The Lux Research Blog

Asia’s Rise as a Global Autonomous Vehicle Hotbed

To understand the current landscape of Asia’s autonomous vehicle ecosystem, Lux Research identified the key players active in the region and mapped the region’s partnership network.


Unicorn startup Carbon raises another $260 million, marking the largest total funding of a private 3D printing company ever.

Budding Opportunities in the $12 Billion Cannabis Industry

As medical and recreational cannabis becomes big business it's becoming high time to pay attention to innovation trends in this developing space.

Identifying Materials Opportunities in Asia’s Evolving Health and Wellness Landscape

We explore how healthcare and the agrifood system in Asia will be driven by digital technologies to become more personalized, more responsive, and more predictive, and what opportunities that creates for materials and chemicals companies.

Venture capitalists are chasing cleantech unicorns, but will they just create another Solyndra?

With Uber's and Lyft's recent IPOs, the discussion of valuations and the coveted unicorn label is making the rounds in the innovation circle again.

5 Emerging technologies for the aging population

Aging-in-place solutions look to support graceful and comfortable aging in familiar surroundings with near term opportunities. There are at least five different digital technologies today that are already finding use cases to support aging-in-place:

#LuxTake: Emerging Challenges & Solutions in AI

In this blog, we will share our #LuxTake on the challenges and emerging solutions in AI. Emerging tools can solve some challenges in implementing AI; however, technology readiness varies greatly. 

Will Tesla Ever Make Money?

Elon Musk's vision for Tesla may not have included profitability when it was founded, its existence is now threatened by its inability to make money.

The Best Time to Form a Materials Informatics Strategy Is Now

The time is now to form a materials informatics (MI) strategy. MI sits at the center of materials innovation, and because of its datacentric nature, whoever invests in it first will gain a significant advantage after overcoming the steep learning curve.

Lux Research Establishes AI's Role in Unleashing Intelligent Sensing

Lux's new report includes a detailed look at market & technology drivers for AI-defined sensors, top use cases & key players by vertical market, & a heat map tracking adoption of sensors across industries.