Over the next decade, the “internet of things” (IoT) will create a global network of “smart everything, everywhere” made up of an interconnected web of billions of embedded, smart sensors. Cisco has predicted that this Internet of Things (IoT) will consist of 50 Billion sensors by 2020 and estimates the IoT will generate $19 trillion of newly created value. Peter Diamandis, co-founder and executive chairman of the Singularity University, predicts that by 2025, the Internet of Everything (IoE) will exceed 100 billion connected devices, each with a dozen or more sensors collecting data leading to “a trillion-sensor economy” driving a data revolution beyond our imagination.
This intelligent world will deliver dramatic benefits to impact the person, society and the planet. It will impact our lives in terms of human health, safety, security and education; our built environment, including buildings, transport and manufacturing and the sustainability of our planet in terms of energy resources, water, air quality and food production.
Tyndall’s Centre for Strategic Programmes is focused on enabling the strategic development of technology platforms and roadmaps to “make and power the smart things for the Internet of Things”. We will leverage from Tyndall’s research excellence in electronic components and systems using both “More of Moore” and “More than Moore” (MtM) technologies. Applications encompass the broad range of Communications, Energy, Health and the Environment. We will bring particular focus to the development of strategic industry partnerships and large-scale funding under both national (EI, SFI) and EU H2020 programmes.