Rise of the robots: top managers on the fourth industrial revolution
The Davos World Economic Forum started today with the main theme being the fourth industrial revolution, which will see automation and robots penetrating industrial production as well as other spheres of everyday life.Fund managers are trying to keep up with this emerging trend, with Pictet Asset Management having launched a dedicated robotics fund in September, while investment management firm Sturgeon Ventures and adviser RoboCap also unveiled a so-called ‘pure play’ robotics strategy earlier this year.
Referencing a Boston Consulting study, Jonathan Cohen, a managing partner of RoboCap, said acceleration of automation will double over the next 10 years, with robots becoming more sophisticated and cheaper.
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