As we approach the end of our 9th year operating the AutoHarvest innovation platform, we are grateful to all of our friends, colleagues, innovators and entrepreneurs who contribute to this community. 2018 has been a year filled with the successes and challenges driven by our society moving towards sustainable living which gives rise to intense investment in talent and science. All technology domains are vibrant with change and improvement. New Icons are rising and traditional giants are transforming. It is an amazing time. We look forward to 2019 being a year of universal progress.

This month’s featured members offer a platform for fleet managers to provide fleet vehicles as an on-demand shared service, enriching vehicle electronics for greater localized terrain sensitivity and incredibly, in a car accident, pulling together and transmiting real time injured occupant medical data saving first responders critical seconds.

The curated I-Hub provides resources to commercialize and monetize Intellectual Property, and to access software, events, novel databases, special reports, government resources, in-the-pulse blogs, and innovation leader presentations.

As always, we invite all readers to join our intellectual property marketplace, free of charge, and engage the community and to attend one of the over 100 global conferences we will support this year to personally engage the change agents.

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Featured Members
Tactile Mobility
Tactile Mobility provides smart and autonomous vehicles with the missing tactile sensing and data that makes vehicles smarter, roads better, and mobility-ecosystems enhanced. OEMs can augment smart and autonomous vehicles' vision and auditory sensing. Tactile Mobility also generates a SurfaceDNATM HD map layer outlining roadway grades, banking, curvature, and any hazards such as bumps, cracks, and potholes. Fleet managers can receive vital information ranging from optimizing fuel consumption, fuel theft detection, route pricing, and preventive maintenance.
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Autofleet’s platform enables the transformation of Fleet Managers to Vehicle as a Service providers. They allow servicing any source of demand with a single platform and a single fleet - Ride Hailing / Car Sharing / Car Rental. Their end-to-end Vehicle as a Service platform uses advanced machine learning algorithms for demand prediction, dynamic pricing, automated in/de fleeting and optimizing demand-supply matching in real time.
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MDgo has developed a full real-time car accident analysis. Relying only on existing vehicle sensors, MDGo generates a full report regarding the accident mechanism, car external and internal damages, and passengers' injuries. This solution can provide a unique safety feature providing a medical report to first responders, and additionally offer a new revenue stream for OEMs based on the utilization of the same analysis for insurance companies. The system is able to save lives, decrease long-term morbidity, save in rehabilitation expenses and support claim automation and operative cost reductions for insurance companies.
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The KPMG Institute Network provides corporate executives, senior management, board members, industry leaders, government officials, academics, and other stakeholders with knowledge and an open forum to share knowledge, gain insights, and collaborate on timely and relevant issues facing the automotive market.

PlanetM is excited to announce the first-ever PlanetM Startup Grants. Separated into two different categories, these grants encourage mobility startups to test their technologies in Michigan in partnership with communities or at Michigan's state-of-the-art testing facilities.
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: "More and More Auto Dealerships Changing Hands"
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.
Read the latest les Nouvelles Article of the Month
Visit Online: Licensing Executives Society (LES)
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: "Why Don’t You Have Enough Innovation?"
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: "Industrial Supply; Industry Update - Q3 2018"
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: "Align innovation strategy to drive innovation" by Rob Kerner, Head of Innovation, Personal and Business Banking, RBS

Watch: "Unlocking Open Innovation Through a Partnership Innovation Mindset" by Steve Becker, Global Leader, Open Innovation, Kimberly-Clark
Upcoming AH Appearances Join AutoHarvest at these Industry Expos
Consumer Telematics Show 2019
January 7, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV USA
Consumer Telematics Show 2019 (January 7, Las Vegas) returns to set the scene for automotive technology in 2019. Meet 500+ automotive executives in one place as they gather the day before CES week to learn, network, and plan their business strategy for the year ahead.

AutoMobili-D NAIAS Detroit
January 14-17, 2019 | 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.

4th Annual China Automotive Cyber Security Summit 2019
January 24-25, 2019 | Shanghai, China
ACSS2019 will provide a precious platform for industry colleagues to keep up with the development of industry, network with industry gurus, professionals and build up business partnership. Based on our previous years' successful experiences, ACSS2019 will assure you again a high profile event with more participation of automotive OEMs and Tier 1s.

Connected Vehicle Insurance 2019
January 28-29, 2019 | Chicago, IL USA
Join leaders from Honda, Lyft and more at the Connected Vehicle Insurance conference, taking place January 28-30 in Chicago to network, learn and discuss how connected cars, usage-based insurance and mobile apps are changing the automotive landscape. View the agenda to learn more!

6th Automotive Lightweight Materials Joining, Forming And Manufacturing Innovation 2019 Summit
February 19-20, 2019 | Detroit, MI USA
The GALM Series’ Leading Congress focused on Joining, Forming & Manufacturing Technologies For Lightweight ICE, PHEV and BEV’s returns for its 6th edition. Join leading OEM’s including GM, Mahindra, Karma Automotive, NIO, FCA Group, Ford & more on February 19-20, Detroit, to examine solutions for delivering faster, cheaper production processes whilst improving the quality of joining & testing of dissimilar materials.

Foam Expo North America
March 26-28, 2019 | Novi, MI USA
Foam Expo is North America's first free-to-attend exhibition and conference for the technical foam industry. The exhibition will unite manufacturers and buyers of technical foam materials, products and services and will serve the entire foam manufacturing industry, including raw materials, chemicals, manufacture and process equipment and all associated services.

Automotive Cybersecurity Detroit
March 27-29, 2019 | Detroit, MI USA
Join FCA, Mitsubishi, Volkswagen and more at Auto IQ's Automotive Cybersecurity Summit as we navigate the most critical opportunities and challenges for vehicle cybersecurity to include ECU security, secure over the air updates (OTAs), V2V/V2I communications, embedded system security, and much more!

IS Auto Europe 2019
April 9-10, 2019 | Berlin, Germany
Image Sensors attracts a wide range of companies from across the digital imaging supply chain. From end users in all the main applications to camera system suppliers, sensor design houses and technology developers, optics suppliers, chip foundries, as well as testing, calibration and other peripheral services. This event focuses on technical aspects of image sensors, placing the innovations and technology in a business context.

16th China International Tire and Wheel Fair
April 9-11, 2019 | Qingdao, China
Founded in 1999, Qingdao Jinnoc Int'l Expo Co., Ltd is one of the leading organizers of industrial and machinery exhibitions, with operations in Qingdao, Shenyang, Shanghai, Beijing, Jinan, Yantai and Guangzhou in China. Focused on providing customers with valuable and professional exhibition services, the company has held more than a dozen regular annual professional exhibitions and trade shows covering the field of machine tools, industrial automation, rubber, tyres, packaging machinery, environmental protection, water treatment equipment, etc.

Ceramics Expo
April 30 - May 1, 2019 | Cleveland, OH USA
Ceramics Expo brings together engineers, decision makers and buyers from the entire advanced ceramics and glass supply chain and end user OEM’s to source new materials, components and technologies, network with like-minded professionals, and discuss the challenges and opportunities in the ceramics industry.

Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
May 13-16, 2019 | Santa Clara, CA USA
Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, co-located with Internet of Things World, will explore the hottest topics shaping the future of the automotive space in Silicon Valley and beyond, such as Data, ADAS Systems, Connectivity/5G and Electric Mobility, Smart Cities, AI & Machine Learning.

MVNOs World Congress
May 21-24, 2019 | Amsterdam, Netherlands
The only global MVNO Dedicated event brings together over 800 senior MVNOs professionals from around the global to learn and network with 130 speakers. Taking place over four days, the event ignites innovation and accelerates growth in the MVNO space through several formal and informal sessions focused on ideas brainstorming, co-operation, problem solving and networking. This is the place to network, learn and get deals done. Key topics include IoT, eSIM, iSIM, M2M, VAS, Blockchain and Fintech.

MVNOs Latin America
June 2019 | Bogota, Colombia
If you're looking to find out more about the MVNOs industry in the Latam region, then we have the event for you! Taking place in Bogota in June, the event gathers the who’s who of the Latam industry to learn and network in one target environment. With over 200 senior delegates in attendance, the possibilities are endless when you attend.

Roadmap 12
June 18-19, 2019 | Portland, OR USA
Sold out in 2018 with over 800 participants, the Roadmap Conference is the nation's largest and most advanced annual conference on electric and smart mobility. Held each summer in the Pacific Northwest, Roadmap includes over 100 national and international speakers, dozens of exhibits, regional smart mobility tours, and high-energy interactive sessions.

July 16-20, 2019 | Plymouth, MI USA
July 16-18, 2019, PlugVolt will be hosting its next Battery Seminar in Plymouth, Michigan (USA). This event will feature an entire day of in-depth training by Exponent on battery design considerations, manufacturing best practices, thermal runaway events, failure analyses, battery management systems (BMS) etc. Next two days will include complementary industry updates provided by subject matter experts from automotive and grid storage OEMs, major battery manufacturers and global Tier 1 system developers. Attendees will also have an exclusive opportunity to tour Intertek’s 100,000+ square-foot Battery Testing Center of Excellence, along with cocktails reception for industry networking.

MVNOs Asia
September 2019 | Hanoi, Vietnam
If you're interested in the APAC region then join us at MVNOs Asia. The event gathers 260+ senior professionals from the MVNO community to learn and network in one place. We're expanding MVNOs' value added services through IoT, Blockchain and Fintech. Discover the possibilities when you learn from 45+ top industry experts in the MVNOs space. Where should you really be this October?

MVNOs Europe
October 15-16 2019 | London
MVNOs Europe is the largest European dedicated MVNO event where over 350 senior delegates come to learn and network. Hot topics covered include iSIM, eSIM, IoT, M2M and more! The European MVNO market is the most mature MVNO market in the world and where the majority of the leading MVNOs brands have developed their success. While the market has thrived with many successful case studies, there are significant changes ahead. Will you be attending?

e-SIM Connect
October 15-16 2019 | London
Attend e-SIM Connect in October 2019 and meet senior delegates and speakers who are the driving force behind the technology. Co-Located with MVNOs Europe, you attend 2 events for the price of 1 pass. Influence eSIM development and take customer experience to the next level. Discover the possibilities when you learn from 45+ speakers.