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Anthony Schiavo

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

November 15, 2018

Novel products based on graphene nanoplatelets and graphene oxide nanoplatelets

AzTrong produces graphene nanoplatelets and graphene oxide nanoplatelets through a modified Hummers' method reaction; it uses these materials to produce conductive sheets and compounded polymer products GO sheets have an in-plane thermal conductivity of 700 W/mK to 1,750 W/mK, are electrically ... read more.
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Abhirabh Basu

Exploration and Production More...

November 15, 2018

Hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas has seen a significant uptick since late 2016. Rig count data from 2017 shows a resurgence in production. For instance, the most active shale basins – Permian, Eagle Ford, Cana-Woodford, and Marcellus – doubled their rig counts in May 2017 in contrast to May 2016... read more.

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Abhirabh Basu

Owning the Energy Transition More...

November 15, 2018

Rapid, automated microbial monitoring in water

Spun out of Veolia and privately backed by investors since 2016 Offers an EPA-certified rapid and fully automated on-site microbial detection system for the entire water and wastewater cycle Uses a cartridge with an enzyme and polymer substrate that reacts in the presence of E. coli, fecal coliform... read more.
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Joshua Haslun

Agro Innovation More...

November 15, 2018

Develops nutrient adsorption substrate for nutrient remediation and slow-release fertilizer

The company was founded by Hunter Swisher through the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program at Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) Phospholutions licenses a mineral substrate (RhizoSorb) from Penn State that adsorbs phosphate ions from solution and can release them in a concentration-... read more.
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Mia Lu

Owning the Energy Transition More...

November 15, 2018

Hydraulic separation of fat, oil, and grease from water without chemicals

U.K.-based FS Engineering's exclusive partner in North America Provides oil/water separators that it claims reduce 99% of free oil to below 100 ppm and recover high-purity, marketable oil containing less than 5% moisture Technology can augment or replace traditional dissolved air flotation (DAF), ... read more.
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Zero mass water
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Mia Lu

Owning the Energy Transition More...

November 15, 2018

Harvesting water from ambient air with a solar panel

The company was founded by CEO Cody Friesen, an associate professor of materials science at Arizona State University, who also co-founded zinc-air battery company Fluidic Energy. To date, the company has raised about $53 million in multiple rounds from Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Material Impact ... read more.
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Jessica Hernandez

Future Grid More...

November 15, 2018

Energy analysis and optimization software for industrial sites

Develops energy analytics and optimization software for industrial sites, aiming to provide visibility and analysis around energy consumption, identify energy-saving opportunities, and forecast future consumption Collects multiple data points from existing on-site hardware and software systems, as ... read more.
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Max Halik

Future Grid More...

November 15, 2018

Distribution network monitoring and fault detection with synchrophasor measurement

The company was founded by Paolo Romano, Lorenzo Zanni, and Marco Pignati in 2017 as a spinoff from EPFL Lausanne; it has since received a small amount of seed and grant funding and participated in startup programs offered by ABB and National Instruments, but has not disclosed any venture funding. ... read more.
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Max Halik

Future Grid More...

November 15, 2018

Simulation and planning software for distribution networks

The company spun out of the Institute for High Voltage Technology at RWTH Aachen University in 2017; it raised €1 million ($1.1 million) in May 2018, with contributions from High-Tech Gründerfonds and Demeter, and is currently raising a Series A round for €8 million ($9 million). Envelio has ... read more.
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Anthony Vicari

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

November 15, 2018

Long-term trends in health and wellness are creating demands for new or improved product performance across many metrics in a wide range of markets. In this report, we examine how emerging materials technologies are key to helping companies meet these demand shifts. read more.

State of the Market Report

The State of Your Innovation in 2019

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

What keeps innovation executives up at night? Tapping into our proprietary data around the world's innovation executive peer group, we analyzed more than 100,000 recent technology-related searches run on our platform, 10,000 questions asked of our analysts, and 1,000 key innovation initiatives of leading companies (all aggregated and anonymized, of course). The results paint an accurate and insightful look into the state of the world’s actual innovation treads going into 2019: What technologies are attracting the most interest, what strategic questions are proving hard to answer, what start-ups are attracting the most attention, and more.

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

Coverage Areas: Autonomous Systems 2.0 More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

The connected car technology space is broad and complex. Because of this complexity, identifying opportunities can be challenging. This report will look at connectivity and how it will enable digital services in the car.

Artificial Intelligence: Challenges and Emerging Solutions

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

The rise of AI has left a wake of misinformation, confusion, and overpromises. This report,a follow-on to the first report we published two years back, will look to sort through the hype, establish clear definitions for terms such as AI, categorize different available techniques, and highlight emerging technologies along with the challenges of implementing AI solutions.

Quantum Sensors

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

Quantum sensors offer improvements in sensitivity and precision compared to their classical sensing counterparts. In this report, we will discuss the current capabilities and development opportunities in materials and designs.

Water Infrastructure in the Developing World

Coverage Areas: Owning the Energy Transition More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

The main opportunity for innovation in water infrastructure exists in developing countries, because they are not hampered by difficult-to-replace legacy infrastructure. This report looks into the developments and describes what technologies are actually being deployed, and why.

Innovating innovation using digital technologies

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation

Planned Publication Date: Q1 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.

Digitizing the fight against diabetes: From therapy to prevention

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

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

In this report we approach the digital management of diabetes by looking at the complete health spectrum from healthy to severely diseased individuals and highlight unmet needs and opportunities that digital health developers should take advantage of. We also highlight how these strategies should consider underlying differences, from molecular to cultural, when addressing different markets and regions.

The Market Size for Smart Home

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

Planned Publication Date: Q1 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?

Ubiquitous Sensing

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

As commoditized sensors become cheaper and offer improved performance they can now be more readily incorporated into new applications and devices that were previously not feasible. These always-on sensors in consumer and industrial environments will allow for continuous monitoring, all while being transparent and not interfering with individuals daily activities.

Genomics in agriculture

Coverage Areas: Agro Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q2 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)

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