A Future Prognosis

Athena @ Shaping Tomorrow

26 September 2022
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As highlighted by the US National Academy of Medicine's Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity, multiple systems within society will need to be activated, transformed and coordinated to address all aspects of life. National University of Singapore
The WPP estimates average global longevity to be around 77.2 years in 2050 due to further reduction in mortality levels. The Hindu
Hurricanes are among the most severe natural hazards on Earth, often inflicting extensive damage and loss of life when they strike coastal communities. Eos
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  • Expanding incorporation of nonmetallic materials and products in the built environment will improve sustainability, contribute to a lower carbon footprint and enhance the durability and longevity of structures. / USA compositesworld
  • Claiming to be the UK's first lender specifically backing public sector workers, Bevan Money will provide mortgages for first-time buyers and later-life borrowers as well as provide ethical accounts for bigger-picture savers. FinTech Futures
  • The IoCT will underpin the development of Longevity-as-a Service, new products and services that mobilise data for AI in exciting areas, enabling the UK to demonstrate global leadership in digital regulation with robust global standards to become the world's tech testbed. Longevity.Technology - Latest News, Opinions, Analysis
  • Before the pandemic - in The Great Demographic Upheaval Reversal, inflation will be prevalent, real interest rates will rise and public deficits will grow with age-related fiscal spending pressures. financialpost
  • University of Pittsburgh researchers have described for the first time a pathway by which cells repair damaged lysosomes, structures that contribute to longevity, offering the potential to better understand and treat age-related diseases. Scienceboard.net
  • Coveris will introduce a new range of plastic - and paper-based solutions, including wash-off labels and transportation films with recycled content, that are aimed at enhanced recyclability, packaging waste reduction, and shelf-life extension at FachPack 2022. Packaging Europe
  • Companies with extensive use of robotics across construction, manufacturing, and logistics should look to create a CRO position that will blend engineering, IT, and human capital management skills to develop the management structure to oversee all facets of the robotic life cycle. Richard van Hooijdonk BV
  • The NUHS Centre for Healthy Longevity is set to initiate, for the first time in a South-East Asian population, geroscience-based clinical research in order to target the biggest risk factor for chronic disease - biological age. Longevity.Technology - Latest News, Opinions, Analysis
  • A public-private 20 million US dollars investment in the US aims to understand the potato microbiome, yield, soil health and risk of crop disease in real-life conditions across 9 US-States. www.euractiv.com
  • With half of all Americans to have clinical obesity by 2030, weight loss applications might be the most promising front in gut microbiome research. The Scientist Magazine
  • The longevity of NATO can be attributed to its continuous adaptation to changing needs of security and threat perceptions. Observer Research Foundation
  • Whereas the 2030 goals still reflected the AHA's long-term trajectory, it rapidly became clear that COVID-19 would cause substantial disruption and unpredictable trends in mortality rates, overall longevity, and healthy longevity. Circulation

A framework that describes a 4-phase level of maturity to help determine potential and inform innovation strategy.

bacteria, artificial intelligence, scientist
ageing, anti-aging, consumer, discovery, health, longevity
longevity, ageing, anti-aging, adult, care, market
ageing, economy, growth, life expectancy, longevity, Arctic
Past Year: Stable
Compare changing sentiment to a benchmark of all forecasts
An AI that could cure every disease on the planet and grant all of us immortality biologically or digitally. Medium
As highlighted by the US National Academy of Medicine's Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity, multiple systems within society will need to be activated, transformed and coordinated to address all aspects of life. National University of Singapore
  • Greece will scrap many remaining COVID-19-related protocols next week, making it the latest country to plan to revert to pre-pandemic life. Travel + Leisure
  • Net-zero is already starting to be mandated (see article on recent UK policy) and energy companies will have to view decarbonized power sources as the key to their longevity, not a threat to it. Transport Times
  • The Ag Visa will complement the PALM scheme, which remains vitally important to the citrus industry and has only recently been through an extensive reform process to make it more accessible to Australian citrus growers. Citrus Australia
  • While stamp duty land tax has impressive longevity, economists on both sides of the political spectrum are in agreement it is a distorting tax that could be worsening Britain's housing crisis by stifling activity. The Telegraph
  • Despite fears of outliving savings, most Americans still want to live longer, a study on longevity and retirement shows. CNBC
  • Longevity industry is estimated to be worth $26.5 trillion in 2022 and expected to reach $33 trillion in 2026. Zawya
  • The longevity of NATO can be attributed to its continuous adaptation to changing needs of security and threat perceptions. Observer Research Foundation
  • With the global population rapidly ageing it was crucial to get a better understanding of the potential of NAD + as an anti-ageing molecule via human trials. NutraIngredients-Asia.com
  • In Ukraine itself, the United Nations has described extensive damage and loss of life in rural areas as well as key population centres, sparking fears that crops may not get planted. The Scotsman
  • ASC has announced the establishment of a new science and technology hub at Adelaide's Lot Fourteen, which aims to foster new research and business collaboration opportunities in support of the Collins Class submarine sustainment and the future $6 billion life-of-type extensions. Defence Connect
  • Uncultured genera and phyla could comprise 7.3×10^29 and 2.2×10^29 of microbial cells across earth's microbiomes, respectively. BioMed Central
  • Longevity Technology: With regard to space, space travel and science, there have been many meaningful studies conducted that indicate 3D bioprinting on the International Space Station (ISS) could improve drug screening and cancer research. Longevity.Technology
Financial Impact
An emerging industry in the MENA region, longevity is estimated to be worth $26.5 trillion in 2022 and is expected to reach $33 trillion in 2026 globally. Dubai Chronicle
An emerging industry in the MENA region, longevity is estimated to be worth $26.5 trillion in 2022 and expected to reach $33 trillion in 2026 globally. Zawya
Longevity industry is estimated to be worth $26.5 trillion in 2022 and expected to reach $33 trillion in 2026. Zawya
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Creates plausible alternative futures of what can happen and encourages development of a robust, agile response
While aging is unequivocally the major risk factor for age-related diseases, regulatory bodies around the world, such as the FDA or EMA, do not yet recognize geroscience-guided clinical outcomes as a path to regulatory approval. Fight Aging!
Globally, pensions and insurers hold an enormous amount of longevity risk from retirement obligations. Artemis.bm - The Catastrophe Bond, Insurance Linked Securities & Investment, Reinsurance Capital, Alternative Risk Transfer and Weather Risk Management site
Some of the most knowledgeable and resourceful voices globally in the longevity space are behind their mission to be a new approach that will empower people to make the appropriate lifestyle changes and take advantage of supplements and Rx therapies that will allow them to live longer and healthier. Forbes
Changing proportion of published forecasts
Land-grabbing, wars and slavery connect with the extensive spread of commercial monocultures as economic structures displacing and threatening much of the world's human biological and cultural life with extinction. Apple Podcasts
Without critical drug discovery and development efforts, millions of people around the world would continue their lives devoid of any hope for treatments and cures to life-threatening diseases. phys.org
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The concept that international travel, or travel of any kind, is a risk factor for microbiome change is fairly well accepted now. CIDRAP
The United Nations set a goal of conserving 30% of the planet by 2030, but the needed conservation efforts are just as complex and varied as the globe's flora, fauna, and trillions of microbiomes. McKinsey & Company
Forests and Land Use, committing to halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by 2030, was signed by 141 countries, including China and Brazil - breathing new life into the commitments made under the New York Declaration on Forests in 2014. Forest500
Key topics
Investigate what’s transforming or collapsing
Even if no formal physiological limit exists, reaching the frontiers of survival is no mean feat, and further gains in longevity might ultimately require remarkable advances in medical science, even if the ranks of the world's centenarians continue to swell. Nature Medicine
Viable longevity education with practical translation will thus ultimately improve health-care systems worldwide and decrease disease occurrence by training health-care providers to tackle the most common and strongest contributor of disease - unhealthy aging. Fight Aging!
We see a big potential for textile manufacturers to extend the longevity of MMCF fabrics, ultimately offering consumers longer lasting garments made of fibers from nature. Textile World
What's Next
Changing proportion of material mentioning future years
The first approved therapy from geroscience will come within five years. NEO.LIFE
Businesses need to recognise the overarching impact of ageing and rising longevity and embrace the opportunities it will bring in the coming years. Euromonitor
How Can Ethics Contribute to a Sustainable Aging Workforce in the Area of Technology? JMIR Human Factors
What can we do to avoid mass extinctions of life-forms on Earth and to reverse the threat of losing centuries of human progress? Cosmos HackAtom VI
How can the plant microbiome be used to improve crops? Gii Research
How large will the longevity biotechnology field be? Longevity Wiki
How is diversity guaranteed as a constitutive feature of humanity by the Longevity World Community? Open Lifespan
How should we think about ethics at the dawning of the robotic age? Insurge Intelligence
Who are the most prominent players in the global Anti-aging Drugs market? Trends
What does Ukraine's increasingly successful counteroffensive mean for Russia and Putin's longevity as president? Atlantic Council
What are the essential "Global" media ethics in the digital age? Iamcr
What will become of the March for Life if Roe is reversed? National Review
One factor making Boston a potential hotbed when it comes to the explosion of the longevity economy? YOUAREUNLTD
Will anti-aging technology lead to overpopulation? Longevity Wiki
The very real ethical decisions that will be faced by AI-controlled cars: In an accident situation, whose life should be preserved - that of the passenger, another driver, or a pedestrian? Digital Trends
Will it someday be possible to find a cure for aging? Futurist Thomas Frey
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