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Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up November 20, 2020

Get our experts' opinions on the latest emerging technology and innovation news for the week. Today's round-up includes our analysts' coverage of Dow, Yotta Energy, PureCycle, Genomatica, and Amazon.


Top Emerging Technologies to Watch in 2021: Lux Research Releases Annual List of Transformational Technologies

The new report, “Foresight 2021: Top Emerging Technologies to Watch,” identifies and ranks 12 key technologies that will reshape the world. In addition to highlighting the 12 key overall technologies, for the first time ever, this year’s report ranks the top five technologies across five key industries: chemicals and materials, automotive, food and agriculture, electronics and IT, and energy.

Annual List: The Top 12 Technologies To Watch in 2021

Each year we ask our analysts "What technologies will you be following this year that have the greatest potential to transform the world over the next decade?" Based on their expertise, combined with innovation data from patents, academic papers, and funding, we've selected 12 technologies to watch spanning energy, mobility, materials, agrifood, and digital.

What Will The Incoming Biden U.S. Presidential Administration Mean For Innovation?

With the results of the U.S. presidential election finally (mostly) tallied, a new administration led by Democrat Joe Biden is set to take office in January 2021. With the change in leadership, what are the key policy shifts that organizations should expect to affect the outlook for innovation impacts and opportunities in the U.S.?

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up November 13, 2020

Get our experts' opinions on the latest emerging technology and innovation news for the week. Today's round-up includes our analysts' coverage of Nio, L'Oréal, Honda, BMW, Intel, SpaceX Starlink, MarkForged, and Fitbit.


By 2030, Battery Electric Vehicles Will Be Less Reliant on Lightweighting, According to Lux Research

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are poised to be the future of the auto industry. Looking toward the future of BEVs, a new report from Lux Research, “Electric Vehicle Lightweighting 2030,” analyzes the future of vehicle lightweighting and necessary BEV success factors over the next decade.

Sensor Advancements Will Be Key to Overcoming Supply Chain Disruptions, Says Lux Research

Supply chain and logistics have been massively disrupted by COVID-19, creating new challenges for retail and manufacturing operations worldwide. In our new report, our experts identify how sensors can be used to improve and modernize logistics across various industries to shore up global supply chain infrastructures.

Despite Billions in Investment, Outdated Innovation Processes Threaten to Derail AI Progress

While manufacturing companies have been investing in AI heavily, the results have been mixed. In our new report, we outline the challenges companies face when it comes to AI innovations and how they can change their innovation processes to improve their success rates with AI.

Why are most electric vehicles still unprofitable?

DIGITAL JOURNAL - The growth in electric cars has not been as great as some market analysts have predicted. A new study shows that prices have been cut but demand has yet to compensate for the price reduction.

Carbon fibre reinforced plastics worth $64bn by 2030

COMPOSITES IN MANUFACTURING - Carbon fibre reinforced polymers (CFRPs) are a critical class of performance materials, but disruptions from COVID-19 have made the future of the industry uncertain.


AU MANUFACTURING - A new report has significantly downgraded expansion in the market for carbon fibre-reinforced polymers versus 2017 predictions, with the biggest change in the aerospace sector.

Carbon fiber reinforced plastics market set to grow to $64 billion by 2030

ROBOTICS & AUTOMATION NEWS - In a new report, The Future of Carbon Fiber Composites, Lux outlines major challenges and opportunities carbon fibers and CFRPs face and how standardization and recycling are enabling the CFRP market to grow to a $64 billion industry by 2030.