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The Economist's emerging technologies to watch in 2022

A recent article in The Economist highlighted 22 emerging technologies for 2022.

We gathered data from Mergeflow's API, so that you can see what's happening within and across these technologies, from venture investments to patents, R&D publications, market analyses, blogs and news.

You can read the article in The Economist, or listen to their podcast here.

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We created interactive charts for all technologies. All data are from Mergeflow's API. Click on the image below to explore the data.

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What's some of the R&D, companies, news and market insights behind the charts above?

For every emerging technology mentioned in The Economist's article, we compiled a snapshot of original data:

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