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Key themes and growth drivers influencing the UK economy

In these uncertain times it has never been more important for us to nurture and support growth companies. Our economy must recoup the considerable costs of recent crises and our firm belief is that this can only be achieved by stimulating productivity in our great nation’s innovators, disrupters and challengers.

The Singer Growth Economy highlights opportunities across four overarching themes; Health & Wellbeing of the Population, Transition to a Sustainable Economy, Innovation & Emerging Technologies and Geopolitics & Demographics. Within these themes we have identified what we believe to be the most powerful growth drivers shaping the future of our economy, playing out not over months, or even years, but over decades.

The Singer Growth Economy Themes

Health & Wellbeing of the Population

The next decade will see continued convergence of healthcare, technology and consumer industries resulting in healthcare becoming more personalized, digitized, preventative and seamlessly integrated into daily life.

The Growth Drivers:

🦠 Genomic-based Technologies

🚶 Personalised & Preventative

💊 Biology-led Drug Discovery

🔄 Efficiency through the Cycle from Discovery to Consumer

🔬 Health Monitoring

🥑 Nutrition

Transition to a Sustainable Economy

The Sustainable Economy is an alternative vision for growth and development built on transformational technological drivers that are required to address climate and environmental challenges.

The Growth Drivers:

🌎 Climate Change & Energy Transition

💧 🌾 Water, Energy & Food Security

🏗️ Advanced Materials

🔋 21st Century Infrastructure

♻️ Waste Management, Recycling and Product Life

👥 Growing and Ageing Population

Innovation & Emerging Technologies

We believe that the Digital Revolution that started in the 1960’s has decades to run with tech spending as a percentage of GDP set to double in the next 10 years.

The Growth Drivers:

🌐 Digitisation and Process Automation

🖥️ Business Resilience and Cyber Security

📊 Data Infrastructure and Analytics

☁️ Cloud Computing

Blockchain Technology

💬 Communications Infrastructure

🥽 Creative Entertainment

Geopolitics & Demographics

The world is seeing a period of acceleration in change. Changing geopolitical orbits are driving, for example, supply chain revolutions. Defence is at the heart of government thinking again, and the ageing western population continues to challenge the historic consensus.

The Growth Drivers:

🚚 Security of Supply Chains and Re-Industrialisation of the Developed World

🔒 National Security & Defence

👨‍💻 Developing Working Practices and Attitudes

📜 Increasing and More Complex Regulation

📈 Democratisation of Finance and Emerging Global Wealth

👨 👩 Consumer Evolution

📚 Education

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