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Chloe Holzinger

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September 26, 2018

Battery electric VTOL aircraft with autonomous capabilities

Lilium Aviation is developing an all-electric tilt-wing VTOL air taxi with Li-ion batteries of an undisclosed chemistry, fully autonomous capabilities (Level 5 autonomy), and capacity for five passengers; the company is aiming for its aircraft to have a top speed of 300 kph and a range of 300 km. ... read more.
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Danielle Bradnan

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

September 26, 2018

Develops software for managing diabetes and hypertension with real-time feedback and coaching

Livongo provides FDA-cleared subscription based software that provides real-time feedback and coaching for patients with three different aims: diabetes prevention, diabetes management, and hypertension management Feedback and coaching can come in the form of an app interface or a human conversation ... read more.
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Lewie Roberts

Digital Transformation More...

September 26, 2018

Trapped ion quantum processors for quantum computing

CEO Christopher Monroe and CSO Jungsang Kim founded IonQ in 2015 based on their research in ion entrapment at the University of Maryland and Duke University; in 2017, Monroe helped to develop a 53-qubit system at the University of Maryland, larger than IBM's biggest system (50 qubits) at the time. ... read more.
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Lewie Roberts

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

September 26, 2018

Virtual reality headset

Acer and Swedish video game developer Starbreeze founded StarVR as a joint venture in 2015 after Starbreeze's acquisition of InfinitEye; StarVR is publicly traded (TPEx: 6681) on the Taipei Exchange. The company develops a tethered virtual reality (VR) headset for enterprise applications and ... read more.
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Lewie Roberts

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September 26, 2018

Augmented reality (AR) was originally targeted toward the consumer market. However, the technology failed to find traction due to barriers it faced within that target market (social stigma, high price, and lack of use cases). While the technology was struggling in the consumer market, it began ... read more.

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Shriram Ramanathan

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

September 25, 2018

Cooper Standard, a Fortune 1000 company headquartered in Novi, Michigan, U.S., is a leading supplier of components like rubber and plastic sealing, fuel and brake lines, and fluid transfer hoses to the automotive industry. These products must meet stringent testing requirements set by its automotive... read more.

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Shriram Ramanathan

Digital Transformation More...

September 25, 2018

Blockchain and analytics platform for improved supply chain visibility

The company was started by Jerome Malavoy, who serves as Executive Chairman; previously, Jerome established Trace One, a product life cycle management software solution provider for over 20,000 companies, where he served as CEO from 2001 to 2016; Chris Morrison serves as the CEO, Frederic Daniel ... read more.
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Cole McCollum

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September 25, 2018

Software suites for process manufacturing applications

The company went public on January 10, 2003 (NASDAQ: AZPN), and currently has a market capitalization of $8.16 billion USD; Antonio Pietri, who was previously an operations executive, has served as the CEO since 2013. The company's most recent reported annual revenue was $499.51 million, with net ... read more.
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Daria
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Cole McCollum

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September 25, 2018

Automated machine learning algorithm development tool

Develops a cloud-based automated machine learning (AutoML) tool, which enables its customers to develop predictive machine learning models through a graphical user interface (GUI) Compared to other AutoML tools, it claims improvements in features surrounding algorithm explainability and model ... read more.
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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: April 2019

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

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.

Li-ion battery roadmap

Coverage Areas: Energy Storage More...

Planned Publication Date: April 2019

This report will look at timelines for adoption of various Li-ion electrode materials and present our view of how the Li-ion battery will evolve over the next decade.

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.

Regional BBMC Trends

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: April 2019

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

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).

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.