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Top Startups Disrupting the Mobility Industry

Although significant disruptions arising from COVID-19 created major challenges for automakers and mobility providers, this didn’t change the fact that the mobility industry is undergoing the most significant change in a century. To help guide innovation in this space, Lux Research's new market map highlights the most innovative mobility startups of 2020.

The personalized nutrition market isn’t one-size-fits-all

NUTRITIONAL OUTLOOK - Thomas Hayes, an analyst at Lux Research, a leading provider of tech-enabled research and advisory services, says, “There’s no definitive start date to when the personalized nutrition market started, but in 2016 when Campbell’s invested $32 million into [personalized nutrition company] Habit, that was certainly the tipping point. Since then, there has been a flurry of investments, partnerships, and acquisitions in the personalized nutrition space—some more successful than others.”


Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up February 26, 2021

Get expert opinions on the latest emerging technology and innovation news for the final week of February. This week's round-up includes our analysts' coverage of Hyundai, USPS, Covestro, BMW, Nikola, Pear Therapeutics, and Facebook.

Apple Assembler Foxconn Revs Up Push Into Electric Vehicles With Fisker Deal

FORBES - Foxconn, the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer, entered its newest deal this week to co-develop electric vehicles in pursuit of a strong competitive position as the global EV market grows. “The company likely views the EV space as a significant opportunity, given electric vehicles still make up a small fraction of total vehicle sales,” says Chris Robinson, Boston-based senior analyst with the market analysis firm Lux Research.

The drivers of change in agriculture

FARMER'S WEEKLY - According to Lux Research, an international research company specialising in technology innovation, in its recently published annual outlook report, ‘Foresight 2021: Top emerging technologies to watch’, the prominence of new technologies in the agriculture sector is an indication of how fast and profoundly the food and farming industries are changing.

The Top Food and Agriculture Startups of 2020

The vivid impacts of 2020 are not without opportunity, even as the lines across value chains blur. Picking the right startups and partners to remain ahead in this dynamic period is critical, and our new list names 32 startups who maintained their innovation trajectory during last year's turbulance.

Lux Research Names the Top Food and Agriculture Startups of 2020

PR NEWSWIRE - Lux's food and agriculture experts continuously monitor and evaluate these and other industry megatrends and events to target and analyze promising startups capable of capturing the opportunities created. These startups are evaluated on their technology, business strategy, leadership, and market positioning, and those companies awarded a "Lux Positive" or "Lux Strong Positive" rating were published in Lux's market map "Top Food and Agriculture Startups of 2020."

Lux Research Names the Top Food and Agriculture Startups of 2020

Numerous challenges, from climate to COVID to human migration, aligned in 2020 to stifle growth across food and agriculture, laying bare technology, food, and health system weaknesses.  These vivid impacts are not without opportunity, even as the lines across value chains blur. Picking the right startups and partners to remain ahead in this dynamic period is critical, and Lux’s methodology and expert knowledge achieve that outcome.

2020 Year in Review: Transformative Innovations Disrupt the Entire Ecosystem

Transformation is an apt descriptor for 2020, but several innovations found purchase during the ongoing COVID-19 transformation and are creating disruption of their own. Alternative proteins, vertical agriculture, ingredient discovery, and the microbiome all received significant advancement despite a turbulent year.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up February 19, 2021

Get expert opinions on the latest emerging technology and innovation news for the third week of February. This week's round-up includes our analysts' coverage of Coca-Cola, Jaguar Land Rover, Redefine Meat, Ford, Nature's Fynd, and Tesla's bitcoin announcement.

CO2 Utilization Will Be a $550 Billion Market by 2040

Despite unprecedented action against climate change over the past decade, global emissions witnessed steady growth and only fell in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. All projections have emissions returning to their upward trajectory unless drastic measures are taken across the entire energy system.

Lux Research Names the Top 5 Technologies for Automotive Innovation Leaders

Autonomous vehicles, 3D printing, and AI-enabled sensors are among the key technologies reshaping the automotive landscape. Lux Research's annual report, “Foresight 2021: Top Emerging Technologies to Watch," ranks the 12 key technologies that will reshape the world and outlines the top 5 technologies for automotive innovation leaders to watch.