Research and analysis

Technology and innovation futures 2010

Foresight report highlighting the scientific and technological areas that could transform the UK economy over the next 20 years.

Documents

Technology and innovation futures: UK growth opportunities for the 2020s (2010)

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Technology and innovation futures: technology annex (2010)

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Details

This report examines future technological developments that have the potential to support economic growth in the UK over the next 20 years.

The technology annex summarises each of the future technologies and innovations and provides information on the:

  • size of the potential market in 2025
  • disruptive potential of the technology
  • UK capability
  • barriers and enablers

Given the speed of technological change an updated report was published in 2012.

Further information on the project is available from the technology and innovation futures project page.

Published 4 November 2010