The Lux Research Blog

The Best Time to Form a Materials Informatics Strategy Is Now

The time is now to form a materials informatics (MI) strategy. MI sits at the center of materials innovation, and because of its datacentric nature, whoever invests in it first will gain a significant advantage after overcoming the steep learning curve.

Lux Research Establishes AI's Role in Unleashing Intelligent Sensing

Lux's new report includes a detailed look at market & technology drivers for AI-defined sensors, top use cases & key players by vertical market, & a heat map tracking adoption of sensors across industries.  

Navigating the ai hype: an outcome-focused framework

Companies and decision makers need to be wary about the hype surrounding AI and learn how to best approach artificial intelligence.

LES Global 2019 Highlights: Arij van Berkel

Our Research Director Arij Van Berkel  kicked off this year's Lux Executive Summit Global with the topic of Innovating Innovation, Re-evaluating Roles, Process, and Results.

Is the Food Industry Moving Beyond Meat?

Alternative protein investment, innovation momentum, & product sales are on the rise, but it’s still a difficult space for companies to navigate. Those wishing to maneuver in the alternative protein space need a thoughtful approach.

Speed up your digital health strategy today – your healthcare regulators already are!

Healthcare regulators have been reviewing & revising their guidelines on how to better enable health technology developers to pursue innovation, without having regulations hamper progress.


We define a circular economy as converting waste to either a virgin-quality feedstock or another higher-value product. In our recent report, we detail the challenges and opportunities in converting waste to fuels, chemicals, materials, feed, fertilizer, food, cellulose pulp, and carbon black.

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

Organizations like Bank of America and Merril Lynch think the potential space market could grow to around $3 trillion USD in the next 20 years. With growth of this size, there is a huge opportunity for new materials and technologies. 

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.

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