Wint
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Mia Lu

Owning the Energy Transition More...

October 4, 2018

Smart meters and analytics for leak detection, water consumption management, and water damage prevention

The company was founded by Moshe Ravid and Shay Ravid as Aqua-Rimat in Israel; it has since established headquarters in San Francisco, rebranded itself as Wint Water Intelligence, and brought in a new leadership team led by CEO Avi Jacoby and COO Tamir Ben-Moshe. The company is a developer of smart ... read more.
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Michael Kronberger

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

October 4, 2018

Changed its organizational structure in 2017, consolidating all its businesses into two business segments, Pulp & Paper and Industry & Water Combines low-price, high-quality commodity chemicals with application support, total chemistry management, and process control and monitoring Is taking ... read more.

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Mia Lu

Digital Transformation More...

October 4, 2018

Integrated software for operations management of water and wastewater systems

The company was founded by Paul Hauffen, its president and CEO, as IDModeling in 2004 and rebranded itself as Sedaru, an acronym for the phase "See Data Run," in June 2018. Key claims of the organization include offering a one-stop, easy-to-use interface for alerts, assessments, and predictions of ... read more.
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Max Halik

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October 4, 2018

Utility customer engagement and analytics software

EnergySavvy has developed a customer engagement and analytics software platform which provides utilities with recommendations and insights about their customers, such as which customers would benefit from efficiency measures The software platform is composed of several layers, which unify different ... read more.
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Grant Klafehn

Future Grid More...

October 4, 2018

Building energy data management for utilities and C&I building owners

The company was founded by Brian Dawson in 2009 and has since raised around $12.7 million in four rounds from undisclosed venture capital investors. For both utilities and commercial building owners, the company offers a building energy data management system that gathers and provides visuals for ... read more.
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Grant Klafehn

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October 4, 2018

Building energy management systems and virtual power plant aggregation

The company was founded by Jeff Hendler in 2012 as ETS Emerald; it was rebranded in 2018 as Logical Buildings and is currently looking for $3 million in funding, of which it has collected $1.8 million from Anzu Partners. The company develops SmartKit AI, a software platform that analyzes a building'... read more.
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Jessica Hernandez

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October 4, 2018

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Building automation systems for HVAC, lighting, and air quality optimization

The company was founded in 2015 and has raised around $2.9 million from investors including Gopher Angels and Clean Energy Trust. The company develops an automation system based on hardware and software components to optimize lighting, air quality, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (... read more.
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Jessica Hernandez

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October 4, 2018

Data center environmental monitoring and energy management systems

The company was founded by Wenli Yu and Tom Tan in 2015; Archimedes Controls has no disclosed information on funding or investors. The company makes an environmental monitoring and energy management system for data centers, claiming it enables 20% reduction in energy consumption and maintains ... read more.
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Max Halik

Energy Storage More...

October 4, 2018

Electric vehicle charging network operator eMotorWerks recently announced that it has successfully aggregated over 6,000 of its California-based EV chargers. As part of its parent company Enel, it has bid them as a 30 MW virtual power plant to participate in California Independent System Operator (... read more.

Case Study
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Mike Rolfes

Digital Transformation More...

October 4, 2018

General Electric's IoT platform, known as Predix, has had a turbulent and checkered past. Shortly after its initial launch in 2016, the company leaned heavily on PTC as a stopgap to overcome technical shortcomings and overblown marketing efforts. Things didn't get much better in the years that ... read more.

Analyst Insight

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

Coverage Areas: Exploration and Production More...

Planned Publication Date: April 2019

With close to 2,500 wells scheduled to be plugged and abandoned in the North Sea by 2025, decommissioning offshore oil assets 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.

Food Value Chain CVC Comparison

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

Planned Publication Date: April 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.

Energy Management in the Smart Home

Coverage Areas: Future Grid More...

Planned Publication Date: April 2019

The smart home ecosystem includes different types of solutions and technologies with a number of purposes, such as enabling energy savings, increasing comfort and convenience, and ensuring safety and security in the home. This report intends to focus on the role of home energy management within the smart home ecosystem. The goal is to highlight available technologies and their current applications in the smart home and identify gaps, key challenges, and areas of opportunity.

Regional Policy Trends for Packaging Materials

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: April 2019

This report will explore how regional policy is impacting the adoption of recycled and bio-based packaging materials worldwide.

Finding the Next Disruptive Materials Innovations

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: April 2019

Advances in basic science are always occurring, and new breakthroughs could be around the corner. This report seeks to identify stage zero materials technologies that could be highly impactful and build a timeline for their possible development.

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

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation

Planned Publication Date: April 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).

Digital Twins

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: April 2019

This report will provide a brief overview of digital twins, including what they are, key use cases, example developers, and recommendations for clients interested in implementing digital twins in their processes.

Harnessing the potential of digital technologies for the food industry

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

Planned Publication Date: May 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.

Organizing for Digital

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation

Planned Publication Date: May 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?

Innovating innovation using digital technologies

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation

Planned Publication Date: May 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.