Sector Prospects

LATEST: Drivers will not have to physically operate the truck for long periods as the technology will allow them to take breaks and stay connected with the world outside while in the cab.
LATEST: Global passenger volume will grow by 7.4 percent in 2017 and the number of planes will increase by 3.8 percent.
LATEST: The construction industry in Canada is forecast to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.13% in real terms by 2020.
LATEST: Understanding in enormous amounts of data and mathematics will be used to decode processes in everything from biological to social systems.
LATEST: Low-income people and young people of color are most vulnerable to missing out on opportunities to advance economically because they have not received the right skills or training.
LATEST: By 2025 solar energy will be the cheapest energy option globally.
LATEST: Virtual reality is developing quickly and in five to ten years it will be an integrated part of people's lives.
LATEST: A negative level of interest rates increases the risk of a deterioration in the financial performance of the banking sector.
LATEST: Extreme weather events could lead to crop yield losses as high as 5 percent by 2030 and 30 percent by 2080.
LATEST: Businesses and government will spend $13 billion on drones between now and 2020.
LATEST: Manufacturing satellites and other hardware is termed the 'upstream' side of the space industry.
LATEST: In the UK there will be investment in cancer diagnostics, new hospitals and better out of hospital services that will see more people treated closer to home, give patients greater control over thei...
LATEST: Many companies are reconsidering the risks and complexity of managing long supply chains-and placing greater importance on speed to market and other costs of doing business and less on labor costs.
LATEST: Humans are going to have the edge over robots where work demands creativity.
LATEST: Private social media / chat apps will really take hold during the next few years.
LATEST: The U.S. objection to sharing technology is enduring and will likely grow as new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, make their way into defense..
LATEST: The next few decades are expected to see some 25 million km of new paved roads, thousands more hydroelectric dams, and hundreds of thousands of new mining, oil and gas projects.
LATEST: Drugs blocking negative interactions responsible for non-monotonic dynamics could in principle destabilize transitions to latency or trigger reactivation.
LATEST: Fiber cement and stucco siding materials will grow the fastest in new housing applications because of strong growth in housing construction in the South and West of the U.S.
LATEST: Meat and Poultry U.S. retail sales are expected to reach the $100 billion mark by 2019.
LATEST: The sheer number of science and engineering graduates being churned out by Chinese universities could dramatically speed up the whole process of innovation.
LATEST: Security on internet-connected devices hasn't kept pace with a market that is expected to grow to 20.4 billion IoT devices globally by 2020.
LATEST: Tesla has since upgraded both the hardware and software used for Autopilot and is adding that to the latest version of the Models S and X and will include it on the Model 3.
LATEST: Germany is a good example of a country that is beginning to utilize technological innovation to move away from the high capital risk and diminishing returns of the traditional energy business.
LATEST: A paradigm shift to mobility as a service will inevitably force traditional car manufacturers to compete on multiple fronts.
LATEST: The United States could save an estimated US$200 billion annually through savings in infrastructure investment and provision of services by encouraging smarter urban growth.
LATEST: North Africa has the greatest percentage of population at risk of water scarcity.

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