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Research: the fastest growth in technology in 2020 was registered in e-health

May 24, 2021|

Rostelecom used TeqViser, an AI product, to study the impact of COVID-19 on technology trends in 2020, and analyzed published content in industry media, scientific journals, patent applications and investor activity. Key findings are:

  • The number of posts in technology-related media on the topic of e-health increased by 91% compared to 2019, in scientific journals - by 17%.
  •  The number of posts on the topic of e-learning increased by 130%, the number of research articles - by 7%, the amount of investments increased by 167%, and the number of issued patents grew by 25%.
  • The e-commerce trend has not shown significant growth. There was a slight reduction in the number of patents compared to 2019, and the number of posts about e-commerce increased significantly.
  • Sharing economy trend dropped by 15 positions in the overall ranking. The areas related to the rental of housing and transport were affected the most.

Research (in Russian)

According to the results of a similar study conducted by ICT.Moscow for 2020, the most popular IT trends in the media were artificial intelligence, 5G and self-driving cars.

Original (in Russian)


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