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Jessica Hernandez

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November 1, 2018

Residential energy storage systems for virtual power plant aggregation

Swell Energy deploys behind-the-meter residential energy systems, such as solar PV and energy storage, with the purpose of aggregating them into virtual power plants The company claims to offer a turnkey platform to utility customers, including design of the rollout program, enrollment of retail ... read more.
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Grant Klafehn

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November 1, 2018

Home energy monitoring for energy efficiency, electric fire safety, and demand response

The company was founded by Oren Schetrit and Steven Lanzisera in 2014; in 2016, the company was acquired by Earth Networks, but was spun out as its own company in 2017 while also receiving a grant of undisclosed size from Elemental Excelerator. The company develops two devices to monitor a home's ... read more.
Company Snapshot
Energy meteo systems
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Grant Klafehn

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November 1, 2018

Wind and solar prediction and VPP services

The company was founded by Ulrich Focken and Matthias Lange in 2004; it has not released any information on investments or funding since. Energy & Meteos Systems provides two distinct services: the first is weather predictions for solar irradiation and wind speeds, along with predicted electricity ... read more.
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Xeltis
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Nardev Ramanathan

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

November 1, 2018

Restorative heart valve therapy

Martijn Cox founded Xeltis as a spinoff from the University of Zurich in 2006 and later merged with Qtis/e, a Dutch spinoff from Eindhoven University of Technology, in 2012. Xeltis has raised €75 million in funding over three rounds; the latest funding came from a Series C round that raised €45 ... read more.
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Katrina Westerhof

Digital Transformation

November 1, 2018

We recently chaired the IoT Security Summit in Dallas, Texas, where technology developers and security analysts from a wide range of industries and applications gathered to discuss technologies and implementation best practices in IoT security. While technology innovation was the focus of some ... read more.

Analyst Insight
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Venkatesh Konanur and Cole McCollum

Digital Transformation More...

November 1, 2018

With the boom of AI and machine learning, there has been a growing demand for data science skills in the workforce. Universities have started ramping up course offerings in this area; for example, MIT recently announced a whopping $1 billion investment in a new college focused solely on AI. However... read more.

Analyst Insight
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Venkatesh Konanur

Digital Transformation More...

November 1, 2018

Cybersecurity software with threat visualization

The company develops a suite of security services and tools: "Threat Pop" and "Jazz" are security software that offers visualization of malicious network activity for the benefit of security analysts; "Threat Red" is a white-hat hacking service designed to spot vulnerabilities within the existing ... read more.
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Prevision
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Venkatesh Konanur

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November 1, 2018

Automated machine learning platform

Offers an automated machine learning (AutoML) platform that automates data cleanup, feature engineering, and model selection; however, does not currently include hyperparameter tuning The solution is similar to other AutoML platforms like XBrain, H2O, and DataRobot, but it claims to better choose ... read more.
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Max Halik

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October 31, 2018

Modular fission reactors that are smaller than conventional reactors and emphasize security and low capital expenditure costs, often using molten salts as a coolant material. Clients are strongly advised to keep a close eye on the relatively few SMR developers with tangible progress toward ... read more.

Technology

Partnership Opportunities in Polymer 3D Printing

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

The polymer 3D printing space is becoming more fragmented with hundreds of start-ups, various materials, material form factors, and involvement of large corporations and service bureaus. What is the nature of the polymer 3D printing value chain? How is the partnership network evolving? And, what are the partnerships opportunities in the polymer 3D printing value chain?

Asia's Future City

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

Asia's rising urbanization presents numerous opportunities for bleeding edge technology deployment. However, at the same time, lack of traditional infrastructure and a variety of problems from traffic congestion and pollution, will only be amplified as droves of people migrate into cities. While most nations plan to address the immediate needs, several have futuristic aspirations for developing digital societies in a future city. In this report, we analyze the key technologies that will address the demands of Asia's future city as well as highlight the key innovators developing them domestically. 

Connected Car: How Connectivity Will Enable Digital Services in The Vehicle

Coverage Areas: Autonomous Systems 2.0 More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

The connected car technology space is broad and complex and due to this complexity identifying opportunities can be challenging. This report will look at connectivity and the digital services it enables in the car.

Net Zero Energy Buildings and their impact on the grid

Coverage Areas: Future Grid More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

Net zero energy buildings (NZEBs) are designed to generate as much energy as they consume and be as energy-efficient as possible. The increased availability of a variety of distributed energy resources in commercial and residential buildings is supporting the growth in deployments of NZEBs. This report looks to quantify the market for NZEBs, analyze the impact that these buildings have on the power grid, and provide a forecast of the future of energy in the built environment.

Genomics in agriculture

Coverage Areas: Agro Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

Big data in agriculture was initially synonymous with "precision agriculture," however the rise of genomics and other informatics tools are fundamentally changing the roles DNA and data play in agriculture. (This report will be the first of a "Genomics in X" series, building on the "Power of DNA" report/webinar)

Electronic Materials Innovations

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

Materials innovation is driving the next wave of electronic devices, from flexible displays to ubiquitous sensors. We will survey the electronic materials innovation landscape to understand what materials will enable these devices, and when the materials will be ready for market.

The Market Size for Smart Home

Coverage Areas: Consumer IoT More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

The growth of connected smart home appliances have expanded from lighting controls to thermostats, door locks, and even coffee makers. With the large influx of new products, how is the smart home market segmented, and where do opportunities lie?

Bio-based Intermediate Chemicals Market Growth

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

This report will assess growth projections of intermediate chemicals given different oil-price environments.

Plastic Recycling Technologies Cost Assessment

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

This report will model the cost of various plastic recycling technologies in order to assess and compare their respective value propositions.

The Status of Non-metal and Non-polymer 3D Printing

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

This report aims to define the 3D printing technology landscape for non-metal and non-polymer materials. It answers the following questions: Who are the key players developing other materials in the 3D printing space? What are their technological readiness levels? What does the technology development roadmap look like?