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The Emerging Technology Observatory creates high-quality data resources to inform critical decisions on emerging technology issues.

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2023-05-24A new perspective on global R&D: Introducing summary view in the Map of Science
2023-05-19Introducing our Research Almanac
2023-05-02Singapore's no exception: AI research collaboration around the Pacific
2023-04-20Singapore's AI research collaboration with China more than doubled between 2016 and 2021

There has never been more information available on global science and technology.

We're here to help you make sense of this fast-moving, often overwhelming world. The Emerging Technology Observatory is a public platform for data and insight on critical emerging technology issues. Building on CSET's deep data and analytic capabilities, we transform emerging tech information from diverse sources into accessible tools and resources - empowering you to analyze, communicate, and act with data-driven confidence.

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Research Almanac

The Research Almanac maps high-level trends in global emerging technology research, with an initial focus on topics in AI.
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Supply Chain Explorer: Advanced Semiconductors

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ETO's guide to the vast, complex, and critical supply chain for advanced computer chips.
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Country Activity Tracker

Track global research, patenting, and investment in AI and its applications with our user-friendly dashboard.
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Map of Science

ETO’s Map of Science collects and organizes the world’s research literature, making it easy to pinpoint key trends, hotspots, and concepts in global science and technology.
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