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Nardev Ramanathan

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November 16, 2018

Management of diabetes using digital tools. Diabetes management tools today are becoming increasingly digitized, connected, and accessible to both healthy and diseased individuals. Today, connected glucometers and insulin pens allow data to be stored and tracked in unprecedented ways. This data can ... read more.

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Michael Kronberger

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November 16, 2018

Products are mainly used in the aerospace and defense industries, but also has customers from the health care, gaming, oil and gas, and petrochemical industries To be acquired by competitor Transdigm; the deal was announced in October 2018, and chances are high that there will be redundancies in the... read more.

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Michael Kronberger

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November 16, 2018

Main applications in food products, as well as the pharma industry, but also finds uses in paper, adhesives, construction, and chemicals Doesn't disclose its R&D spending, but has stated that "10% of turnover [is] devoted to R&D and industrial capital" Is investing globally to increase manufacturing... read more.

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Anthony Vicari

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November 16, 2018

Metal organic frameworks (MOFs) are a class of highly porous materials with many potential applications in gas and liquid separations, gas storage, catalysis, battery anodes, and even food storage. Overall, innovation in this field remains primarily academic, with published papers outnumbering ... read more.

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Cecilia Gee

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November 16, 2018

Beverage packaging

Parent company KHS began work in printing on PET bottles in 2006 and in adhesive-based multipacks in 2011; KHS established NMP Systems as a subsidiary in 2013. The company develops two packaging technologies: Nature MultiPack, an adhesives-based multipack system, and Direct Print, a digital printing... read more.
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Hirosei Kuruma

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November 16, 2018

Automated door-closing device for residential fire emergencies

Develops a device to automatically close doors during fire emergencies to prevent injuries from smoke inhalation Activated by alarm sounds from existing UL-certified smoke detectors Pending UL certification as a smoke detector accessory Targets consumers and residential buildings Also considering ... read more.
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Hirosei Kuruma

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November 16, 2018

Transportation booking and price comparison application

The company was started by Oliver Mackprang, Philipp Heuberger, and Mario Lebherz in 2013 as Carjump. Carjump was acquired by PSA Group in 2016 and has now been rebranded as Free2Move. The company makes a free mobile application that enables consumers to explore options among different ... read more.
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Hirosei Kuruma

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November 16, 2018

Facial expression analysis software for smartphone IR dot projectors

The company was started by CEO Dave Schukin and CTO Daniel DeCovnick in 2018 as one of the startups in the Y Combinator Winter 2018 batch. The company is a developer of software algorithms for analyzing and detecting user facial expressions using smartphones with infrared dot projectors; as of right... read more.
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Danielle Bradnan

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November 16, 2018

Remote healthcare provided by tools like video conferencing, mHealth, and vital signs monitoring. The companies that are going to thrive in this landscape are those that supplement their traditional synchronous and asynchronous care platforms with innovative mHealth solutions and machine learning-... read more.

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Danielle Bradnan

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November 16, 2018

Telehealth champions claim that the adoption of telehealth solutions will directly reduce healthcare spending. This is not true. Telehealth cannot directly reduce healthcare costs for three major reasons: Parity regulations: These regulations are designed to drive adoption of telehealth by ensuring ... read more.

Analyst Insight

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.

Autonomous Vehicle Development in APAC

Coverage Areas: Autonomous Systems 2.0 More...

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

There has been an enormous amount of activity from Asia in autonomous vehicles. Korean giants (LG, Samsung) want to become premium Tier 1s. Japan wants commercial robotaxis by the 2020 Olympics, China wants to beat the U.S., and Singapore is interested in every space-saving, smart city related technology out there. In this report, we will analyze the autonomous vehicle innovation activity coming out of APAC.

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.

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.

How to Make Money in Energy Storage: Deriving Value through Stacking Revenue Streams

Coverage Areas: Energy Storage More...

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

Batteries for grid energy storage are not yet economically viable, but this may change if it becomes possible to address multiple businesses at the same time. That is hard to do, however, because different applications require different battery characteristics. This report will investigate the technical and business potential for application stacking, and identify which locations in the grid are most favorable to tap into different revenue streams.

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