Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0

Projected impact: Disruptive Timeframe: Within 5 years Industry 4.0 is a collective term for several trends within manufacturing and industry. Industry 4.0 encompasses, among others, the following concepts: Smart manufacturing/smart factories Dark factories (factories...
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Projected impact: Disruptive Timeframe: Already here The term Aritificial Intelligence (AI) encompasses many meanings and definitions, ranging from popular culture to computer science. It is often described as an opposite to human, or natural, intelligence. Basically,...
Sustainability

Sustainability

Projected impact: Disruptive Timeframe: Already here Sustainability concerns has gained a considerable attention in the recent years due number of factors including abrupt changes in weather conditions, increase in population and demand of additional resources. This...
Off-peak delivery

Off-peak delivery

Projected impact: Low Timeframe: Within 5 years To avoid congestion in urban environments, deliveries can be planned for periods with lower traffic volumes, so called “off-peak” or “out-of-hours” delivery. The basic premise is that deliveries...
Quantum Computing

Quantum Computing

Projected impact: Disruptive Timeframe: Within 10 years Jonas Bylander, Chalmers university of technology Per Olof Arnäs, Chalmers university of technology Quantum computing was envisioned, in the 1980s, as a new way to process information by using...