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Insights report: Innovate UK’s 50 emerging technologies

This insights report reveals exciting new technological breakthroughs that could be part of our everyday lives in 2040 and beyond.

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Welcome to the future: Innovate UK’s 50 emerging technologies insights report (PDF)

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Future technology trends matter to businesses. As the UK’s innovation agency we are frequently asked what the future holds. It’s our duty to help businesses explore and answer this.

We work in a great research and innovation environment where, with input from our partners in research councils and beyond, we have the unique ability to identify interesting emerging technologies and trends.

We have drawn on our ecosystem, securing input from 300 stakeholders to deliver a glimpse of the future that helps the businesses we work with every day to explore emerging opportunities.

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