In 2016 we’ll see healthcare professionals prescribe video games to their patients, boutique food producers take on the supermarkets and the emergence of new challenge-driven universities which harness the collective problem solving capabilities of the world’s students.

We hope you enjoy this year’s list - Nesta’s fifth series of forecasts for the year ahead. You can read more about why we publish our list every year in our reflections on half a decade of predictions and find out what happened at our evening of discussion on the 2016 list.

Recap on our 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 lists, and read our round-up of how accurate last year's predictions were.

Illustrations by Matt Bannister