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Michael Kronberger

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December 13, 2018

The smartwatch industry consists of a variety of players with rather different backgrounds. Most prominent are the big tech giants like Apple and Samsung, with hundreds of billions in annual revenue. But there is also a range of fairly diverse smaller companies. Traditional watchmakers like Fossil ... read more.

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Michael Kronberger

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December 13, 2018

Introduced its Connect smartwatch in 2017, with an AMOLED screen and capabilites including accelerometers, a gyroscope, a microphone, ambient light sensors, and NFC payments Although Movado wants to get a share of the growing smartwatch space, it hasn't generated significant revenue there yet; its ... read more.

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Abhirabh Basu

Owning the Energy Transition More...

December 13, 2018

Provider of biologically-based wastewater treatment processes

The second-largest MBBR provider after Veolia; offers classic MBBR and IFAS configurations using a proprietary plastic biolfilm carrier (650 m2/m3) to increase biofilm growth in wastewater treatment Established JV Aqana in 2011, which offers a high-rate anaerobic process competing with UASB ... read more.
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Mia Lu

Owning the Energy Transition More...

December 13, 2018

Easy-to-install, noninvasive sensors for water consumption optimization

The company was founded by two entrepreneurs and veterans of the solar industry, CEO Nancy Hartsoch and CTO Steve Horne. So far, the company has raised about $100,000 and received support from accelerators including Plug and Play Tech Center, Techcode, and Imagine H2O, while experiencing severe ... read more.
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Max Halik

Future Grid More...

December 13, 2018

In December 2018, Tesla's 129 MWh Hornsdale Power Reserve battery (which was infamously built in less than 100 days as part of Elon Musk's infamous wager) turned one year old. In the first year of its life, the battery has been crucial in maintaining power quality in South Australia through ... read more.

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Jessica Hernandez

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December 13, 2018

Home energy system financing, installation, and management

Offers design, installation, management, and maintenance services of residential energy systems, including heat pumps for heating and solar PV for on-site electricity generation Aims to provide primarily heating as a service and enable new and existing homes to disconnect from the gas network and ... read more.
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Grant Klafehn

Energy Storage More...

December 13, 2018

Charging station and energy management for businesses

Develops a software platform for EV charging network management, smart charging, and energy management; provides driver usage, data monitoring, and visualization in real time, as well as control over pricing, maintenance, and availability of the stations Also provides a form of building energy ... read more.
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Jessica Hernandez

Future Grid More...

December 13, 2018

Energy IoT platform for utilities and energy service companies

GreenCom develops an IoT platform to enable various applications related to energy management, such as virtual power plants, using a distributed energy resource management system (DERMS) Provides a gateway to connect to heating, electricity, and mobility assets and send energy data to a cloud-based ... read more.
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Miraj Mainali

Digital Transformation More...

December 13, 2018

IP provider for programmable DSP used in 5G applications

Develops the Silicon IP of the IC layout design for programmable digital signal processor (DSP) units to be used in baseband communications like 5G, AI chips, and other IoT edge devices; also offers a cloud hardware platform to design customizable DSPs using software programming like C++, MATLAB, ... read more.
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Venkatesh Konanur

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December 13, 2018

Blockchain-based peer-to-peer network for data exchange

Develops a data sharing platform based on a peer-to-peer data exchange network intended for IoT applications; the network is built upon the Ethereum blockchain ledger system using its own set of private nodes to authorize transactions Claims to provide value by creating a secure, private mode of ... read more.
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Electronic Materials: The Emerging Solutions

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q4 2019

Demand for 5G electronics and the emergence of the internet of things have created new demand for materials that offer higher performance but are cheap enough to enable rollout of millions of new devices. This report will identify new materials technologies in polymers for electronics and thermal management, as well as the technology developers behind these efforts, and pick winners for commercialization.

Scouting Innovations for Corrosion's Tough Problems

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q4 2019

Corrosion remains perhaps the most persistent challenge we face in the materials industry. New sustainability regulations are making this even more challenging, by pushing out chrome 6 and limiting the use of solvents. This report will scout early stage technologies, start-ups, and identify corporate approaches to tackling the corrosion challenge.

Emerging Materials Opportunities for the Apparel Industry

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation

Planned Publication Date: Q4 2019

The apparel industry is a huge market for polymers, coatings, dyes, and more, but the low cost tolerance and fast development cycles make materials innovation a challenge. However, there are increasing demands for sustainable products, differentiation, more functional clothing, and cleaner manufacturing. All this creates new opportunities for materials innovation; this report will highlight the most promising areas.

The Modern-day Biotech Business Model

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q4 2019

This report will examine the theoretical advantages of industrial fermentation (scale independent, allowing for right-sized and distributed manufacturing; flexible production) and reasons for 2018 setbacks. It will examine the continued shift towards high margin products.

Metal 3D printing Segmentation for Emerging Applications

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q4 2019

This report will analyze the technical capabilities of existing metal 3D printers to: 1) define common use cases; 2) highlight further development areas; and 3) emphasize the caveats of metal 3D printing applications.

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