The impact of new technologies is likely to define our future societies. The distinction between the actual and virtual worlds will become blurred and artificial intelligence (AI) and robots will play an increasingly important role in economic production, potentially replacing large numbers of workers.

Given this profound change you need to understand the economic implications in order to respond confidently.  We are unique in our understanding of the different stages of the innovation cycle and the role of public sector funding because these elements are built in to our macroeconomic assessments.

Some challenging questions we can help you answer:

Anthony Barker Chief Strategy Officer [email protected]

Our Innovation work

Quantitative Assessment of the European Added Value of Digital Services Act​

The rapid evolution of digital services means that the current EU regulatory framework, i.e. the EU e-Commerce Directive (ECD), faces relevant limitations in dealing with new challenges. The EU aims to undertake a thorough revision of this framework. This initiative has been...

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Cost of non-Europe in robotics and artificial intelligence

This piece of work for the European Parliament explores a wide and multi-faceted domain - robotics - that crosses boundaries between several economic sectors and legal disciplines. The development of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies is growing rapidly and...

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Working towards a climate neutral Europe: jobs and skills in a changing world

Working towards a climate neutral Europe: jobs and skills in a changing world is a flagship publication by CLG Europe.  CLG Europe, a membership group of leading businesses including Sky, Coca-Cola and Unilever, whose secretariat is provided by the University of Cambridge Insti...

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Working futures employment and skills projections

For over 30 years we have collaborated with the Warwick Institute for Employment Research to provide the UK’s official employment and skills projections, Working Futures.

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Future employment and automation

This is the first study of its kind to use pan-European data sources (the Eurofound Task analysis and the Cedefop Skills Forecasts 2018 datasets) to determine which occupations are at risk of automation. The main purpose of this study is to raise awareness of the changes that ...

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Reviewing the impact of the low-carbon mobility transition on jobs

We carried out this review of the drivers of the impact on jobs from the transition to low-carbon cars and vans in Europe.

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