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Joshua Haslun

Agro Innovation More...

November 15, 2018

Develops nutrient adsorption substrate for nutrient remediation and slow-release fertilizer

The company was founded by Hunter Swisher through the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program at Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) Phospholutions licenses a mineral substrate (RhizoSorb) from Penn State that adsorbs phosphate ions from solution and can release them in a concentration-... read more.
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Mia Lu

Owning the Energy Transition More...

November 15, 2018

Hydraulic separation of fat, oil, and grease from water without chemicals

U.K.-based FS Engineering's exclusive partner in North America Provides oil/water separators that it claims reduce 99% of free oil to below 100 ppm and recover high-purity, marketable oil containing less than 5% moisture Technology can augment or replace traditional dissolved air flotation (DAF), ... read more.
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Zero mass water
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Mia Lu

Owning the Energy Transition More...

November 15, 2018

Harvesting water from ambient air with a solar panel

The company was founded by CEO Cody Friesen, an associate professor of materials science at Arizona State University, who also co-founded zinc-air battery company Fluidic Energy. To date, the company has raised about $53 million in multiple rounds from Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Material Impact ... read more.
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Jessica Hernandez

Future Grid More...

November 15, 2018

Energy analysis and optimization software for industrial sites

Develops energy analytics and optimization software for industrial sites, aiming to provide visibility and analysis around energy consumption, identify energy-saving opportunities, and forecast future consumption Collects multiple data points from existing on-site hardware and software systems, as ... read more.
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Max Halik

Future Grid More...

November 15, 2018

Distribution network monitoring and fault detection with synchrophasor measurement

The company was founded by Paolo Romano, Lorenzo Zanni, and Marco Pignati in 2017 as a spinoff from EPFL Lausanne; it has since received a small amount of seed and grant funding and participated in startup programs offered by ABB and National Instruments, but has not disclosed any venture funding. ... read more.
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Max Halik

Future Grid More...

November 15, 2018

Simulation and planning software for distribution networks

The company spun out of the Institute for High Voltage Technology at RWTH Aachen University in 2017; it raised €1 million ($1.1 million) in May 2018, with contributions from High-Tech Gründerfonds and Demeter, and is currently raising a Series A round for €8 million ($9 million). Envelio has ... read more.
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Anthony Vicari

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

November 15, 2018

Long-term trends in health and wellness are creating demands for new or improved product performance across many metrics in a wide range of markets. In this report, we examine how emerging materials technologies are key to helping companies meet these demand shifts. read more.

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Venkatesh Konanur

Digital Transformation More...

November 15, 2018

LoRa-enabled devices for smart city and worker safety monitoring applications

The company was founded by CEO Piyush Goyal in 2016 and has raised a total $154,000 seed investment in 2017. The company develops a LoRa-based connected device platform for worker safety and smart city applications; it reports worker location and alerts against adverse events like a worker fall and ... read more.
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E peas
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Venkatesh Konanur

Digital Transformation More...

November 15, 2018

Power management integrated circuits and microcontrollers

Offers power management integrated circuits (PMICs) that, in conjunction with third-party energy harvesters, provide regulated power to IoT devices  Will also start offering energy-efficient microcontrollers and image sensors that use subthreshold computing in 2019; it is a fabless facility that ... read more.
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Genomics in agriculture

Coverage Areas: Agro Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q2 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

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q2 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.

Food Value Chain CVC Comparison

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

Planned Publication Date: Q2 2019

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.

Organizing for Digital

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation

Planned Publication Date: Q2 2019

Many companies are trying to embark on their digital transformation. However, success rates are not that high; estimates indicate that more than 80% of digital transformation projects fail. While there are many determining factors for success, one of them is the structure of the organization and the culture within an organization. Interestingly, with the arrival of digital, companies also need to re-imagine their traditional structures. How can companies organize themselves to ensure success in their digital transformation efforts? What type of a culture should they build? With the arrival of digital, what should the org structure look like to ensure success in the future?

The Market Opportunity for Flexible Displays

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q2 2019

Flexible displays have been an emerging opportunity for over a decade, but have yet to achieve significant traction. In this report, we'll explore the state of the flexible displays market, how the technology's challenges can be overcome to enable widespread adoption, and how clients should participate in the flexible displays value chain.

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