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The Digital Transformation of Supply Chain Management Lowers Costs and Reduces Risk

A host of digital innovations address the growing pressure to increase overall efficiencies and minimize risks within a rapidly evolving supply chain. Supply chain risks have been making headlines recently with the disruptions caused by the coronavirus.

Soy Dominates Today, but Pea, Canola, Oat, and Other Nontraditional Plant Proteins are Poised for Rapid Growth

Plant-based protein production has grown dramatically in order to meet the increasing demand coming from the swelling global population, expected to reach 10 billion by 2050. In our new report “Plant Proteins: Present & Future,” our experts evaluate 24 crops and their attractiveness as plant protein sources.

More Than Hype, Sustainability is Crucial for Innovation Leaders

In our new report “Making Sense of Sustainability,” Lux addresses three primary questions: whether companies should bother with sustainability at all, how to set the right goals, and how to incorporate sustainability into strategy.

Economics, Not Technology, Pose the Largest Barriers to Building the Hyperloop

“Despite the considerable amount of hype and attention Hyperloop has received and the potentially important role it could play in decarbonizing long-range transit, the concept remains more or less unproven, and serious questions remain about its economic feasibility,” says Lux Research Senior Analyst Christopher Robinson.

Lux Research Predicts Which Chemical Manufacturing Platforms Will Be Electrified By 2050

Electrolysis technologies provide an opportunity for the chemical sector to decarbonize its supply chain and use renewable electricity as an alternative to oil and gas feedstock.

Lux Research Predicts Synthetic Biology Has High Potential as an Alternative Production Method for Chemicals

Synbio has enabled the creation of organisms that use fermentation to produce a wide variety of chemicals from renewable feedstock, which Lux predicts in its new report, “Strategies for Synbio Success,” will evolve this decade from creating niche, environmentally friendly products to creating new molecules not available with current technology.

Natural Language Processing is an Untapped AI Tool for Innovation

“Previously, an investigation was hindered by either the limited knowledge or bias of the primary investigator, both of which are mitigated when using machine learning. A beneficial technology or idea is less likely to be missed due to an error in human judgement,” explained See.

Lux Finds Personalization is Driving Innovation Across Consumer Markets

Recent key developments are shaping industry trends across consumer markets for 2020 and beyond. In a new report, Lux compiled a list of the top developments across applications of digital technologies, resource availability, plant-based foods, and environmental conservation.

Lux Research Predicts Automated Deliveries Will Generate Up To $48.4 Billion in Revenue By 2030

Lux forecasts that the market for parcel delivery will grow from a total of 107 billion parcels delivered in 2019, generating $350 billion in revenue, to 289 billion parcel deliveries in 2030, generating $665 billion in revenue, resulting in a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.5% in parcel count and 5.8% in market value.

Lux Research Names Bio-Based Intermediate Chemicals With the Greatest Potential for Adoption Over the Next 10 Years

In a new report, “Bio-based Intermediate Chemicals 2019 Update”, Lux Research evaluates 24 intermediates to identify those they believe will have the highest adoption based on production technology and market potential, presenting current scenarios beyond oil prices that are likely to provide opportunities for bio-based chemicals.

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