In the future, 3D-printing techniques could allow the construction industry to use local waste products when building new homes and infrastructure.
By dispelling these, we will unlock the full potential of the 4IR for industry and usher in a new era of innovation, productivity and inclusive growth
The new approach will see deliveries tracked via blockchain, allowing issues such as E. coli outbreaks to be easily traced and dealt with.
Creating a circular economy for plastics will depend on new business models and innovation to transform consumer packaged goods. Here's how that could work
Companies must shift away from owning assets to sharing and collaborating, even with their competitors
Backed by Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, the panels are able to pull water out of the air, filter it, and dispense it through our home faucets.
It's often easy to overlook the carbon footprint the fashion industry leaves on the world, but the reality is far more damaging than many realise. So how can we fix it?
With lower environmental impact and reduced supply chains, digital manufacturing – including 3D printing – is a progressive force for good.
Success in the coming decades isn’t just a matter of understanding new technologies – it’s understanding that change must begin now.
Facial recognition and 3D-printing technologies have converged to be used to hack into mobile devices - including by law enforcement officials.
A mere 1 in 4 Christmas jumpers are worn again the following year, which can have a damaging effect on the environment.
The world's biggest beef buyer is beefing up its efforts to prevent the deadly spread of antibiotic resistance.
Three months since the ban came into action, there are 1.5 billion fewer plastic bags in circulation in Australia.
The intertwined nature of global supply chains can lead to economic shockwaves.
Photosynthesis is one of the fundamental building blocks for all life on earth.