The Lux Research Blog

How Made in China 2025 will influence the material and chemical industry

Since its launch in 2015, China's strategic plan Made in China 2025 has gathered attention around the globe. It represents China's ambition to shift from the world's factory for cheap and low-quality products to the world's provider of higher-value-added products and services. 

The Final Frontier: Unlocking the Potential of the Commercial Spaceflight Industry

Today, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launches its first commercial flight, bearing a satellite into low earth orbit. 

What You Need to Know About Blockchain

While many companies are anxious to implement blockchain, few actually understand the true benefits of blockchain, where it should be used, or what type of blockchain implementation to adopt.

Lux Executive Summit 2019: Speakers Announced

Organizations today face mounting pressure to demonstrate stronger results from their innovation efforts. Now is the time to reassess the methodology behind your innovation processes. 

Biodegradation, Biocomposites, and the Future of Bioplastics in Southeast Asia

Lux recently had the opportunity to give the opening speech at this year's Bioplastics Market Summit in Bangkok, Thailand. 

Lux Executive Summit 2019: Start-Up Showcase Announced

This year's conference will take place over two days in Boston, bringing together executives and global industry thought leaders to discuss best practices for staying on the cutting edge, and experience unparalleled networking opportunities that build the relationships needed to thrive.

Tesla Staggers, Nio Pivots; No Easy Road to EV Mass Adoption

The promise of cheap and convenient electric transportation is shaping up to be more difficult than even the EV leaders realize. 

Hydrogen’s Role in Our Future

The future of a hydrogen economy has long been tied to the transportation sector, where electric vehicles, by far, overtook fuel cell vehicles. Here at Lux, we believe that the roadmap for achieving a hydrogen economy runs through the industrial sector.

Keeping Up with the Top of the Lux 299 Leaderboard

Our clients frequently ask what emerging technologies should be on their radars – and to help answer that on a continuous basis, we recently launched our Lux 299 Top Innovations leaderboard. 

Xyleco: The Next Bio-Based Scam Looking to Cash in on the Sustainability Craze

While Xyleco has been on Lux's radar for a few years due to its immense patent portfolio (see below), there was little evidence of commercialization until it recently came into the spotlight.