The Lux Research Blog

Metamaterials will disrupt 5G, autonomy, and connected vehicles

With the imminent rollout in 5G network infrastructure and devices and the subsequent projected growth in connected and autonomous vehicles, metamaterials are becoming viable at just the right time to see rapid growth in these new markets.

Shared Mobility Poised to Disrupt Multitrillion-Dollar Auto Industry

Transportation network companies like Lyft and Uber are no longer startups. The top four ride-hailing companies in the world – Didi, Uber, Lyft, and Grab – have a combined valuation of $166 billion.

Gain First-Mover Advantage with Materials Informatics

Over the past few years, innovation interest in materials informatics has grown exponentially, but materials informatics data challenges require companies to formulate a clear strategy to reap the benefits.

Uncovering Insights in the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry

We are applying this framework to several different industrial settings to help uncover novel insights and guidelines on successful deployment of AI. In this blog, we focus on the upstream oil and gas industry. The following are the use cases that we will analyze using our AI framework.  

The Further Evolution of Open Innovation

Many business publications, as well as many of our clients, state that they have yet to fully harness the idea of open innovation, let alone optimize it...

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.