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Our topics

You are engaged in relevant topics and future issues from the economy, politics or society? So are we! Learn more about our expertise.

Economy & Labour

Economy and labour are in a state of change. This requires both vision and the ability to act flexibly.

Society & Welfare Systems

Preserving social cohesion requires reliable strategies for the future. Because people need orientation and a safety net.

Energy & Mobility

The energy transition requires a profound restructuring of the existing transport and supply systems.

Climate & Sustainability

The challenges around climate and sustainability are enormous. The time to lay the foundation for the lives of future generations is now.

Innovation & Digitalisation

Innovations and their promotion require foresight, digitalisation needs a strategic framework – in the private as well as the public sector.

Region & Infrastructure

Regions and locations must recognise their potential, develop structures with foresight and implement future projects. Participation creates acceptance.

Government & Administration

Digitalisation, demographics and bureaucracy reduction: The public sector is facing complex challenges.

Foresight & Forecasts

What is conceivable, possible, likely, desirable? Scenarios, forecasts and other foresight methods explore the scope of action.

About us

Prognos – Providing Orientation.

Prognos is one of the oldest economic research centres in Europe. Founded at the University of Basel, Prognos experts have been conducting research for a wide range of clients from the public and private sectors since 1959 – politically independent, scientifically sound.

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