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Back In Business: Updates on 3 Key Technologies for Fighting COVID-19

As the world continues to adapt to a new normal considering COVID-19, the landscape of available information continues to change as we learn more about ways to track and mitigate the disease. In this blog, we outline the key technology updates from our May 2020 report "Back in Business: Using Technology to Open During COVID-19" that are informing this evolving situation.

Taxonomizing Smart City Mobility

As technologies and needs in urban mobility specifically have changed in recent years, we have decided to outline how Lux has chosen to taxonomize urban mobility as it relates to smart city development.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up July 31, 2020

On Fridays we highlight our Lux Take on the news for the week. Check out our thoughts on the top emerging technology and innovation news for the last week of July. This week's round-up includes our researchers' coverage of Uber, Geltor, Pertamina, and TripleO.

Case Study: Louis Vuitton's Pivot During COVID-19

In this blog, our expert, Drishti Masand, outlines Louis Vuitton's pivot during COVID-19. The organization was the first fashion company to start producing disinfectant gel at its French facilities that usually produce perfume and cosmetics for brands

Half the new cars sold in 2035 will be electric

With the continued drop in battery prices and increasing performance, will the future energy for the rest of mobility follow the same path toward electrification blazed by electric vehicles?

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up July 24, 2020

On Fridays we highlight our Lux Take on the news for the week. Check out our thoughts on the top emerging technology and innovation news, including our researchers' coverage of technologies and strategies as they relate to the global pandemic in this week's blog.

We have a serious lithium problem

Lithium is both a highly specialized niche market and a key mineral in the energy transition. In five short years, the lithium market has more than quadrupled to become a $4.9 billion market – yet this is still only a small fraction of the size compared to the oil market.

The next big trends in 3D printing

Currently, innovation is not only about technology improvement but also about creating complete processes for each specific application. It is likely that this focus on process development will continue in the foreseeable future. In addition, in the coming five to 10 years, we expect to see two main trends make a major impact on the innovation landscape of the 3D printing space.

Climate-change isn’t coming…it's already here

While there is still uncertainty surrounding the severity and timing of future events, resilience planning is essential for companies to alleviate risk and ensure survival in the long run. In the report "In the Path of Destruction: Preparing for Global Climate Change in the Chemical Industry," we analyze innovations and strategies capable of addressing climate-related risk.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up July 17, 2020

Get the #LuxTake on this week's top emerging technology and innovation news. This week's round-up includes insights from our experts on the NBA, Amazon, Rivian, Apple, and Microsoft, as well as our continued coverage of technology and innovation as they relate to COVID-19.