The war between natural and artificial ecosystems

The war between natural and artificial ecosystems

Wild Card's progress: advanced

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: 
Components, systems, engineering

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2050

Wild Card's description 
Microsystems will evolve in the future into integrated smart systems which are able to sense and diagnose a situation, which are predictive, and therefore are able to decide and help to decide. Smart systems address and identify each other and enable the products in which they are incorporated in to interact with the environment and with other smart systems. New atificial ecosystem is craated, which starts to compete with the natural ecosystem for resources and living space.