Soil sensors
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Joshua Haslun

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November 12, 2018

Systems capable of detecting and monitoring the abiotic characteristics of soil. Soil sensors have proven to be a valuable tool to optimize precision agriculture practices, including variable-rate applications of crop inputs. The recent potential for macro- and micronutrient detection and improved ... read more.

Technology
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Joshua Haslun

Agro Innovation More...

November 12, 2018

Develops an automated insect pest monitoring system

Efos was founded in 2007 by Matej Stefancic The company develops manual and automated insect pest monitoring solutions that utilize deep learning and machine learning algorithms to inform conventional and integrated pest management strategies Efos defines itself as a sensor/monitoring company and ... read more.
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Alpha aqua
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Joshua Haslun

Agro Innovation More...

November 12, 2018

Develops land-based solutions for aquaculture, including recirculating aquaculture systems and flow-through systems

Alpha Aqua was launched in 2017 and is now owned by its executive team Alpha Aqua develops modular turnkey recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) for use with a variety of species and at different production scales The company has distributors in Vietnam and Bangladesh Alpha Aqua targets ... read more.
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Energy trading platforms 2
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Max Halik

Future Grid More...

November 12, 2018

Software platforms that allow for electricity from distributed energy resources, such as solar panels or batteries, to be bought and sold by consumers and prosumers. In many cases, the potential of energy trading platforms lives up to the hype. With compensation structures for DERs falling away, DER... read more.

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Laura Krishfield

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

November 12, 2018

AI for food and beverage product development

The company was started by Johan Langenbick, Bernard Lahousse, and Peter Coucquyt. The company develops a taste intelligence platform using proprietary food science and consumer behavioral data. The company claims that it has developed and operates one of the world's largest ingredient and flavor ... read more.
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Cellular agriculture
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Harini Venkataraman

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

November 9, 2018

Production of cellular and acellular agricultural products from cell cultures; cellular products include clean meat, and acellular products include fermentation-derived proteins and food ingredients. The cellular agriculture landscape is set to grow further in the coming years. However, cost-... read more.

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Holly Havel

Exploration and Production More...

November 8, 2018

Electronic actuation for controlled gas lift operations

The company was founded by CEO Darrell Johnson and CTO Peter Watson in 2015 as a spinoff of Camcon Technology to develop digital valve technology for oil and gas applications; to date, the company has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from British entrepreneur Lloyd Dorfman. The company ... read more.
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Holly Havel

Exploration and Production More...

November 8, 2018

Aerial methane imaging and leak detection

The company was founded by CEO Steve Deiker and COO Brian Jones in Mountain View, California, in 2014; to date, the company has raised about $10 million through several funding rounds. Among its investors, we emphasize Energy Innovation Capital and OGCI Climate Investments, which led the company's ... read more.
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Harshit Sharma

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November 8, 2018

Fiber optics for in situ stress measurement of rocks

Has developed a hydraulic sleeve sensor assembly for measurement of in situ rock stresses to enable superior well design and planning The assembly pairs a hydraulic downhole sleeve with Luna's HD-FOS fibers, which are wrapped on its surface; as the sleeve expands, the fiber measures elastic ... read more.
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Holly Havel

Next Generation Power More...

November 8, 2018

Wave energy device to capture energy from ocean waves and tidal currents

Develops novel wave and tidal energy converter device to capture potential and kinetic energy throughout wave progression and tidal currents to generate more power compared to competing designs Claims benefits including easy deployment for reduced installation costs and simplified construction for ... read more.
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Smart Packaging

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

Planned Publication Date: November 2018

Technologies like printed electronics and RFID communication are maturing and enabling new features and capabilities in smart packaging which allows both business and consumers to interact with products in novel ways. In this report, we will look at the advances in smart packaging technologies, such as the ability to sense or measure an attribute of the product, the inner atmosphere of the package, or the shipping environment.

Roadmap: Next Generation PV

Coverage Areas: Next Generation Power More...

Planned Publication Date: November 2018

This report will describe the economics and scenarios of deployment of three next generation solar PV technologies, while referring to the relevant Tech Pages for details on the technologies proper.

The Landscape of “Clean Meat" and Cellular Agriculture Developers

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

Planned Publication Date: November 2018

Cellular agriculture and "clean meat" are a becoming a more significant part of the future of alternative proteins, with innovations in cellular and acellular products alike. This report will clarify the landscape of developers, funding, and patents in the space.

State of Innovation in Asia-Pacific

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: November 2018

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.

APAC Oil and Gas Innovation Landscape

Coverage Areas: Owning the Energy Transition

Planned Publication Date: November 2018

The demand for hydrocarbons is growing and is projected to be led by major Asian economies such as India and China. With the region largely driven by national oil companies, this report analyses the innovation landscape of Asian oil companies, how it differs from their IOC counterparts, and the potential opportunities the region offers to western oil companies as countries such as India begin to privatize its oil and gas market. 

Breaking Through Barriers to Industry 4.0

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation

Planned Publication Date: November 2018

All the necessary tools and technologies of Industry 4.0 are available now, yet companies continue to struggle with strategy and adoption. What is holding it back? This report will take a firsthand look at barriers to success in Industry 4.0, and how clients can find a path to success within their respective industries.

Polymer Innovation

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

This report will develop a landscape of polymer innovation in terms of industry players, key technologies, and trends. It will also highlight unmet needs and emerging opportunities.

CSI Large Company Report: Corning

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

In June 2018, Lux published a report rating 40 of the world's largest chemical and material companies on innovation effort and business performance using the Lux Competitive Benchmark (LCB). The company that scored highest on both Innovation Effort and Business Execution was the New York-based specialty glass and ceramics company Corning. This report will examine the role of tech innovation in the firm's business strategy and business operations.

Smart Home

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

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

The smart home has largely fallen short of expectations to date, but new innovations like Amazon Alexa and the ecosystems they support, in addition to new technology and product development, are starting to make some of the hype into commercial reality. We evaluate the categories of smart home innovation to understand the landscape and products ready for market.

Food Value Chain CVC Comparison

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

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

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.

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