Lux In The News

Can 3D Printing of Alternative Proteins Take Off?

NANALYZE - At least one analyst at Lux Research is bearish on the whole thing, concluding, “Given that 3D printing of plant-based meats is essentially a niche within a niche, we do not recommend that clients engage with this space.”

Healthcare spending growth of $750 billion in 2020 is a big opportunity for medtech

TECH RADAR - A new report from Lux Research estimates that global healthcare expenditure will increase by 7.5% in 2020 (up strongly from growth of 2.4% in 2015), meaning that next year’s growth alone will be a rather staggering $750 billion globally.

Digital Opportunities Increase as Healthcare Plans to Spend Additional $750 Billion by 2020

PR NEWSWIRE - The team at Lux Research, a leading provider of tech-enabled research and advisory services for technology innovation, applied a digital framework to identify core outcomes and digital use cases impacting major stakeholders in their new report, "The Digital Transformation of Healthcare."

Probiota Asia 2019: Medlab to assess mood disorders and the power of probiotics

FOOD NAVIGATOR ASIA - Probiotic brand Medlab has been added to the agenda for the forthcoming Probiota Asia summit in Singapore, where its Director of Medical Research will assess the benefits of probiotics for mood disorders.

Future Forward Artificial Intelligence for New Product Development

VITAFOODS INSIGHTS - It's an exciting time for the food space as developers continually look to technology to accelerate product development and tackle issues surrounding food safety and security, health profiles, flavour, texture, sustainability and waste.

China still lags in AI innovation race despite besting U.S. in patents

SINGAPORE BUSINESS REVIEW - Although investments into China's AI startups dwarf the rest of the world - almost 70% higher than those in the US - a report from Lux Research suggests that China has yet to fully cement its status as a global AI leader.

China still not leading in AI innovation despite $6B+ in startup funding

AI IN HEALTHCARE - Contrary to popular perceptions, while much leading-edge innovation involving AI is coming out of China, the advances emanating from the Middle Kingdom are limited to just a few platform technologies and market segments.

China is still lagging behind the U.S. in AI innovation despite $6.1 billion in funding: Report

TECH STARTUPS - Contrary to what the mainstream media would have you believe, China is still behind and second to the United States in artificial intelligence (AI) innovation, according to Lux Research, a leading provider of tech-enabled research and advisory services for technology innovation.

Spain’s Second Solar Boom, and Possible Market Failure?

SOLAR MAGAZINE - Lux Research’s Seoane da Silva believes a solar market failure will be avoided. “I wouldn’t say a bust is imminent or will happen. Spain is lagging behind other countries despite all these targets, and still lacking in terms of rules, regulations and transparency,” she said.

Despite $6.1 Billion in Funding, China Not Leading in AI Innovation

PR NEWSWIRE - The new report analyzes the total number of AI-related VC funding, patents, and research papers in five major AI technology areas: fundamental AI, natural language processing (NLP), voice recognition, computer vision, and AI processors and edge computing.

 

Industry Leaders from Around the World to Speak at Tank Storage Asia 2019

PROCESS & CONTROL TODAY - Harshit Sharma, Oil and Gas Expert at Lux Research, and Chok Vui Shung, General Manager at Stolthaven Singapore, will address the matter of sustainability at Tank Storage Asia. 

Biofuel Producers and Users to Convene in Singapore for Global Biofuels Summit

PR NEWSWIRE - Leading biofuel producers & end users from road transport, shipping, aviation & others meet in Singapore for CMT's Global Biofuels Summit on 22-23 October, 2019 to discuss the demand for biofuels, capacity expansion, government mandates, & more.

Metamaterials to Disrupt Multiple Technology Industries by 2030

EE DESIGN IT - Metamaterials, or composite synthetic materials possessing properties not seen in natural materials, are poised to take over the world. At least, that’s what a recent analysis from Lux Research seems to indicate.

Lux Research Forecasts USD 10.7 Billion Market Opportunity in Metamaterial Devices

NEW KERALA - Metamaterials enable electromagnetic and acoustic performance characteristics that no conventional design can match, and are finally becoming practical to manufacture and use, said Anthony Vicari, analyst at Lux Research and lead author of the report.

Plant-based protein innovations within the formula category

NEW FOOD MAGAZINE - According to Lux Research, plant-based protein could represent one-third of overall protein by 2054. Furthermore, The Good Food Institute shows that US sales of plant-based foods have grown 11 percent in the past year.

Personalised nutrition, how does it work?

WHAT'S NEW IN FOOD TECHNOLOGY & MANUFACTURING - Wearable technologies have inspired more proactive approaches to health and wellbeing — allowing people to track and manage their physical activity, weight, sleep, blood pressure and diet. However, personalised nutrition has yet to be fully addressed.

Weekly Refresh: Algorand Raises VC Fund and Figur8 Leaves Stealth Mode

BUILT IN BOSTON - Cleantech startup incubator Greentown Labs partnered with technology research provider Lux Research. Lux will provide Greentown’s resident startups with data, analytics and guidance as the community works toward clean energy and climate solutions.

Lux Research Joins Greentown Labs as Gigawatt Partner

PR NEWSWIRE -Tech-enabled research organization, Lux Research, partners with cleantech startup incubator, Greentown Labs, to provide market insights and actionable data for informed decision-making

 

Report: Metamaterials Poised for Commercial Growth

OPTICS & PHOTONICS NEWS - The Lux report—which looked at metamaterials in both for electromagnetic (radio/microwave & optical) and acoustic waves—argues that metamaterial-based devices are poised to start making significant commercial inroads.

Metamaterial devices market 'to exceed $10BN by 2030'

OPTICS.ORG - According to Anthony Vicari and colleagues, whose Metamaterials Market Forecast is available now, demand from 5G wireless networks will stimulate rapid growth over the next five years or so, before the applications base widens along with the proliferation of autonomous technologies.

Green To Gold: How Eco-Friendly Entrepreneurs Are Profiting Off Climate Change

HONG KONG TATLER - Musk isn’t the only entrepreneur whose business is benefiting from the eco-potential of this industry, which is averaging operating profits of 12.9 per cent, reports Lux Research analyst Brent Giles.

Personalised nutrition positioning within Asia – podcast

VITAFOODS INSIGHTS - Charlotte Bastiaanse, associate editor at Vitafoods Insights, chats to Thomas Hayes, analyst at Lux Research, about how the personalised nutrition market across the APAC region, trends driving the market, projects gaining traction and the key challenges that companies face.

Market for metamaterial devices to reach $10.7 bn by 2030: report

THE NATION THAILAND - Metamaterial devices are poised to grow to US$10.7 billion (Bt331 billion) by 2030 in 5G networks, autonomous vehicles, connected vehicles and more, according to a report by Lux Research.

Weekly Focus APAC: Digital Banks to Gain Ground Against Traditional Rivals in APAC

DTC DAILY - Grab is amongst the world’s top four players in its industry, which collectively are valued at US$166bn. Its Chinese counterpart Didi Chuxing and US peers Uber and Lyft also are part of the leading pack, according to a report by Lux Research.

Lux Research Forecasts $10.7 Billion Market Opportunity in Metamaterial Devices

YAHOO FINANCE -To better understand this opportunity, the team at Lux Research, a leading provider of tech-enabled research and advisory services for technology innovation, analyzed the market landscape to understand where and how this technology will drive future growth.

Metamaterials poised to disrupt 5G, autonomy, and connected vehicles

SMART2ZERO - In a new report, market research firm Lux Research forecasts that the market for metamaterial devices - those made from materials engineered to have a property that is not found in naturally occurring materials - will grow to $10.7 billion by 2030.

Lux Research Forecasts $10.7 Billion Market Opportunity in Metamaterial Devices

BENZINGA - "Metamaterials enable electromagnetic and acoustic performance characteristics that no conventional design can match, and are finally becoming practical to manufacture and use," said Anthony Vicari, analyst at Lux Research and lead author of the report.

Lux Research Forecasts $10.7 Billion Market Opportunity in Metamaterial Devices

PR NEWSWIRE - Metamaterials are being deployed for telecommunication antennas, electromagnetic sensors like radar and lidar, vibration damping, energy harvesting, and wireless charging.

Tank Storage Asia announces key focus

LNG INDUSTRY - Harshit Sharma, Oil & Gas Expert at Lux Research, will [be] debating the role hydrogen will play in a decarbonised future. Sharma will also highlight the global energy transition and encourage companies to become greener by investing in low carbon energy alternatives.

The World’s Top 4 Ride-Hailing Companies Are Worth More Than $166 Billion

INFORMED INFRASTRUCTURE - To guide innovation and investment in the mobility space, the team at Lux Research took a deep dive into the business models and themes disrupting this age-old industry in a new report.

Report: Ride-Hailing Companies Worth More Than $166 Billion

RATCHET AND WRENCH - To guide innovation and investment in the mobility space, Lux Research took a deep dive into the business models and themes disrupting this age-old industry in the new report, "Sharing is Scaring: New Business Models Disrupting Mobility."

Report: rise of car-sharing will roil automotive industry

DC VELOCITY - New business models aim to replace conventional car ownership with a combination of ride-hailing and vehicle-sharing accessed through mobile apps, according to a recent transportation industry report.

The World's Top 4 Ride-Hailing Companies Are Worth More Than $166 Billion

PR NEWSWIRE - "Our relationship with the automobile is changing as new business models aim to replace conventional car ownership with a combination of ride-hailing and vehicle-sharing accessed through mobile apps – a trend we call shared mobility."

Asia Pacific: Personalised nutrition in demand, say experts

FOOD NEWS INTERNATIONAL -Personalised nutrition, says Hayes, can help on the prevention front, by uncovering genetic qualities of those who predisposed to develop diabetes. “As such, we see genetics being a necessary data input in forming personalised nutrition recommendations and products for diabetes prevention.”

Flexible electronics poised for explosive growth

EVALUATION ENGINEERING - Nardev Ramanathan, Lead Analyst, Digital Health and Wellness at Lux Research, predicts  that, of all flexible electronics products, smart watches will win the largest market share and with the fastest rate of adoption. 

Big companies and investment firms discover personalized nutrition

NEW HOPE NETWORK: As personalized nutrition gains the interest of big investors, it's increasingly the simple, non-invasive models that are getting noticed. But the higher science is not losing ground.

The Rise of Personalised Nutrition

THE PHARMA TIMES - Diabetes, which can be prevented through improving one’s diet, is one disease Hayes, who is also a speaker the Vitafoods Asia 2019 Conference, hopes personalised nutrition will help eliminate.

Biodata is Contributing to the Rise of Personalised Nutrition

NUTRACEUTICAL BUSINESS REVIEW - Wearable devices, mainstream DNA tests and the rise of epigenetics has promoted personalised nutrition companies that use biodata to create personalised nutrition plans

The Steps to Creating a Materials Informatics Strategy

TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS - Materials companies are waking up to the importance of having an informatics strategy to support their operations. Lux Research are firm proponents of this idea. 

The 2019 Battery Show & Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo to Showcase Innovation Throughout the Global Marketplace

GLOBAL NEWSWIRE  - Such (EV) growth will be made possible largely upon innovation in the energy storage market, which is forecast to top $100 billion by 2025, according to Lux Research.

Tank Storage Asia 2019 Conference Programme Announced

REFINING & PETROCHEMICALS ME - Harshit Sharma, oil and gas expert at Lux Research, will examine the role of hydrogen in a decarbonised future.

Now is the time to form Materials Informatics Strategies, says Lux Research

TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS - The new Lux report reveals three strategies for chemicals and materials companies to penetrate the space. 

Materials Informatics Strategies Will Cut Development Time in Half

PR Newswire - To navigate innovation in materials informatics, the team at Lux Research developed three strategies for corporate players to engage in the space, outlined in the new report "How to Form a Materials Informatics Strategy."

How Smart Sensors Are Reducing The Need For Human Intervention

NEWS DOG - Driven majorly by new applications and the emerging IoT market, the smart sensor industry saw $4.3 billion in funding for sensor modules over the past decade, according to Lux Research.

‘Nano-fantasy’: Experts weigh in on Marcy Nano

TIMES TELEGRAM - Advanced manufacturing firms tend to seek out innovation clusters in their field, he said. Danfoss Silicon Power’s presence at Quad C, also on the SUNY Polytechnic Institute campus, is the kind of business companies would want to see, Holman said.

What’s next for Marcy Nano? State optimistic despite skepticism

OBSERVER DISPATCH - Semiconductor and other advanced manufacturing firms tend to like to move into an ecosystem of similar businesses that will allow them to recruit and keep talented employees, and find collaborators, said Michael Holman.

Our First Cosmetics Design Summit: What Does the Skin Microbiome Industry Look Like?

COSMETICS DESIGN EUROPE - On 24th-25th June, we held our inaugural Cosmetics Design Summit on the skin microbiome in Amsterdam to ask, converse and answer the questions dominating the new space that meets beauty, health and wellness.

The Biggest Trends In Lithium-Ion Batteries

BNAMERICAS - Lithium metal anodes have an unbeatable theoretical capacity, said Chloe Holzinger, a research associate at Lux Research. However, lithium metal has its challenges, she said. 

VIDEO: Chloe Holzinger: EV Battery Technologies, Price Spikes and Adoption

INVESTING NEWS NETWORK - Lux Research Senior Research Associate Chloe Holzinger shared her thoughts and insight on what to expect in the battery space. (Video)

Cannabis: The Next Business Opportunity

BIO BASED PRESS - Medical and recreational cannabis is becoming big business, according to Lux Research, a Boston-based international research company. The size of the cannabis market in the Americas is $ 12 billion now, and is expected to grow 15% p.a. over the next five years

Probiota Asia 2019: Kibow Biotech, Hudson Institute and Antion Beijing Among First Wave of Speakers

FOOD NAVIGATOR ASIA - Join Thomas Hayes, Analyst at Lux Research, for APAC's premier probiotics, prebiotics, and microbiome summit, Probiota Asia in Singapore this October.

Lux Research Identifies Budding Opportunities in the $12 Billion Cannabis Industry

PR NEWSWIRE - "The cannabis industry will continue to grow. North America's favorable environment includes Canada's recent cannabis legalization, the state-by-state U.S. regulations, and Mexico's approval of medicinal cannabis," said Joshua Haslun, Ph.D. and analyst at Lux Research.

Autonomous Vehicles and Data as the Fuel of the Future

ECONOMIC TIMES AUTO - Lux Research says that by 2030, electronics and software will account for 50% of car costs, up from about 30% today while the software opportunity in autonomous cars will grow from less than one billion to $25 billion.

Lithium Supply & Markets 2019: Notes from the Floor

INVESTING NEWS NETWORK- Solid-state batteries took center stage in the afternoon, with presentations by Chloe Holzinger, senior research associate at Lux Research. 

 

Nanostructured Drug Market Set to Encounter Paramount Growth Till 2026

Nanotechnology is an emerging field of science that involves atomic or molecular level manipulation of matter. A nanometer equals 1 billionth of a meter.

Sustainable solutions take center stage as Nouryon announces 2019 Imagine Chemistry winners

More than 160 submissions from 30 countries were received, and the winners were chosen from 14 finalists at a three-day event at the company’s RD&I center in Deventer, the Netherlands.  

Lux Research Establishes AI's Role in Unleashing Intelligent Sensing

To guide innovation in this market, Lux Research explores how and where enhanced AI analytics are rapidly improving the capabilities of software-defined sensors.

Nouryon announces 2019 Imagine Chemistry winners

Surfactants derived from plants, eco-friendly membranes, and miniature sensors were among the eight winning ideas in the 2019 Imagine Chemistry collaborative innovation challenge.

Nouryon Announces 2019 Imagine Chemistry Winners

Nouryon Announces 2019 Imagine Chemistry Winners. Surfactants derived from plants, eco-friendly membranes, & mini sensors were among the winning ideas.

Graphene the 'miracle material' is stronger than diamond but what can it do?

Products are starting to exist and I believe we are approaching a “tipping point” of new products and applications in everyday life.

 

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Chevron makes landmark investment in chargers

The U.S. oil industry crossed a threshold yesterday as Chevron Corp. declared that five of its gas stations in California will offer plugs for a quick recharge of electric cars

Legislation Proposes Federal Tax Credits for Microgrids in US

In addition, both microgrid software and hardware, along with demand response, would be eligible for either the clean energy ITC or PTC, according to Max Halik, a senior research associate at Lux Research.

What is AI's role in unleashing intelligent sensing?

To guide innovation and investment in this fast-evolving market, the team at  Lux Research, took a deep dive into how and where enhanced AI analytics are rapidly improving the capabilities of software-defined sensors.

The invisible pollution of the internet

Lux Research found out through a benchmarking on data centres owned by Google, 4 out of 7 were dependent on coal energy.

Lux Research Establishes AI's Role in Unleashing Intelligent Sensing

Our experts analyzed more than 130,000 patents and used the Lux Tech Signal to identify the impact of AI on a range of sensor types.

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES: THE DATA, TOMORROW'S FUEL

Lux Research notes that by 2030, electronics and software will account for 50% of a vehicle's costs, compared with around 30% today, while the software offering for autonomous vehicles will grow from less than $ 1 billion to $ 25 billion.

Is the dream of vegetarians worth buying?

Lux Research, a leading research firm, said that meat products produced from non-animal proteins will constitute 2054 percent of total consumption in 2054.

TYSON SELLS STAKE IN BEYOND MEAT, PLANS TO LAUNCH OWN ALTERNATIVE PROTEINS

Alternative protein sources have been increasingly on the radar of both consumers and investors. Global protein consumption is expected to climb at a CAGR of 1.7 percent, reaching 943 million tons by 2054, according to Lux Research. 

Shell joins air liquide, nouryon in enerkem waste-to-chemicals project in rotterdam

The waste-to-chemicals project in Rotterdam is an important step towards a more sustainable chemical industry and circular economy.

Lux Research Evaluates Technologies to Valorize More Than 3.5 Billion Tons of Waste Annually.

Billions of tons of waste are generated per year across a diverse mix of waste streams - including municipal solid waste, plastic waste, organic waste, and waste textiles and tires.

AIRPORTS ARE SHOWING THE WORLD HOW SMART GETS DONE

Yes, this is just the beginning for smart technology and its many applications. Lux Research, an innovation research and advisory firm, has issued a report that suggests the world will deploy one trillion sensors by 2020. 

Lux Evaluates Technologies to Valorize Billions of Tons of Waste a Year

Lux’s report details the challenges and opportunities in converting waste to fuels, chemicals, materials, feed, fertilizer, food, cellulose pulp, and carbon black.

WTiN's Multi-faceted Textile Conference to Explore Industry 4.0 and Smart Innovation

The most all-encompassing event ever to explore the impact of Industry 4.0 in textiles and apparel is set to open in Amsterdam, in November, featuring a line-up of top industry and thought leaders.

Lux Research Evaluates Technologies to Valorize More Than 3.5 Billion Tons of Waste Annually

Billions of tons of waste are generated per year across a diverse mix of waste streams – including municipal solid waste, plastic waste, organic waste, and waste textiles and tires – due to the linear nature of today's economy.

Clearpath Robotics’ new autonomous warehouse robot can carry payloads up to 750 kilograms

If lugging 750-kilogram payloads around warehouse floors isn’t your idea of fun, good news: There’s a new robot that’ll do it for you.

In the Battery Materials World, the Anode's Time Has Come

It was 2007. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the iPhone, J. K. Rowling finished her seventh and final Harry Potter novel, and the worst financial crisis since the 1930s was about to hit.

Lux Research Releases Annual List of Top Transformative Technologies

Leaders trying to identify key innovative technologies for their industry are often stuck relying on either subjective opinions or an excess of raw data without context or insight.

Agricultural Disruption: New technology, consolidation, may yield production gains, job upheaval

Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to dramatically change agriculture around the globe. New technologies are likely to increase food production and sustainability.

Lux Research Says Industrial Sector is the Next Frontier for Hydrogen

The ongoing transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy has raised the level of interest and investment in zero-emission hydrogen.

Lux Research Names Industrial Sector as the Next Frontier for Hydrogen

The ongoing transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy has raised the level of interest and investment in zero-emission hydrogen.

Lux Research Names Industrial Sector as the Next Frontier for Hydrogen

 The ongoing transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy has raised the level of interest and investment in zero-emission hydrogen. 

13 Professional Athletes Invest in Plant-Based Food Company Beyond Meat

A collective of some of the world's top all-star athletes are investing in plant-based meat producer Beyond Meat. 

Textile & Apparel Digitalization gets 4-dimensional View in First US Multi-event, Organized by WTiN

With just two months to go before the opening of a unique American conference series, textile and apparel industry professionals are promised their most detailed view ever of the sector's advancing digitalization.

When waste plastic becomes a resource by way of chemical recycling

Plastics are indispensable parts of almost every sector of the economy, with wide-ranging economic, environmental and convenience benefits in their use stage. 

Roquette tweaks pea plant plans

It’s been two years since French company Roquette announced its plan to build the world’s largest pea-processing plant in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. And while the company did break ground in September of 2017, construction was suspended in the spring of 2018, but began again this past October.

Nanostructured Drug Market Business Segmentation by Revenue, Market Landscape...

Nanotechnology is an emerging field of science that involves atomic or molecular level manipulation of matter. A nanometer is equals to 1 billionth of a meter.

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: 'Huge' deal creates leader in wireless charging

A startup called WiTricity performed a piece of corporate jiujitsu this week. It acquired crucial assets of Qualcomm Inc., a much larger rival, and established itself the unquestioned leader in the wireless charging of electric vehicles.

A Long-Lasting Sustainable Battery Could Be Around the Corner

Imagine a world where you never need to worry about finding somewhere to charge your phone's battery? The utopian dream of a long-lasting and sustainable battery might just be around the corner.

Lux Research Takes Technology Planning to the Next Level by Ranking the 299 Top Innovations

Lux Research, a leading provider of global tech-enabled research and advisory services for innovation, today unveiled the Lux 299 Top Innovations list, an objective, AI-powered ranking of the world's most impactful technologies.

Bioplastics Producers, Suppliers, Retailers Convene in Bangkok for CMT's 13th Bioplastics Market

As the world steers towards a circular economy, organizer, Centre for Management Technology (CMT), secures two leading retailers who will share their sustainability efforts at the summit.

Infant formula sponsorship, microbiome opportunities, Nestlé's new R&D centre...

It's not easy to keep up with the fast pace of the news, but the weekly Nutra News Review is your best shot. Our editors run down their weekly news highlights - giving you the inside track on the top news and analysis from the last seven days.

Lux Research Expects Electrification Will Truly Disrupt the Aerospace Industry

The pace of startups jumping into the electric aviation market has accelerated rapidly in the past five years. To put this market rush into context, the team at Lux Research, a leading provider of tech-enabled research and advisory services for technology innovation, has released a new report that differentiates commercialization myth from reality.

Nouryon and Unilever Partner to Accelerate Chemical Innovations

Nouryon has officially launched the third edition of its Imagine Chemistry collaborative innovation challenge. Through this program, the company invites startups, scale-ups, university spin-outs, and other potential partners to tackle chemistry-related challenges and uncover new ways to create value for customers.

Why HECO Drew Such Low Solar-Plus-Storage Prices

Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) is seeking approval for seven utility scale solar-plus-storage projects that could set a new benchmark for low-cost renewable power in the island state.

Imagine Chemistry 2019 launched

Nouryon partners with Unilever, investment companies and startup networks to accelerate innovation in chemistry

Electric car race is on, but infrastructure needs to keep up

 From 2019, only hybrid or electric cars will be rolling off the production lines at Volvo. The Swedish carmaker, now owned by Chinese company Geely, said in 2017 that it would stop producing cars that rely only on fuel combustion engines. It is set to launch five electric car models by 2021, as well as offer hybrid models across its whole product line.