The La Palma Research Centre for Future Studies sl. (LPRC) is an independent, internationally active geoscience think-tank headquartered in Spain. LPRC works in the intersection of minerals, technology foresight and public awareness rising related to geosciences. With the help of technology foresights the Centre assesses the long-term future of converging technologies with the aim to identify the emerging innovations that are likely to produce the greatest economic and social benefits.