State of the Market Report | Mar 27

Advancements at the Seabed – The Future of Subsea Production in the Low Oil Price Era

Subsea production systems contribute roughly 10% of the global oil production with the vision of a subsea factory often described as the next big disruption in the offshore industry. In this report, we analyse the impact of low oil prices on subsea systems post 2014 and their feasibility in the modern era. Furthermore, we address the question whether the novel concept of subsea factories will indeed be realized based off the progress made by startups in the subsea space.

Exploration and Production

State of the Market Report | Mar 26

Key Low-Carbon Fuel Companies and Developments in 2017

The low-carbon fuels industry has matured and been fairly set in its ways for several decades. However, the introduction of new conversion technologies is bringing the industry to the cusp of a tipping point set to alter the future landscape as new processes target the production of low-carbon fuels. While first-generation biofuels will remain the pillars of the industry, a stronger focus and regulatory shift from sheer volumes and blending mandates towards carbon-centric policies will enable the emergence of a new generation of low-carbon fuels offering better performance and a lower carbon profile. There are seven major categories of low-carbon fuels – biodiesel, bio-CNG/LNG, bio-electricity, drop-in fuels, ethanol, gasoline/diesel, and renewable hydrogen. In this report, we use the Lux Innovation Grid (LIG) to assess companies in our database within each category. We also highlight key technology developers to watch for in the next two years.

Alternative Fuels

Analyst Insight | Mar 24

How wearables are being used for pain management and recovery

Digital Health and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Wearable Electronics

Company Profile | Mar 24

Equivital

Mobile physiological monitoring

Digital Health and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things, Wearable Electronics

Company Profile | Mar 24

Bebop Sensors

Smart fabric sensors

Coatings, Digital Transformation, Sensors, Wearable Electronics

State of the Market Report | Mar 24

Business Model Innovation: Industry’s Latest Fad or a Useful Approach to Strategy?

The many highly successful business model innovations (BMIs) recently enabled by digital technology have made BMI a hot topic. In this case, the hype is largely justified: BMI is a major driver of corporate growth and profitability. However, BMI is often defined in a nebulous manner that makes it difficult to use. To overcome this, Lux offers two simple but robust tools to help identify, discuss, and promote BMI. The Lux BMI Framework is based on a formal analysis of traditional product and market innovation, revenue model innovation, and other nontraditional forms of innovation. The Lux Narrow BMI checklist is based on learnings gleaned from digital-enabled BMI. This report also includes expert commentary from the Industrial Research Institute’s New Business Development Network.

Advanced Materials, Agro Innovation, Alternative Fuels, Autonomous Systems 2.0, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals, Coatings, Corporate Strategic Intelligence: Chemicals and Materials, Digital Health and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Distributed Generation, Electronic User Interfaces, Energy Storage, Exploration and Production, Food and Nutrition, Future Platforms, Industrial Big Data and Analytics, Industrial Internet of Things, Intelligent Buildings, Materials and Manufacturing, Materials Design and Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, Sensors, Solar, Sustainable Building Materials, Water, Wearable Electronics

Company Profile | Mar 23

EControl-Glas

Electrochromic glass for dimmable windows

Advanced Materials, Sustainable Building Materials

Company Profile | Mar 23

Artveoli

Indoor air purification panel based on microfluidic high-density photobioreactor technology

Advanced Materials, Digital Transformation, Intelligent Buildings, Sustainable Building Materials

Analyst Insight | Mar 23

Dubai plans to 3D print skyscraper, but is unlikely to get off the ground without technology disruption

Advanced Materials, Digital Transformation, Materials Design and Manufacturing, Sustainable Building Materials

Company Profile | Mar 23

ChromoGenics

Electrochromic film manufactured by roll-to-roll process

Advanced Materials, Sustainable Building Materials

Publication Date: Mar 29

Yunasko

Energy Storage | High temperature prismatic supercapacitors

Publication Date: Mar 30

QuietLife Technologies

Sensors, Wearable Electronics | Active snore noise cancelling with sound prediction algorithms for real-time noise cancelling

Publication Date: Mar 30

MicroGen Systems

Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things, Sensors | Low-power wireless sensor nodes

Publication Date: Mar 30

GEA Enzymes

Bio-based Materials and Chemicals, Food and Nutrition | Develops artificial intelligence platform for computational enzyme design

Publication Date: Mar 30

Lumos Solar

Solar | Frameless module building-applied photovoltaic systems and integrated roofing product

Publication Date: Mar 30

Merlin Solar

Solar | Copper-based cell interconnection grid

Publication Date: Mar 31

CJS Production Technologies

Exploration and Production

Publication Date: Apr 3

FaunaPhotonics

Agro Innovation, Sensors | Developing LiDAR-based sensor to detect airborne agricultural pests

Publication Date: Apr 3

PhytoSynthetix

Agro Innovation, Sensors | Supplemental lighting technology to increase greenhouses crop production profitability

Publication Date: Apr 4

Hazer Group

Alternative Fuels | Catalytic cracking of natural gas to produce hydrogen and graphite using iron-ore catalyst

Publication Date: Apr 4

Lumiant

Digital Transformation

Publication Date: Apr 4

Exabyte

Materials and Manufacturing, Materials Design and Manufacturing | Integrated materials modeling platform using high performance computing

Publication Date: Apr 4

MetalValue

Advanced Materials, Materials Design and Manufacturing

Publication Date: Apr 6

Agua Via

Water

Publication Date: Apr 6

Telit

Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things | Provider of IoT hardware, connectivity, and application platforms

Interview Date: Apr 6

Tusti

Advanced Materials | Recycling of greasy plastics

Publication Date: Apr 6

Nagare Membranes

Water

Publication Date: Apr 6

Watergenics

Water

Publication Date: Apr 6

Radar Technologies International

Water

Publication Date: Apr 6

Helium

Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things

Publication Date: Apr 18

Finrenes

Alternative Fuels

Publication Date: Apr 20

BioFiltro

Water

Publication Date: Apr 20

AdEdge Water Technologies

Water

Publication Date: Apr 20

BDP EnviroTech

Water

Publication Date: Apr 20

OriginClear

Water

Publication Date: Apr 20

Prophecy Sensorlytics

Publication Date: Apr 27

Odotech

Sensors | Real-time odor monitoring platform

Interview Date: Sep 1

HolCo, Inc.

Nanotechnology | Technical validation of software

Publication Date: Feb 1

Dongguan Baode Biological Engineering

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