Lux Research - Electric Vehicle at Charging Station

Electric mobility venture funding had another record year in 2018, during which Chinese new energy vehicle (NEV) and electric scooter startups raised hundreds of millions in funding and achieved billion-dollar valuations at breakneck speeds ...

Lux Research - White Coffee Cups

Single-use paper cups are becoming a growing target of public scrutiny. Large brands that rely on these disposable items, namely fast food joints and coffee shops, have larger environmental concerns with their resource-intensive international supply networks; however, there is no denying that cups are one of the most frequent reminders of a brand’s name ...

Alternative Proteins

The alternative proteins space has garnered a lot of attention in recent years. The consumption of traditional protein sources like meat and seafood has declined, and multiple drivers are encouraging the development of alternative protein sources ...

Lux Research - 19 for 2019 Top Transformational Technologies

We recently presented a webinar on our report “19 for 2019: Top Transformational Technologies Re-shaping the World” to more than 1,300 innovation executives, and we received a lot of thought-provoking questions ....

Lux Research - Futuristic Technology

We are frequently asked by clients at chemical and material companies what major digital innovations are poised to affect their industry – and of course, there are many. We have highlighted four of the most critical digital trends and discussed their impact on the industry's business model ...

Lux Research - Blockchain

Blockchain has a ton of hype, in part due to its link to cryptocurrencies and the hype around them, which has resulted in investments in blockchain reaching an all-time high of more than $12 billion in 2018 ...

Lux Research - Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is happening, regardless of whether companies embrace it or deny it. There is general agreement that digital transformation is important, but few agree on what it means ...

Lux Research - 3D Rendering Nanotechnology Graphene Atomic Structure

Due to its long discovery cycle and capital commitment, materials discovery has been put on the shelf, as we often see materials innovation losing the battle against financial engineering ...

Lux Research  - Personalized Nutrition

The trends and need are well-established: Type 2 diabetes, the more common form of diabetes, afflicts nearly half a billion people around the globe, and prevalence trends indicate that this number will increase ...

Lux Research - Pink Pineapples - The Power of DNA

The past two weeks have demonstrated the power of DNA in two tangible ways, making it feel like science fiction is coming to life, as opposed to the fictional (and scientifically impossible) portrayal of the power of DNA in pop culture ...

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