World Economic Forum

Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

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Our team of future-forward minds collaborate closely with a wide variety of partners to ensure our projects drive maximum impact.

We have assembled innovators from across sectors to generate bold and innovative ideas that can be piloted at speed and scale.

We’re looking for experts at the intersection of technology and policy to help change the shape of the future.

How we work

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Human-Centered Design

Our mission is to accelerate the benefits and mitigate the risks of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to individuals and society. Our projects are co-designed with those most affected by technological change.

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Prototype, Test, Iterate

We are an applied research center. Our projects are designed for implementation with partners around the world so that we can generate real-world learnings and scalable impact.

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Cross-Cutting Collaboration

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is defined by the intersection of new technologies and previously disparate sectors. Our interdisciplinary teams embody this dynamic by breaking down silos and fostering innovative collaborations.

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A Call for Innovators

We’re looking for experts at the intersection of technology and policy to help shape the future. See how we work and what opportunities are available.

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