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Emerging transformational technologies

This research topic covers areas such as

  • autonomous and intelligent systems including human augmentation, ubiquitous systems, remotely controlled systems
  • internet of things
  • industry 4.0
  • 5G network infrastructures
  • Satellite and Ground-Based Navigation Systems

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EU has comparative advantage in autonomous robotics, AI services

While the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to be dominated by the US and China, the EU has a worldwide revealed comparative advantage in several sophisticated AI-related sectors, the latest AI Watch Index reveals.

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Could blockchain revolutionise the energy market?

A summary of several unique experimental studies carried out by Joint Research Centre scientists on blockchain solutions for energy systems showing the potential blockchain has to revolutionise the energy market. Considerations and recommendations for policymakers are gathered in 5 clusters.

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Digital Earth is a concept of an interactive digital replica of the entire planet that can facilitate a shared understanding of the multiple...

JRC is investigating how the on-going digital revolution and Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) are affecting the economy and what are...

Based on their enabling characteristics, Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) permit all sectors in society to influence the way we live...

Quantitative evidence is needed on a regular basis in order to monitor progress and impact of ICT-related innovation. The JRC undertakes such mapping...

The JRC supports the integration of new wireless services by carrying out research and measurement activities to test impact of emerging technologies...