Longevity

A Future Prognosis

Athena @ Shaping Tomorrow

6 December 2021
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World Outlook
Main factors that cause something to happen globally
The World Health Organization has a very ambitious goal towards elimination of hepatitis B and C by 2030 in the United States and the world. Scope
The world's largest health goods group will separate its most prominent retail products, ranging from baby oil and Band-Aid plasters to Listerine mouthwash and Neutrogena skin cream, by forming a new public company within two years. The Times
The World Health Organisation has stated that depression, in part caused by financial stress, could become the world's number one disease by 2030. Seedrs Insights
Global regions, coloured according to number of forecasts
SWOT
Strengths
  • People's sexual partners could impact both their gut microbiome and their immune system. STAT
  • The concept that international travel, or travel of any kind, is a risk factor for microbiome change is fairly well accepted now. CIDRAP
  • Global reinsurer Swiss Re has helped transfer risks associated with 9,000 members of Fujitsu's ICL Group Pension Plan, after backing a new £3.7 billion longevity swap deal. ReinsuranceNe.ws
Weaknesses
  • By 2029 humans could become virtually immortal by extending their lives through biotech and anti-aging drugs. Financial Post
  • Population growth and improved longevity, combined with increases of certain dementia risk factors, have led to a dramatic increase in the number of deaths caused by dementia in the last 20 years. World Health Organization Africa
  • New Trends - dive deep into new ideas that will affect global trends in aging in the next decade - digital revolution in health care, healthy aging and longevity research, etc. (eng)aging!
Opportunities
  • The longevity sector has been growing steadily - by 2025 there will be 2.1bn people over the age of 50 who will represent more than 25% of the global population - and they are getting more and more digitally adept. Sifted
  • Anti-aging personal care products are expected to witness the highest growth of 6.5% between 2019 and 2025 due to the increasing aging population across the globe. Beauty Packaging
  • Globally, anti-aging products are expected to rake in over $330 billion by 2021. Greater Good
Threats
  • Businesses need to recognise the overarching impact of ageing and rising longevity and embrace the opportunities it will bring in the coming years. Euromonitor
  • Over ten to twenty years the first wave of anti-aging and age reversal treatments could emerge. nextbigfuture
  • America's creeping gerontocracy across politics, business, and science might be constricting the emergence of new paradigms. The Atlantic
Influencers
Countries
Cities
People
Organizations
S-Curve

A framework that describes a 4-phase level of maturity to help determine potential and inform innovation strategy.

Weak
bacteria, artificial intelligence, scientist
Emerging
ageing, anti-aging, artificial intelligence, agent, health, market
Maturing
longevity, ageing, anti-aging, market, adult, asset
Declining
ageing, economy, Arctic, IT, baby, bank
Sentiment
Past Year: More Negative
Compare changing sentiment to a benchmark of all forecasts
On the first day of COP26, world leaders announced a pledge to halt deforestation by 2030, which the government of Indonesia signed. The Ecologist
Islamic Relief is using COP26 to urge the UK government to raise its ambition and set up a specialised green fund for houses of worship of all faiths to support their transition to net zero emissions by 2050. Islamic Relief UK
PEST
Political
  • People's sexual partners could impact both their gut microbiome and their immune system. STAT
  • The concept that international travel, or travel of any kind, is a risk factor for microbiome change is fairly well accepted now. CIDRAP
  • Global reinsurer Swiss Re has helped transfer risks associated with 9,000 members of Fujitsu's ICL Group Pension Plan, after backing a new £3.7 billion longevity swap deal. ReinsuranceNe.ws
Economic
  • By 2029 humans could become virtually immortal by extending their lives through biotech and anti-aging drugs. Financial Post
  • Population growth and improved longevity, combined with increases of certain dementia risk factors, have led to a dramatic increase in the number of deaths caused by dementia in the last 20 years. World Health Organization Africa
  • New Trends - dive deep into new ideas that will affect global trends in aging in the next decade - digital revolution in health care, healthy aging and longevity research, etc. (eng)aging!
Social
  • The longevity sector has been growing steadily - by 2025 there will be 2.1bn people over the age of 50 who will represent more than 25% of the global population - and they are getting more and more digitally adept. Sifted
  • Anti-aging personal care products are expected to witness the highest growth of 6.5% between 2019 and 2025 due to the increasing aging population across the globe. Beauty Packaging
  • Globally, anti-aging products are expected to rake in over $330 billion by 2021. Greater Good
Technological
  • Businesses need to recognise the overarching impact of ageing and rising longevity and embrace the opportunities it will bring in the coming years. Euromonitor
  • Over ten to twenty years the first wave of anti-aging and age reversal treatments could emerge. nextbigfuture
  • America's creeping gerontocracy across politics, business, and science might be constricting the emergence of new paradigms. The Atlantic
Financial Impact
The Japanese government also announced a financial stimulus package, amounting to some 108 trillion yen (nearly US$ 1 trillion): Households will receive cash handouts of 300,000 yen and small and medium-size businesses, hit by the announced decree, up to two million yes. City Mayors 5
Investment in healthcare technology is growing rapidly and is predicted to reach nearly $660 billion by 2025, while the global health market is valued at under $1 trillion. Redcentric 4
One of today's greatest debtors is the U.S. government, whose national debt sits at nearly US$ 29 trillion and, by some estimates, is expected to reach US$ 89 trillion by 2029. Pinnacle Digest 4
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System Map
Organizations
Sectors
Cities
Countries
People
Scenarios
Creates plausible alternative futures of what can happen and encourages development of a robust, agile response
The Great Lakes region - and specifically Michigan - may become the best place on the planet to live by 2050 because of climate change. Englishtimes
The Australian Government establish a Global Markets Incentive to replace the Offshore Banking Unit regime by the end of 2022. Piper Alderman
The world's top oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, gave foreign companies until the end of 2023 to establish regional headquarters or risk losing government contracts as it competes to attract foreign capital and talent. Asharq Al-Awsat
Warnings
Changing proportion of published forecasts
With major cities and electronics retailers suspending e-waste collection during the pandemic and electronics recycling facilities struggling to stay open while adhering to public health guidelines, the picture from the past year and a half could look very different, both regionally and globally. Grist
Youth representatives' recommendations to G7 leaders focus on: ensuring early warning and risk reduction for climate-vulnerable regions; developing indicators that supplement GDP; achieving universal connectivity by 2030 worldwide; and tackling mental health stigma. European Parliament
Solutions
Know how others are tackling issues with this topic
The World Health Organization set a 30% global reduction in salt intake by 2025. .foodingredientsfirst.com/
With 70% of global CO2 emissions coming from urban areas, where 7 out of 10 people will live by 2050, the solution to the climate crisis requires bold climate action in cities. World Bank Blogs
The World Health Organization established its first global strategy on digital health for the years 2020-2025, and several guidelines have been produced for the evaluation and implementation of digital health technologies in practice. Frontiers
Key topics
Extremes
Investigate what’s transforming or collapsing
By 2050, two out of three people will live in an urban setting, totaling 2.5 billion new urban dwellers among a global population of 9.5 billion people. MDPI
All around the world, sewage gushes out of pipes into rivers and the sea, threatening the health of humans and aquatic ecosystems. Scientific American
What we find is that nearly 50% of all stunted children (68 out of 147 million worldwide) live in the bottom quintile, i.e. the countries most at risk of climate change. Save the Children International
What's Next
Changing proportion of material mentioning future years
Passion, people and perseverance The young entrepreneur plans for Genuine Way to become the largest ecosystem of ethical brands using blockchain in the world by the end of 2022. Bank Julius Baer
Influenza viruses change continuously and the World Health Organization monitors the epidemiology of influenza viruses throughout the world, making recommendations about the strains to be included in vaccines, with recommendations now confirmed for 2021 to 2022. GOV.UK
Questions
Can?
What can we do to avoid mass extinctions of life-forms on Earth and to reverse the threat of losing centuries of human progress? Cosmos HackAtom VI
How can the plant microbiome be used to improve crops? Gii Research
What if aging can be reversed? Reimagining the Future
How?
How is diversity guaranteed as a constitutive feature of humanity by the Longevity World Community? Open Lifespan
How should we think about ethics at the dawning of the robotic age? Insurge Intelligence
Who?
Who are the most prominent players in the global Anti-aging Drugs market? Trends
What?
Even if anti-ageing techniques eventually proved successful, what would be the social and cultural consequences of literally pathologising old age? The Guardian
What are the Longevity and Anti-senescence Therapy market opportunities and threats for vendors in the global Longevity and Anti-senescence Therapy industry? Digital Journal
What does the future hold for longevity research? Gowing Life
When?
One factor making Boston a potential hotbed when it comes to the explosion of the longevity economy? YOUAREUNLTD
Will?
The very real ethical decisions that will be faced by AI-controlled cars: In an accident situation, whose life should be preserved - that of the passenger, another driver, or a pedestrian? Digital Trends
Will it someday be possible to find a cure for aging? Futurist Thomas Frey
Will microbiome monitoring become the norm, where the health of our microbiome - its diversity and presence of certain beneficial bacteria - becomes a health indicator that we track in the same way that we monitor blood pressure today? TFC
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