Curetis
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Danielle Bradnan

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February 14, 2019

Integrated, cartridge-based, POC diagnostic platform

Develops a point-of-care (POC) rapid diagnostic system for pathogens and antibiotic-resistant biomarkers in hospital settings using a multiplexed polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique Curetis has developed two platforms, the Unyvero A50 (currently on the market) and the Unyvero A30 RQ (scheduled... read more.
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Aistorm
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Thomas Dawidczyk

Digital Transformation More...

February 13, 2019

Embedded AI processor in sensors

The company was founded by Robert Barker, Andreas Sibrai, and Cesar Matias in 2011. To date, the company has raised about $13.2 million in a February 2019 Series A. Among its investors, we highlight Egis Technology, a biometrics supplier for handsets, gaming, and advanced driver assistance systems; ... read more.
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Lewie Roberts

Digital Health and Wellness More...

February 13, 2019

Virtual reality software for neurosurgery planning and visualization

CEO Moty Avisar and CTO Alon Geri founded Surgical Theater in 2010; previously, the two engineered flight simulators for the Israeli Air Force; in 2015, the company raised a $9 million Series A with lead investor HTC, for a total of $9.6 million in funding to date. The company is a developer of ... read more.
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Nthcycle
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Tim Grejtak

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

February 13, 2019

The company is a developer of rare earth and specialty metals recovery technology that uses carbon nanotube (CNT) conductive filters to electrochemically trap metals and minerals from aqueous waste streams. Compared to others in the field, the company claims improvements in recovery rate (between 73... read more.
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Sara Olson

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness

February 13, 2019

Over 2018, we saw major changes across the food and health value chain, from the introduction of new crops developed with gene editing to progress on growing meat without needing animals. It was an eventful year, which can make it difficult to keep perspective on the major changes, and avoid getting... read more.

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Max Halik

Next Generation Power More...

February 13, 2019

Power generation from tethered airborne turbines or from airborne kites or drones tethered to a ground-based generator. AWES developers are slow to reach commercialization and to scale. With the levelized costs of traditional utility-scale renewables falling ever-lower, the value proposition for ... read more.

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Jessica Hernandez

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February 13, 2019

Lighting infrastructure as a service for commercial buildings

The company was started by Kevin Maughan, Graham Deane, and Declan Barrett in 2015 and has raised €85 ($98) million from Swiss environmental fund SUSI Partners and U.K.-based investment company Low Carbon. UrbanVolt offers lighting system retrofits for commercial buildings at no upfront cost; the ... read more.
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Yuan-Sheng Yu

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February 13, 2019

Concentrated solar gasification for drop-in gasoline production

The company was founded in 2005 and emerged in the alternative fuels market in 2011 as a concentrated solar gasification company focused on producing renewable gasoline via ExxonMobil's methanol-to-gasoline (MTG) process. Historically, the company was backed by investors Oak Investment Partners and ... read more.
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Harshit Sharma

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February 11, 2019

Activated carbon for biocoal and gas desulfurization

Produces activated carbon pellets and biocoal from organic waste using high-temperature slow pyrolysis, named SulfaCHAR and CleanFyre, respectively CleanFyre can be used as a carbon-neutral replacement for high-energy coal in steel manufacturing, while SulfaCHAR can be used as a catalyst for methane... read more.
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Artificial Intelligence: Challenges and Emerging Solutions

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: March 2019

The rise of AI has left a wake of misinformation, confusion, and overpromises. This report,a follow-on to the first report we published two years back, will look to sort through the hype, establish clear definitions for terms such as AI, categorize different available techniques, and highlight emerging technologies along with the challenges of implementing AI solutions.

Innovating innovation using digital technologies

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation

Planned Publication Date: March 2019

While data collection and analysis offers the ability to transform all parts of the value chain in manufacturing, applying this to innovate new products represents a unique opportunity. It is not capex-intensive, not that disruptive to ongoing operations, and can significantly decrease time and cost involved in product development in the manufacturing sector. This report will identify how clients in the manufacturing sector can enhance their innovation efforts through the use of advanced data analytics and other digital technologies. We will also explore how digitalization of innovation will impact the underlying core innovation processes itself.

The decommissioning dilemma: the £39 billion market opportunity in the North Sea

Coverage Areas: Exploration and Production More...

Planned Publication Date: March 2019

With close to 2,500 wells scheduled to be plugged and abandoned in the North Sea by 2025, decommissioning offshore oil rigs will become increasingly important in the coming years. This report aims to evaluate innovation opportunities as the industry looks for ways to minimize costs and environmental impacts.

Corporate Tech Innovation is a Solved Problem: What You Need to Know to Be a Leader

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: March 2019

This report will discuss the most important corporate innovation tools, highlighting some neglected tools, and the keys to successful implementation.

State of Innovation in Asia-Pacific

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: March 2019

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.

The Market Size for Smart Home

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

Planned Publication Date: March 2019

The growth of connected smart home appliances have expanded from lighting controls to thermostats, door locks, and even coffee makers. With the large influx of new products, how is the smart home market segmented, and where do opportunities lie?

Ubiquitous Sensing

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: March 2019

As commoditized sensors become cheaper and offer improved performance they can now be more readily incorporated into new applications and devices that were previously not feasible. These always-on sensors in consumer and industrial environments will allow for continuous monitoring, all while being transparent and not interfering with individuals daily activities.

Harnessing the potential of digital technologies for the food industry

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

Planned Publication Date: March 2019

Digital technologies are creating a major impact on every industry. In this report, we will assess the potential of emerging digital technologies for various applications within the food value chain. It will also highlight opportunities for the industry players to harness the digital toolbox and discuss key winning aspects of successful use cases in the food industry.

Regional BBMC Trends

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: March 2019

This report will explore bio-based materials and chemicals (BBMC) trends globally and analyze how regulations are impacting technology development and adoption.

Top Materials Developments in 2018 and What to Look for in 2019

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation

Planned Publication Date: March 2019

To guide clients for the year ahead, in this annual Lux report we review key tech activity from 2018 and identify key tech trends for 2019. We do this by combining analyst input with data from the Lux Intelligence Engine. Themes include a focus on using new digital technologies to enhance customer experience, the difficulty of turning materials inventions into products, and transforming consumer needs (including the desire for sustainability).