New report

18 for 2018

“What technologies will you be following in 2018 that have the greatest potential to transform the world over the next decade?”

We asked this question to the Lux Research analyst team.

We also investigated the same question using our Lux Intelligence Engine (LuxIE) data platform.

(CSI) Midsize Company Profile | Nov 29

PTC

Design, manufacturing, and IoT software company

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Corporate Strategic Intelligence: Chemicals and Materials, Digital Transformation, Materials Design and Manufacturing

Company Snapshot | Nov 29

Blickfeld

Developer of lidar sensors

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Digital Transformation

Company Profile | Nov 29

Hydrox Holdings

Alkaline water electrolysis system for hydrogen production

Alternative Fuels, Owning the Energy Transition

Company Profile | Nov 29

Carbon Capture Machine

Two-stage carbon capture and mineralization technology for carbonate materials

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Advanced Materials, Alternative Fuels, Owning the Energy Transition, Sustainable Building Materials

Analyst Insight | Nov 28

Understanding thermoplastic recycling’s somewhat overlooked but emerging role in the 3D printing value chain

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Advanced Materials, Digital Transformation, Materials and Manufacturing, Materials Design and Manufacturing

Company Profile | Nov 28

3DSIM

Cloud-based simulation and predictive analysis software for metal 3D printing

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Digital Transformation, Materials and Manufacturing, Materials Design and Manufacturing

Company Profile | Nov 28

Omniforge

FFF 3D printer for end-use parts production using high-temperature thermoplastics

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Digital Transformation, Materials and Manufacturing, Materials Design and Manufacturing

Company Profile | Nov 28

Allevi (formerly BioBots)

3D bioprinters, inks, and software

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Advanced Materials, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Materials and Manufacturing, Materials Design and Manufacturing

Company Snapshot | Nov 28

Purple Carrot

Plant-based meal delivery service

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Food and Nutrition

Publication Date: May 24

Econic Technologies

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Alternative Fuels, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Owning the Energy Transition | Catalytic conversion of carbon dioxide and epoxides to form polyols

Publication Date: May 24

Zeel GIS

Exploration and Production, Owning the Energy Transition | Spatial pipeline database for the oil and gas industry

Publication Date: May 24

Common Sensing

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Health and Wellness, Digital Transformation | Smart caps for injectible medicine pens

Publication Date: May 24

Ingenza

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness | Microorganism development for the production of chemicals, protein therapeutics, and fuels

Publication Date: May 24

Aloxy

Digital Transformation, Exploration and Production, Industrial Internet of Things, Owning the Energy Transition, Sensors | Valve-position sensors and asset monitoring platform

Publication Date: May 24

Emza

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Digital Transformation, Industrial Big Data and Analytics, Industrial Internet of Things, Sensors | Low power image sensors and computer vision software

Publication Date: May 24

Turbulent

Next Generation Power, Owning the Energy Transition | Vortex turbine for micro hydropower applications

Publication Date: May 24

Zymergen

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Autonomous Systems 2.0, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Transformation | Integrates robotics and machine-learning to genetically engineer microbes

Publication Date: May 24

Eden GeoPower

Next Generation Power, Owning the Energy Transition | Geothermal energy via reclaiming depleted oil and gas wells

Publication Date: May 24

Ducted Turbines International

Distributed Generation, Next Generation Power, Owning the Energy Transition | Shrouded small wind turbines

Publication Date: May 24

Standing Egg

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Industrial Big Data and Analytics, Sensors, Wearable Electronics

Publication Date: May 24

5B Innovations

Next Generation Power, Owning the Energy Transition | Prefabricated photovoltaic systems for rapid deployment

Publication Date: May 24

Windlift

Next Generation Power, Owning the Energy Transition | Airborne wind energy systems consisting of small UAVs able to fit into shipping containers

Publication Date: May 25

Suki

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Health and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Electronic User Interfaces, Industrial Big Data and Analytics | Voice assistant for doctors

Publication Date: May 28

Soylent

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Food and Nutrition | Plant-based nutritional drink for meal replacement

Publication Date: May 28

Phytech

Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness | Sensing hardware and software platform for fruit, vegetable, and nut crops

Publication Date: May 28

Oro Agri

Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness | Develops biostimulant and biological protection products

Publication Date: May 28

GreenFood50

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Food and Nutrition | Quinoa-based ingredients

Publication Date: May 28

Alkion Bioinnovation

Publication Date: May 28

Grownetics

Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness | Developer of software and hardware tools for indoor farm management of cannabis production

Publication Date: May 28

Magellan Life Sciences

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Food and Nutrition | Producer of brazzein and peptide-based flocculating agents

Publication Date: May 28

Milis Bio

Publication Date: May 28

Rantizo

Agro Innovation, Autonomous Systems 2.0, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Transformation | Targeted drone sprayer for agrichemicals

Publication Date: May 29

Paperless Parts

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Digital Transformation, Materials Design and Manufacturing | Cost quoting software for the additive manufacturing marketplace

Publication Date: May 29

Xjet

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Digital Transformation, Materials Design and Manufacturing | Inkjet 3D printing of metal and ceramics

Publication Date: May 30

Zipline International Inc.

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Digital Transformation | Delivery drones for healthcare

Publication Date: May 30

Roadstar.ai

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Digital Transformation | Full-stack software solution for autonomous vehicles

Publication Date: May 30

Geek+

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Digital Transformation | Developer of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) for warehouse applications

Publication Date: May 30

Mighty AI

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Digital Transformation, Industrial Big Data and Analytics | Training data for autonomous vehicle AI systems

Publication Date: May 31

Mocana

Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things | Authentication and integrity verification for IoT devices

Publication Date: May 31

NanoSun

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Owning the Energy Transition, Water

Publication Date: May 31

Pear.ai

Future Grid, Owning the Energy Transition | Virtual energy assistant

Publication Date: May 31

Hashmap

Digital Transformation, Industrial Big Data and Analytics, Industrial Internet of Things | Data ingestion applications and analytics

Publication Date: May 31

mPrest

Digital Transformation, Distributed Generation, Future Grid, Industrial Internet of Things, Owning the Energy Transition | Monitoring, control and analytics software and DERMS

Publication Date: May 31

Fracta

Publication Date: May 31

Island Water Technologies

Owning the Energy Transition, Water

Publication Date: May 31

RTC4Water

Owning the Energy Transition, Water

Publication Date: May 31

MEDAD Technologies

Owning the Energy Transition, Water

Publication Date: May 31

IoTium

Digital Transformation, Industrial Internet of Things

Publication Date: May 31

Greenbird Integration Technology

Future Grid, Owning the Energy Transition

Publication Date: Jun 6

Lockheed Martin Energy - Energy Storage

Publication Date: Jun 6

TruLife Optics

Digital Transformation, Electronic User Interfaces | Optical component for augmented reality devices

Publication Date: Jun 6

PTC Vuforia

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Health and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Electronic User Interfaces, Wearable Electronics | SDK for creation of AR applications

Publication Date: Jun 6

Manbang Group

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Digital Transformation, Energy Storage, Owning the Energy Transition | Truck-hailing app connecting drivers and shippers in China

Publication Date: Jun 6

CargoX

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Digital Transformation, Energy Storage, Owning the Energy Transition | Truck-hailing app connecting drivers and shippers in Brazil

Publication Date: Jun 7

Bio-On

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

Publication Date: Jun 7

McClure Geomechanics

Exploration and Production, Owning the Energy Transition | Integrated hydraulic fracturing and reservoir simulator

Publication Date: Jun 7

Biome Bioplastics

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

Publication Date: Jun 11

Pycno

Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness | Develops wireless soil and weather sensors

Publication Date: Jun 11

Joyn Bio

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Agro Innovation, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness | Synthetic biology platform for agriculture applications, such as nitrogen fixation

Publication Date: Jun 11

Slantrange

Agro Innovation, Autonomous Systems 2.0, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Transformation | Sensor and analytic drone platform for crop monitoring

Publication Date: Jun 12

PLANTeDIT

Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Food and Nutrition | Non-transgenic genome editing platform for ingredient discovery

Publication Date: Jun 13

Desert Control

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Nanotechnology | Nanoclay soil amendment for increased water retention

Publication Date: Jun 14

OriginClear

Publication Date: Jun 14

Organica Water

Owning the Energy Transition, Water

Publication Date: Jun 20

HES Energy Systems

Energy Storage, Owning the Energy Transition

Publication Date: Jun 21

Tethis, Inc

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

Publication Date: Jun 25

Tule Technologies

Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness | Automated irrigation management platform

Interview Date: May 30

Energyworx

Digital Transformation, Distributed Generation, Future Grid, Owning the Energy Transition

Publication Date: Jun 28

NuLeaf

Owning the Energy Transition, Water

Publication Date: Jun 28

Virtual Peaker

Future Grid, Owning the Energy Transition

Publication Date: Jul 5

Kalion

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

Publication Date: Jul 9

Cultovo

Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness | Develops software to diagnose crop threats

Publication Date: Jul 9

Boost Biomes

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Agro Innovation, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness | Develops microbe discovery and microbiome engineering platform for agriculture

Publication Date: Jul 19

Woodoo

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

Publication Date: Jul 23

Yield 10 Bioscience

Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Food and Nutrition | Develops biotech approaches to crop yield increases through metabolic efficiency

Publication Date: Aug 1

Renewlogy

Alternative Fuels, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Owning the Energy Transition | Pyrolysis of waste plastic for fuel oil production

Publication Date: Sep 1

Evanesce Packaging Solutions

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness | Compostable packaging for meat trays and containers from food by-products

Interview Date: Sep 1

HolCo, Inc.

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Nanotechnology | Technical validation of software

Publication Date: Feb 1

Dongguan Baode Biological Engineering

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Analyst Speaking Engagements

  • Cleantech Capital Day
    Malmö, Sweden | May 22-23, 2018
    Attendees: Arij van Berkel, Research Director (speaking)
  • Power & Electricity World Philippines 2018
    Manila, Philippines | May 23-24, 2018
    Attendees: Yuan-Sheng Yu, Senior Analyst (speaking)
  • LDV Vision Summit
    New York, NY | May 23-24, 2018
    Attendees: Cole McCollum, Research Associate