Follow the tech dollars

A look at where technology investment is going could provide a glimpse of what the future of business and society looks like. A recent paper by senior partner Sven Smit and coauthors points out 14 “transversal technologies”—technologies that spread across sectors—that, in some cases, are attracting tens or hundreds of billions of dollars of annual investment. Technologies including applied AI, bioengineering, and immersive-reality have seen double-digit investment growth rates.

Investment is flooding into 14 transversal technologies

To read the paper, see “On the cusp of a new era?” October 20, 2022.