Industries

Our coverage is global, spanning the entire clean technology theme, and is relevant to the future of all industries. That said, we have particular focus on a core group of industries that are facing pressure to change the most and/or are being disrupted the fastest. We track relevant trends and topics to ensure that our clients have the data and knowledge they need to take advantage of new opportunities and adapt to the changing landscape.

Core Industries

Utilities | Oil, Gas & Mining | Water & Waste | Transportation | Industrials | Finance


Utilities

Utilities globally are facing disruption. With an aging infrastructure, regulatory pressure to reduce energy consumption, and the growth in decentralized generation assets, the traditional distribution business model is breaking down.

The Utility of the Future is a major focus for CTG and our parent company, Enovation Partners. Through strategy and exposure to top innovators and other players, we help utilities discover new business models and stay ahead of the curve.

What We Track

Our team has expertise and proprietary data on the changing energy landscape. We track numerous topics and themes relevant to the Utilities industry, including:

  • Decentralized Energy Resources
  • Energy Storage
  • Grid Flexibility, Security & Management
  • Building Energy Management
  • Electric Vehicles
  • New Energy Business & Service Models
  • Energy Access & Off Grid Solutions
  • Enabling Technologies:
    • Internet of Things, Drones, Blockchain, Big Data and more

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Oil, Gas & Mining

Over the past few years, extractive industries have been under significant pressure to change. Driven by the need to reduce operating costs, prioritize safety and retain their license to operate, they have been increasingly receptive to external innovation.

Through our various service offerings, we help O&G majors and mining companies better understand the opportunities innovation unlocks for them.

What We Track

Our team has expertise and proprietary data on the changing landscape for oil, gas and mining companies. Topics and themes we track that are relevant to the O&G and Mining industries include:

  • Upstream Technologies
  • Digital Oilfield
  • Industrial Efficiency
  • Big Data Capture and Analysis
  • Innovation in Clean Energy, Energy Storage and Off-Grid Energy
  • Biofuel and Biochemical Technologies
  • Enabling Technologies:
    • Internet of Things, Drones, Blockchain, Big Data and more

Who We Help

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Water & Waste

The way businesses and individuals think about water and waste is rapidly changing. New business models are emerging that reward conservation, reuse and recycling instead of consumption. This is a major shift for water and waste industries, which are turning to external innovation to solve some of these challenges.

Through our various service offerings, we help water and waste companies better understand the opportunities innovation unlocks for them.

What We Track

Our team has expertise and proprietary data on the changing landscape of water and waste. Topics and themes that we track relevant to the water and waste industries include:

  • New Food Waste Business Models
  • Smart Waste Collection and Sorting
  • New Water Business Models
  • Water Metering and Data
  • Customer Engagement Tools
  • Enabling Technologies:
    • Internet of Things, Drones, Blockchain, Big Data and more

Who We Help

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Transportation

The transportation industry is changing rapidly in response to volatile oil prices, increasing urban congestion and populations, and stricter regulations on air, land and maritime pollution. New innovative players are continuing to enter the mobility space and disrupting incumbents, with cleaner modes of transport, new business models, and fresh ideas of how to move people and things around the globe.

With data and insights, we help incumbents and outsiders understand the emerging world of next generation mobility, and see how they might take advantage of new opportunities in the field.

What We Track

Our research team has a deep understanding of the mobility ecosystem. Topics and themes we track relevant to the Transportation industry include:

  • Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure
  • Mobility as a Service Solutions
  • Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
  • Logistics and Fleet Tracking
  • Enabling Technologies:
    • Internet of Things, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and more

Who We Help


Industrials

Industrial processes are changing radically. As robotics, additive manufacturing and material science rapidly evolves, industrial companies find themselves with new and exciting opportunities, as well as challenges to produce higher quality goods and personalized goods at lower costs and at scale.

Through our research in the field, we help industrials stay ahead of the innovation curve and see how they might take advantage of new opportunities in the field.

What We Track

Our team has expertise and proprietary data on the changing industrial landscape. Topics and themes we track relevant to Industrial companies include:

  • 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing
  • Industrial Robotics
  • Industrial Energy Efficiency and Storage
  • Advanced Materials
  • Carbon Capture and Clean Coal Technologies
  • Augmented Reality & Virtual Collaboration

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Finance

As the worlds of commerce and industry go through major changes, Financial Services must adapt – both to profit from the investment opportunities that arise from disruptive change, but also to be aligned with their clients and their changing needs. With deep industry experience, access to deal-flow and a window into the changing energy, resource and industrial landscape, we help investors (from venture to growth capital), banks, and other financial service companies separate the wheat from the chaff of global cleantech innovation.

What We Track

Our coverage spans 1,000+ technology themes of potential relevance to investors and financiers alike. A selection of research streams we track includes:

  • The Digitalization of Energy, Water and Industrial Resources
  • New Mobility Services
  • Cutting Edge Technology Applied to Cleantech
  • New Energy Business Models
  • FoodTech and AgTech

How We Help

In addition to company coverage, we typically help investors and financiers:

  • Monitor the key deals, companies and trends
  • Find co-investors
  • Meet corporate strategics
  • Gain exposure to our global network
  • Access top deal-flow in the space

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