Research and analysis

Future manufacturing: technology trends

Report looking at the the significant trends shaping technology relevant to manufacturing.


This report reviews the major trends and technologies that will affect the UK manufacturing sector. It focuses on how significant they are to the global economy, developments over the last 40 years, current issues, and predictions for the next 20 years and beyond.

This review was commissioned as part of the Foresight project on the future of manufacturing in the UK.