Swisscom Innovations develops future scenarios and future product ideas for Swisscom Group based upon a broad knowledge of technological and social trends. In this context the European Futurists Conference Lucerne is an interesting platform for considering new perspective and for gaining complementary insights into future issues. Based on this consideration Swisscom Innovations supports the European Futurists Conference Lucerne as a founding partner.
SQS - Swiss Association for Quality and Management Systems
SQS was established in 1983 as one of the world's first organisations for certification of management systems in the areas of quality, environment, occupational safety and health protection. Today it is active internationally and is the leading organisation in Switzerland with around 65% of market share.
The mission of the SQS is based on providing customers with auditing and training on the path to sustainable success. It is through its support of sustainable success that the SQS pursues similar objectives to those of the European Futurists Conference Lucerne. It is for this reason that SQS considers the objectives and values of the European Futurists Conference Lucerne as worthy of support.
City of Lucerne
stands for an interdisciplinary concept of futurology. We detect
signals and trends in the market and work with our customers on
relevant scenarios to make the future happen. So they get
decision-making principles for a successful innovation strategy
which is ready to be implemented. As a founding partner, we support
the European Futurists Conference Lucerne as a forum which points
the way ahead in the discussion and the dynamic development of
Stiftung für Zukunftsfragen - an Initiative of British
The Stiftung für Zukunftsfragen of British American Tobacco promotes the scientific debate on issues determining our future and further approaches to the sustained resolution of future social issues. It continues the independent and acclaimed research work performed by the BAT Freizeit-Forschungsinstitut which was found in 1979 by Prof. Dr. Horst W. Opaschowski. With this engagement, the company wants to provide reassurance for the future and help to shape the future. The foundation acts as an interface between science, economics, media and politics. For many important opinion leaders, the foundation's future research has provided support for political and social decision-making processes for decades. Dr. Ulrich Reinhardt, General Manager, regarding the foundation's engagement at the European Futurists Conference: "Creating and shaping the future we have to think as Europeans. Therefore our foundation is delighted to join and support the European Futurists Conference."
We are affiliated with the following leading future
FutureManagement Group AG, Germany www.futuremanagementgroup.com
Zukunftsinstitut Horx GmbH, Germany/Austria www.zukunftsinstitut.de
Futures Research Centre, Finland
ROOS, Office for Cultural Innovation, Switzerland www.kultinno.ch
The Foresight Company, Germany
Institute for Future Studies, Sweden
Shaping Tomorrow, UK