Nanotechnology - Global Strategic Business Report

Nanotechnology - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Feb 16, 2018, 717 Pages
US$4,950.00
GIA-MCP1031

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nanotechnology in US$ Million. The Global market is analyzed by the following Product Segments: NanoDevices, NanoMaterials, and NanoTools. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 358 companies including many key and niche players such as -

  • Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. (USA)
  • Advanced Nano Products Co., Limited (South Korea)
  • Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (USA)
  • Bruker Corporation (USA)
  • Catalytic Materials, LLC (USA)
  • Chemat Technology Inc. (USA)
  • ELITech Group (France)
  • eSpin Technologies, Inc. (USA)
  • Hanwha Chemical Corporation (South Korea)
  • Hybrid Plastics Inc. (USA)
  • Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc. (USA)
  • Integran Technologies, Inc. (Canada)
  • Nanocyl S.A. (Belgium)
  • NanoMaterials Ltd. (Israel)
  • Nanosys, Inc. (USA)
  • QuantumSphere, Inc. (USA)
  • Rogue Valley Microdevices, Inc. (USA)
  • Shenzhen Nanotech Port Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Starpharma Holdings (Australia)

Nanotechnology - Global Strategic Business Report
TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      The Science behind Nanotechnology: A Curtain Raiser               II-1
       Breaking Conventional Size Barriers                              II-2
        What can we expect from Nanotechnology?                         II-3
      Nanotechnology Market: An Overview                                II-3
       A Historical Background                                          II-4
       Nanotechnology Holds Potential to Enable Green, Sustainable
        Future                                                          II-6
        Nanotechnology to Transform Lives with Endless Applications     II-6
        Mass Manufacturing of Nanomaterials to Enable Exciting
         Applications                                                   II-7
        New Techniques to Cut Production Cost and Time                  II-8
        Industry Gains Traction                                         II-8
      Robust R&D Scenario Characterizes Nanotechnology Industry         II-8
      Despite Marginal & Sporadic Loss in Growth Rate, Global
       Nanotechnology Market Remains Largely Profitable Amid Recent
        Economic Upheavals                                              II-10
      Nanotechnology Growth Linked to Advanced Materials Invention      II-11
       Nanocellulose                                                    II-12
       Graphene                                                         II-12
       Quantum Dots                                                     II-12
       Carbon Nanotubes                                                 II-12
       Nanocoatings                                                     II-13
      Outlook                                                           II-13

  2. A REVIEW OF KEY NANOTECHNOLOGY PRODUCT MARKETS                     II-15
      Nanomaterials - The Largest Revenue Contributor                   II-15
       Rising Sophistication in Nanomaterial Manufacturing              II-16
       Hybrid Nanomaterials                                             II-16
       Graphene at the Forefront                                        II-17
       Nanocomposites - A Dominant Nanomaterial Category                II-19
        Table 1: World Market for Nanocomposites (2018E): Percentage
        Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Segment -
        Packaging, Building & Construction, Electronics &
        Electrical, Automotive, and Others (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-20
       Nanoparticles Category Add to the Growth Prospects for
        Nanomaterials Market                                            II-21
        Nanoclays - A High Growth Sub-Category of Nanomaterials         II-21
        Carbon Nanotubes Market - A Review                              II-22
         Table 2: Global Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) Market (2018E):
         Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by
         Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)         II-23

         Table 3: Global Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) Market (2018E):
         Percentage Market Share Breakdown by Key End Use Markets
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           II-23

         Table 4: Global Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) Market (2017E):
         Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading
         Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                   II-23
         Multi Walled Carbon Nanotubes Market: The Dominant Product
          Variety                                                       II-24
          Short, Medium & Long Term Applications of MWCNTs              II-24
          Table 5: Global Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) Market: Production
          Capacity by Type of CNT for Year 2018E                        II-25
         Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes Market: A Review                II-25
        Nanofibers - Market Laden with Tremendous Potential for
         Future Growth                                                  II-26
         Table 6: Nanofibers Market by Raw Material Type (2018E):
         Percentage Breakdown of Revenue for Carbon, Ceramic,
         Composite, Glass, Metal, and Polymer Nanofibers (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     II-27
        Nanocoatings: A Major Application of Nanoparticles              II-27
         Expanding Applications of Nanocoatings Spur Growth             II-28
         Environmental Benefits of Nanocoatings Attract Manufacturer
          Attention                                                     II-28
         Growing Need for Better Sanitation & Infection Control
          Drive Demand for Anti-Microbial Nanocoatings                  II-29
         Anti-Corrosion Nanocoatings in Demand                          II-30
         Anti-Fingerprint Nanocoatings to Grow in Prominence            II-31
       Environmental Impacts of Nanomaterials                           II-31
      Nanotools                                                         II-32
      NanoDevices - A Small Market with Big Potential for Growth        II-33
       Nanosensors Redefines Sensor Technology                          II-33

  3. A REVIEW OF MARKET OPPORTUNITIES IN KEY END-USE MARKET SEGMENTS    II-34
      Nanotechnology Drives Electronics from Microelectronics to
       Nanoelectronics                                                  II-34
       Shift in Direction Towards “More Than Moore’s Law” Brings
        Spotlight on Nanointegration                                    II-35
       CNTs Finding Robust Demand in Electronics Market                 II-36
        Growing Need for Boosting Computer Disk Drive CNT Enabled
         Storage                                                        II-36
        CNT Applications in Supercapacitors and Batteries to Drive
         Growth                                                         II-36
      Chemical Industry to Massively Benefit from Nanotechnology        II-37
      Nanotechnology Revolutionizes Pharmaceuticals & HealthCare        II-38
       Nanomedicine Market to Achieve Phenomenal Growth                 II-39
       High Demand for Nanobots and Nano Healthcare Devices             II-39
       Nanotechnology Gaining Prominence for Treatment of Cancer        II-40
       Nanodiagnostic Products to Witness Strong Demand Growth          II-41
       Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery: A Specialized Market
        Opportunity                                                     II-42
       Nanotechnology’s Capability to Advance Modern Sensing Tools
        Extending its Application to POC Devices                        II-43
       Dendrimers Serve as a Base to Build Multifunctional Nanodevices  II-44
       Nanotechnology Rescues Poor Water Soluble Drugs from Abandonment II-44
      Agriculture & Food Industry                                       II-45
       Strong Demand for Packaged Foods Benefits Adoption of
        Nanotechnology                                                  II-46
       Nano-Encapsulated Food Additives - An Emerging Area              II-47
      Preference for Smart Cars Benefits Demand for Nanotechnology
       in the Automotive Industry                                       II-47
      Application of Nanotechnology in Consumer Goods Industry
       Poised to Grow                                                   II-48
       Advancements in Personal Care Products                           II-49
      Opportunities Abound in Building & Construction Sector            II-49
      Nanotechnology Set to Revolutionize Alternative Energy Sector     II-50
       Photovoltaics - High Potential Market                            II-51
      Low-Dimensional Nanomaterials Hold Potential to Transform
       Future Technologies                                              II-51
      Nanotechnology Emerges as a Key to Enhance Quality of Water
       Filtration and Desalination                                      II-52
      Aerospace & Defense                                               II-53
       CNTs find Applications in Bullet Proof Vests for Military/
        Defense Sector - A Case in Point                                II-53
      Developed Markets Represent Traditional Revenue Contributors
       While Developing Markets Turn Hotspots for Future Growth         II-54

  4. KEY CHALLENGES TO RECKON WITH & WAY FORWARD                        II-55
      Factors Impeding Growth of Nanotechnology: A Peek Into Challenges II-55
       Controversies Still Dog Nanotechnology                           II-55
       Factors Hampering Rapid Commercialization                        II-55
        Delay in Setting up Labs                                        II-55
        Legal & Regulatory Processes Delay Release of Funds             II-55
        Difficulty in getting Money                                     II-55
        R&D - Not an Instant Result Generating Activity                 II-55
        Scarcity of Researchers with Appropriate Training               II-56
        Limited Access to Tools & Technologies                          II-56
        Research Duplication & Absence of Common Standards              II-56
        Legal and Financial Constraints for Startups                    II-57
        Investment Issues and High Costs Delay Rapid Commercialization  II-58
        Separating Hype from Reality - A Major Challenge                II-58
      Negligent Attitude of Companies towards Potential Challenges
       of Widespread Use of Nanomaterials                               II-59
       Potential Impact of Nanomaterials on Environment and Health      II-59
      Need of the Hour                                                  II-60
       Guarded and Protective Stance on Intellectual Property & Open
        Knowledge-Sharing                                               II-60
       Development of Industrial Processes for Patterning Materials
        on Nanoscale                                                    II-61
       Effective Utilization of Government Budgets                      II-61

  5. R&D STRUCTURE & FINANCING                                          II-62
      Focus on Nanotechnology on the Rise Globally                      II-62
       Collaboration between Universities and Industries for
        Advancement of Nanotechnology Gains Momentum                    II-62
       BRICS Vie to Become Key Centers for Nanotechnology               II-63
      Research & Development - The Nanotechnology Lifeline              II-64
      Pioneers into a Small World                                       II-65
       US, EU and Japan - Spearheading Nanotech R&D Revolution          II-65
       National Initiatives Promote R&D Efforts in Rest of World        II-66
      Cross-disciplinary Nature Demands Coordinated Research            II-66
       Interdisciplinary Nature Demands a Collective Approach           II-66
      “United We Discover” - Industry’s Call to Universities &
       Research Houses                                                  II-68
      Academic Research Institutions - Pioneering Commercial
       Applications                                                     II-68
       The Commercialization Process                                    II-69
      Funding - The Lifeline for R&D                                    II-69
      Research Arenas - Funding Dictates the Direction                  II-70
       Nanocompetence by Geographic Region/Country                      II-70
      Government Bodies & Venture Capitalists Fuel Research Initiatives II-71
      Why Invest in Nanotech?                                           II-71
       The Societal and Industrial Implications of Nanotechnology       II-72
       Life Sciences (Medicine, Biology, Pharmacy and Health)           II-72
       Industrial Sector (Materials, Products and Manufacturing)        II-72
       Environment                                                      II-73
       Water Resources                                                  II-73
       Energy                                                           II-73
       Agriculture                                                      II-73
       Space Exploration Programs                                       II-73
       Defense Capabilities                                             II-74
       The Timing                                                       II-74
      Investment Management and Control                                 II-74
       Investment Objectives - What, Where and How Much?                II-74
        Chemicals and Advanced Materials                                II-74
        Electronics and Communications                                  II-74
        Biotechnology                                                   II-75
      Investment Criteria - Analysis and Decision Process               II-75
       Venture Funding - Analysis & Decision Process                    II-75
       Management of the Company                                        II-76
       Product                                                          II-76
       Technology                                                       II-76
       Target Market                                                    II-76
       Business Model & Strategy                                        II-76

  6. NANOTECH PATENTS - AN OVERVIEW                                     II-77
      Proliferation of Nanotechnology Patent                            II-77
      Patents - Guarding Intellectual Property                          II-77
       An Introduction - Concepts Made Clearer                          II-77
        Inventor                                                        II-77
        Types of Patent Claims                                          II-77
        Patent Claims - Basic Rules of the Game                         II-77
        General Patent Trends                                           II-77
      Intellectual Property (IP) Patents                                II-78
       Types of Intellectual Property                                   II-78
        Patents                                                         II-78
        Nanotechnology Patents - Unique Characterization                II-78
        Corporate IP Policy                                             II-78
        Patent Protection Vital for Investment                          II-78
      Industry’s Multidisciplinary Nature Calls for Regulations         II-79
      Nanotechnology Patent/Claim Trends - What’s New                   II-80

  7. TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW                                                II-81
      A Conceptual Definition                                           II-81
       Think Small                                                      II-81
       What is Nanotechnology?                                          II-81
        It is -                                                         II-81
        It is not-                                                      II-81
       Background                                                       II-82
      Analysis of Major Product Segments                                II-82
       Dendrimers                                                       II-82
       Fullerenes                                                       II-83
       Nanobelts                                                        II-83
       Nanocapsules                                                     II-83
       Nanocrystalline Materials                                        II-83
       Nanofibers                                                       II-84
        Surface Properties                                              II-84
       Nanoparticles                                                    II-84
       Nanoporous Materials                                             II-85
       Nanosprings                                                      II-85
       Nanotubes                                                        II-85
       Nanowires                                                        II-86
       Quantum Dots                                                     II-86
        Nanotech Applications - An End-Use Perspective                  II-86
      Tools & Process Instruments                                       II-87
       Scanning Tunneling Microscopes (STMs)                            II-87
       Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs)                                  II-87
       Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPMs)                                II-87
      Chemicals                                                         II-88
       Nanostructured Materials                                         II-88
        Nanostructured Materials - Application Areas                    II-88
       Catalysts                                                        II-89
        Attributes of Nanoparticulate Catalysts                         II-89
        Future Scenario - A Road Map                                    II-90
      Paints and Coatings                                               II-90
       Coatings                                                         II-90
      Membranes and Filtration                                          II-91
      Composites                                                        II-91
      Sunscreens with UV-light Absorbing Nanoparticles                  II-91
      Others                                                            II-91
       Alloys - A Definite Facelift                                     II-91
      Semiconductors & Electronics                                      II-92
       Nanophotonics - Directing Tomorrow’s Telecom                     II-92
        Near Field Scanning Optical Microscopy (NSOM)                   II-93
        Nanocrystals                                                    II-93
       Memory and Display Systems                                       II-93
       Optoelectronic Applications                                      II-94
        Nanotechnology - Its Relevance in Optical Fiber
         Communication Systems                                          II-94
         The Present Scenario                                           II-94
         The Future - What it Holds                                     II-94
       Precision Engineering, Optics and Analytics                      II-95
       Quantum Computing                                                II-95
       Electronics and Electromechanical Systems                        II-95
       Miniature Bar Coded Beads Herald New Age Electronics             II-96
      Automotive/Transportation Industry                                II-96
       Sensors and Displays                                             II-96
        Sensors                                                         II-96
        Global Positioning System (GPS) Sensors                         II-97
       Catalytic Converters and Filters                                 II-97
      Aerospace and Defense                                             II-97
       Aerospace                                                        II-97
        Smart Aircraft                                                  II-98
       Defense                                                          II-98
        Surveillance and Smart Uniforms                                 II-99
        Structural Materials and Coatings                               II-99
        Weapons                                                         II-100
      Pharma & Healthcare                                               II-100
       Nanotechnology and Life Sciences - A Potent Mix                  II-100
       Most Hyped Applications are in the Biotech Arena                 II-101
       Actual Implementation Areas                                      II-102
       Hand-Held Disease Detector                                       II-102
       Biomedical Nanotechnology                                        II-103
       Drug Delivery                                                    II-103
       Nanoparticles and Gene Therapy                                   II-104
       Others                                                           II-105
        Nanomachines - The Tech Revolution                              II-105
      Food                                                              II-105
       Edible Wraps - Putting Recycling out of Fashion                  II-105
      Other End-use Applications                                        II-105
       Energy                                                           II-105
        Quantum Wells (QW) Solar Cells                                  II-106
        Dye Sensitised Nanocrystalline Devices                          II-106
         Fuel Cells and Rechargeables                                   II-106
       Power Transmission                                               II-107
        Nanoelectronics - Now and Ahead                                 II-107
       Lighting                                                         II-107
        Nanoproperties of Light                                         II-108
         Nanolasers                                                     II-108
         Nanocrystals                                                   II-108
       Other Miscellaneous End-Use Applications                         II-109
        Proteins - A New Way of Making Wires                            II-109
        E-Textiles - The Smart New Dress Code                           II-109
      Futuristic Applications                                           II-110
       Bio-molecular Motors                                             II-110
       Genetic and Tissue Engineering                                   II-110
        External Tissue Products                                        II-110
        Internal Tissue Implants                                        II-111
        Dental and Bone Replacement                                     II-111
        Protein and Gene Analysis                                       II-111
        Nanorobot Therapeutics                                          II-111
       Lab-on-a-Chip Techniques                                         II-112
       Medical Diagnostic Sensors                                       II-113
       Nano Medical Devices - From Surgical Tools to Contact Lenses     II-113
       Nanoengineered Prosthetics                                       II-113
       Nanotubes - Potential Drug Delivery Vehicles                     II-113
       Quantum Computers                                                II-114

  8. TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGIES                                        II-115
      Top-down and Bottom-up Concepts                                   II-115
       Nanoscale Structure Construction Techniques                      II-115
        Dip-Pen Nanolithography                                         II-115
        Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)                           II-116
        Self-Assembly                                                   II-116
        Soft Lithography                                                II-117
       Common Enabling Technologies                                     II-117
        Electron Microscopy                                             II-117
        Micromachining                                                  II-118
        Molecular Design/Modeling                                       II-118
        Nanolithography                                                 II-119
        Nanoprobes                                                      II-119
         Nano Probes in Intra-Cellular Study                            II-119
         Quantum Dots in Nano Probing                                   II-120
         Chemical and Magnetic Nano Probes                              II-120
        Supramolecular Chemistry                                        II-120
         Thin Film Technology                                           II-120
       Nanomaterial Synthesis Techniques                                II-121
        Amorphous Crystallization                                       II-121
        Chemical Precipitation                                          II-121
        Combustion Synthesis                                            II-121
        Dip Coating                                                     II-122
        Dynamic-Magnetic Consolidation                                  II-122
        Electro-Deposition                                              II-122
        Electrophoretic Deposition                                      II-123
         Application of EPD to SOFC Fabrication                         II-123
        Field-Assisted Sintering Techniques                             II-123
        Gas Condensation With Thermal Evaporation                       II-123
        Gas-Phase Processing                                            II-124
        High-Energy Milling                                             II-124
         Applications                                                   II-124
        Hydrodynamic Cavitation                                         II-124
        Hydrothermal Processing                                         II-125
         Metal Powders                                                  II-125
         Electroceramic Powders                                         II-125
         Organic Carbon Oxidation                                       II-125
         Cereals                                                        II-125
         Removal and Stabilizing of Arsenic                             II-126
         Birch Wood                                                     II-126
         Wheat Gluten Isolate                                           II-126
         Reduction of BOD                                               II-126
        Jet-Printing Process                                            II-126
        Mechano-Chemical Synthesis                                      II-126
        Inter-Metallic Compounds                                        II-127
         Quantum Dots                                                   II-127
         Nanotubes of Boron Nitrides                                    II-127
         Thermoelectric Material - Iron Disilicide                      II-127
        Quasi-Isostatic Pressure Process                                II-127
        Self-Assembly of Nano-particles                                 II-127
        Severe Plastic Deformation                                      II-128
        Shockwave Compaction                                            II-128
        Sinter-Forging                                                  II-128
        Slurry-Coating Routes                                           II-129
        Sol-Gel Processing                                              II-129
        Solid-State Processes                                           II-130
        Sono-chemical Synthesis                                         II-130
        Spin Coating                                                    II-130
        Thermal Plasma Synthesis                                        II-131
        Thermal Spray Coating                                           II-131
        Thermo-Chemical Synthesis                                       II-131
        Vacuum Evaporation on Running Liquids (VERL)                    II-132
        Wet Chemical Processes                                          II-132

  9. NANOTECH FEARS - ARE THEY JUSTIFIED?                               II-133
      The Flip Side of Molecular Nanotechnology (MNT)                   II-133
       Economic Disturbance from Plentiful Accessibility of Cheap
        Products                                                        II-134
        Nanotechnology A Disruptive Development: Disturbing Delicate
         Economic Balance                                               II-134
       Economic Imbalance Due to Highly Inflated Prices                 II-135
        High-Cost                                                       II-135
       Right Technology in the Wrong Hands                              II-135
       Small can be Dangerous - Multitude of Miniscule Lethal Weaponry  II-135
       The Grey Goo Horror                                              II-136
       Military Risks - High Destruction System                         II-136
        Misuse of Nanotechnology: Remains a Stark Possibility           II-136
       Environmental and Biological Risks - A Serious Issue             II-136
        Major Proposals and Efforts Underway on Nanoparticle Safety     II-137
       Synopsis - No Radicals Please!                                   II-138

  10. PRODUCT LAUNCHES                                                  II-139
      Liquipel Introduces INVISIBLE SCREEN PROTECTION                   II-139
      Bruker Unveils NanoMechanics Lab for Dimension AFMs               II-139

  11. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                          II-140
      Enel Commissions First Nanotechnology-based Wastewater
       Treatment Plant in Latin America                                 II-140
      LatticeGear and NanoTechnology Solutions Sign Distribution
       Agreement for Cleaving and Scribing Solutions                    II-140
      Evonik Acquires Minority Stake in Nanotech Industrial Solutions   II-140
      Nanosys Partners with Exciton Technology                          II-140
      Nanomedical Diagnostics Partners Rogue Valley Microdevices for
       AGILE R100                                                       II-140
      Integran Signs Exclusivity Agreement with Christian Koenen for
       Nanovate™ SMT Solder Stencil Foils                               II-140
      European Chemicals Agency Inks Delegation Agreement with EC EU
       Observatory for Nanomaterials                                    II-141
      Silvaco Merges with Global TCAD Solutions                         II-141
      Integricote Signs Distribution Deal with Binford Supply           II-141
      Luminex Acquires Nanosphere                                       II-141
      TCL Selects Nanosys Quantum Dot for New Premium UltraHD HDR
       Televisions                                                      II-141
      Vexti Enters into a Licensing Agreement with Northeastern and
       Brown Universities for Development of Nanotechnology Products    II-141
      QuantumSphere Completes Advanced Production Facility              II-141
      Nanocyl Introduces a New Carbon Nanotubes Product - ELASTOCYL™
       HTV1001                                                          II-142
      Shenzhen Nanotech Port Co Formally Launches Shenzhen Nanotubes
       Port Project                                                     II-142

  12. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS                                           II-143
      Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. (USA)                         II-143
      Advanced Nano Products Co., Limited (South Korea)                 II-143
      Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (USA)                                II-144
      Bruker Corporation (USA)                                          II-144
      Catalytic Materials, LLC (USA)                                    II-144
      Chemat Technology Inc. (USA)                                      II-145
      ELITech Group (France)                                            II-145
      eSpin Technologies, Inc. (USA)                                    II-146
      Hanwha Chemical Corporation (South Korea)                         II-146
      Hybrid Plastics Inc. (USA)                                        II-147
      Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc. (USA)                      II-147
      Integran Technologies, Inc. (Canada)                              II-147
      Nanocyl S.A. (Belgium)                                            II-148
      NanoMaterials Ltd. (Israel)                                       II-148
      Nanosys, Inc. (USA)                                               II-149
      QuantumSphere, Inc. (USA)                                         II-149
      Rogue Valley Microdevices, Inc. (USA)                             II-149
      Shenzhen Nanotech Port Co., Ltd. (China)                          II-149
      Starpharma Holdings (Australia)                                   II-150

  13. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                         II-151
      Table 7: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
      Nanotechnology Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
      Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of
      World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in
      US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-151

      Table 8: World Historic Review for Nanotechnology Products by
      Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
      (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently
      Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years
      2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-152

      Table 9: World 14-Year Perspective for Nanotechnology Products
      by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
      US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and
      Rest of World Markets for the Years 2011, 2017 and 2024
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-153

      Table 10: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
      Nanotechnology Products by Product Category - NanoDevices,
      NanoMaterials and NanoTools Markets Independently Analyzed
      with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2016 through
      2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-154

      Table 11: World Historic Review for Nanotechnology Products by
      Product Category - NanoDevices, NanoMaterials and NanoTools
      Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
      Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-155

      Table 12: World 14-Year Perspective for Nanotechnology
      Products by Product Category - Percentage Breakdown of
      Revenues for NanoDevices, NanoMaterials and NanoTools Markets
      for the Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding
      Graph/Chart)                                                      II-156


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Overview                                                        III-1
        US Nanotechnology Industry - Characterized by Diverse Value
         Chain Participants                                             III-2
        Research and Innovation - Key to Nanotechnology                 III-2
        A Review of Select End-Use Industries Promising Revenue
         Opportunities                                                  III-2
         Electronics and Communications                                 III-2
         Health and Life Sciences                                       III-3
          Cancer Medications and Treatments                             III-4
          Early Detection of Cancer through Nanopore Sensors            III-4
          Nanodiamond Contrast Agents for MRI                           III-5
         Chemicals and Advanced Materials                               III-6
         Transportation                                                 III-6
         Renewable Energy Infrastructure - Solar Cells                  III-6
         Nanotechnology for Agriculture and Food Processing             III-7
        Advancements in Nanotechnology                                  III-7
        Trends and Issues                                               III-9
         Collaborated Efforts - The In-Thing                            III-9
         Time- to-Market remains a Central Concern                      III-9
         National Nanotechnology Alliance - Driving the R&D             III-10
         Leading Universities and Their Contribution to Nano Research   III-10
         Tools Act as Foundation for Higher Commercial Applications     III-11
         First-Mover Status Doesn’t Guarantee an Edge                   III-12
         Patent Profile                                                 III-13
         Challenges                                                     III-13
          Application Specific Nanomaterials Development Still Years
           Away                                                         III-13
          Less Demand from Semiconductor Segment                        III-13
          Challenges Galore for Start Up Companies in Nano Markets      III-13
        Nanomedicine Market Set for High Growth                         III-13
        Carbon Nanotubes Market                                         III-14
         Research Institutes and their Involvement in Developing
          Carbon Nanotubes                                              III-15
         Early Entrants - A Profile of Company Size and Life Cycle      III-16
         Research Institutions                                          III-16
          Ames Research Center                                          III-16
          California Institute of Technology                            III-16
          GE Global Research                                            III-17
          IBM Research                                                  III-17
          Johnson Space Center                                          III-17
          Motorola Labs                                                 III-18
          University of California                                      III-18
          University of Texas                                           III-19
        Product Launches                                                III-19
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-20
        Key Players                                                     III-21
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-26
        Table 13: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
        Nanotechnology Products Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
        Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-26

        Table 14: US Historic Review for Nanotechnology Products
        Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years
        2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-27

  2. CANADA                                                             III-28
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-28
        Outlook                                                         III-28
        Issues and Trends                                               III-28
        Brain Drain - Losing the Best and Brightest                     III-29
         Universities and Government Agencies Involved in Nanoscale
          Research                                                      III-29
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-30
        Key Player                                                      III-30
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-31
        Table 15: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Nanotechnology Products Analyzed with Annual Revenues in
        US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-31

        Table 16: Canadian Historic Review for Nanotechnology
        Products Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
        the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-32

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-33
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-33
        Overview                                                        III-33
        Analysis by End-Use Industry Segments                           III-33
         Electronics and Communications                                 III-33
         Chemicals and Advanced Materials                               III-34
         Transportation                                                 III-34
         Health and Life Sciences                                       III-34
        Nanotechnology - A Strategic Pillar in Nation’s S&T Plan        III-34
         Leading Japanese Institutions Involved in Nanotechnology
          Programs Over the Years                                       III-35
        Japanese Government - Leading the R&D Initiatives               III-36
         New National Programs Drive R&D Effort                         III-36
          Japanese Programs in Nanotechnology Over the Years            III-36
        IT/Electronics and Nanostructured Materials - Favored
         Research Arenas                                                III-37
        Alloys - A New Dimension                                        III-37
        Nanotechnology Consortium - An Interface for Technology
         Transfer                                                       III-37
        Hindrances to Development of Nanotechnology                     III-38
         Reliability                                                    III-38
         Cost                                                           III-38
         Productivity                                                   III-38
         Interface Between Nanotechnology And Conventional Technology   III-38
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-39
        Table 17: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Nanotechnology Products Analyzed with Annual Revenues in
        US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-39

        Table 18: Japanese Historic Review for Nanotechnology
        Products Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
        the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-40

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-41
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-41
        Overview                                                        III-41
         European Programs in Nanotechnology                            III-41
        Healthcare and Life Sciences Dominate European
         Nanotechnology Market                                          III-42
         Nanotechnology Finds Application in Diagnosis and Treatment
          of Cancer                                                     III-42
         Targeting Nanoparticles                                        III-43
        Lack of Awareness Limits Application of Nanotechnology in
         Food and Feed Sectors                                          III-43
        Establishing a Regulatory Framework for Nanotechnology          III-44
        Nanoelectronics in Europe - An Overview                         III-44
         Position of European Nanoelectronics Industry                  III-45
          Transformation of Business Models                             III-45
          Transformation of Research Models                             III-45
          Migration of Nanoelectronics Producers                        III-45
          Technological Impediments                                     III-45
          Mediocre Functioning of European Research Organizations       III-46
          Large-Scale Nanoelectronics Research Activities               III-46
          Split in Research Investments                                 III-46
          Inadequacy of Existing Funding Instruments                    III-46
        Trends and Issues                                               III-47
         European NanoBusiness Association - Powering R&D Effort        III-47
         Commercialization of Products - Separating Hype from Reality   III-48
          Commercialization Challenges                                  III-48
        R&D Institution                                                 III-49
         Philips Research (The Netherlands)                             III-49
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-50
        Table 19: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Nanotechnology Products by Geographic Region - France,
        Germany, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years
        2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-50

        Table 20: European Historic Review for Nanotechnology
        Products by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK and Rest
        of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-51

        Table 21: European 14-Year Perspective for Nanotechnology
        Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
        Revenues for France, Germany, UK and Rest of Europe Markets
        for the Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-52

  4a. FRANCE                                                            III-53
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-53
        Key Player                                                      III-53
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-54
        Table 22: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Nanotechnology Products Analyzed with Annual Revenues in
        US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-54

        Table 23: French Historic Review for Nanotechnology Products
        Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years
        2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-55

  4b. GERMANY                                                           III-56
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-56
        Germany Leads the Way in Europe                                 III-56
        Germany and China - Key Nanotechnology Markets                  III-56
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-58
        Table 24: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Nanotechnology Products Analyzed with Annual Revenues in
        US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-58

        Table 25: German Historic Review for Nanotechnology Products
        Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years
        2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-59

  4c. UNITED KINGDOM                                                    III-60
       Market Analysis                                                  III-60
        Table 26: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
        Nanotechnology Products Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
        Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-60

        Table 27: UK Historic Review for Nanotechnology Products
        Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years
        2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-61

  4d. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-62
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-62
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-62
        Key Player                                                      III-62
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-63
        Table 28: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Nanotechnology Products Analyzed with Annual
        Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-63

        Table 29: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Nanotechnology
        Products Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
        the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-64

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-65
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-65
        Overview and Structure                                          III-65
        Nanotech Companies in Asia-Pacific: China Tops the List         III-65
        Nanotech Players in Asia-Pacific by Area of Operation           III-65
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-66
        Table 30: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Nanotechnology Products by Geographic Region -
        China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years
        2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-66

        Table 31: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Nanotechnology
        Products by Geographic Region - China and Rest of
        Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2011 through 2015
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-67

        Table 32: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for
        Nanotechnology Products by Geographic Region - Percentage
        Breakdown of Revenues for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific
        Markets for the Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-68

  5a. CHINA                                                             III-69
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-69
        Government Takes the R&D Initiative                             III-69
         Chinese Agencies involved in Nanotech                          III-69
        Nation’s First Nanometer Technology Industrial Base Set up
         in Tianjin                                                     III-70
        China Catching Up US in Nanotechnology R&D Race                 III-70
         Researchers Engage in Nanotechnology Development               III-71
         China Moves in Top Gear                                        III-72
        Carbon Nanotubes Market                                         III-72
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-72
        Key Player                                                      III-73
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-74
        Table 33: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Nanotechnology Products Analyzed with Annual Revenues in
        US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-74

        Table 34: Chinese Historic Review for Nanotechnology
        Products Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
        the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-75

  5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC                                              III-76
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-76
        A Geographic Break-up                                           III-76
         Australia - Part of the Tiny Revolution                        III-76
          R&D Initiatives                                               III-77
           Nanostructural Analysis Network Organization Leads
            Research Initiative                                         III-77
            Prominent Australian Groups with their Principal Field
             of Research                                                III-77
            Australian Projects in Nanotechnology                       III-78
           UNSW Develops Novel Technology for Large Scale Electronic
            Nanomaterials Production                                    III-79
          The World’s First Undergraduate Degree in Nanotechnology      III-79
           Sydney-based Company Creates World’s First Nanometer-
            Sized Working Device                                        III-79
          Challenges for Nanotechnology Development in Australia        III-80
          Strategies for Overcoming the Challenges                      III-80
          The National Nanofabrication Facility (NNF) and Network       III-80
          Opportunities                                                 III-81
         India                                                          III-81
          An Insight into the Indian Nanotechnology Industry            III-82
          Nanomedicine Market Gains Pace in India                       III-83
         Thailand                                                       III-83
         Singapore                                                      III-84
         South Korea                                                    III-84
          Ministry of Science & Technology Takes Initiative for
           Nanotech Funding                                             III-84
          Information Technology Industry Leads Nanotech R&D Efforts    III-84
          Carbon Nanotubes Market                                       III-85
          Key Areas of Research - Energy, Optics, Textiles and
           Medical Equipment                                            III-85
          Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology - A Key South
           Korean R&D Participant                                       III-85
         Taiwan                                                         III-85
          Overview                                                      III-85
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-86
        Key Players                                                     III-86
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-88
        Table 35: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
        Future Analysis for Nanotechnology Products Analyzed with
        Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2016 through
        2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                       III-88

        Table 36: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for
        Nanotechnology Products Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
        Million for the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-89

  6. REST OF WORLD                                                      III-90
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-90
        Nanotechnology Becomes the Focal Point in the Arab World        III-90
        Israel                                                          III-90
         Areas of Importance                                            III-90
         Nano Textile Develops Nanotechnology Based Antibacterial
          Fabric Treatment Solution                                     III-91
        Iran                                                            III-92
        Nanotechnology Industry Advancements in Brazil                  III-92
        Recent Industry Activity                                        III-93
        Key Player                                                      III-93
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-94
        Table 37: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Nanotechnology Products Analyzed with Annual
        Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2016 through 2024
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-94

        Table 38: Rest of World Historic Review for Nanotechnology
        Products Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
        the Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-95


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 358 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 374)

     The United States (184)
     Canada (7)
     Japan (34)
     Europe (118)
     - France (6)
     - Germany (53)
     - The United Kingdom (24)
     - Italy (2)
     - Rest of Europe (33)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (26)
     Middle East (5)
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Date of Publication:
Feb 16, 2018
Number of Pages:
717 Pages