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Shaping the Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Value Chains

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Anticipating how pioneering technologies, innovative business models and new partnerships are transforming businesses and governments’ ability to drive economic and societal impact.

The Platform Shaping the Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Value Chains examines everything from research and development to design, consumer behaviour and end-of-use cycles. We engage multiple industries as diverse as automotive, chemicals, electronics, healthcare and textiles. While manufacturing has been the foremost source of growth, jobs and innovation globally, its sectors also contribute heavily to CO2 emissions and climate change. Emerging technologies, however, are transforming manufacturing and value chains, enabling more efficient processes and creating new value for industry, society and the environment.

This Platform brings together a diverse community of 200+ organizations from more than 22 industry sectors, governments, academic institutions and civil society, to accelerate inclusive technology adoption, while stimulating innovation, sustainability and employment. The community evaluates and proposes pilots, examines the latest approaches in skills development, drives improvements in partnerships and informs business model transformations and next generation industrial development strategies.

Our Platform enables solutions to the greatest challenges facing multiple industries and governments, accelerating the growth of advanced manufacturing while helping stakeholders fulfil their social and environmental responsibility.

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Our Partners comprise the world's 1000 leading companies, developing solutions to the world's greatest challenges.

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