In this episode, Real Economy takes a look at what Europe is doing to boost investment in innovative industries such artificial intelligence and robotics in order to foster growth.
Futuris travels to northern Italy to meet the European researchers developing better ways to recycle composite materials such as carbon and glass fibre.
Since the mid-19th century, coal mining has been an essential part of German industry. But, on Friday, the country's last active black coal mine, Prosper-Haniel, will cease operations.
By publicly committing to carbon neutrality, governments can lay down the indicators of success for businesses. Choosing sustainable materials, whether for packaging or for construction, should be a cornerstone of the EU’s low emissions strategy by 2050.
Even if we are true believers in the power of technology, in the benefits of creative destruction, we should not kid ourselves: the fourth industrial revolution, if left untamed, could increase inequality, weaken the social fiber of our society, and put under threat the core of democracy and peace.
Confederation of British Industry lowers 2018 growth forecast citing Brexit and heavy snowfall
Futuris meets scientists in Germany and Belgium hoping to dramatically improve ways to increase Red mud recycling.
Let us take you on a visit to one of the last audio cassette factories in Europe.
The device looks more like a drone, with just its seat reminiscent of a motorbike.
Launched in 1964 for the Tokyo Olympic Games, the Shinkansen linked Tokyo to Osaka running at a speed of 210 kilometres per hour.
Reports of a massive computer virus affecting countries worldwide.
Germany and France want controversial EU reforms over the future of posted workers to go further and deeper.
Mexican and U.S. brewers have reinvented Donald Trump as a gun-slinging mariachi to promote a new beer celebrating cross-border cooperation.
British's manufacturing sector is showing strong growth according to companies surveyed by the Confederation of British Industry.
German exports and imports hit record-highs in March. Industrial production edged down but was still better than expected.
The takeover of Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta by ChemChina is set to go ahead as 80% of Syngenta shareholders agree.
Eurozone manufacturing and services companies said they increased activity at the fastest rate in six years in April.
Anger from unions as almost 300 UK Nestle jobs are cut as chocolate biscuit production is moved to Poland
A lengthy takeover process ends with German generic drugmaker Stada agreeing to be bought by investment groups Bain Capital and Cinven.
As we enter the fourth phase of the Industrial Revolution, humans need to embrace technology to work alongside robots
US federal law enforcement officials raided heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar facilities, apparently part of a tax investigation.
Japan's factory output unexpectedly fell in January for the first time in six months, indicating the country's recovery remains fragile.
Robo-Mate looks like a superhero accessory, but actually it is a tool designed to help industrial workers.
Saudi Arabia's state oil company Saudi Aramco is to invest $7 billion in an oil refinery and petrochemical project in southern Malaysia.
Optimism among businesses in Britain's services sector is now higher than at any time since June's vote to leave the European Union.
Airbus has announced even more costs from its much delayed A400M military transport plane, which pulled down profits by 63 percent last year.