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22.08.2019
Highlights: Agency for Jump Innovations, Trend Radar at Siemens Professional Education, VDMA Trend Radar Workshop and AI-based Startup Radar - register now!
22.03.2019
Trend scouting, foresight and start-ups - we present the entire Future Business portfolio at the Hannover Messe. Our basis: The VDMA central stand in Hall 8-D10. Lectures in the Forum Motion & Drives Hall 23-B20. Here you will find program and topics.
17.12.2018
VDMA Corporate Foresight Winter meeting on 08.02.2019 in Frankfurt. Highlights: Innovation Center at Deutz, trend roadmapping at Balluff, patents as corporate strategy. Program and registration here.
31.07.2018
Top topics: Best practices from well-known members, foresight in practice, new trend maps, startup culture and method sharing, maker spaces   :: For members
Topics for the upcoming Corporate Foresight Discussion Group: Quality criteria, e-learning for foresight-oriented thinking, radical innovations, new future trends in machinery and equipment manufacturing, and position determination. Registration is now possible!    :: For Members
21.12.2016
On 31.01.2017 the VDMA discussion group Coroprate Foresight will discuss current topics, foresight methodologies and possible consequences for business models in the machinery and equipment industry. Register now!
28.01.2016
Hardly any company remains unaffected by basic changes of the world we live in. This seminar provides a platform for the professional exchange of "future shapers" in the capital goods industry. It takes place at the VDMA headquarter in Frankfurt on May 12, 2016.
19.01.2016
The discussion group Corporate Foresight will hold a workshop on "Foresight for the Machinery and Engineering Industry" at the VDMA in Frankfurt on February 17. It is the aim of the workshop to outline the benefit of foresight processes with regard to the strategy and further development for companies in the machinery industry.

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Foresight as a corporate strategy
Future management is increasingly becoming a core topic in strategy and innovation processes in the capital goods industry. The VDMA founded the discussion group Corporate Foresight back in 2006. Here you can find out more about the services we offer.
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Sabine Egerer
Sabine Egerer
Assistant to the Director Future Business, Corporate Foresight, Startup-Machine
+49 69 6603-1592
+49 69 6603-2592
Dr. Eric Maiser
Dr. Eric Maiser
Head of VDMA Competence Center Future Business | Director VDMA Corporate Foresight | Director VDMA Startup-Machine
+49 69 6603-1433
+49 69 6603-2433