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Skating To The Money In 3D Printing

Those that are building a 3D printing strategy should "skate to where the money will be" and be sure they are building strong and clearly differentiated capabilities in those areas that will capture the most value as the industry matures. Learn more in this blog from our expert, Michael Holman, Ph.D.

Nikola is past its tipping point and on a path to failure

The story of Nikola thus far is one of poor execution. But what lies ahead? The likelihood that Nikola is able to right the ship is very slim; with so few tangible assets and an eroding stock price, Nikola will struggle to raise the necessary funds to bring its vehicles to market.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up October 16, 2020

On Fridays we highlight our Lux Take on the news for the week. Check out our thoughts on the latest emerging technology and innovation news for the past week. This week's round-up includes our researchers' coverage of  3D printing, soil carbon sequestration, head-up displays, and hyperloop.

 

Food security in Asia: Regional trends and startups for novel food production methods and uses

 As Asia expects 700 million more people to feed by 2050, food security is the number one unmet need facing its food system. Local startups are looking to address Asia's food security through a myriad of approaches that require regional considerations, as highlighted by our Analyst, Thomas Hayes in this blog.

Loop Industries Is No Nikola – But New Report Does Raise Concerns About Buzzy Chemical Recycling Player

In our view, Hindenburg misses the mark on its assessment of Loop's technology and partnerships, but raises legit concerns about the management team. Check out what our Senior Analyst, Anthony Schiavo has to say regarding this news.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up October 9, 2020

On Fridays we highlight our Lux Take on the news for the week. Check out our thoughts on the latest emerging technology and innovation news for the past week. This week's round-up includes our researchers' coverage of  Shell, Amazon, ArcelorMittal Boston Dynamics, and Ÿnsect .

 

Shell's Response to COVID-19 Losses Shows How the Crisis Accelerates the Energy Transition

On September 30, Shell announced that it will cut up to 9,000 jobs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though the announced layoffs will help keep Shell financially healthy during the COVID-19 crisis, their main effect is to accelerate the organizational changes needed to transform the company into the versatile global energy company it wants to become. 

Event Recap: The Future of Mobility at MOVE America 2020

Lux recently attended the MOVE America 2020 conference, which broadly focused on technologies that innovate the way we can move people and things. This year's event focused on most of the "CASE" (connected, autonomous, shared, electric) technologies defining the future of mobility, although notably less attention was placed on electrification at the event. In this blog, we summarize key takeaways in the other areas defining the future of mobility.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up October 2, 2020

On Fridays we highlight our Lux Take on the news for the week. Check out our thoughts on the latest emerging technology and innovation news for the past week. This week's round-up includes our researchers' coverage of Amazon, Uber, Siemens, and BASF. 

 

Market Forecast: Decarbonizing Coal and Natural Gas Power Generation

The power generation sector in many countries faces the dual challenge of decarbonization without sacrificing the economic growth and rising electricity demand associated with increasing standards of living. In this blog, our Research Associate, Benjamin Torda, explores how as these countries embark on the energy transition to address this dual challenge, five key trends emerge.

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