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Meet the Technology Pioneers 2015

This year, the World Economic Forum presents 24 trailblazing companies selected as Technology Pioneers. Find out all about the start-ups at the forefront of their industries. 

The 24 tech companies changing your future

From pain-free vaccinations for children to retinal displays for the functionally blind, found out how the innovations from this year's Technology Pioneers will change your life. 

Three steps to get more women into tech

Tech is still largely a male-dominated industry, and to change this, women need to realistically see themselves in tech careers and at the helm of start-ups, says Ryan Holmes. 


The future of cities

What makes a city a global success? Watch our video on the competitiveness of cities and find out about the future of urbanization. 

Highlights from East Asia 2014

On the occasion of the 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia, the President of Philippines, other dignitaries and members from the business sector and academia share their views on growth.

Highlights from Africa 2014

Catch up on the highlights from this year’s World Economic Forum on Africa, which took place in Abuja, Nigeria.

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10 - 12 Sep 14
Tianjin, People's Republic of China