The Emerging Technologies Competition is the Royal Society of Chemistry’s annual initiative for early stage companies and academic entrepreneurs who want to commercialise their technologies to make a global impact. Our set of six briefings designed to make sure that technologists know how to solve real-world problems and implement technologies and for business leaders to know the intricacies of each individual technology and lead their organziations with strong digital literacy and fluency.
Science fiction has often affected innovation and new technology – for example many rocketry pioneers were inspired by science fiction 37 – and the documentary How William Shatner Changed the World gives a number of examples of imagined technologies being actualized.
We help shape policy on a variety of issues associated with emerging technologies, including autonomous vehicles, robotics, digital services, data security and privacy, artificial intelligence, automation, taxation, intellectual property rights and consumer protection.
One of my favourite …