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Responding to Global Trends

Sustainable solutions

We create sustainable solutions responding to global trends. 

Our experts develop sustainable solutions that help address five key global mega trends: smart cities and infrastructure, future mobility, industrial digitalisation, changing energy markets and the transition to a bioeconomy.

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At AFRY, we encourage our global network of experts to actively share their expertise. Browse this page for links to our experts' solutions and insights into these global mega trends. 

Discover the latest thinking, trends and developments within the industries we serve.

Smart Cities and Infrastructure

Global Trends
Expert insight

Read our experts' insights on Future Cities - our combined ability to take on challenges and create sustainable cities for the future.

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Future mobility

Global Trends
  • Safer traffic
  • Lower environmental impact
  • Autonomous vehicles
Mobility solutions for a different tomorrow

The automotive industry is under a disruptive transition driven by technology trends for electrified, connected and autonomous vehicles, new business models for mobility as a service as well as digitalization of manufacturing for future industry. At AFRY, we meet these trends by offering design and engineering expertise for all automotive and mobility disciplines.


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Industrial digitalisation

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  • Optimisation of logistics and process flows
  • Increased productivity
  • Reduced resource and energy use
Expert insight

Read about Future Industry - a collection of insights, solutions, and innovations from AFRY.

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Changing energy markets

Global Trends
Worldwide Energy engineering and consulting services

We deliver expert-led engineering services across the full value chain. Trusted as a partner by the global energy sector, we bring deep insight and experience, enabling your project to perform on time, on scope and on budget – and working to the highest safety standards.

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Transition to bioeconomy

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  • A key component in the global shift towards circular economy
  • New materials aided by digitalisation
  • Long term sustainable development
  • Carbon neutrality for generations to come
Advising clients

Our Bioindustry Management Consulting team of well over 100 industry experts advise clients across bioeconomy value chains.

Biomaterials and Biochemicals Management Consulting
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Sustainability at AFRY

Sustainability is part of AFRY’s business strategy and a prerequisite for AFRY’s business as a whole. We connect technologies to create sustainable progress for you.
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Insight articles from experts in their field

At AFRY, we encourage our global network of experts to actively share their expertise through the Insights section of our website. Browse the articles to discover the latest thinking, trends and developments within the industries we serve.