The Accelerating Materials Innovation in an Era of Financial Engineering
Presenter: Matt Wagner, Senior Analyst - Lux Research
In recent years, M&A activity in the chemical industry has been prolific. Lux sees this trend continuing for a least the next 5 years, strongly influenced by both activist investors and populist demand for maintaining local jobs. In such a time, the resources available for technology discovery are limited. But chemical and materials companies still require innovation, particularly in using new digital technologies to drive growth and survive in this highly competitive global market. This webinar addresses two basic questions:
- How much should a company invest in innovation?
- In what technology areas should a company invest?