Technology and innovation futures

Foresight project looking at the scientific and technological areas that could transform the UK economy in the future.

The Government Office for Science is always working to identify pioneering technologies. We are focused on applications that give the UK a competitive edge and improve lives by delivering public services better. This review sets out how these technologies can boost UK productivity and reinforce our position as a world leading innovator.

Project reports

The original report was published in 2010, but given the speed of technological change updates were published in 2012 and 2017.


Published 4 November 2010
Last updated 23 January 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added 2017 report.

  2. Updated with details of the next review.

  3. First published.