Reports: 2019 State of the Global Grand Challenges Report

At Singularity University, we believe that leveraging the convergence of exponential technologies will set us on the path to solving 12 global grand challenges (GGCs): health, environment, security, learning, energy, food, prosperity, water, space, disaster resilience, shelter, and governance.

This report from Singularity University offers a valuable, data-rich, densely-packed examination of each of the 12 GGCs and is a must-have resource for anyone seeking to create positive change in the world.

What’s inside?

In this 89-page report, you’ll find:

  • An update on our progress to date in solving each challenge.
  • Examples of key technological solutions impacting each challenge and enabling promising solutions.
  • Information about many exciting solutions generated by the SU ecosystem.
  • An understanding of how the GGCs are interdependent and the complexities that stem from this.
  • Suggestions for how you can take action to help solve the GGCs in tangible, meaningful ways.
  • Access to a companion website loaded with resources for further inspiration and study.

Get this free report and be inspired to create positive change!


Singularity University IS our community. The SU community comprises people from across the globe who are interested in applying exponential technologies to tackle global grand challenges and create an abundant future. By connecting with each other, they form a global innovation ecosystem with the vision and ambition to transform billion-person problems into bold solutions for the future.

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2019 State of the Global Grand Challenges Report