The vision of GLOBAL NET SOCIETY is to become the key driver in the development of society in the 21st century: to be democratic, global, networked, cross-cutting, participative, altruistic and inclusive; to work in Spain, Europe and the world; to have a positive impact on culture through creativity, science and technology, on education, the knowledge economy, through shared reflection, the preparation of proposals and the development of trans-disciplinary projects; to stimulate collaboration between all players in society, offering resources and channels for their participation.
The mission of this organisation is to drive the innovation capacity of our societies and the strategic alliance between art/culture/education/science/innovation/technology through the articulation of mechanisms that promote their effective participation and collaboration through transparent, committed and responsible governance. The organisation will aim to find new long lasting solutions to the great challenges for Europe and the world, with proposals for the future in the new digital era of the Society and Economy of Knowledge. Areas such as peace, climate change, energy, the future of information and communication, the common digital space, the development of a global digital culture etc. will inevitably lead us towards an economy that is socially sustainable and environmentally responsible, and the complete development of the individual.
The institute will build up its efforts aimed at simplifying, organising, ordering and disseminating knowledge. It will design the architecture for a new Net Society, in collaboration with individuals, institutions and organisations at a regional, national, European and global level in order to drive and coordinate different economic, scientific and cultural sectors. Creativity and the innovation culture can and must be the driving force and the social reference for this change.
. Forum for the future. It will be formed by figures from the creative, scientific, cultural, technological and innovation sectors. It will analyse the most innovative trends in the digital society of the 21st century from all areas of human activity that have a significant impact on the culture and economy of knowledge
. Evaluation. Monitoring of the proposals and recommendations developed by the Institute within European and internationals institutions and organizations.
. R+D+I+C (Research, Development, Innovation and Creativity) The drive to develop projects in art, science, innovation and technology.
. Develop educational, research and creativity programmes. Coordinate resources and objectives among all sectors linked to new media that will help to optimize and generate contends applicable to governments, organizations and society as a whole.
. Promote debates and write reports and proposals for consideration in policy planning for culture, science, technological innovation etc
. Dissemination and collaboration. It will drive art-science content and engage with institutions and organizations throughout the world through the delivery of reports and recommendations. It will propose those measures that will held to drive the Network Society, the Economy of Knowledge, Creativity, Innovation, and Digital Culture at a global level by developing new organizational models based on cross-disciplinarity and collaboration between different sectors.
. Participation. The Institute is open to the participation of all society, for it will implement all the necessary resources, website, social networking …
. Venues. The first venue is in Bilbao and develop a network of offices in cities worldwide.