Boom of ocean economy

Boom of ocean economy

Wild Card's progress: fully-fledged

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
Theme 3 - ICT - Information & communication technologies

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Cognitive systems, interaction, robotics

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2050+

Wild Card's description 
Development of new intelligent robotic devices and machines started new era in utilization of ocean environment and resources. Elecric power from solar power plants on the ocean survace is utilized in underwater factories built stright next to row material resources on the sea bed. New artificial islands are built in ocean with status of independent tax havens.