In the context of the EAERE Webinars on Science-Policy-Business Interface, on the 21st of July, 2022, University of Brescia and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei will host the event “Free thoughts on the future”. A double panel of international speakers from the academia and businesses will discuss their expectations and hopes on the future evolution of the economy, ranging from issues related to sustainability, energy transition and environmental and climate policies, with the aim to unify their visions in common actions and possible solutions. The event will be moderated by Professor Sergio Vergalli (University of Brescia and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei).