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  1. The resource of water

    Clean water is becoming a scarce commodity in an age of progressing climate change and environmental pollution. Companies can make a valuable contribution by developing technologies to purify, desalinate, and use water more efficiently.

  2. Flying has never been safer

    People often say that the most dangerous part of flying is the drive to the airport. On the face of it, racing 100 tons of metal along a narrow runway at up to 300 kmh with over 300 people and 50 tons of flammable fuel on board doesn't sound terribly safe.

  3. Edutainment. An example of Education Technology in China.

    EdTech: solving the bottlenecks in the Chinese education system.

  4. Digital transformation in healthcare

    Artificial intelligence and big data are leading to far-reaching innovations and entirely new business models within the healthcare space, boosting quality of life and opening up exciting opportunities for investors.

  5. Edutainment – unlimited potential

    There are few things in this world that humanity can never have enough of. Health and education are two of them. Now, digitalization is bringing about profound change in these areas, with growing trends such as digital health and edutainment. Patients and students are gaining access to faster and better results, and generally at a lower cost than in the past. For investors this digital revolution promises new growth trends and fresh opportunities to make long-term, sustainable investments and diversify their portfolios.

  6. The future cooperation between man and computer

    Technology continues to advance, following a path of exponential progress predicted with prophetic accuracy by the co-founder of Intel, Gordon Moore in 19651. In our lifetimes we are witnessing computers, machines and robots steady becoming smarter, faster and easier to use. As their capability increases, they are able to perform a range of tasks, both physical and intellectual, more effectively than humans, and more of our daily tasks are being simplified and automated.

  7. Innovative concepts for real estate marketing

    Technological progress and social change create new requirements for residential and office spaces. To fulfill these requirements, the marketing and managing of real estate properties needs innovative concepts and new ideas.

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    5G: A secure technology?

    Around two thirds of the world’s population, or roughly 5 billion people, are mobile subscriber and use the third generation (3G) or the fourth-generation (4G) wireless networks1. It enables the consumer to capture the full potential of smartphones and other smart devices. Nowadays the next generation (5G) is attracting a lot of public interests.

  9. Elevo’s microbes modulate and boost the immune system

    Elevo’s microbes modulate and boost the immune system

    The structural forces that are driving change are opening up entirely new investment opportunities. Against the dynamic global backdrop, these opportunities are by no means easy to identify and structure. Credit Suisse Asset Management has therefore defined four drivers of change and developed thematic funds covering the relevant areas of investment focus: robotics, protection and security, digital health, and infrastructure. A strict best practice approach is adopted to selecting individual securities, as the case study below illustrates.1

  10. The technology race in Electric Vehicles

    The technology race in Electric Vehicles

    The Climate Change topic has captured the public and media interest for quite some time now. With the popularity rise of this theme, other related topics rode the same wave and became object of interest for the mainstream media.