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Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up January 15th, 2021

On Fridays we highlight our Lux Take on the news for the week. Our analysts are sharing their thoughts on the latest emerging technology and innovation news.  

Chemical and Material Industry’s Hottest Technologies For 2021

Our analysis of the hottest innovation topics and best tech startups across our materials innovation research found that top 5 technologies innovation leaders should look to in 2021. 

The Great Hydrogen Debate: How Will Hydrogen Be Transported In A New Global Energy Trade?

This blog is part of The Great Hydrogen Debate, a five-part series to better understand what a hydrogen economy would look like, and the effort required to achieve it. This is our third piece of the series.

Energy’s Hottest Technologies For 2021

The plant proteins landscape is changing quickly, with participants transcending geographical borders and organizational types. To better understand this technology landscape, we identified and analyzed a long list of relevant organizations, helping discern "how" and "where" to play in this evolving space

Advanced Crop Harvesting's Key Players

Among the technology options to advance crop harvesting technology, we have identified the following categories: collaborative, indoor automated platforms, and outdoor automated platforms.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up January 8th, 2021

On Fridays we highlight our Lux Take on the news for the week. Our analysts are sharing their thoughts on the latest emerging technology and innovation news. Check out our final Weekly Round-Up for 2020 below. 

2020 Year in Review: Improving Urban Mobility

While smart cities remain in their infancy, mobility innovations are beginning to improve the way we transport people and goods in urban settings. As we begin 2021, we take a look back at some of the most important developments that occurred in the Improving Urban Mobility storyline in 2020.

The Great Hydrogen Debate: Will Hydrogen Become The Bulk Energy Carrier Of The Future?

The question around hydrogen becoming a bulk energy carrier is largely a question about its potential to replace oil and gas across numerous use cases as well as compete head-to-head against electrification. With nearly 90% of hydrogen consumed today concentrated in refining and ammonia production, there is a long road ahead for hydrogen to becoming a bulk energy carrier in the future.

Food Safety In Asia: Regional Trends And Startups

 Each year, 275 million people in Asia (and the Pacific) fall sick from food, with 225,000 perishing. Improving these statistics will require participation from both the public and private sectors. Providing infrastructure and personnel training to improve hygiene and sanitation in production will play a large role, with an opportunity for tech to build on that foundation. Learn more from our expert, Thomas Hayes, in this new blog.