We bring the future to life

We bring the future to life through the use of visionary academic perspectives and rigorous foresight methodologies.

 

Articles

Access shorter future-thinking pieces. Here we share foresight interviews with expert academics, our thoughts on emerging trends and methodologies and summaries of new disruptive themes. 

Perspectives on the role of data in designing future societies

Perspectives on the role of data in designing future societies

What if the data we generate wasn't just for companies to sell us things but for us to enrich our own lives and societies? Tech Foresight’s Claudio Sanna reached out to Professor Pierre Pinson for a conversation around the potential for data to help us rethink and improve ourselves, our societies and, as a result, our economies. read more

How will new technological shifts shape the future of agriculture?

How will new technological shifts shape the future of agriculture?

Nowadays, de-globalisation is creating new order and new disorder* on a world scale, disrupting well-established supply chains and forcing human endeavours to adapt. While many areas are negatively impacted, good news is coming from the world of agriculture. read more

Going deeper: Exploring the 2041 Scenarios

Going deeper: Exploring the 2041 Scenarios

Industry leaders and academic experts gathered with our foresight specialists to explore our 2041 Scenarios. Here’s an overview of what we learned. read more

20+ Futures

Foresight timelines that showcase potential future perspectives across different themes. Explore disruptive technologies, future of urban air, future of high performance computing and future of water through inspirational and engaging visualisations.

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Scenarios 2041

Computation, energy and the planet

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Tech Foresight 2040

Meta-motivations, moral machines and malleable matter.

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Tech Foresight 2039

Needs and motivation

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Tech Foresight 2038

Shifting realities

Visions

Interrogate the possible, plausible and probable futures with our niche thought-pieces on an array of themes and topic areas. 

The world in 2050

The future in 2050: What might change? What might stay the same? Check out our interactive feature exploring how low-carbon, climate-resilient innovations could transform humanity’s relationship with the planet.

Table of disruptive technologies

Interrogate our table of disruptive tech with 100 wonderful, weird (and possibly worrying) ways the world might change in the foreseeable future.

 

Automated Futures

Automated futures aims to inspire future thinking in robotics and artificial intelligence. What might be next? What might be only a dream? 

The future of urban air

What does ‘air’ mean beyond pollution? Delve into potential future disruption and innovative solutions to issues that impact all our senses.

 

Services

We create spaces for business leaders and academics to collaborate on futures perspectives by exploring breakthrough technologies and future science disruption. 

Scan the horizons

Understand how the future might unfold. Explore weak signals of change or potential disruptors to your business together with the College’s academics.

Bespoke workshops

Unlock future opportunities, inspire your team to think about the future, identify uncertainties and define your strategic priorities through a collaborative workshop. 

Thought-leadership projects

Develop engaging future visions and roadmaps for your business. Together with academics identify what might be possible and create new engaging thought-leadership pieces.