Innovation

New 'metallic wood' could lead to super-light cars

Metallic wood has been created and could be used by architects to design buildings with new strength-to-weight ratios. Image: REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Kristin Houser

Share:

Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Innovation is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Innovation

Image: University of Pennsylvania

Have you read?

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

InnovationEmerging TechnologiesFuture of the Environment

Share:

Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

4 award-winning young inventors who are changing the world
About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum