Predictions for 2028 | Future timeline

Read 49 predictions for 2028, a year that will see the world transform in big and small ways; this includes disruptions throughout our culture, technology, science, health and business sectors. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

Quantumrun Foresight prepared this list; A futurist consulting firm that uses strategic foresight to help companies thrive from future trends.

Fast forecasts for 2028

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  • Axiom-1, the commercial wing of the International Space Station, separates from ISS and becomes an independent space station.% 1
  • Scientists successfully manipulate photosynthesis to increase crop yields by up to 1% 1
  • Smartphones become capable of detecting diseases through brethalyzer screening technology 1
  • RoboBees are utilized to pollinate crops in large scales 1
  • Contact lenses with cameras become available for purchase 1
  • Driverless cars begin having significant impact on profits for auto insurance companies 1
  • Life expectancy explodes dramatically through gene modification 1
  • Asia becomes the center of air travel 1
  • Hypersonic missiles are in military use 1
  • Cost of solar panels, per watt, equals 0.65 US dollars 1
  • World population forecasted to reach 8,359,823,000 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 11,846,667 1
  • Predicted global mobile web traffic equals 176 exabytes 1
  • Global Internet traffic grows to 572 exabytes 1

Country forecasts for 2028

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