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A long cycle of global economic evolution can be defined as a societally pervasive development which, over a time span of a few decades, fundamentally changes 1) the everyday life of people, 2) economic structures, and 3) geopolitics. Long cycles have been largely driven by technical inventions such as steam power, electricity, combustion engine, and digital computers.
The opening seminar for 2016 Strategic Research Programmes will be organised on 1 September in Helsinki. The purpose of the event is to support networking of the new programmes and to discuss forms of co-operation between the projects. The event is open to all members of the funded consortia.
The 2016 call by the Strategic Research Council (SRC) at the Academy of Finland is implemented in two stages. By the first-stage deadline of 9 December 2015, the SRC received a total of 152 consortium applications.
On Thursday, 6 October, the Government adopted in its plenary session the main strategic research themes and priorities for 2017 and 2018.
The Strategic Research Council (SRC) decided on the research themes to be proposed to the Government for 2017 and 2018. The new themes highlight democracy and citizenship, and the perspectives of reform and adaptation as key factors in strategic research and Finland's success.
The SRC selected 14 consortia to be included in its strategic research programmes. Thirteen consortia will be funded under the four new programmes Urbanising Society; Skilled Employees – Successful Labour Market; Security in a Networked World; and Health, Welfare and Lifestyles. One consortium was selected as a supplement to the 2015 SRC programme A Climate-Neutral and Resource-Scarce Finland.
The first stage of the Strategic Research Council’s (SRC) 2016 funding call closed on Wednesday 9 December.
The Strategic Research Council (SRC) at the Academy of Finland has started preparing new themes for strategic research.