Research and analysis

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

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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Detail

This report examines future technological developments that have the potential to support economic growth in the UK over the next 20 years. The refreshed report, published in 2012, identifies over 50 new and developing technologies that could generate billions for the economy in future.

The technology annex summarises each of the future technologies and innovations included in the original report and provides information on the size of the potential market in 2025, the disruptive potential of the technology, UK capability, and barriers and enablers.

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