We offer a range of strategic foresight and advisory services including foresight analysis, strategic advisory, and innovation strategy and roadmaps.

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Narrator: Our world is changing rapidly.  We’re more connected than ever before.

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Industries are being transformed by new business models and disruptive technologies. 

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Rising incomes around the world are creating new markets and new competition and constraints on our natural resources means businesses have to think more sustainably. 

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But what does this all really mean for Australia?

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What opportunities and risks will these mega trends create? 

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How can Australian businesses use technology and innovation to unlock these opportunities and most importantly what can we do now to prepare ourselves for an uncertain future? 

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That’s where we can help. 

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CSIRO Futures works with some of Australia’s largest businesses and Government, to help answer these important questions. 

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Through a range of strategic planning tools we help our customers create sustainable growth and plan for this uncertain future. 

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We draw on CSIRO’s world class research expertise to translate science into strategy.

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It’s all part of our role as Australia’s innovation catalyst. 

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The future is full of opportunities and the decisions we make today can put us on the right path to realising them. 

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CSIRO Futures - helping businesses prepare for an uncertain future

We work with senior decision-makers in some of Australia's largest companies and government to develop evidence-based strategies to address significant long-term opportunities and challenges.

We build on CSIRO's deep research expertise to help our clients create sustainable growth and competitive advantage by harnessing science, technology and innovation.

Services we offer

We offer a range of strategic foresight and advisory services that can help you and your organisation to:

  • gain insights into possible futures
  • inform planning and strategy
  • demonstrate thought-leadership
  • build consensus amongst stakeholders
  • create a platform for change.

We focus on the role that science, technology, and innovation can play in creating competitive advantage and driving economic sustainability.

Choosing the right service

We offer the following services or we can tailor something to suit your needs.

Foresight analysis

We help you to gain insights into possible futures through horizon scanning and evidence-based analysis of long-term economic, environmental, social and technological megatrends, scenarios and megashocks, and assessment of their impact.

Strategic advisory service

We help you to incorporate long-term trends into planning and strategic decision making through the identification of key opportunities and challenges and the development of strategies to address them.

Innovation strategy and roadmaps

We help you to align your R&D strategy and roadmap with your business strategy through the effective use of applied science, technology and innovation to open new market opportunities and gain competitive advantage in existing markets.

Interested in this solution for your organisation?

We offer services and contract-based research to clients in business, industry and government.

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Have a question? Contact us using the form below, or call 1300 363 400 during business hours .

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