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Ozcan Saritas

  • Ozcan Saritas has been at HSE since 2010.

Education and Degrees

  • 2006

    PhD
    University of Manchester
    Thesis Title: Systems Thinking for Foresight

  • 2000
    Master
  • 2000

    Master in Project and Construction Management
    Istanbul Technical University

  • 1998

    Diploma in Architecture
    Istanbul Technical University

Editorial board membership

  • 2012: Member of the Editorial Council, Форсайт (Foresight and STI Governance).

  • 2009: Editor-in-chief, Foresight.

Courses (2017/2018)

2008 to present: Scenario Methods for Research, Manchester Business School Ph.D. Programme.

2010: Innovation in a Low Carbon Economy, M.Sc. Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship.

2010: An M.Sc. course on “Technology Foresight: developing long-term planning, future building and visioning skills” Moscow State University, Higher School of Economics - Institute of Statistical Research and Knowledge Economics, Moscow. 

2009: Sustainable Technology Management, M.Sc. Management of Science, Technology and Innovation Programme.

2008: Foresight Methods and Concepts, M.Sc. Management of Science, Technology and Innovation Programme, University of Manchester (UK). 

2008: Strategic Foresight for Organisations, Manchester Business School MBA Programme (UK). 

2005-2006: B.A. course on “Construction Management and Economics”, Architecture Programme, Faculty of Architecture, Istanbul Technical University.

Student Term / Thesis Papers

Full list of of student term / thesis papers

Publications45

Participation in research conferences and workshops

Organisation Committee Member of IM2012: International Conference on Innovative Methods for Innovation Management and Policy, Beijing, May 21-24, 2012.

Conference Co-Chair of YIRCoF ’11: Yeditepe International Research Conference on Foresight: Theory Building in Foresight and Futures Studies, Management Application and Research Centre (MARC), Yeditepe University, Istanbul, August 24-26, 2011.

Saritas, O. Systemic Foresight Methodology, FTA ’11 – The 4th International Seville Conference on Future-Oriented Technology Analysis, May 12-13, 2011.

Saritas, O. Scans, Networks and Scenarios: Application of Network Analysis and Foresight for STI policies, XI International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development: Best Practices in Science, Technology and Innovation policies, Moscow, April 7-8, 2010.

Conference Co-Chair of YIRCoF ’09: Yeditepe International Research Conference on Foresight: Methodological Issues in Foresight Studies, Management Application and Research Centre (MARC), Yeditepe University, Istanbul, September 4-6, 2009.

Scientific Committee Member of FTA 2008: The 3rd Seville Conference on Future-Oriented Technology Analysis (FTA): Impacts and Implications for Decision Making, Seville, October 16-17, 2008. 

Elena, S., Pook, K., Saritas, O. and Warden, C. Sustainable HEROs: Intangible Approaches to Sustainable Futures for Higher Education and Research Organisations (HEROs), 4th Workshop on Visualising, Measuring and Managing Intangibles and Intellectual Capital, Hasselt, October 22-24, 2008.

Organisational Committee Member of PICMET 2006: Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology: Technology Management for the Global Future, Istanbul, July 8-13, 2006.

Participation in research projects

PHS – Personal Health Systems Foresight. Period: 2012-2014. Sponsor: European Commission, 7th Framework Programme.

Rising Powers -  Emerging Technologies and Implications for Next Generation Innovation Systems Development in China and Russia. Period: 2012-2014. Sponsor: UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

RIF 2030 - Research and Innovation Foresight for Europe 2030. Period: 2011-2013. Sponsor: European Comission, 7th Framework Programme.

INNOSEC -  Innovation Management Models for Security Organisations. Period: 2011-2013. Sponsor: European Comission, 7th Framework Programme.

PRI - Analysis of Public Research Institutes in Europe in Selected S&T Fields: Historical Evolution and Future Scenarios. Period: 2009-2011. Sponsor: European Comission, 7th Framework Programme.

BEFORE - Benchmarking and Foresight for Regions of Europe, Coherent Development of R&I Policies. Period: 2007-2008. Sponsor: European Comission, 6th Framework Programme.


Employment history

2012 - present: Leading Research Fellow, Research Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies, Institute for Statisrical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), Leads the Strategic Technology Intelligence Group and advises on national and sectoral Foresight studies.

2014 - present: Professor, Department for Educational Programmes, HSE Institute for Statisrical Studies and Economics of Knowledge. 

2009 - present: Editor-in-chief of the top futures journals “Foresight: The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy”, www.emeraldinsight.com/fs.htm.

2003 - present: Senior Research Fellow, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), Manchester Business School. Conducts research on Foresight concepts and methods; leads and participates to international, national and industrial projects; organises international Foresight training programmes; and coordinates and delivers lectures on Foresight, Scenario Planning, Sustainability and Technology Management in Ph.D., MBA and M.Sc. programmes. 

1998 - 2007: Assistant Professor, Istanbul Technical University, The Department of Project and Construction Management. Conducted research and presented lectures on Technology and Innovation Management, New Process, Product and Service Development, Market Analysis and Research, National and Regional Policy in the context of Built Environment.

2006: Research Fellow, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), Regional Virtual Centre for Technology Foresight in CEE&NIS, Budapest. Provided inputs to the business concept for the implementation of the 2006-2008 UNIDO TF Programme for CEE/NIS. Participated to the Expert Meeting on Technology Foresight Programme in Vienna. Drafted a business plan for the RVC and the Service Unit at Infopark in Budapest for the implementation of the 2006-2008 UNIDO TF Programme for CEE/NIS.

Timetable for today

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ICEF Student Presents Report on ‘The Economy for Future Development’ to the Russian President

HSE ICEF student Alexander Lee delivered a presentation titled ‘The Economy for Future Development’ during the session ‘Youth 2030. The image of the future’ at the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students, which took place in Russia from October 14-22. The presentation was based on creative work and discussions held over the course of one week among a group of international students led by experts from ISSEK and Yuri Simachev, Director for Economic Policy. Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, took part in the event.

'People are Key to the Future Economy'

Maxim Oreshkin, Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and HSE graduate highlighted the key values of the future economy, while speaking at the panel discussion ‘Global Trends: Challenges and Windows of Opportunity’, which was held as part of HSE’s programme at the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students.

A series of ISSEK-authored papers published in Scientometrics

In 2017 a leading international journal in the field, Scientometrics, published six papers by staff members of the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge describing application of various sociology of science and Foresight techniques for the purposes of studying driving forces and directions of scientific development.

Great Knowledge and Great Memories

The graduation ceremony of the Master’s Programme Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation was held on June 30. 42 students graduated this year, including 12 from Europe, Africa and Asia.

HSE Presented Panoramic Picture of Global Technology Trends at SPIEF-2017

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) was held on 1—3 June 2017. This year the Higher School of Economics took part in the business, discussion, and exhibition programmes. HSE had its own stand featuring an interactive presentation “What’s going to happen to humankind in 25 years’ time?”, based on the results of the HSE ISSEK “Monitoring Global Technology Trends” study.

HSE ISSEK Scholars Publish a Book on Foresight for Science, Technology and Innovation

In their new book, Foresight for Science, Technology and Innovation (Springer, 2016), Ian Miles, Ozcan Saritas and Alexander Sokolov introduce the term ForSTI to describe future-oriented analyses, informed by participative processes (to assess evidence, articulate possibilities, and propose actions), that are designed  to feed into STI decision-making. The future considered is usually a long-term one; the issues examined go beyond the purely technical ones; the stakeholders involved reflect the wide spectrum of experience and knowledge relevant to these issues, and the actors whose mobilisation may be required to effect change. The book was presented during recent conference Foresight and STI conference at HSE.

Ability to Manage Technology and Innovation Is in High Demand

Science, technology and innovation policy is a field that requires special skills and knowledge. The MA programme in Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation trains professionals for management and policy making in this area of work. On June 28, the first cohort graduated from the programme. Before the ceremony, Rae Kwon Chung, Principal Advisor on Climate Change at the Executive Office of the Secretary-General of the United Nations and a member of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which was awarded Nobel peace prize in 2007, delivered a lecture on Reformulating Economics to Serve Sustainable Development.

Ability to Manage Technology and Innovation Is in High Demand

Science, technology and innovation policy is a field that requires special skills and knowledge. The MA programme in Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation trains professionals for management and policy making in this area of work. On June 28, the first cohort graduated from the programme. Before the ceremony, Rae Kwon Chung, Principal Advisor on Climate Change at the Executive Office of the Secretary-General of the United Nations and a member of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which was awarded Nobel peace prize in 2007, delivered a lecture on Reformulating Economics to Serve Sustainable Development.

SPIEF 2016: Foresight Session on the Future of the Energy Industry, with Participation of Nobel Prize Winners

On the third day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, 18 June, 2016 at the Global Energy Prize stand, a Foresight session “Science, Technology, and Innovation: Impact on Interconnection of Energy, Environment, and Economy”. The session was moderated by Ozcan Saritas, Leading Research Fellow at the HSE ISSEK Foresight Centre.

New Book Explores Foresight in Innovation Policy and Management

Policymakers are increasingly turning to foresight techniques for guidance when addressing the wide array of problems and challenges arising in their work. A new book co-edited by Leonid Gokhberg, Dirk Meissner, and Alexander Sokolov from the HSE ISSEK, attempts to add another dimension — namely, opportunities — that can come from proper application of foresight techniques.

Discussing Tech Mining methods in Atlanta

Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), the partner of HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge in various projects, organized Global TechMining Conference and Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy. Ozcan Saritas, Nadezhda Mikova and Pavel Bakhtin, researchers of  HSE ISSEK International Foresight Centre, took part in conferences with the presentation of their own research.

Russia — Brazil Summer School on Foresight & STI Policy

From June 15 to 19, 2015, the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) held a joint summer school with Brazil’s Center for Strategic Studies and Management in Science, Technology and Innovation (CGEE). The aim of the summer school was to explore areas for collaboration  for both countries and institutions in the field of Foresight and STI policy following an earlier memorandum of understanding signed between CGEE and HSE.

A Bridge between Science and Practice

On May 20, 2013, as part of Innovation Media Day, a discussion panel ‘Technologies of the Future: A View from Innovation Leaders, Development Institutions, and Media’ took place. The panel was organized by the HSE, RIA Novosti, and Russian Venture Company.