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Converging technologies, shaping the future of European societies, a report from the high level expert group on "foresighting the new technology wave"

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Abstract

This report is the final contribution resulting from the works of the high level Expert Group on "Foresighting the New Technology Wave" . It builds on the group's discussions, on individual written contributions, on the group's scenario exercise and of reports by four subgroups. It provides a definition and likely applications of Converging Technologies for the European Knowledge Society (CTEKS), their economic opportunities, disruptive potential and risks and presents recommendations for action.

Additional information

Authors: NORDMANN A (Editor), European Commission, DG Research, Brussels (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 21357 EN (2004), 63 pp. Free of charge
Availability: EUR-OP reference: KI-NA-21357-EN-C Available from: Documentation Service of DG Research Fax: +32 2 295 8220 E-mail: research@ec.europa.eu
ISBN: ISBN: 92-894-8313-X
Record Number: 200518173 / Last updated on: 2005-06-13
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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