Technologies for the future

Technology is at the heart of human progress. From man’s first fashioning of stone tools to today’s digital age, our basic needs remain the same: food, energy, medicine, safety and communications. Find out how York researchers are shaping the future in these areas.

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As the global population grows so does the demand for food and energy, placing ever greater pressure on food producers and the environment on which we depend.

Our researchers are tackling these challenges by developing innovative solutions to enable sustainable growth in the global bioeconomy.

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