Mounting environmental concerns have sparked growing interest in the development of renewable energy resources, with biofuels leading the way among industries likely to provide substitutes for fossil fuels.
There are concerted efforts worldwide to promote the electrification of transportation. Electric vehicles curb the use of hydrocarbons and ultimately decrease greenhouse gases (GHG).
New technologies are among the driving forces behind the growth of the health industry, and their application is widely referred to as eHealth (digital or connected health).
The manufacturing sector has entered a period of profound change marked by the intensive use of leading-edge technologies in industrial production. Against this background, which has spared no industry, traditional manufacturing practices no longer suffice to ensure competitiveness.
Nanotechnologies are among the great technological advances of recent times.