Tackling the climate crisis with innovative green technologies

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. The impact of investing in innovative green technologies. The World Economic Forum is partnering with the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and 65 global businesses to invest in innovative green technologies. These financing commitments will ensure […]

Different types of technologies and how they improve workflow

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Nimra Ishfaq, a medical student from Pakistan. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writers and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on the topic, nor […]

5 technologies that will transform our lives

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Karthik Krishnan, Venture Chair, Redesign Health Technology is developing rapidly and innovations that were once the stuff of science fiction are now an everyday reality. AI, VR, gene-editing, blockchain and nanotechnology are the five foundational technologies that will […]

How new technologies create a pathway to financial inclusion

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Salim Arda Ermut, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board, Turkey Wealth Fund Financial inclusion is key to creating a fair, equitable society, as well as a thriving economy. However, there are challenges to fostering financial inclusion, […]

Stopping marine plastic pollution from rivers requires efficient and cost-effective technologies

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Karsten Hirsch, CEO and Co-Founder, Plastic Fischer 8-12 Million tons of plastic enter the oceans every year – one truckload per minute The majority of marine plastic enters the ocean through Asian rivers Plastic production is estimated to […]

6 experts reveal the technologies set to revolutionize cancer care

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Carrie Liu, Project Lead, Health and Healthcare China, World Economic Forum Beijing & Ruma Bhargava, Project Lead, Fourth Industrial Revolution for Health, India, World Economic Forum, C4IR India Cancers and other noncommunicable diseases are widely considered significant threats […]

What are low-carbon emitting technologies? An expert explains

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alexander Sauer, Director, Institute for Energy Efficiency in Production (EEP), University of Stuttgart & Abhinav Chugh, Content and Partnerships Lead, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum Access to affordable renewable energy and their deployment are key enablers for decarbonization […]

These are the top 10 emerging technologies of 2021

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mariette DiChristina, Dean, College of Communication, Boston University & Bernard Meyerson, Chief Innovation Officer, IBM The 10th anniversary edition of the World Economic Forum’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies Report lists new technologies poised to impact the world in […]

Commission welcomes the move towards more innovative health technologies for patients

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission welcomes the political agreement on the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Regulation reached by the European Parliament and the Council early this morning. The Regulation will improve the availability of innovative health technologies such as innovative medicines and certain medical devices for EU […]

€1 billion Team Europe initiative on manufacturing and access to vaccines, medicines and health technologies in Africa

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced today at the G20 Global Health Summit in Rome a Team Europe initiative on manufacturing and access to vaccines, medicines and health technologies in Africa. The initiative will help create an enabling environment for local vaccines […]

3 ways to make technologies more inclusive for people with disabilities

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ching-Shiuan Jiang, Community Specialist , International Organisations and Humanitarian Agenda AI can help describe surroundings for people who are visually impaired. From colour contrast, to screen reader facilities, inclusive user interfaces are key to mobile-enabled services. The market […]

AI technologies must prevent discrimination and protect diversity

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Reducing gender, social or cultural bias in AI technologies is key, said the Culture and Education Committee in a resolution adopted on Tuesday. The use of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in education, culture and the audiovisual sector could have an impact on “the backbone […]