HTA beyond 2020: Ready for the New Decade? One year ahead of the end of several prominent HTA strategies and projects, the course will (and has to) be set for future development of HTA worldwide in 2020 and beyond. The HTAi 2019 Annual Meeting provides an ideal presentation and discussion platform for opportunities, emerging challenges and possible threats for the future of HTA. Trends for harmonization and standardization are confronted by progressive digitization, disruptive innovations, and the questioning of established evidence requirements. 2019 is the perfect time to tie this varicolored bouquet of important HTA developments together, looking into the future and asking: HTA beyond 2020: Ready for a New Decade?