The Lux Research Blog

Energy's Hottest Topics & Best Tech Start-Ups of 2019

We recently conducted an analysis of the hottest innovation topics and best tech startups across our energy research. In that analysis, we found that two energy-related topics made the top 10 for highest prevalence of positively rated companies – energy storage and upstream energy feedstocks.

Materials Informatics' Hottest Research Areas

Using publicly available data, we applied topic modeling algorithms to analyze what is hot in materials informatics and found that the data-driven, quantified results generated by topic modeling agree well with what our human-led research has indicated.

The evolution of connected cars

As recently as the mid-2000s, the concept of a connected car was limited to maps and music. Now, as we begin a new decade, the market for hardware and software systems inside these connected vehicles is expected to reach $12.7 billion by 2030.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up February 21, 2020

Our researchers provide expert commentary on major tech industry news headlines & trends involving this week's IPOs, 3D-printing, EV charging, reusable packaging and more.

Alternative Fuels: 2019 Year in Review

In this blog, we take a look back and provide a timeline of the most important developments that occurred in the alternative fuels space last year.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up February 14, 2020

Our researchers provide expert commentary on major tech industry news headlines & trends involving this week's IPOs, 3D-printing, EV charging, reusable packaging and more.

How Tesla delivered enough Model 3s in Q4 2019

Tesla went through production hell in 2018, thanks to constant delays of the Model 3 shipments. Elon Musk admitted these delays were partly due to the company's overly deployed robotic assembly systems, among many other reasons. 

A Decade in Review: Innovation Lessons from Lux’s Top Emerging Tech Research

In the past 10 years at Lux, we’ve produced more than 800 reports. In this blog, we review what kind of story the topics of these reports tell about shifts in innovation.

Looking back on 10+ years of predictions

Our VP of Digital Products, Kevin See outlines successful Lux predictions from the past decade. From slow EV adoption to the hype surrounding graphene he's covering our insights that have stood the test of time.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up February 7, 2020

Our experts evaluate news and trends based on potential importance every week. They rank developments from Truly Disruptive to Ignore. Every Friday you can check out their thoughts on the week's top emerging technology and innovation headlines across all industries.

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