Building Blocks of the 4th Industrial Revolution
We believe that technological progress will cause rapidly accelerating societal change over the coming decades.
A wide range of technologies — artificial intelligence, biotechnology, nanotechnology, robotics, augmented and virtual reality, blockchain, drones, computational medicine, modern space exploration — have already started reaching commercial viability.
Each one of these technologies will be individually disruptive. In aggregate, these technologies will have a compounding effect on the economy, social structures, legal systems, income distribution, governance, education, and warfare — and raise fundamental questions on how society is organised.
This 4th Industrial Revolution is dynamically engaging in key areas which relate to the following pillars:
- Crypto-Assets and Blockchain
- Machine Learning and Big Data
- Modelling and Simulation
The University of Nicosia is at the forefront of these developments and engages in high-quality research, cutting-edge initiatives, academic/industry collaborations, and the development of academic as well as professional training programmes that explore and tackle the challenges presented by the 4th Industrial Revolution.