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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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2022-12-19Virus-fighting nanoparticles, quantum dots, transparent wood: Hot topics in five research domains, found fast with ETO's Map of Science
2022-12-16What's hot in pharmacology? Discovering emerging topics with ETO's Map of Science
2022-12-12What's hot in Chinese AI research? Discovering emerging topics with ETO's Map of Science
2022-12-07What's hot in hardware? Discovering emerging topics with ETO's Map of Science

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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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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Supply Chain Explorer: Advanced Semiconductors

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

artificial intelligence
Track global research, patenting, and investment in AI and its applications with our user-friendly dashboard.
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