In recent years the trans-European transport corridor North Sea-Baltic has developed into an important engine of the cross-border economy. Political reforms, interlinked value chains beyond national borders and increasingly globalised trade are leading to a steady increase in transport volumes along this transport axis.

The 10th International Conference of Cultural Tourism in Europe took place from 20 September to 21 September 2017 in Sibiu, Romania. Central topics were the development of cultural values, diversity and cultural heritage as well as innovation and creativity concerning the development of sustainable tourism.


In order to strengthen small and medium-sized enterprises from the fields of mechanical engineering and industrial automation in the global innovation competition, 20 partners from industry and research have founded the supraregional innovation network Zukunftsallianz Maschinenbau e.V at the Hannover Messe 2015. Today, the network consists of 45 members and partners who all participated at the 4th innovation dialogue in early April.

For the sixth time, the conference "Managing Risk in Africa" was hosted by the German-African Business Association at the AKA-Bank in Frankfurt. In addition to the updated information on security issues and political risks, the event also involved an active exchange between the participating companies, security experts, and government representatives.

D2030 Deutschland 2030A brief view across the media landscape underpins the impression that Germany is moving from one crisis to another without a common goal. What is missing to this drive by sight are pictures of possible and livable futures.

From strategic foresight to future robust decisions is the subtitle of the latest book released by the two ScMI boards members Dr. Alexander Fink and Dr. Andreas Siebe.

NAMET stands for “North Africa, Middle East and Turkey” – a diverse geo-region which is characterized by a high level of complexity and uncertainty – but also of high dynamic and significant market opportunities.

The global mobility markets are undergoing a profound change which at the end also significantly influences the motorcycle market.

Dr. Alexander Fink auf dem DRG-ForumDigital and outpatient! ‘The hospital of the future’ – this was the title of this year’s DRG-Forum. This biggest discussion platform for hospital managers and decision-makers in politics, industry, associations and science took place for the 15th time in March in Berlin.

Szenarien als Landkarten der Zukunft
Scenarios as maps of the future

Scenarios as maps of the future – in one way or another scenarios can be better understood if many different futures are mapped together. Consequently, ScMI provided a “map room” during their icebreaker-session at the 2016 DTIM-Conference in order to introduce the Scenario-Management approach.

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