assessment, benchmarking, R&D evaluation and technology roadmapping. Use (actual/potential) of the various types/methods of SI (creation/diffusion) in the policy-making process is highlighted.


 Topics covered include

  • Generation, diffusion and utilisation of strategic intelligence (SI)
  • Differences between types of SI
  • Types of and experiences with institutionalisation of the SI function
  • Contribution of SI to the quality, democratic content and rationality of decision making on innovation
  • Articulation of demand following SI
  • International cooperation, e.g. to stimulate international learning processes and realise economies of scale
  • Context dependency/transferability of SI
  • Impact of SI on decision making on innovation
  • Specific case studies
  • Methodological aspects of SI

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The IJFIP aims to further develop insight into the role of strategic intelligence in innovation policy and practice by acting as a scientific forum and contributing to the interaction between researchers, policy makers and actors involved in innovation processes.


Scholars in the domains of innovation studies, (public) policy making and management sciences, (innovation) policy makers and other actors involved in innovation processes from the public as well as from the private sector.


The IJFIP publishes original and reviewed academic papers, case studies, conference reports and book reviews. Contributions may be by submission or invitation and suggestions for special issues and publications are welcome.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Dorgham, M.A., International Centre for Technology and Management, UK

Associate Editors

  • Ahamer, Gilbert, Graz University, Austria
  • Chen, Jin, Tsinghua University, China
  • Gerhard, Daniel, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
  • Kuhlmann, Stefan, University of Twente, Netherlands
  • Kuwahara, Terutaka, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy, NISTEP, Japan
  • Shapira, Philip, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Smits, Ruud E., University of Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Yuan, Benjamin J.C., National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Regional Editor China

  • Wei, Yi-Ming, Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), China

Regional Editor Eastern Europe and Russia

  • Havas, Attila, Institute of Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

Regional Editor Japan

  • Eto, Hajime, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Regional Editor North America

  • Porter, Alan, Georgia Tech, USA

Regional Editor SE Asia and Australia

  • Johnston, Ron, University of Sydney, Australia

Regional Editor South America

  • Albornoz, Mario, Center for Science, Development and Higher Education Studies, (REDES), Argentina

Regional Editor Western Europe

  • Ducatel, K., European Commission, Belgium

Editorial Board Members

  • Acheson, Helena, Competitiveness and Innovation, Ireland
  • Arnold, Erik, Technopolis Ltd, UK
  • Choi, Youngrak, Science and Technology Policy Institute, South Korea
  • Fahrenkrog, Gustavo, European Commission Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, Spain
  • Grin, John, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Grunwald, Armin, Research Center Karlsruhe GmbH, Germany
  • Hicks, Diana, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Jordan, Gretchen, , USA
  • Khoong, Chan Meng, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Klusacek, Karel, Academy of Sciences CR, Czech Republic
  • Kondo, Masayuki, Yokohama National University, Japan
  • Kozlowski, Jan, Warsaw University, Poland
  • Levner, Eugene, Holon Institute of Technology, Israel
  • Lin, Otto C.C., Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • Meng, Hsien-Chun, National Science Council, Taiwan
  • Miles, Ian, University of Manchester, UK
  • Perrons, Robert K., Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Qiquan, Yang, National Research Center for Technology for Development, China
  • Renn, Ortwin, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
  • Rip, Arie, University Twente, Netherlands
  • Roelandt, T., Ministry of Economic Affairs, Netherlands
  • Salo, Ahti, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
  • Seidl da Fonseca, Ricardo, , Austria
  • Sorup, Per, European Commission, Spain
  • Tsipouri, Lena, National University of Athens, Greece
  • Van Lente, Harro, University of Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Zegveld, Walter, , Netherlands


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