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OriginClear Engages Baja Technologies for Development and Launch of ClearAqua Cryptocurrency to Unite the World in Making Clean Water Accessible to All

BUSINESSWIRE - As Lux Research pointed out in 2016, decades of neglected maintenance have made our central water systems unable to respond to the growing pressures of population growth and business expansion. 

Is battery swapping the cure to EV range challenges?

ELECTRONICS 360 - According to a recent analysis from Lux Research, fueled by recent technical advances, battery swapping offers a workable alternative; particularly for taxis and fleets operating in urban environments.

Opportunities in food traceability and transparency

FUTURECIO - Lux's newest report seeks to provide much-needed clarity to the murky subject of the value of implementing traceability and transparency tools for agrifood companies.

Lux Research Identifies Opportunities Beyond Regulatory Compliance in Food Traceability and Transparency

MORNINGSTAR - In a new press release, Lux evaluated different macro forces that are promoting adoption: political, economic, social, and technological (PEST), to develop a better sense of what is driving food traceability.

Financing, Access, and Literacy: Lux Research Identifies Major Challenges for Patients in Navigating Healthcare Systems Around the World

PR NEWSWIRE - In a new press release, Lux identified three major challenges confronting patients on their healthcare journey and two main areas of concern within each challenge.

How Many Hurricanes Must Slam the Grid Before We Get the Message?

PR NEWSWIRE - In a new report, Lux Research recently looked at the cost of delivering power through AC transmission lines as a function of distance and power requirements.

Key global megatrends set to alter adhesives market

EP&T MAGAZINE - A new report from Lux Research identifies and examines four megatrends that are beginning to change how adhesives are developed, selected, and used across all industries. 

Are Regulations and Taxes Coming for Waste?

CONNECTED WORLD - Lux Research’s new report, "Predicting Policy for Sustainable Materials", provides a framework to assess policies based on impact and probability of adoption. 

Lux Research Identifies Four Key Global Megatrends Set to Alter the $50 Billion Adhesives Market

PR NEWSWIRE - The adhesives market is currently dominated by existing major brands selling into established markets. However, a confluence of megatrends, from vehicle electrification to circular economy practices, is driving large shifts in those markets.

Brand Designs Will Play Critical Role in the Future of Plastics

BEAUTY PACKAGING - Lux Research’s report, “The Sustainable Plastics Roadmap: Recycling, Bioplastics, and Alternatives,” forecasts the adoption of conventional and advanced recycling, bio-based plastics, and alternative materials and quantifies the impact of bans and other regulations to predict the future of sustainable plastics.

Lux Research Identifies Four Key Global Megatrends Set to Alter the $50 Billion Adhesives Market

AUTOMOTIVE BUSINESS REVIEW - In a new report, Lux identifies and examines these four megatrends that are beginning to change how adhesives are developed, selected, and used across all industries.

Why This Analyst Says Lululemon’s Plant-Based Nylon News Is ‘Exciting But Not Surprising’

SOURCING JOURNAL - Kristin Marshall, an analyst for data and insights firm Lux Research, says that nylon is responsible for a nontrivial volume of the materials used in the textile industry and is the largest volume of synthetic material used by Lululemon. 

Five mobility trends to watch

FLEET BUSINESS - Christopher Robinson, Research Director at Lux Research says "Battery swapping can address two main challenges with fast charging: It slowly charges depleted batteries to minimize grid impact and battery degradation, and it allows for faster addition of range in electric vehicles."

The New Reality: Opportunities in Augmented Reality to Explode in Coming Years

PRINTINGNEWS - Lux’s new report, “The Hardware and Materials Innovations Enabling Consumer Augmented Reality,” explores the materials and hardware innovations enabling consumer-grade AR glasses and provides guidance on the technologies with the greatest opportunities as well as a timeline of the consumer AR evolution.  

EV battery swapping – is it set for revival?

SMART ENERGY INTERNATIONAL - In a study comparing battery swapping and fast charging installations to support a fleet of 100 electric taxis in two countries, the UK and China, Lux found the costs to be broadly competitive in the UK and slightly more competitive in China due to higher average travel distance.

Sustainable materials policy? Try bans and taxes

BIO BASED PRESS - Companies need to take a fresh view on their innovation efforts, according to Lux Research, as sustainable materials policy now often intends to bring about an entire system transition. 

Skeptics Leery of the Billions Being Invested in Autonomous Vehicle Software

ZEPHYR NET - Lux Research is estimating the potential opportunity of the self-driving car market to be $87 billion by 2030, according to a recent report from GreyB Services, a technology research company based in India.

Battery Swapping Idea Isn’t Dead

THE DETROIT BUREAU - According to a Lux report,  while battery swapping failed nearly a decade ago, it is now being considering for supporting taxi fleets in urban environments. 

Lux: Battery Swapping in EVs Has a New Lease on Life

FUELS MARKET NEWS - Lux’s new report, “Cost Comparison of Battery Swapping and Fast Charging for Electric Vehicles,” analyzes and compares costs for deploying battery swapping infrastructure to support electric taxis in cities and offers insight on how promising battery swapping can be as a fast-charging alternative. 

A Decade After Initially Failing, Battery Swapping in Electric Vehicles Has a New Lease on Life

THE AUTO CHANNEL - Lux's new report, "Cost Comparison of Battery Swapping and Fast Charging for Electric Vehicles" analyzes and compares costs for deploying battery swapping infrastructure to support electric taxis in cities and offers insight on how promising battery swapping can be as a fast-charging alternative. 

The Future of Sustainability Policy

CHEMANAGER - Lux's new report "Predicting Policy for Sustainable Materials" provides an analysis of past regulatory practices and a qualitative framework to assess policies based on impact and probability of adoption.

Biomanufacturing Draws Hundreds of Millions in Investments

CHEMICAL & ENGINEERING NEWS - Genomatica built on the strength of recent deals to close a series C worth $118 million. In June, Cargill and the chemical distributor Helm licensed Genomatica’s 1,4-butanediol fermentation technology to build a $300 million plant in Iowa. Genomatica says it will use the money to scale up production and invest in new process technology.

Paper Versus Plastic: A Sustainable Packaging Discussion

PLASTICS TODAY - The panel discussion, “Paper or Plastic (or Both)? Selecting Materials for True Sustainability in Packaging,” will take place on WestPack’s center stage on August 10 at 2 p.m. Panelists include Drishti Masand, analyst at Lux Research.

Regulatory approvals, scale next hurdles for cell-based meat category

FOOD BUSINESS NEWS -  In a recent report, Lux Research estimates more than $800 million has been invested in the cell-based meat category since 2016 and that there are about 80 startups competing to develop technologies and applications to propel the market forward. 

Why Worksport's COR™ is Unlike Anything in the Booming Battery Storage Market

YAHOO! FINANCE - According to a report from Lux Research, the global energy storage market is projected to grow to $546 billion by the year 2035. The report identifies 5 major technologies that are well-positioned to drive growth in energy storage markets: battery recycling, electric aviation, flow batteries, thin-film batteries, and solid-state battery improvements.

BlueNalu makes commitment to GFSI third-party certification

SEAFOODSOURCE - According to new insights from tech-enabled researcher and innovation advisory survive provider, Lux Research, more than USD 800 million (EUR 677.7 million) has been invested in the cell-cultured seafood space since its arrival in 2016, and the industry has grown from a handful of startups to about 80 startups in 2021. Despite this, there are many regulatory barriers in play. 

RESEARCHERS 3D PRINT LOW-COST CARBON MULTIFUNCTIONAL PRESSURE SENSORS FOR “NEW AGE” ROBOTICS

3D PRINTING INDUSTRY - Researchers and industry players alike are increasingly leveraging 3D printing to produce a wide array of light, motion, and bacteria-sensitive devices for a whole host of applications within healthcare, robotics, and consumer goods. Artificial Intelligence (AI) sensors have been named as one of the top emerging technologies to watch in 2021 by Lux Research.

Cell-based meat faces a major challenge in regulatory approval

FOOD BUSINESS NEWS - In just five years, the cell-based meat industry has evolved from a handful of startups to around 80 startups, including companies developing end products and those working on specific technology challenges. Despite this progress, the industry still faces a major challenge in regulatory approval, according to a new report from Lux Research. 

Lux outlines 5 health conditions that significantly benefit consumers

FUTURECIO - Lux’s new report, “Emerging Biosensor Technologies: Landscape and Market Forecast,” outlines recent innovations in biosensor technologies, discusses challenges that stakeholders will need to overcome, and provides an outlook for the technology and business of biosensors.

Automakers must cross profit desert to reach electric future

AUTOMOTIVE WORLD - According to a recent report from Lux Research, automakers will collectively need to invest hundreds of billions of dollars over the next decade to design and build EVs, with the largest automakers each investing tens of billions of dollars individually. 

 

The Future of Supply Chains

COMMUNICATIONS OF THE ACM - In a recent report, Lux advises industry watchers to be on the lookout for interesting robot combinations: ground robots could be disgorged from driverless vans, or perhaps carry their own parcel delivery drones.

ELECTRIC VEHICLE MATERIAL SELECTION FOR CHASSIS AND SUSPENSION COMPONENTS

FOUNDRY PLANET -  Lux Research created a model that compares EV range to vehicle mass and battery size.3 In this relationship, EV range is extended by either reducing the vehicle mass, or by increasing the battery efficiency in order to reduce its size.

Photonics is Big Business

NOVUS LIGHT TECHNOLOGIES TODAY - According to a recent report by Lux Research, once the design and manufacture has matured, commercial adoption is on the near horizon with a potential for a $50 billion market.

12 young circular economy innovators

GREENBIZ - Lux Research analyst, Drishti Masand has been named as one of the Circularity 21 Emerging Leaders, a group of 12 students and early-career professionals looking to drive the transition to a circular economy. Drishti says, "The circular economy cannot just be this one global big thing — it needs to be smaller loops, and the local and regional levels that come together to build a global circular economy system almost has to be the system."

Electric Vehicles are Booming in 2021

SOURCETODAY - According to Lux Research’s Automotive Battery Tracker report, combined battery electric vehicle (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) sales increased 37% in 2020 compared to 2019, led by 140% growth in Europe as the BEV market took off in several countries. 

Biosensor devices market to reach US$25B by 2030

FUTUREIOT - In a recent report, Lux Research has identified five leading health conditions – cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, stress, hydration and sleep disturbance –  that significantly impact daily life for consumers.

Searchable Additive Manufacturing Database to Link Components, Projects

PHOTONICS MEDIA - An April 2021 report from Lux Research said the additive manufacturing industry is expected to grow to $51 billion by 2030.

Lux Research Predicts a $25 Billion Market for Wearable Biosensors by 2030

PR NEWSWIRE - Lux's new report outlines recent innovations in biosensor technologies, discusses challenges that stakeholders will need to overcome, and provides an outlook for the technology and business of biosensors.

SwRI Will Create Searchable Additive Manufacturing Database

SCIENMAG - Additive manufacturing is a novel process that uses 3D printing or rapid prototyping to build an item by layering plastic, metal, and other materials for a custom, computer-generated design. The additive manufacturing industry is expected to grow to $51 billion by 2030, according to an April 2021 report by Lux Research.

The Station: Waymo nabs more capital, Cruise taps a $5B credit line and hints about Argo’s future

TECHCRUNCH - Lux Research released a study showing that in 2020 electric vehicles sales, meaning battery and plug-ins, increased 37% compared to 2019. 

EV Emerged As A Bright Spot, According Lux Research

URJA DAILY - Despite the COVID-19 pandemic causing a sluggish start to vehicle sales in 2020, electric vehicles emerged as a bright spot, according to new data from Lux Research.

EV Demand Growing Says Report

THE AUTO CHANNEL - Leveraging multiple data sources for vehicle sales, combined with Lux's tracking of technical specifications for electrified vehicles, the Automotive Battery Tracker unearths valuable information about trends in battery chemistries and volumes, key OEMs and their suppliers, and which regions are seeing the fastest growth.

Pivotal Point Reached in Battery Electric Vehicles As "Hockey Stick" Demand Inflection Point Occurred in 2020

PR NEWSWIRE - Despite the COVID-19 pandemic causing a sluggish start to vehicle sales in 2020, electric vehicles emerged as a bright spot, according to new data from Lux Research. 

Eat Just is racing to put ‘no-kill meat’ on your plate. Is it too good to be true?

THE GUARDIAN - According to a report from Lux Research, 80 companies are racing to develop cultured meat products, backed by $800m in investments.

Optical metamaterials to impact lens market 'within a year'

OPTICS.ORG - Analysts at Lux Research suggest that more prosaic applications - not invisibility cloaks - will dominate initial commercialization. 

Inventor of the graphite anode – key Li-ion battery tech – says he can now charge an electric car in 10 minutes

THE REGISTER - Pre-pandemic, the anode was estimated by Lux Research analysts to be worth 10 to 15 per cent of the total cost of a lithium-ion battery and the global anode material market was predicted to grow to $10bn by 2025.

Optical metamaterials ready to disrupt with optics market

EP&T MAGAZINE - The technology to design and manufacture optical metamaterials is rapidly maturing, making commercial adoption likely soon, according to Lux Research

The Energy Sector Needs IT Support, but Big Tech Companies Are Not Looking to Become Energy Natives

PR NEWSWIRE -  IT uses about 1% of the world's electricity, and that share is increasing, according to a new analysis from Lux Research, a leading provider of tech-enabled research and innovation advisory services.

The energy sector needs IT support, but big tech companies are not looking to become energy natives

REFINING & PETROCHEMICALS - Lux’s new report, 'The Energy Transition of the IT Sector: Market Forecast and Opportunities', looks at the activities of the IT sector in the energy transition and assesses the opportunities and threats it may pose to the energy sector. 

Inside Hyundai’s $7.4 Billion U.S. Investment: Electric Vehicles And Hydrogen Stations

THE RANDLE REPORT - Investments in the U.S. will help the Korean automaker compete, according to Chris Robinson, senior analyst with research firm Lux Research.

EU to become global pyrolysis leader

PLASTICS IN PACKAGING - The European Union (EU) is likely to emerge as a leader in pyrolysis as the rest of the world catches up on mechanical recycling, predicts Lux Research, which has analyzed how regional differences in policy and infrastructure will impact the state of the plastics industry in 2030.

EU to Emerge as a Leader in Pyrolysis as the Rest of the World Catches up on Mechanical Recycling

PR NEWSWIRE - Lux's new report forecasts the adoption of conventional and advanced recycling, bio-based plastics, and alternative materials and quantifies the impact of bans and other regulations to predict the future of sustainable plastics. 

New Product: Vive AZterknot Fungicide

SUGAR PRODUCER - One of the greatest challenges for biological products (is) in wide distribution and competition with conventional synthetics, according to a report from Lux Research.

EPA approves first-of-its-kind 3-way fungicide AZterknot

AGDAILY - According to a recent Lux Research report, Joshua Haslun says, “One of the greatest challenges for biological products [is] in wide distribution and competition with conventional synthetics."

Catalyst Watch: KULR Technology In Play As Its Thermal Management And Heat Dissipation Technology Attract Industry Attention

DIGITAL JOURNAL - The Energy Storage market alone opens up a more than $59 billion revenue opportunity. However, despite its massive size now, Lux Research expects the market to offer a more than $554 billion revenue-generating opportunity by 2035.

EPA approves fungicide premix with proprietary nanotechnology

COTTON FARMING - According to a recent report from Lux Research, solving for shelf life and compatibility issues when used in combination with synthetic products would be a blockbuster advance for a biological product.

After 3 Months of Growth, May 2021 TMX Dips Down

THOMASNET NEWS -  Lux Research, a tech consulting firm, anticipates that the global 3D printing market will quadruple, reaching $50 billion by 2030. 

EPA APPROVES AZTERKNOT FUNGICIDE

SUCCESSFUL FARMING - In a recent report, Lux Research senior analyst, Joshua Haslun weighs in on the challenges for biological products. 

Vive Crop Protection receives EPA approval for the world's first three-way biological, chemical and Allosperse fungicide

PR NEWSWIRE - According to a recent Lux Research report, Joshua Haslun says, "One of the greatest challenges for biological products (is) in wide distribution and competition with conventional synthetics.

Good prospects for alternative leathers

BIO BASED PRESS - The global leather goods market amounts to $ 400 billion, so there’s a lot of room for alternatives. Lux Research, the Boston-based consultancy company, devoted a report to the rising industries that could fulfil this promise. 

Fashion goes bananas — and apples and grapes and oranges too

LOS ANGELES TIMES - Boston-based technology research firm Lux Research forecasts annual sales of low-complexity leather alternatives, are likely to hit $1 billion by 2025 driven by a combination of consumer demand and technological advances. 

Autonomous Vehicle market to be a $50 billion opportunity by 2040

MANUFACTURING SUPPLY CHAIN - Lux's report highlights four key factors to watch over the next few years that have the potential to transform the trajectory of AV adoption. 

Byproduct-based Leathers, Bio-based Leathers, and Recycled Leathers Expected to Reach $1 Billion by 2025

PR NEWSWIRE - Lux's new report explores the wide landscape of alternative leathers and makes predictions on the timeline on which these materials could be seen on your next handbag or shoe.

Lyft had visions of building an autonomous car. What happened?

FREIGHTWAVES - Lyft Autonomous, led by General Manager Jody Kelman, will continue to focus on building the “self-driving consumer experience, marketplace and fleet services” future Lyft sees for itself and its customers.

A Different Kind of Storm: Natech Events in Houston’s Fenceline Communities

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVES - In the 2020 report “In the Path of Destruction: Preparing for Climate Change in the Chemical Industry,” analysts at Lux Research mined voluntary reports to the nonprofit CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) about how companies view climate risks and what they are doing about them.

KULR Technology Is No Turnaround Story; It's A Compelling Investment Opportunity In Hyper-Growth Mode…Here's Why

BENZINGA - KULR’s attention toward the Energy Storage Market, opens up a more than $59 billion revenue opportunity. In a new report, Lux Research predicts that the Energy Storage market potential will explode to a $554 billion revenue opportunity by 2035. 

Lux Research Outlines 3 Conditions for the Future of Healthcare

FUTURE CIO - Lux’s new report defines the traditionally nebulous term “wellness” and identifies opportunities with digital tools to engage. Wellness is nonspecific preventative healthcare and applies across the health spectrum, from healthy consumers to patients with more serious diseases. 

Top Plant-Based Food Stocks

INVESTING NEWS NETWORK - Consumers are hungry for a more plant-based diet, and their enthusiasm is creating a juicy growth market that investors can really sink their teeth into. In its Foresight 2021 report, Lux Research includes alternative proteins among its picks for top technology innovations destined to have the greatest impact on worldwide markets in the next decade.



Digital Opportunities in Healthcare Can Save the Global Economy Trillions of Dollars

MARKETS INSIDER -Today's healthcare system of only treating disease as it arises unsustainably costs the global economy trillions of dollars each year.

Digital Opportunities in Healthcare Can Save the Global Economy Trillions of Dollars

PR NEWSWIRE - Lux's new report defines the traditionally nebulous term "wellness" and identifies opportunities with digital tools to engage.

3D-PRINTED SATELLITES MARKET DOUBLE: DON’T MISS THIS BUY

BANYAN HILL - The $68 billion global satellite communication market is getting a 3D-printing makeover. You know what that means. Easier, faster, more. And now the market is projected to nearly double in size to $126 billion by 2027!

Sustainable Plastics Will Make Up More Than 15% of Production by 2030

COATINGS WORLD - A new report from Lux Research predicts the state of plastics sustainability over the next decade. Future projections of a circular economy emphasize that a combination of recycled and bio-based resources will serve as a feedstock for plastic needs.



Sustainable Plastics Will Make up More Than 15% of Production by 2030

PLASTICS TECHNOLOGY - Future projections of a circular economy emphasize that a combination of recycled and bio-based resources will serve as a feedstock for plastic needs. However, in order for that idealistic future to be realized, there must be a major investment in new technologies, including advanced recycling tech and bio-based plastic capacity.

Report: Cheaper batteries, more efficient powertrains crucial for making profitable EVs

AUTONINC - Falling prices, improving performance and government regulations are pushing the automotive industry toward electrification, according to Lux Research.

Sustainable Plastics Will Make up More Than 15% of Production by 2030

MARKETS INSIDER - Single-use plastics are particularly in the crosshairs with consumers and regulators, and companies across a wide range of industries are trying to deploy sustainable solutions.

Sustainable plastics will make up more than 15 percent of production by 2030, says report

ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION NEWS - In its new report, The Sustainable Plastics Roadmap: Recycling, Bioplastics, and Alternatives, Lux Research forecasts the adoption of conventional and advanced recycling, bio-based plastics, and alternative materials and quantifies the impact of bans and other regulations to predict the future of sustainable plastics.

Sustainable Plastics Will Make up More Than 15% of Production by 2030

MORNINGSTAR - A new report from Lux Research predicts the state of plastics sustainability over the next decade. Both companies that produce plastics and those that use them in their products need to understand the outlook for sustainable plastics and alternatives in order to prepare their strategy.

3D printing market could reach US$51 billion

MATERIALS TODAY - The report from Lux Research suggests that the value of 3D-printed parts will rise at a 15% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next decade, from US$12 billion in 2020 to US$51 billion in 2030.

Cheaper Batteries, Efficient Powertrains Critical To EV Future

SHOP OWNER MAGAZINE - In Lux’s new report, leading industry experts analyze the total cost of electric powertrains, including scenarios for advanced powertrain technologies.

Electric Vehicle Profitability Linked to Technology Improvements, Regulations

NGT NEWS - Battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) continue to show strong growth within the automotive sector. However, BEVs remain more expensive to build compared to incumbent internal combustion engine vehicles, according to Lux Research. 

PRODWAYS ADOPTS OQTON AI SOFTWARE TO CREATE “ONE-STOP” PLATFORM

3D PRINTING INDUSTRY - a report by Lux Research recently revealed that AI-enabled sensors are the fourth-best technology to watch heading into 2021. According to the paper’s lead author, the devices could help to “bring businesses back to work” as pandemic restrictions start to ease this year. 

Lux Research: 3D Printing Market to Reach $51 Billion in 2030

PRINTED ELECTRICS NOW - “3D printing will be a key in the future manufacturing landscape thanks to benefits that it can bring over injection molding, machining, casting, or other conventional methods,” said Anthony Schiavo, Research Director at Lux Research. 

Ceramic and glass business news of the week for April 12, 2021

AMERICAN CERAMIC SOCIETY - A new report by Lux Research forecasts that the total 3D printing market will rise at a 15% compound annual growth rate to reach $51 billion in 2030, driven mainly by growth in production parts. The medical and dental industries will account for the largest share of end-use parts, reaching $4.5 billion in 2030.

Can Spiber make spider silk-like materials a reality?

C&EN - Despite the technology fix, Spiber isn’t out of the woods yet, cautions Charles Willard, an analyst at the consulting firm Lux Research.

The 3D Printing Market Will Reach $51 Billion In 2030

ASIA PACIFIC METALWORKING EQUIPMENT NEWS - Lux’s new report highlights the 3D printing market size and growth by application and material, provides an outlook on what 3D printing means for the future of manufacturing, and discusses how strategies and business models will evolve as well. 

3D printing is back and set for a worldwide surge

SAMACHAR CENTRAL - According to a new report from Lux Research, as 3D printers have become more affordable and 3D printing is increasingly being used for more than prototypes and one-off parts, the industry has the potential to significantly disrupt traditional manufacturing.

Lux Research Forecasts the 3D Printing Market Will Reach $51 Billion in 2030

PR NEWSWIRE - Lux's new report highlights the 3D printing market size and growth by application and material, provides an outlook on what 3D printing means for the future of manufacturing, and discusses how strategies and business models will evolve as well. 

AM market forecast to reach $51 billion by 2030

METAL AM - Lux Research, has released a new report, which anticipates the Additive Manufacturing market reaching $51 billion within a decade. The report also breaks down the industry’s market size and growth by application and material, providing an outlook on what impact AM will have on the future of manufacturing, and how strategies and business models will evolve with it.

Providing Safe Food in an Unsafe World

FOOD LOGISTICS - Lux Research analyst Harini Venkataraman weighs in on strategies to help address the issue of food safety. In the post-COVID era, there will be heightened interest in food safety applications, given the pressing need to mitigate the risk associated with foodborne pathogens. 

Lux unveils US$50 billion autonomous vehicle market opportunity in 2040

TECHINVEST - Lux Research’s new report captures the full picture of autonomous vehicle development and what that means for future AV sales and adoption.

3D printing market to reach US$51bn in 2030

INJECTION MOULDING ASIA - The total 3D printing market will reach US$51 billion in 2030, driven mainly by growth in production parts, according to new data from Lux Research, a provider of tech-enabled research and innovation advisory services.

Antimicrobial Alternatives High Priority for Beef Industry

PROGRESSIVE FARMER - A 2020 report from an emerging group, Lux Research, titled "Beyond Antibiotics: The Future of Animal Health Alternatives," considered three it described as "innovations" in the marketplace aimed at reducing antimicrobial use. 

How Hyperloop Is Prioritizing Passenger Experience

LOS ANGELES BUSINESS JOURNAL - An analysis conducted last year by Lux Research Inc. found that a wide range of engineering challenges remain to be overcome by companies developing hyperloop technology in order to ensure systems can be built and operated in a cost-effective way.

Action game improves kids’ food choices; Five technologies driving food and agriculture

IFT - Technological advancements are reshaping the world, and when it comes to food and agriculture, five key innovations are driving change, according to a report from Lux Research.

Europe’s Evolving Energy Storage Market Needs Batteries

INVESTING NEWS NETWORK - In a new report, Lux Research estimates that renewables will account for approximately 70 percent of power generation in Europe by 2035, with intermittent renewables like wind and solar accounting for 52 percent of total power generation. 

Five Technologies Projected to Disrupt the Chemicals and Materials Industry

ADHESIVES & SEALANT - Lux Research identifies and ranks 12 key technologies that will reshape the world and ranks the top five technologies for the chemicals and materials industry.

Lux Research Predicts Autonomous Vehicle Market to Be a $50 Billion Opportunity by 2040

AUTOBLOG - Lux Research's new report, "Autonomous Vehicle Market Forecast: Demystifying the $50 Billion Opportunity," captures the full picture of autonomous vehicle development and what that means for future AV sales and adoption.

How to Invest in a Tech Startup

INVESTING NEWS NETWORK - Other top emerging technologies to watch in the near future, according to Lux Research’s Foresight 2021 report, include autonomous vehicles, natural language processing, bioinformatics and 3D printing.

Momenta raises $500M to drive autonomous future

PHOCUSWIRE - A recent report from Lux Research ranked autonomous vehicles in the number one spot of trends to watch saying that improvements in artificial intelligence, analytics and data from maps and sensors were all boosting the development.

 
 

CO2 utilization, a growth sector

BIO-BASED NEWS - In a report released last month, Lux Research looked into CO2 utilization. The company forecasts a growth in this sector to $ 70 billion by 2030 and to $ 550 billion by 2040. CO2 will be put to good use in the buildings, chemicals, materials, fuels, and food sectors.

SnackFutures encourages innovation with startup engagement programme

BAKERY AND SNACKS - Mondelēz International’s innovation and venture hub has launched CoLab, a collaborative programme for US-based early-stage better-for-you snack brands to drive mutual growth.

Food Security, Safety, & Transparency are Asia's Most Pressing Agrifood Issues, According to Lux Research

PR NEWSWIRE - The next 30 years will be a defining era for Asia's agrifood innovation ecosystem. Population growth, rapid urbanization, and an expanding middle class are all exerting pressure on Asia's food system to keep pace, translating to three key needs: food security, safety, and transparency.

Food Security, Safety, & Transparency are Asia's Most Pressing Agrifood Issues, According to Lux Research

BENZINGA - Ultimately, those who succeed will provide a truly unique value proposition that makes sense for Asia – made possible by understanding stakeholder capabilities and needs throughout the entire ecosystem.

Why LG Is Investing $4.5 Billion In Another EV Battery Plant In The U.S.

FORBES - LG Chem is in talks with U.S. auto giant General Motors about building a second joint venture electric vehicle battery plant in the United States, in a move that would help the flagship affiliate of South Korean conglomerate LG stay competitive in the hot EV battery market.

Doing more with less key to startup success

FARM WEEK - Big is not beautiful when it comes to future businesses, according to American tech research company Lux Research. It has named what it sees as the top 32 food and agriculture startups of 2020.

Sustainable materials make a play for the vegan leather market

C&EN - Tiffany Hua, an analyst at Lux Research, says leatherlike materials made from plants are the most advanced, partly because manufacturing is relatively simple. She predicts they will reach $1 billion in sales by 2025. The next to rise will be mushroom leather, followed by cell culture leather. “The issue is scale,” she says. “A lot of these technologies are on the smaller scale and can’t really be adopted on the mass market just yet.”

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.”


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.

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."

Carbon Dioxide: A $550-Billion Opportunity

OILPRICE.COM - Anyone would be forgiven for being shocked when they see the words ‘carbon’ and ‘opportunity’ in one sentence. Carbon, after all, or rather carbon-oxygen compounds, are the ultimate enemy of the planet. It is something to be eliminated, not utilized. Nothing could be further from the truth.

5G’s Society-Changing Promise Carries ‘Forever Chemicals’ Price

BLOOMBERG LAW - But the market for fluoropolymers—a subset of PFAS that help equipment deliver data in 5G’s millimeter radio wave frequency—is about to explode, said Anthony Schiavo, a senior analyst with Lux Research Inc., an investment consulting firm focused on emerging technologies.

US firm identifies technologies that will help reshape agriculture

FARM WEEK - American company Lux Research has identified 12 key technologies that will reshape the agriculture world. The Boston-based concern says it is harder than ever before to be a food or agriculture company.



Three technologies transforming the food industry

FOOD BUSINESS NEWS - Digital tools are key to weathering disruptions in the food and agriculture value chain, according to a new report from Lux Research. The company’s Foresight 2021 report identified the top technologies food and agriculture leaders should look to in the year ahead.

CO2 Utilization Will Be a $550 Billion Market by 2040

JARN - The global market size for CO2 utilization will reach a market value of $70 billion by 2030, increasing to $550 billion by 2040. In its newest report, "CO2 Capture & Utilization: The Emergence of a Carbon Economy," Lux Research, a global provider of tech-enabled research and advisory services, forecasts the adoption of CO2 utilization in the buildings, chemicals, materials, fuels, and food sectors.

Building materials leading CO2 utilization market to USD 550 billion by 2040

BALKAN GREEN ENERGY NEWS - The global market for CO2 utilization will reach USD 70 billion by 2030 and USD 550 billion by 2040, according to the latest projection. As governments and the industry are turning to the technology that helps mitigate climate change, cement and other building materials offer the biggest potential for investment.

Crushing Ethanol’s CO2 footprint: Summit Carbon launches 10MT Carbon Capture & Storage monster; Green Plains is in

BIOFUELS DIGEST - The negative cost of CO2 is right around $200 per ton in California — putting the value of the CO2 offtakes here at $2 billion in today’s dollars. And Lux Research is out with a report this morning projecting that the CO2 Utilization industry will generate $550B in sales by 2040.

CO(2) Utilization Will Be a $550 Billion Market by 2040

MARKETS INSIDER - Lux's new report shows the vast promise CO2 capture and utilization holds for recycling CO2 emissions into valuable products. For more information on this research, download the report Executive Summary.

CO(2) Utilization Will Be a $550 Billion Market by 2040

BENZINGA - The global market size for CO2 utilization will reach a market value of $70 billion by 2030, increasing to $550 billion by 2040. In its newest report, "CO2 Capture & Utilization: The Emergence of a Carbon Economy," Lux Research, a global provider of tech-enabled research and advisory services, forecasts the adoption of CO2 utilization in the buildings, chemicals, materials, fuels, and food sectors.

CO(2) Utilization Will Be a $550 Billion Market by 2040

PR NEWSWIRE - CO2 can convert into six types of products: building materials, chemicals, carbon additives, fuels, polymers, and proteins. "The projected growth will be driven by the building materials sector. For example, CO2 can be used to produce aggregates to mix with cement or injected directly into wet concrete for curing."

Lighter electric vehicles are coming and we will need a lot of lithium: Analyst

BNN BLOOMBERG - Anthony Schiavo, senior analyst at Lux, talks about electric vehicles and how companies are working to make them lighter. He also talks about the infrastructure needed to support these vehicles.

Paper Bottles Are Not a Sustainable Alternative to Plastic Bottles

PLASTICS TODAY - “A PET bottle can be recycled into a new 100% PET bottle. Why would you want to replace this?” asks the editor of Bioplastics News.

Chemicals and materials industry needs to innovate

BIO BASED PRESS - ‘The chemicals and materials industry is going to see more dramatic change over the next 20 years than it has in at least the last 50,’ says Anthony Schiavo, Senior Analyst at Lux Research. They just completed a report on start-ups that are going to disrupt the chemicals and materials industry. Any company in the sector should be aware of these changes.

Future microbiome themes embrace home testing and personalisation as consumers own gut health

NUTRAINGREDIENTS - The emergence of microbiome testing at home is advancing to a point in which people may be able to test their gut after a meal or when they have digestive issues, according to an expert.

The Top 5 Technologies Transforming Food and Agriculture in the Next Decade

JARN - It’s harder than ever before to be a food or agriculture company. Smaller competitors are using digital tools, novel channels to gain market access, and other innovations to gain share, shaking up the entire agrifood value chain. 

Top 5 technologies transforming food

FOOD & BEVERAGE INDUSTRY NEWS - Alternative ingredients and digital tools are critical to weathering disruptions in the agrifood value chain. Smaller competitors are using digital tools, novel channels to gain market access, and other innovations to gain share, shaking up the entire agifood value chain.

Antimicrobial Coatings Market

COATINGS WORLD - Tiffany Hua, research associate on the Materials Team at Lux Research spoke to Coatings World on how the pandemic is driving the market for antimicrobial coatings.

Top 5 Technologies Transforming Food and Agriculture in the Next Decade

FOOD LOGISTICS - Digital tools are continuing to revolutionize agriculture, improving product yield and quality and reducing environmental impact, according to the study.

Transit agencies must play lead role in MaaS growth: report

SMART CITIES DIVE - For transit agencies to integrate mobility-as-a-service (MaaS), they must play a leading role in decision-making and not leave it all to the private sector, according to a report published last week by transportation management platform Populus.

Top Startups Disrupting the Chemicals & Materials Industry

JARN - The chemicals and materials industry is going to see massive disruption in the next 20 years, and experts at Lux Research have identified startups and technologies leading the evolution of the industry.

2021: Technology Trends and the Future of Medical Devices

MEDICAL DESIGN BRIEFS - “Home use devices and testing tools are being seen as critical to the provision of care, and as consumer confidence brings an appreciation for the convenience of these products, there will be a greater emphasis on their development,” says Danielle Bradnan, research associate at Lux Research.

Loaded With Tesla-Like Features, Vietnam’s Vingroup Plans Rollout Of Electric SUVs

FORBES - VinFast will likely charge more than the average vehicle’s selling price for its electric SUVs, limiting initial sales, says Chris Robinson, a senior analyst with Lux Research. That’s a trend among automakers globally, he says, adding that “electric vehicles will be an important part of the company’s long-term success.”

NutraCast Podcast: Lux Research on digital biomarkers in personalized nutrition

NUTRACAST PODCAST - Digital biomarkers are changing the health and wellness space and are a big piece of the personalized nutrition puzzle. In this podcast episode, Lux Research Analyst, Danielle Bradnan, discusses digital biomarkers and personalized nutrition.

OQTON RAISES $40M SERIES A FUNDING TO ENHANCE AI-POWERED SOFTWARE PLATFORM

3D PRINTING INDUSTRY - AI is being increasingly integrated into the operations of 3D printing firms as they seek to drive maximum efficiency from their production processes, and there have been several developments in the technology in the past year alone. A report published in November by Lux Research revealed AI-enabled sensors to be the fourth-placed emerging technology to watch as we enter 2021.

Cleantech Outlook 2021: Renewable Investments to Remain Strong

INVESTING NEWS NETWORK - Looking purely at the stock market performance, the cleantech sector had a breakout year massively outperforming the market despite the bull market witnessed starting in late April to early May and continues to this day, Yuan-Sheng Yu, who leads Lux Research’s Energy Program, told INN.

Coatings Drive Electric Vehicles Further

PRODUCTS FINISHING - According to Anthony Schiavo, senior analyst at Lux Research, EVs will require less lightweighting — not more. “Light weighting can be cost-effective against batteries at today’s prices, but our expectations are that battery pack sizes will go up. Lightweighting is more effective as the battery pack size goes up. The reality is that now there’s a much bigger opportunity for cost reduction from the battery side.”

Lux Research Names Top 5 Technologies Disrupting the Chemicals and Materials Industry

PR NEWSWIRE - Trends like sustainability and digitalization are going to dramatically change the chemicals and materials industry over the next 20 years. Investing in technology innovations will be critical for companies to keep up. 

Lux Research Names Top 5 Technologies Disrupting the Energy Industry

PR NEWSWIRE - New research from Lux identifies and ranks 12 key technologies that will reshape the world. The technologies are chosen based on innovation interest scores from the Lux Tech Signal, a composite measure assembled from a variety of innovation data sources, along with input from Lux's experts. In addition to highlighting the 12 key overall technologies, for the first time ever, this year's report ranks the top five technologies for the energy industry.

Mobility a major focus for smart city innovation growth

SMART CITIES WORLD - Increasingly complex operating landscapes are forcing cities to seek out novel technologies and business models to help support future urban mobility.

A Silver Bullet For COVID-19?

ENGINEERING.COM - According to a report launched by Lux Research, antimicrobial coatings have not been as widely adopted considering their benefits. While they are utilized in sectors such as health care, it has been difficult to quantify their benefits on human health.

Public money to stimulate supply of sustainable hydrogen

C&E NEWS - The production of carbon-neutral hydrogen, dubbed green hydrogen, and of low-carbon hydrogen, dubbed blue hydrogen, is set to increase around the world in 2021, especially in Europe. “There’s been a surge of interest in hydrogen, and it’s not slowing down,” says Runeel Daliah, an analyst at Lux Research. The attention is a response to the continued restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions by regulators around the world.

Study says mobility a major focus for Smart City innovation growth

TECHINVEST- With urban populations expected to increase more than 50% by 2050, smart city planners are turning to novel technologies and business models to support future urban mobility.

Urban mobility will center on MaaS, driverless delivery: report

SMART CITY DIVE - Cities will continue to face various pain points due to explosive population growth, including road congestion, if people are overly reliant on personal vehicles, Lux Research reported. Indeed, the annual costs from congestion in the United States will reach around $250 billion in lost productivity, fuel and other costs by 2025, the Texas Transportation Institute reports.

Are Antimicrobial Coatings Effective in the Fight Against COVID-19?

ADHESIVES & SEALANTS INDUSTRY - COVID-19 has drastically changed the perception of hygiene and cleanliness, spurring interest in antimicrobial coatings, according to a recent report from Lux Research. These coatings previously struggled to find widespread adoption due to difficulties in quantifying their impact on human health, but the pandemic has drawn attention to them as an important safety measure.

More materials innovation needed to meet demand for face masks / Fastest growth in coatings / Lux Research report

PLASTICS INFORMATION EUROPE - In its latest report, “Mask Up: The Rising Need for Material Innovations in Face Masks”, Lux said further development is needed across two areas: new materials and end-of-life improvements, including reuse, recycling or biodegradable options.