2017: a year of innovation opportunity


The Knowledge Transfer Network have developed some predictions for breakthrough technologies over the next 12 months, from Artificial Intelligence to food tailor-made for your body. 

The new year brings new opportunities for technological innovation with futuristic imaginings becoming reality or at the very least reaching trial stage. 

Artificial Intelligence could start to be implemented into our everyday lives, we will synthesise more DNA than ever before, advances in technology will allow for researchers to spend time designing better experiments and produce more high-quality data, 3D printing could produce food, or even organs, reducing food waste and tackling health problems. 

Malcolm Harold, Knowledge Transfer Manager, refers to this as the Fourth Industrial Revolution where the fusing of physical, digital, and biological technologies are gathering pace, catalysed by the the 4Manufacturing programmed coordinated by KTN.

To read more about this and KTN's predictions for technology in 2017 click here