What is the Next Economy?

In upcoming years the world is facing huge challenges: more and larger refugee streams, resource scarcity, pollution, extreme weather, food insecurity and 2.5 billion new citizens in 2050. These are just a few examples of the challenges societies have to deal with.

Therefore governments, companies, knowledge institutes and citizens have to think about their role in this transition and need to develop a sustainable society. At the same time developments such as the internet of things, big data, blockchain technology, robots, open source innovation, renewable energy and clean tech will transform society into the so called Next Economy.

Watch these clips which introduce these concepts of the Next Economy.

Internet of Things

Circular Economy

Big Data

Blockchain