Emerging Technologies

A Gallery of Disruptive Technologies

From Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy

We estimate that, together, applications of the 12 technologies discussed in the report could have a potential economic impact between $14 trillion and $33 trillion a year in 2025. This estimate is neither predictive nor comprehensive. It is based on an in-depth analysis of key potential applications and the value they could create in a number of ways, including the consumer surplus that arises from better products, lower prices, a cleaner environment, and better health.

A link in the article provides more information about each one of these 12 technologies:

a_gallery_of_disruptive_technologiesMcKinsey says that this report is neither predictive nor comprehensive. These are enablers for big shifts. It will be interesting to watch how they play out.

Over the next few months, we will track some of these and keep you posted as well.