“A glimpse into the future” is a new podcast series that gives you access to insights from some of the world’s top experts. Every week, a distinguished member of the Global Future Councils explores how breakthrough technologies and innovative ideas could help us actively shape our future.

In this week’s episode, we talk with Dr Bernard Meyerson, Chief Innovation Officer of IBM and a co-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Council on the Future of Advanced Materials.

How can developments in the field of materials science help us deal with issues from water access to energy security and environmental sustainability? What is blocking their way and what we can do to unlock their potential? Tune in and find out!