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.

Company Snapshot | May 18

ProGlove

Wearable gloves with scanners for hands-free barcode scanning

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Electronic User Interfaces, Wearable Electronics

Company Snapshot | May 18

Apprentice

Augmented reality software platform for the biopharma manufacturing industry

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Electronic User Interfaces, Wearable Electronics

Company Snapshot | May 18

Insteon

Developer of home automation communication protocol and home automation devices

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Electronic User Interfaces, Sensors, Wearable Electronics

Company Profile | May 18

Emotiv

Mobile EEG headsets for emotion detection and interface control

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Health and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Electronic User Interfaces, Wearable Electronics

State of the Market Report | May 18

Adhesives Innovation: Key Pressures, Opportunities, and Emerging Technologies

Despite a mature adhesives market that is increasingly commoditized, challenges remain with capex and opex, feedstock volatility, increased performance demands, and regulations. These pressures push companies to strategize and innovate – often with limited resources. This report quantifies innovation activity in large companies and startups, and highlights five emerging technologies – multi-material bonding, reversible adhesives, bio-based alternatives, robotics, and materials informatics – as potential answers to a challenging landscape.

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Advanced Materials

Company Snapshot | May 18

ISORG

Large-area organic photodetectors

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Electronic User Interfaces, Nanotechnology, Sensors

Company Profile | May 17

Joninn

Hydrophilic and hydrophobic materials for medical device development

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Advanced Materials, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness

Analyst Insight | May 17

Emergence of digital solutions in the agrichemical industry alleviates B2B pain points

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Advanced Materials, Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Materials Design and Manufacturing

Company Profile | May 17

Coyotex

"Printed" net shape multiaxial carbon fiber preforms

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

Company Profile | May 17

Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University – Professor Wei Fei

Ultralong carbon nanotube based on chemical vapor deposition process

Accelerating Materials Innovation, Advanced Materials

Publication Date: May 22

CiBO Technologies

Agro Innovation, Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Food and Nutrition | Develops agronomic analysis software and database solutions

Publication Date: May 22

Bitmain

Digital Transformation, Industrial Big Data and Analytics | Processors for artificial intelligence and cryptocurrency mining

Publication Date: May 22

DeePhi Tech

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Digital Transformation, Industrial Big Data and Analytics | Hardware and software platform for deep learning at the edge

Publication Date: May 23

Viking Cold Solutions

Energy Storage, Future Grid, Owning the Energy Transition | Thermal energy storage retrofit for refrigeration systems

Publication Date: May 23

RealWear

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness, Digital Transformation, Electronic User Interfaces, Industrial Internet of Things, Wearable Electronics | Industrial heads-up display

Publication Date: May 23

Ampaire

Energy Storage, Owning the Energy Transition | Battery electric powertrain retrofits for small aircraft

Publication Date: May 23

TransferFi

Digital Transformation, Energy Storage, Industrial Internet of Things, Owning the Energy Transition

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, Owning the Energy Transition, Sensors | Valve-position sensors and asset monitoring platform

Publication Date: May 24

Turbulent

Next Generation Power, Owning the Energy Transition

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

Publication Date: May 28

TruLife Optics

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

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

GreenFoods50

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 29

Cambricon

Digital Transformation, Industrial Big Data and Analytics | AI processors for cloud and edge computing

Publication Date: May 30

Geek+

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

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: Jun 6

HES Energy Systems

Energy Storage, Owning the Energy Transition

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 18

PTC Vuforia

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

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

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: 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