Tech in 2030 – Thematic Intelligence
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Explore trends and insights from the following data in our best-selling ‘Tech in 2030’ thematic report:
- The global outlook for 2030 in terms of demographic trends, including future population growth and GDP forecasts.
- The outlook for climate change, highlighting the impacts and the cost of climate change.
- Forecasted price changes in metaverse-enabling consumer electronics including AR and VR devices.
- Forecasted energy consumption growth rate against GDP per capita by country.
- Energy generation growth rates by region.
- The impact of Web3 on the future of cloud gaming and the future winners in the industry.
- The future of central bank digital currencies.
- Analysis of the future alternative proteins market.
- Predictions and market forecasts for personalized medicine.
- The role of synthetic biology (SynBio) in manufacturing value chains.
- Influencer impact on retail.
- Timeline for the future of space infrastructure.
- Forecasts and expectations for urban air mobility and flying taxis.
- The role of inflation and regulation in the evolution of the gig economy.
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Tech in 2030 Report Overview
Various factors including demographics, supply chain disruption, geopolitical tensions, and demographics are expected to create profound shifts in the global economy. With corporates, governments, and individuals adapting to these new realities, technology adoption and innovation will accelerate through the rest of the decade. The report examines how technology will transform all aspects of life including education, healthcare, entertainment, manufacturing, and transport. The world will appear very different by 2030 as we understand the future of technology across sectors.
The Tech in 2030 Thematic Intelligence Report provides market forecasts across 11 sectors including education, energy, entertainment, financial services, food and farming, among others. It also evaluates the global outlook for 2030 including demographic trends, population growth, and GDP forecasts and the impact and costs of climate change for the global economy.
|Education, Energy, Entertainment, Financial Services, Food and Farming, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Space, Transport, and Work
Future of Technology in Healthcare
Aging populations will result in greater demand for healthcare as the prevalence of age-related diseases such as dementia grows, and the workforce shrinks. Technologies that can ease this burden will be welcomed by healthcare systems, even if prices remain relatively high. Boosted by adoption during the COVID-19 pandemic, digital health technologies will give patients greater control over their health from home. Moreover, digitally transformed healthcare systems using innovative technologies will improve the quality of patient care while also reducing costs.
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Future of Technology in Education
Artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, and virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) are among the technologies that will underpin the delivery of education in 2030. The market growth of technology in the education sector will be fueled by growing student populations and increased connectivity worldwide. In particular, the Asia Pacific edtech market will grow significantly over the next decade. Furthermore, greater smartphone and broadband penetration in 2030 will enable more people to access online education remotely. Technologies will also upgrade the content, format, and accessibility of educational material. Gaming software, mixed reality, consumer electronics, and videos will offer educators new ways to help students.
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Future of Technology in Energy
Renewables and efficiency savings will continue to struggle to outpace the growth in energy consumption. In addition, climate change will increase energy demand and consumption. This will affect industries that are slower to decarbonize, such as shipping, mining, and chemicals. However, by 2030, fossil fuel mitigation strategies will be in full swing and help these industries. Rising investor and consumer pressure will force energy companies to decarbonize, diversifying their energy sources and mitigation technologies.
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Future of Technology in Manufacturing
In 2030, Industry 4.0 technologies and materials will disrupt the entire manufacturing value chain by enabling digital factories and smart supply chains. The future of manufacturing lies with synthetic biology (SynBio). By 2030, SynBio will be at the heart of the bioeconomy and will have unlocked a range of new products and concepts through new biological systems or re-designing existing ones for useful purposes.
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Future of Technology in Entertainment
In 2030, the entertainment sector will rest on five technological pillars, namely cloud technologies, 5G, AR & VR, AI, and AI-powered blockchain. The metaverse will change the way entertainment is developed, consumed, and monetized. Cloud technology will make consuming and producing content more accessible, especially for the gaming industry. Moreover, wearable tech will add more realism and immersion to entertainment. Furthermore, esports will become huge across all geographies by 2030, propelled by advances in technology and consumer demand for gaming content.
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Future of Technology in Financial Services
In the future, financial services will be embedded into apps and other digital channels, while mobile wallets will see significant growth, driven by eCommerce, social commerce, and younger generations. The banking industry will shift to digital channels by 2030, fueled by convenience for consumers and lower overhead costs. Big tech companies will integrate BNPL into their ecosystems. Moreover, many governments will introduce central bank digital currencies and quantum computing will improve simulation algorithms and insurance underwriting.
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Future of Technology in Space
By 2030, a space economy ecosystem will start to take shape as an increasing number of industries realize the relevance of space to their businesses. The expansion of the satellite market will initially power the growth of space economy as low-earth orbit (LEO), medium-earth orbit (MEO), and geostationary (GEO) satellites find use-cases across defense, communications, environmental monitoring, and logistics. Space debris will be the world’s next environmental problem, and technology will play a vital role in tackling it.
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Future of Technology in Food & Farming
Advancements in machinery and plant breeding have helped boost productivity and optimize farming operations. Farms in 2030 will be connected through IoT sensors, tended to by autonomous robots, and managed through artificial intelligence analytics to optimize operations. Precision agriculture will improve sustainability, and genomics will make crops more resilient to the impacts of climate change.
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Future of Technology in Retail
In the future, retailers will use technology to deliver a seamless and luxurious customer experience. Personalization and convenience will drive purchasing and consumer convenience in payment methods will be at the forefront of the future of payment methods. Automation will aid or replace retail workers and lifestyle choices of consumers will reshape the retail landscape.
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Future of Technology in Work
Disruptive technologies and social movements will transform the future of work. The four-day work week will become common practice. Furthermore, automation will support but not displace jobs. Offices will move into the metaverse while inflation and regulation will force the gig economy to evolve. Digital twins will be used to replicate physical spaces, such as factories.
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Future of Technology in Transport
Transport in 2030 will be focused on human accessibility first and transport technology second. The availability of open and high-quality transportation data with appropriate safeguards on data privacy and security will help deliver improvements in the performance and efficiency of transportation networks. The final form of mobility as a service (MaaS) is seamless movement from one mode of transport to another, all available and paid for through a single app. The push for MaaS super-apps will come from companies rather than public authorities.
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This report provides:
- The global outlook for 2030 including demographic trends, population growth, and GDP forecasts.
- The impacts and costs of climate change for the global economy.
- Technology predictions for the future of education, including the edtech market forecast, a summary of the technologies underpinning the delivery of education, and an analysis of patents and company filings.
- Technology predictions for the future of energy, including forecasted energy consumption growth against GDP, an analysis of fossil fuel mitigation strategies, energy transition, and energy storage strategies, and forecasted geographical energy distribution.
- Technology predictions for the future of entertainment, including market forecasts to 2030 for cloud gaming, wearable tech, and gaming software, and analysis of the enabling technologies such as the metaverse, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR).
- Technology predictions for the future of financial services, with analysis of the digital transformation of the industry, alongside market forecasts for mobile wallet transactions, blockchain, buy now pay later spending, and the impacts of quantum computing.
- Technology predictions for the future of food and farming, covering the technological advancements driving the fourth agricultural revolution, and forecasts for population sizes and consumer consumption.
- Technology predictions for the future of healthcare, covering the digital transformation of the pharmaceutical, medical devices, and healthcare industries, with market forecasts for healthtech, personalized medicine, and global healthcare expenditure.
- Technology predictions for the future of manufacturing, exploring the technologies disrupting the manufacturing value chain, the future of reshoring in global supply chains, and the future of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in the industry.
- Technology predictions for the future of retail, covering changing consumer journeys and lifestyles, key channels for transactions, and the technologies automating the industry.
- Technology predictions for the future of space, including analysis of space debris, mining, exploration, and tourism, and the future players in the satellite market.
- Technology predictions for the future of transport, covering all forms of transport from mobility apps and e-scooters to hypersonic planes and flying taxis, with the relevant market, resource, and climate forecasts.
- Technology predictions for the future of work, exploring the enabling technologies, the future structure of the work week, and changes in the gig economy.
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Table of Contents
What Will the World Look Like in 2030?
- The Future of Education
- The Future of Energy
- The Future of Entertainment
- The Future of Financial Services
- The Future of Food & Farming
- The Future of Healthcare
- The Future of Manufacturing
- The Future of Retail
- The Future of Space
- The Future of Transport
- The Future of Work
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Frequently asked questions
Which sectors will be transformed by technology in 2030?
Technology will transform several sectors by 2030 including education, energy, entertainment, financial services, food and farming, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, space, transport, and work.
What will be the top technologies impacting the education sector in 2030?
Artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, and virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) are among the key technologies that will underpin the delivery of education in 2030.
What will be the top technologies impacting the entertainment sector in 2030?
In 2030, the entertainment sector will rest on five technological pillars, namely cloud technologies, 5G, AR & VR, AI, and AI-powered blockchain.
What will be the top technologies impacting the manufacturing sector in 2030?
Industry 4.0 and SynBio are some of the technologies which will have a major impact on the manufacturing sector by 2030.
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