A – Act (to prepare the forecast)

CP – Control Panel

CPC – Cooperative Patent Classification

DM – decision maker

E – Expenses

EMEA  –  Europe, Middle East, Africa

ENV – Element–Name–Value Model

EPS – expanded polystyrene

FORMAT – Forecast and Roadmapping of Manufacturing Technologies

FOR – Formulate

HR – Human Resources

M – Modelling

P – Performance

T – Transfer

TRIZ – (теория решения изобретательских задач, the theory of inventive problem solving) is a methodology and a collection of tools for supporting the inventive solution of problems conceived by G.S. Altshuller starting from the analysis of the patterns of evolution followed by technical systems.

TEES – Technological, Economic, Environmental and Social

TF: Technology Forecasting

STF – System to be forecasted

WH – Whirlpool