Tomorrow

A Bright Future

Trends, challenges, opportunities: How our world will change – and what we can do to ensure a successful future. Illustration: Dave Hänggi

Trends, challenges, opportunities: How our world will change – and what we can do to ensure a successful future. Illustration: Dave Hänggi

Collage of people, skyscrapers and soap bubbles

Futurology

Knowing what will count

What will the world look like in 2040? Futurologists at Evonik have developed five scenarios.

Earth photographed from space

Demography

We're Multiplying

A look at the future: Figures and forecasts regarding the development of the world’s population.

Fabiana Scapolo

Future of Europe

Modern Talking

Fabiana Scapolo, the Deputy Head of the EU Policy Lab, explains the central challenges facing Europe.

Background

Tomorrow’s Beauty Care

Only the best for the beauty sector: How to make discriminating customers happy.

The(is) Future

Short trips into the future

Foresight manager Björn Theis writes in his column about disruptive technologies, visionaries, and places where the future is being “made”.

Corporate Foresight

Extreme Extremities

How can thoughts control a prosthesis? Polymers are becoming the “connectors” between human beings and prostheses. A look at the future.

Corporate Foresight

Cadmium and Nickel

A visionary approach: Can plants absorb harmful substances and thus detoxify soil?

Corporate Foresight

We Can Use That

Is used sports clothing a valuable raw material for new sneakers? Can discarded fishing nets be used to make ladies’ tights? Yes, all this is possible.

Corporate Foresight

Smart Fabrics

Evonik will help future fashion to do more than keeping us warm and looking good. Will we soon have smart fabrics equipped with poison detectors?

An overview of the dossiers

Concentrated information: Our dossiers bring together everything worth knowing about the main themes of ELEMENTS—clearly and concisely.

Evonik Elements Edition 02 2019

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