Towards Fusion Energy in the Industry 5.0 and Society 5.0 Context: Call for a Global Commission for Urgent Action on Fusion Energy

  title={Towards Fusion Energy in the Industry 5.0 and Society 5.0 Context: Call for a Global Commission for Urgent Action on Fusion Energy},
  author={Elias G. Carayannis and Jack A. Draper and Balwant Bhaneja},
  journal={Journal of the Knowledge Economy},
  pages={1 - 14}
This article provides a high-level review of the geopolitical status quo of nuclear fusion energy and outlines a vision for the future against the backdrop of Industry 5.0 and Society 5.0. In 2020, the year of the 75th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ITER, the world’s largest fusion experiment, began its machine assembly, and next year, the DEMO (fusion power) stage of ITER planning is formally due to begin. With several countries now engaged in the design of DEMO-phase machines, we… Expand
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