The omnipresent digital disruption continues to drive innovation, as well as the destruction of old business models and iconic companies. Meanwhile, the digital disruption also generates new sprouts which are ready to take their place as the next essential businesses for the next ? years. Appropriately, this month featured members who are hot on the trail to becoming that new icon--by advancing hydrogen storage for the ultimate clean vehicle, electric battery pack charging speeds and cycle times for the here and now EV which is taking China by storm and cyber security for all connected vehicles and smart cities. And, in the New Mobility, all eyes are being set on CES in Las Vegas and the NAIAS in Detroit in January to see the future.

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Featured Members
Green Fortress Engineering, Inc.
Green Fortress Engineering has a unique and patented approach of hydrogen storage on a novel material produced from silicon - the same substance used to make solar panels and computer chips. Fuel cell-powered vehicles, homes, and electronics can be far more efficient and clean than any other source of energy. Their technology will allow homeowners and businesses to generate their own hydrogen by splitting water using rooftop solar panels.
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GBatteries built ActiveBMS which is designed to stifle lithium-ion battery degradation mechanisms, such as growth of the SEI layer, anode cracking, and temperature growth by continuously adapting bursts of energy during the charging process. This unlocks new functionality within the battery, without altering how the battery is manufactured - only how it’s controlled inside of an electrical device.
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Trillium Incorporated
Trillium is an Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity venture focused on positively disruptive encryption, authentication, key management, intrusion protection (IPS) and revolutionary OTA update technology to the automotive & IoT ecosystem. Trillium is now spearheading development and delivery of the industry’s first light weight, high performance IoT security software kernel and key management system for securing data of resource constrained (Automotive CAN/LIN, RFID, SensorArrays, etc.) platforms for realtime applications and services.
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Cipher Automotive is the first analytics solution providing competitive intelligence about the automotive technology landscape. They harvest information locked within the patent system and provide fresh insight into innovation across electrification, connectivity and autonomous driving. Cipher Automotive is user-friendly, fast and accurate. Better data means better decisions.

The KPMG U.S. Manufacturing Institute Automotive Center is an open forum where industry experts share knowledge, gain insights, and collaborate on timely and relevant issues facing the automotive market. In its 18th consecutive year, the Global Automotive Executive Survey is KPMG International’s annual assessment of the current state and future prospects of the worldwide automotive industry.
Innovation Hub
WardsAuto delivers the latest insights and analysis for today's auto industry, helping you see the opportunities and risks for your business in the months and years to come. WardsAuto Interiors Conference and WardsAuto UX Conference introduce you to top OEM and supplier executives to grow your contact base. Find out how WardsAuto forecasts, insight reports and data tools can help you understand current and upcoming trends in order to grow your business.
Read: "Altran Opens Passive-Safety Center in Michigan"
les Nouvelles - Article of the Month
The journal of the Licensing Executives Society International, les Nouvelles, and its editor selected this article. The journal, which can be accessed online, is published quarterly and is designed to further the knowledge of the society's members and others in improving their skills, techniques and knowledge in licensing and protecting Intellectual Property.
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Innovation Management
Innovation Management works with international knowledge providers and leading innovation experts and practitioners with global expertise. Their content and technology is founded on cutting-edge knowledge and pedagogy to inspire creativity in individuals and establish open and innovative organizations.
Read: "Want to Build a Culture of Innovation? Then Seek Out Your Innovation Agents"
SRR Journal and blog Articles
Stout Risius Ross (SRR) is a premier global financial advisory firm that specializes in Investment Banking, Valuation & Financial Opinions, and Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services.
Read: "Creating Value by Sharing Intellectual Property"
Intellectual Asset Management
IAM is a unique publication which focuses on the many ways in which intellectual property and intangible assets can be used to create corporate value.
Read the latest from the IAM Blog
Innovation Enterprise
Innovation Enterprise, a CFO Publishing company is an independent business-to-business multi-channel media brand focused on the information needs of Senior Finance, Operations, Analytics, Big Data, Strategy, Digital, Innovation & Sports executives. Products include IE.Summits, ieOnDemand, ieWebinars, ieWhitepapers & more.
Watch: "Creating a Culture of Constant Innovation" by Joel Brandon-Bravo, UK Managing Director, Travelzoo

Watch: "Building a Culture of Innovation that Lasts" by Kim Young Partner, Creative Director , Prophet
Upcoming AH Appearances Join AutoHarvest at these Industry Expos
4th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications
November 15-30, 2017 | Online
The 4th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA-4) will be held at, on a platform developed by MDPI to organize electronic conferences. ECSA-4 will allow scientists from all over the world to present their latest research and receive direct feedback from peers, without costs of travel and related emissions. It will be free of charge for all participants and is sponsored by MDPI AG, Switzerland.

American Automotive Summit 2017
November 28-29, 2017 | Dearborn, MI
The Automotive Summit serves as an annual platform to exchange ideas around the impact of market dynamics and new technologies for current and future manufacturer’s, operations and supply chain leaders. This year’s Summit creates an opportunity to examine key case studies around how workforce management, lean manufacturing and automation are driving the world’s best facilities to success.

Joining, Forming & Manufacturing Technologies Summit
November 29-30, 2017 | Birmingham, UK
Returning to the UK for its 4th edition with a new line-up of exciting speakers featuring leading automotive and aerospace OEMs. The Joining, Forming & Manufacturing Technologies Summit brings together new & exciting leading OEM presenters to showcase the latest developments in the joining and forming of lightweight materials: Steel, Composites and Aluminium.

Innovation Enterprise: Upcoming Global Events
Innovation Enterprise creates & organises some of world’s most important events to help understand current and future business strategies, innovations and technologies
Consumer Telematics Show
January 8, 2018 | Las Vegas, NV USA
CTS is the only place anyone and everyone working in automotive converge during this busy week. Get a jump on your competition, have your automotive conversations early and walk away with up-to-the minute auto knowledge and a host of meetings set up for the week ahead.

AutoMobili-D NAIAS Detroit
January 14-21, 2018 | Detroit, MI USA
Located only steps away from the over 5,000 journalists using the industry-best Michelin Media Center, AutoMobili-D features 150,000 sq. ft. of dynamic display communities in the Cobo Center Atrium overlooking the international waterway and the adjoining Planet M hall. Unique communities of participating companies and tech startups will cover key mobility areas.

IIPLA 4th Dubai IP Congress 2018
January 15-16, 2018 | Dubai, UAE
The IIPLA 4th Dubai IP Congress 2018 is a leading event in the Gulf region dedicated to bringing together a diverse set of audiences from all over the world including IP experts, owners and investors to discuss and find solutions for key issues and operational challenges faced by corporations and IP professionals today.

5th World Litigation Forum 2018 Dubai
January 17-18, 2018 | Dubai, UAE
World Litigation Forum 2018 Dubai is meant for Lawyers and Legal Departments of Corporations, Legal Process Outsourcing Professionals and Government Representatives to meet & network, develop business, and discuss trends, issues and opportunities related to Litigation & Legal Industry.

January 19-26, 2018 | London, UK
MULTIPLE EVENTS FOCUSED ON BLOCKCHAIN & DLT. Blockchain Week kicks off with the Hack-The-Block Blockchain Hackathon at Cocoon Network. The 4th Annual Blockchain London Conference & Expo will take place during London Blockchain Week. This year, the event will span 3 days. While the conference is great for keeping up to date with the latest trends from top industry experts, people who would like a deeper dive into Blockchain/DLT can attend workshops on topics including, Smart Contracts, Ethereum and BigchainDB, to name a few.

China Automotive Cyber Security Summit 2018
January 25-26, 2018 | Shanghai, China
This event provides a platform for automotive OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, Automotive Security solution/technology/products developers, IT companies, Mobile data suppliers, Automotive insurance companies, and automotive cyber security experts to address government regulations developing trends, Automotive cyber security standards, updated vulnerabilities, and much more.

Advanced Autonomous Drive Conference
February 13-14, 2018 | San Francisco, CA USA
AADC will address the latest technological advancements in intelligent transportation, and how developers plan to overcome safety and regulatory hurdles on the path to implementation. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from OEMs, R&D developers, insurers, and government regulatory agencies on how autonomous driving will significantly change modern day transportation.

5th Lightweight Materials and EV Body Structures Manufacturing Technologies Summit
February 21-22, 2018 | Detroit, MI USA
As part of the world renowned GALM Series and with over 400 attendees in 2017, this is the key industry event for understanding the latest innovations, discussing current trends and discovering practical solutions associated with lightweight vehicle body structure production. Our 2018 event will continue to deliver lightweighting innovations and practical solutions focusing on dissimilar material joining, corrosion mitigation and manufacturing new-age materials for vehicle large-scale production. It will also host an exclusive panel focusing on the current and future joining, manufacturing technologies to scale up production for EV vehicles.

March 5-7, 2018 | Tel Aviv, Israel
MULTIPLE EVENTS FOCUSED ON FINTECH, BLOCKCHAIN & CYBER SECURITY. Our first conference is all about Bitcoin, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). We'll be exploring the evolution of Blockchain from Cytpto to ICO and hearing from innovators and influencers in the space. Our second conference focuses on all things Fintech. Hear from Key players from across the fintech ecosystem including banks, VCs, start-ups and innovators. Our third conference is all about the intersection of cyber security and financial services. We'll talk to experts on both sides and explore how safe your money and data really is.

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES18)
March 12-16, 2018 | Orlando, FL USA
The Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit is designed especially for the Global leaders in Continuous Improvement, Business Transformation, and Operational Excellence. The summit provides you with in-depth guidance on all aspects of Digital and Business Transformation, Innovation, Change Management, Culture Change, Strategic Alignment, Lean Deployment, and Customer Experience Excellence.

Image Sensors Auto Europe 2018
April 24-25, 2018 | Munich, Germany
IS Auto Europe 2018 covers topics that impact the entire supply chain, from OEM sensor needs, sensor technologies and sensor fusion. Last year over 150 key players gathered in Dusseldorf including Harman, Toyota, Volvo, Bentley, Daimler, Delphi, Intel, Denso, NVIDIA and more to discuss the future of sensors for automotive applications.

TU-Automotive Detroit
June 6-7, 2018 | Novi, MI USA
The world’s largest conference on automotive technology this year will feature in-depth tracks on ADAS & Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Cities & Urban Mobility, Connected Services, Data and more.