Singapore International Energy Week 2018

Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2018 opened with the 36th ASEAN Ministers of Energy Meeting and closed with the Sembcorp-EMA Energy Challenge—a fitting start and end, as key policymakers discussed the proper regulatory frameworks for energy in the region, while university students found creative new ways to disrupt the energy system ...

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Finding the next big idea, and executing quickly, can be the hardest part of the technology innovation process. Technology landscapes evolve rapidly, access to vital information is disparate, filtering out the clutter is incredibly difficult and takes far too long, and actionable insights are scarce ...

Lux Research - Clients' Top Innovation Searches in 2018

What are the technologies and trends keeping global innovation executives up at night? Based on analysis of more than 250,000 searches ...

Lux Research Solid-State-Battery Tech Signal

While a bit under the radar compared to more-hyped technologies like machine learning, solid-state batteries have been on a steady run-up in innovation interest since 2009 or so, suggesting they are getting ready to break through ...

China’s rise as a global tech powerhouse has been well documented in the media this year – everything from shedding its copycat image to the speed in which its happening. So much that it’s reached paranoia-like levels in the U.S. where formal policies are in place to curb Chinese investments in U.S. tech companies.

An essential job for any corporate innovation function is to spot the technologies on the horizon today that are going to become the big growth opportunities – or big disruptive threats – of the future.

Lux Research Worldwide Li-ion Production

Driven by global EV adoption, Li-ion battery manufacturing is expected to expand significantly in the next three years. A Lux analysis of the larger Li-ion battery manufacturers’ capacity and expansion plans found that current Li-ion manufacturing capacity may triple by 2020, from 73 GWh to 238 GWh globally. Major growth is planned in China by BYD and notably CATL; however, it’s worth taking these projections with more than a grain of salt, as the markets of Li-ion batteries are changing significantly.