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Mike Rolfes

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November 15, 2018

Process automation using 3D vision and deep learning

Develops a product suite, known as "Fluid Vision," that utilizes 3D vision and deep learning to automate repetitive high-throughput enterprise processes, such as product inspection and 3D scanning Primary differentiation from other inspection systems and machine vision-based systems is in its use of... read more.
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Cole McCollum

Autonomous Systems 2.0 More...

November 14, 2018

Advances in AI provide powerful methods to analyze and derive insights from sensor data, unlocking new sensor capabilities and applications. While this trend is already readily apparent in a domain like computer vision for analyzing image sensor data, other sensor types such as mechanical, acoustic... read more.

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Sara Olson

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness

November 14, 2018

Microbiome-focused company developing therapeutics and diagnostics based on human-microbe interactions

The company was founded in 2012 to commercialize a microbial discovery platform developed by INRA in France. To date, the company has raised approximately $75 million across four large fundraising rounds, including venture capital investors as well as a number of strategic investors. Among its ... read more.
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Lewie Roberts

Autonomous Systems 2.0 More...

November 14, 2018

Simulation software for autonomous vehicle testing and training

CEO Dan Atmonson and chairman Amiad Solomon founded Cognata in 2016; the company raised an $18.5 million Series B in October 2018 with lead investor Scale Venture Partners and strategic investor Airbus; the company has raised a total funding of $23.5 million to date. The company develops simulation ... read more.
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Ekobenz
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Runeel Daliah

Alternative Fuels More...

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

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

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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Danielle Bradnan

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

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

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

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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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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