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When Will This End?

By Andrea Lobo Niembro & Ivan Babic A business essay on the coronavirus pandemics and timings. As innovation consultants, this is probably one of the most common questions our clients …

The overstaying stigma

A story by Phoebe Truong Speaking of psychedelics, LSD, or “magic mushroom”, one usually immediately associates them with the 1960s American youth culture — political activism, pacifism, hippie culture, the Beat generation, …

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We help companies worldwide to innovate in credible ways, based on serious trend research.

An article on our methodology and research outcome regarding Millennials, follow the link


Science of the Time dates back to 1992. It is one of the first and most reputated trend research and innovation agencies in the world. Founded by professor Carl Rohde, the company has worked with a caleidoscope of companies over the years, often in long term partnerships. Carl Rohde was awarded as the first professor of Trendwatching and Innovation at the Shanghai Institute of Technology in China. Downloads: List of clients / CV Carl Rohde


Science of the Time focusses on validated Cool Mentality Trends because these trends do not disappear overnight. They form a solid platform when it comes to building brands, business and communication concepts, new products and services. Trendwatching and Coolhunting are stimulating and inspiring, but they have to lead somewhere: to thorough innovation. We help companies worldwide to innovate in credible ways, based on seriously validated trend research.

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