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Harini Venkataraman

Emerging Ecosystems in Agrifood and Health More...

April 16, 2019

Valorizing coffee pulp for food applications

The company was founded by Rudi Dieleman and Andres Belalcazar (former CSO); the co-founders have backgrounds in economics and bioprocess engineering, respectively; Hans Verhoef is the current CEO of the company. The company is a developer of bioprocessing technology to extract pectin from coffee ... read more.
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Joshua Haslun

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April 15, 2019

Autonomous aerial surveillance for land management

The company was founded by James Peverill (CEO and co-founder). To date, the company has raised about $5.2 million from VC groups and corporate funding. Among its investors, we emphasize The Toro Company, Autonomy Ventures, and Tabard Venture Capital. The company develops an agronomy platform that ... read more.
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Mneme
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Abhirabh Basu

Owning the Energy Transition More...

April 14, 2019

Tribore hollow-fiber membrane for membrane distillation

The company was founded by Antony Prince in 2018 based on PVDF membrane technology developed by Neal Chung at the National University of Singapore; the technology is being commercialized by Memsift and the Separation Technologies Applied Research and Translation (START) Centre in Singapore. The ... read more.
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D3max
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Runeel Daliah

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April 12, 2019

Bolt-on cellulosic ethanol

D3Max was founded in 2015 by BBI International and is currently headed by Joe Brian, who is also the CEO of BBI International; BBI started developing the corn fiber-to-ethanol technology in 2007 and transferred all related intellectual property (IP) to D3Max. The company develops a bolt-on ... read more.
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Laura Krishfield

Agro Innovation More...

April 12, 2019

Bioconversion of vegetable byproducts using BSF

Developing a bioconversion process based on the use of agrifood residues to grow black solder fly (BSF) larvae for insect meal, oil, and fertilizer; Ingredient Odyssey's brand is called EntoGreen The EntoGreen insect meal is approximately 65% protein, and the oil is less than 10% protein The company... read more.
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Kristin Marshall

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

April 11, 2019

Microbiome-modulating skin care and personal care products

Launched in 2015 and spun out of AOBiome in 2017 Produces microbiome-modulating skin care and personal care products; claims its products improve the look and feel of the skin and can reduce the number of conventional products needed First product, AO+ Mist, introduces ammonia-oxidizing bacterium ... read more.
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Charles Willard

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

April 11, 2019

Over the past few decades, China has consistently been the top destination for plastic waste. In 2016 alone, Chinese recyclers imported 7.3 million metric tons of waste plastics worth about $3.7 billion from developed countries across the globe. These Chinese recyclers accepted a large amount of ... read more.

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Cole McCollum

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

April 11, 2019

Passive beam shaping for various applications

Develops a technology called Multi-Plane Light Conversion (MPLC), which is designed for passive beam shaping Technology is differentiated by its high flexibility to define the structure of the light, a higher quality of beam output, and lower cost compared to other techniques, such as lenses or ... read more.
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Kristin Marshall

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

April 11, 2019

One-step catalytic process to transform ethanol to butadiene

Develops catalysts for the single-step conversion of ethanol to butadiene; catalysts use silica as a support material, with silver nitrate powder and zirconyl nitrate as catalyst materials Claims process converts more than 70% of ethanol to butadiene in a single pass at industrially relevant process... read more.
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Asia's Future City

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

Asia's rising urbanization presents numerous opportunities for bleeding edge technology deployment. However, at the same time, lack of traditional infrastructure and a variety of problems from traffic congestion and pollution, will only be amplified as droves of people migrate into cities. While most nations plan to address the immediate needs, several have futuristic aspirations for developing digital societies in a future city. In this report, we analyze the key technologies that will address the demands of Asia's future city as well as highlight the key innovators developing them domestically. 

Connected Car: How Connectivity Will Enable Digital Services in The Vehicle

Coverage Areas: Autonomous Systems 2.0 More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

The connected car technology space is broad and complex and due to this complexity identifying opportunities can be challenging. This report will look at connectivity and the digital services it enables in the car.

Net Zero Energy Buildings and their impact on the grid

Coverage Areas: Future Grid More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

Net zero energy buildings (NZEBs) are designed to generate as much energy as they consume and be as energy-efficient as possible. The increased availability of a variety of distributed energy resources in commercial and residential buildings is supporting the growth in deployments of NZEBs. This report looks to quantify the market for NZEBs, analyze the impact that these buildings have on the power grid, and provide a forecast of the future of energy in the built environment.

Genomics in agriculture

Coverage Areas: Agro Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 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 Innovations

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 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.

The Market Size for Smart Home

Coverage Areas: Consumer IoT More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 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?

Southeast Asia's Energy Startup Ecosystem

Coverage Areas: Owning the Energy Transition

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

Under a drastically different economic and technology backdrop, Southeast Asia's energy startup ecosystem has spawned with accessibility, affordability, and reliability as the top priorities in energy. This report will take a look at the region's energy startup ecosystem and identify the key players leading the cause and the unique sets of challenges they face. As the future global center of energy demand, it remains critical to understand the region to find key opportunities to enter the market with a higher success rate.

Bio-based Intermediate Chemicals Market Growth

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

This report will assess growth projections of intermediate chemicals given different oil-price environments.

Plastic Recycling Technologies Cost Assessment

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

This report will model the cost of various plastic recycling technologies in order to assess and compare their respective value propositions.

The Status of Non-metal and Non-polymer 3D Printing

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

This report aims to define the 3D printing technology landscape for non-metal and non-polymer materials. It answers the following questions: Who are the key players developing other materials in the 3D printing space? What are their technological readiness levels? What does the technology development roadmap look like?