Lux Research scouts advanced materials throughout the innovation funnel, assisting clients in devising future business strategies that best capitalize on the emerging technologies of today and tomorrow. Coating and structural material technologies enhance the performance of today’s products, while emerging platform technologies like graphene, metamaterials, and MOFs advance the frontier of tomorrow’s material capabilities. However, even the most remarkable materials won’t generate profits without properly crafted and informed strategies.
In our on-going coverage of Advanced Materials, Lux Research helps companies:
  • Stay on top of rapidly evolving technology
  • Accurately match material properties and costs to target applications
  • Assess a wide variety of companies, both established and emerging
  • Navigate a crowded intellectual landscape
  • Monitor innovations emerging around the globe
  • Understand how competing technologies stack up

Recently Profiled Companies

  • Blueshift International Materials

    Polyimide aerogels

    Feb 23, 2017

  • Stratasys

    (CSI) MIDSIZE Leading supplier of additive manufacturing (AM) solutions including 3D printing systems, consumable materials, manufactured parts, and technical services

    Feb 21, 2017

  • Markforged

    Fiber-reinforced composite and metal 3D printer developer

    Feb 21, 2017

  • Aconity3D

    Research-oriented metal 3D printer hardware and software developer

    Feb 21, 2017

  • Nanophase Technologies

    Ceramic nanoparticles and intermediates

    Feb 9, 2017

  • Sino-Euro Materials Technologies of Xi’an

    Producer of metal powder for additive manufacturing

    Feb 7, 2017


    Material and material processing technology developer

    Feb 7, 2017

  • MetaShield

    Developer of silica-based nanoparticle coating with solar and strengthening applications

    Feb 2, 2017

  • Hive

    Digital code printing, tracking, and connectivity for packaging

    Feb 1, 2017

  • Kastus

    Visible light activated photocatalytic antimicrobial coatings for glass, ceramic, and metal substrates

    Jan 31, 2017

  • Semblant

    Hydrophobic coatings for printed circuit boards that protect against oxidation, corrosion, and environmental pollutants

    Jan 27, 2017

  • Apium Additive Technologies

    Develops and sells desktop professional FFF 3D printers and printable high-performance thermoplastics

    Jan 24, 2017

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Sample Advanced Materials Topics
  • Protective coatings
  • Functional coatings (i.e. hydrophobic, anti-microbial, self-healing)
  • Platinum group metal (PGM) catalysts
  • High performance metal alloys like AHSS, Al, Mg, and Ti
  • Sheet magnesium
  • Metal matrix composites
  • Metal injection molding
  • Carbon fiber composites
  • High temperature thermoplastics
  • Composite processing and recycling technologies
  • Printable Materials
  • Carbon nanomaterials
  • Advanced ceramics
  • Smart materials
  • Metal-organic frameworks
  • Metamaterials
  • Electrostatically-paintable composite automotive body panels
  • Advanced barrier additives for packaging
  • Wind turbine composite blades and anti-icing coatings
  • Aerospace coatings and structural composites
  • Chrome-coating replacement
  • Oil & gas drill shafts, production tubulars, and risers
  • Electrostatic dissipation (ESD) and electromagnetic interference (EMI)-shielding
  • Tribological coatings for internal combustion engines
  • Diesel oxidation catalysts
  • Anti-microbial and light weight medical devices
  • Waterproof electronics casing

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