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Chloe Holzinger and Runeel Daliah

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May 16, 2018

In recent years, pressure has grown on both the aviation and maritime industry to transition to fuels with lower carbon intensity than fossil fuels in an effort to curb CO2 emissions from the global transportation sector. While road transportation remains by far the most flagrant source of emissions... read more.

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Runeel Daliah

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May 16, 2018

Liquid organic carrier for hydrogen storage and transport

Reversible hydrogen storage process using a liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHC); the company develops separate storage and release systems to store and transport hydrogen from one location to another LOHC stores up to 57 kg of hydrogen per m3; hydrogen storage in LOHC occurs at 250 °C and is ... read more.
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Runeel Daliah

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May 16, 2018

Silicon-based material for storing and generating hydrogen on-demand

The company was started by Pierre-Emmanuel Casanova and Vincent Lôme in 2015 to develop a hydrogen storage technology for on-demand generation of hydrogen. To date, the company has raised about $3 million and expects to raise a further $10 million by 2019. HySiLabs stores hydrogen gas in a liquid ... read more.
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Runeel Daliah

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May 16, 2018

Develops coatings, electrolytes, and catalysts for electrochemical systems

The company was started by David Hodgson for the development of technologies in the field of electrochemistry; the company was founded in 2011 and is based in Cornwall, U.K. The company develops catalytic coatings that consist of nanostructured layers of metal oxides with either platinum, iridium, ... read more.
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Hirosei Kuruma

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May 16, 2018

Virtual environment for testing autonomous driving technology

The company was founded by CEO Kevin McNamara; prior to Parallel Domain, Kevin had a technical career working at Pixar Animation Studios, Microsoft Game Studios, and Apple. So far, the company has raised about $2.5 million from a seed round that included Costanoa Ventures, Ubiquity VC, RRE Ventures... read more.
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Lewie Roberts

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May 16, 2018

Software-enabled actuators for predictive automotive suspension

Develops software-enabled actuators for predictive active roll suspension systems on vehicles that are based on HD mapping data Claims differentiation in two areas: First, it claims it will be the first to bring a successful version of low-latency active suspension to market, and second, with HD ... read more.
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Lewie Roberts

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May 16, 2018

Autonomous vehicle hardware and software

CEO Chris Urmson, CTO Drew Bagnell, and CPO Sterling Anderson founded the company in 2016; the trio have extensive experience, as Chris headed Google's autonomous vehicle (AV) project as CTO, Drew worked on Uber's AV project, and Sterling led the design of Tesla's Model X autopilot system. To date, ... read more.
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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.

Data Sharing

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

Effective data sharing has the potential to optimize industrial processes by gaining access to larger and/or adjacent data sets. However, the risk is sharing confidential data potentially with competitors. In this report, we will examine how to make the most of data sharing in your supply chain and potentially even with competitors, while mitigating the potential data security risks.

Autonomous Vehicle Development in APAC

Coverage Areas: Autonomous Systems 2.0 More...

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

There has been an enormous amount of activity from Asia in autonomous vehicles. Korean giants (LG, Samsung) want to become premium Tier 1s. Japan wants commercial robotaxis by the 2020 Olympics, China wants to beat the U.S., and Singapore is interested in every space-saving, smart city related technology out there. In this report, we will analyze the autonomous vehicle innovation activity coming out of APAC.

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.

19 for 2019: Transformational Innovations Reshaping the World

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: December 2018

We asked the Lux Research analyst team: “What innovations and technologies will you be following in 2019 that have the greatest potential to transform the world over the next decade?” We also investigated the same question using our Lux Intelligence Engine data platform. This report shows the top 19 transformational technologies reshaping the world, ranked and evaluated for their industry impact. We also highlight what changed from last year's list, what companies are best-positioned to lead based on their innovation in these 19 areas, and what the longer list - the Lux 299 - looks like.

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