Ekobenz
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Runeel Daliah

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November 13, 2018

Catalytic conversion of ethanol to gasoline

The company was founded by Stanislaw Jablonski in 2006 and is based in Poland; EkoBenz develops an ethanol-to-gasoline technology using its proprietary catalyst platform. EkoBenz's technology is a two-stage process; according to its patent, the company first dehydrates ethanol into ethylene and ... read more.
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Equispheres
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Anthony Vicari

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November 13, 2018

Metal powders for 3D printing and metal spray coatings

Produces highly spherical metal powders for additive manufacturing with a process that enables a tighter size distribution than competing commercial offerings Powders combine low oxygen content, low fine particle content, and high smoothness Claims powders enable increased safety, throughput, ... read more.
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Tracy Woo

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness More...

November 13, 2018

Holographic AR platform for intraprocedural clinical use

CEO Jim Howard, CTO Jonathan Silva, CMO Jennifer Silva, and lead developer Michael Southworth founded SentiAR in 2017; the platform is based on Jonathan's research at Washington University, which secured the initial $500,000 in grants to build the first prototype on the Microsoft HoloLens platform ... read more.
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Queerdoc
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Danielle Bradnan

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November 13, 2018

Telehealth for transgender patients

QueerDoc uses an off-the-shelf telemedicine platform called Doxy.me to provide medical care to members of the transgender community on the West Coast of the U.S. Gender-specific care is provided through secure teleconferencing services, typically video conferencing for initial consultations and then... read more.
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Spire
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Danielle Bradnan

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November 13, 2018

Wearable respiration sensing device for stress management and disease detection

Wearable device measures respiration and provides both haptic feedback and text message notifications when periods of tension (stress) are detected as a reminder to control breathing as a way to relieve stress Uses combined force and movement sensors to detect respiration through torso expansion ... read more.
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Eagle telemedicine
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Danielle Bradnan

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November 13, 2018

Telemedicine services provider offering remote staffing for hospitals

The company was founded by physicians in 2008, and the current CEO is Talbot McCormick. The company makes a privacy regulation-compliant synchronous telehealth platform and offers staffing solutions through that platform to hospitals. The company claims differentiation in the specialties of its ... read more.
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Smart cup
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Harini Venkataraman

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November 13, 2018

Instant beverages based on microencapsulated delivery system

The company was founded by Chris Karnik (CEO); the founder has a background in economics and chemistry. The company is a developer of instant energy drinks based on a microencapsulated delivery system. Key differentiating factors of the company include The Additive Advantage's technology, which ... read more.
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Perfotec new
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Thomas Hayes

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November 13, 2018

Microperforation packaging technology for extended shelf life of fruits and vegetables

Sells and leases respiration control systems for fresh produce modified atmosphere (MAP) packaging that can maintain product quality and increase shelf life by up to several days compared with no treatment (ambient atmosphere) packaging Its systems measure the respiration rate of fresh produce to be... read more.
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Autodesk
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Xiao Zhong

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

November 12, 2018

Generative design coupled with 3D printing is delivering on the promise of revolutionizing how parts are designed and manufactured. While many argue this is the future of manufacturing, others express concerns about it being overhyped. Lux has had many conversations with startups in the space, who ... read more.

Analyst Insight

The Landscape of “Clean Meat" and Cellular Agriculture Developers

Coverage Areas: Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness More...

Planned Publication Date: November 2018

Cellular agriculture and "clean meat" are a becoming a more significant part of the future of alternative proteins, with innovations in cellular and acellular products alike. This report will clarify the landscape of developers, funding, and patents in the space.

State of Innovation in Asia-Pacific

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: November 2018

As the dynamics of the global innovation ecosystem continues to shift with the rise of China, interest in Asia-Pacific has never been greater. While historical powerhouses, such as Japan and Korea, continue to innovate at their reputable rates, China's nationa initiatives as well as the flow of their capital into the surrounding areas - Southeast Asia and India - will likely spur the rise of new innovation ecosystems. In this report we take a look at the key hotspots for innovation, identifying the major players in the powerhouses, as well as finding hidden gems in the less thought about countries.

APAC Oil and Gas Innovation Landscape

Coverage Areas: Owning the Energy Transition

Planned Publication Date: November 2018

The demand for hydrocarbons is growing and is projected to be led by major Asian economies such as India and China. With the region largely driven by national oil companies, this report analyses the innovation landscape of Asian oil companies, how it differs from their IOC counterparts, and the potential opportunities the region offers to western oil companies as countries such as India begin to privatize its oil and gas market. 

Breaking Through Barriers to Industry 4.0

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation

Planned Publication Date: November 2018

All the necessary tools and technologies of Industry 4.0 are available now, yet companies continue to struggle with strategy and adoption. What is holding it back? This report will take a firsthand look at barriers to success in Industry 4.0, and how clients can find a path to success within their respective industries.

Polymer Innovation

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

This report will develop a landscape of polymer innovation in terms of industry players, key technologies, and trends. It will also highlight unmet needs and emerging opportunities.

CSI Large Company Report: Corning

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

In June 2018, Lux published a report rating 40 of the world's largest chemical and material companies on innovation effort and business performance using the Lux Competitive Benchmark (LCB). The company that scored highest on both Innovation Effort and Business Execution was the New York-based specialty glass and ceramics company Corning. This report will examine the role of tech innovation in the firm's business strategy and business operations.

Data Sharing

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

Effective data sharing has the potential to optimize industrial processes by gaining access to larger and/or adjacent data sets. However, the risk is sharing confidential data potentially with competitors. In this report, we will examine how to make the most of data sharing in your supply chain and potentially even with competitors, while mitigating the potential data security risks.

Smart Home

Coverage Areas: Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness More...

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

The smart home has largely fallen short of expectations to date, but new innovations like Amazon Alexa and the ecosystems they support, in addition to new technology and product development, are starting to make some of the hype into commercial reality. We evaluate the categories of smart home innovation to understand the landscape and products ready for market.

Food Value Chain CVC Comparison

Coverage Areas: Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

Food companies have become more serious about their commitments to supporting start-up innovation efforts through the formation of numerous corporate VC groups - and their investments have been widely varied in scope. This report will assess the landscape of those funds, demonstrating the winning approaches.

19 for 2019: Transformational Innovations Reshaping the World

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

We asked the Lux Research analyst team: “What innovations and technologies will you be following in 2019 that have the greatest potential to transform the world over the next decade?” We also investigated the same question using our Lux Intelligence Engine data platform. This report shows the top 19 transformational technologies reshaping the world, ranked and evaluated for their industry impact. We also highlight what changed from last year's list, what companies are best-positioned to lead based on their innovation in these 19 areas, and what the longer list - the Lux 299 - looks like.

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