State of the Market Report | Dec 11

Powering the Last Billion: The Technologies That Are Electrifying the Developing World

Approximately 1 billion people live without access to electricity today, and bringing power to the last billion is the single largest initiative for many governments. Particularly in regions of the developing world, the solution to this problem is still up for debate. In this report, we provide an overview of rural electrification, including both the technology approaches and the regions seeking electrification. We segment technology approaches into three types, examining the unique features of each through case studies, and we find that the right technology solution depends heavily on the characteristics of the region being electrified.

Distributed Generation, Energy Storage, Future Grid, Next Generation Power, Owning the Energy Transition

Company Profile | Dec 11

MicroSynbiotiX

Developing oral aquaculture vaccines and feed additives from modified algae

Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness

Company Snapshot | Dec 11

Farmobile

Data management services to digitize farm fields

Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness

Company Snapshot | Dec 11

Carbon Bee

Drone-mounted hyperspectral sensors for agriculture applications

Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness

Company Snapshot | Dec 11

Myriota

Provider of technology services and infrastructure

Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Industrial Big Data and Analytics, Industrial Internet of Things

Company Snapshot | Dec 11

Exacto Inc.

Developer of agricultural surfactants

Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness

State of the Market Report | Dec 8

CO2 Capture and Conversion: Innovative technology developers in the emerging CO2 capture and conversion space

The emergence of global initiatives to curb rampant CO2 emissions has led to a boom in innovation interest in CO2-related technologies, spearheaded by several consortiums promoting advances in carbon capture and conversion. While often considered long-term science projects, a closer look at the carbon capture and conversion space reveals a range of opportunities from near- and mid-term construction materials to longer-term synthetic fuels production. This report presents an overview of the innovations occurring in carbon capture and conversion, highlighting corporate case studies as well as promising technology developers gaining momentum in reaching commercial readiness in construction materials, intermediate chemicals, fuels, and polymer applications.

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Advanced Materials, Alternative Fuels, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals, Owning the Energy Transition

Company Snapshot | Dec 7

LXP Group

Developing a low-temperature and -pressure bolt-on pretreatment process to separate biomass components without adding sulfur

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Alternative Fuels, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Owning the Energy Transition

Company Snapshot | Dec 7

Synthomics

Developing a DNA synthesizing prototype for in-house strain development

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals

Company Profile | Dec 7

Amyris

Engineering microbes to produce high-value chemical products

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness

Publication Date: Dec 13

PolySync

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Digital Transformation | Hardware and software suite for developers of autonomous driving technology

Publication Date: Dec 13

Vayavision

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Sensors | Low-cost lidar and sensor fusion platform

Publication Date: Dec 13

Blackmore

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Sensors | Frequency-modulated continuous-wave lidar

Publication Date: Dec 14

Resin.io

Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things | Cloud-based platform for provisioning and updating IoT devices

Publication Date: Dec 14

Suragus

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Advanced Materials, Materials and Manufacturing | Non-destructive testing for CFRP fiber defects, thin films, and low and high conductive boundary layers

Publication Date: Dec 14

Saape Designs

Industrial Internet of Things, Sensors | Provider of IoT software and hardware

Interview Date: Dec 21

Ensa

Digital Health and Wellness, Food and Nutrition, Wearable Electronics | Mobile app that integrates with health data to recommend nutrition supplements

Publication Date: Dec 14

Nostromo Energy

Distributed Generation, Energy Storage, Future Grid | Ice-based thermal energy storage for pairing with HVAC

Publication Date: Dec 14

Haydale

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Advanced Materials, Coatings, Digital Transformation, Materials and Manufacturing, Nanotechnology | Develops and sells functionalized nanomaterials and SiC fiber additives

Publication Date: Dec 14

Waste2Watergy

Owning the Energy Transition, Water

Publication Date: Dec 14

Hiber

Industrial Internet of Things | Low-bandwidth satellite network provider

Publication Date: Dec 14

Bractlet

Distributed Generation, Future Grid | Energy management and analytics platform for commercial buildings

Publication Date: Dec 14

CarbonTRACK

Distributed Generation, Future Grid | Energy management solution with smart home control and solar optimization capabilities

Publication Date: Dec 14

Voltus

Distributed Generation, Future Grid | Supplier of demand response, energy purchasing, and energy efficiency programs

Publication Date: Dec 14

Eurotech

Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things | Rugged embedded hardware and integration platform for the Internet of Things

Publication Date: Dec 14

CMS Innovations

Owning the Energy Transition, Water

Publication Date: Dec 14

Troo

Industrial Internet of Things | M2M asset tracking and monitoring platform

Publication Date: Dec 14

Blue Foot Membranes

Water | Backwashable flat sheet membrane for improved fouling control

Publication Date: Dec 15

XRVision

Electronic User Interfaces, Industrial Big Data and Analytics, Industrial Internet of Things, Wearable Electronics

Publication Date: Dec 15

ActionStreamer

Wearable Electronics | Wearable devices and networking for live streaming POV video from players in elite sporting events

Publication Date: Dec 15

Fisher Wallace

Digital Health and Wellness, Wearable Electronics | Wearable electro-stimulation devices for treatment of depression and anxiety

Publication Date: Jan 2

Autonomous Manufacturing

Materials and Manufacturing, Materials Design and Manufacturing | Software for 3D Printing workflow optimization

Publication Date: Jan 3

uBeam

Energy Storage | Wireless charging systems using ultrasonic beams

Publication Date: Jan 3

BroadBit Batteries

Energy Storage | Sodium-based batteries with a metallic sodium anode and a sodium chloride cathode

Publication Date: Jan 3

Faradion

Energy Storage, Owning the Energy Transition | Sodium-ion batteries for low-cost stationary and mobility applications

Publication Date: Jan 3

Printed Energy

Energy Storage, Owning the Energy Transition, Solar | Thin-film batteries for solar-plus-storage applications

Publication Date: Jan 4

Infrastructure Networks

Digital Transformation, Exploration and Production, Industrial Internet of Things, Owning the Energy Transition | Wireless services and products for the oil and gas industry

Publication Date: Jan 8

DouxMatok

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Food and Nutrition | Food particle technology allowing perceived sweetness enhancement of sugars

Publication Date: Jan 8

MycoTechnology

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Food and Nutrition | Fungi-based food processing technology

Publication Date: Jan 9

Paperless Parts

Materials Design and Manufacturing | Cost quoting software for the additive manufacturing marketplace

Publication Date: Jan 11

Anfiro

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Owning the Energy Transition, Water

Publication Date: Jan 18

Quantico Energy Solutions

Owning the Energy Transition

Publication Date: Jan 31

eCAMION

Energy Storage, Owning the Energy Transition | System integrator for stationary and mobile applications using third-party Li-ion cells

Interview Date: Sep 1

HolCo, Inc.

Nanotechnology | Technical validation of software

Publication Date: Feb 1

Dongguan Baode Biological Engineering

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