ARK Investment Management (ARK Invest) is an investment adviser and private investment firm. It specializes in thematic investing and focuses on areas of innovation, including genomics, industrial transformation, and the next generation of web development. Areas of original research include agricultural biology, bioinformatics, instrumentation, molecular medicine, genomic sequencing, and stem cells. ARK Invest also invests in reasearch in such fields as 3D printing, alternative energy sources, autonomous technology and robotics, development of infrastructure, and space exploration. The firm caters to the manufacturing, technology, healthcare, financial sectors.