Research on the Role of Digital Technologies and Sustainability

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Service line: Enabling Technologies, Responsible Companies

Project: The role of digital technologies and sustainability

Client: Digital Catapult

Date: 2021 (on-going)

UrbanEmerge is finalising research for the Digital Catapult on the role of digital innovation in the UK digital manufacturing and creative industries to help contribute to a more sustainable future. The study is also evaluating how sustainable the technologies themselves are in terms of GHG emissions and social impact, bearing in mind the UK’s net zero targets of 2050. Technologies covered by the study include immersive (VR/AR), AI/Machine Learning, 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), and Distributed Ledger Technologies. 

Report coming soon. 

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