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Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up July 10, 2020

On Fridays we highlight our Lux Take on the news for the week. Check out our thoughts on the top emerging technology and innovation news, including our researchers' coverage of technologies and strategies as they relate to the global pandemic in this blog.

Study: Preservation tech key to driving higher margins, curbing waste

VEGETABLE GROWERS NEWS - Looking forward, Lux Research predicts developments in all six segments of the value chain in the coming three years. On farms, integrated crop protection will become industry-standard, while post-harvest wax coatings will lose dominance to a mix of bio-based coating solutions.

Lux Research: Integrated crop protection will become industry standard

FRUIT GROWERS NEWS - A new report by Lux Research, “Preserving the Food Chain,” outlines key protection and preservation technologies to help companies achieve significant reductions in both pre-consumer food loss and post-consumer food waste.

Preservation Tech is the Key to Driving Higher Margins and Avoiding $1 Trillion in Losses Across the Agrifood Value Chain, Says Lux Research

Food loss and waste (FLW) currently causes an estimated $1 trillion in economic losses globally each year. This constitutes a major humanitarian crisis in addition to an economic one, leading the United Nations to set a goal of reducing global FLW by 50% by 2030.

New research report examines ‘Preserving the Food Chain’

PRODUCE PROCESSING - Food loss and waste (FLW) currently causes an estimated $1 trillion in economic losses globally each year. This constitutes a major humanitarian crisis in addition to an economic one, leading the United Nations to set a goal of reducing global FLW by 50% by 2030.

Prospects for Quantum Computing remains uncertain for next decade

CONNECTED TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS - In the new report ‘Preparing for Quantum Computing’, Lux Research addresses what businesses need to know about quantum computing, including why it is better, when it will become available, and how a company should engage with it.

How COVID-19 is Impacting 5G

 In this blog, we analyze COVID-19's impact on 5G using the same framework as our recent webinar, "Preparing for the Aftershocks of COVID-19". The global pandemic will slow 5G rollout due to operator deployment issues and buyer economic woes.

Lux Research Establishes New Framework for Selecting Robotics Vendors

Businesses are increasingly using robotics across a wide variety of industries, but many companies still fail to understand what’s currently possible with today’s technology or which vendors can provide the solutions they need. In our new report, “Building Robotics Solutions,” we create a framework for selecting robotics vendors based on the key capabilities and level of customization required.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up July 3, 2020

Get the #LuxTake on the top emerging technology and innovation news for the first week of July. This week's round-up includes insights from our experts on telemedicine, Google, BP, & lululemon.

Antimicrobial coatings at the front line of COVID-19

In this blog, we list and break down antimicrobial coating and additive technologies, detail the major challenges that these technologies face in relation to COVID-19, and delve into future market opportunities.

Value of Quantum Computing Remains Uncertain for at Least 10 Years, Says Lux Research

There are significant obstacles in developing quantum computing that are currently limiting, and these obstacles will continue to challenge developers in the coming years. Over the next 10 years, it is uncertain if quantum computing will consistently outperform today's supercomputers for useful business-related problems, if at all.

Lux Research Ranks the Critical Technologies for Surviving COVID-19

COVID-19 poses major challenges for players in every industry, and companies are under tremendous pressure to reopen as quickly as possible, while adhering to regulatory guidelines and keeping employees safe. Our new report addresses the key technologies businesses need to adopt to fight against COVID-19 in the workplace.