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European Perspectives on the Information Society: Annual Monitoring Synthesis and Emerging Trend Updates

  • Authors: Michael Rader, Knud Boehle, Oliver Parodi, Bernhard Dachs, Matthias Weber, Michael Friedewald, Clemens Cremer, Ralf Lindner, Susanne Giesecke, Joachim Klerx
    Editors: Fabienne Abadie, Ioannis Maghiros, Corina Pascu
  • EUR Number: 23553 EN
  • Publication date: 11/2008


The Annual Monitoring Synthesis Report (AMS Report) aims to identify new ICT-related developments likely to have a significant impact on the future of the Information Society, both in terms of growth and jobs for Europe and R&D policy prioritisation. By scanning and monitoring recent major foresight exercises and industrial technology roadmaps, as well as other future-oriented analysis and policy papers, the AMS attempts to detect early signals and possible disruptive forces so as to enable timely policy responses and anticipate potential challenges for policy makers.
In addition to the AMS, five Emerging Trend Updates (ETU) present the results of focused briefs on emerging themes of interest for policy making.

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