Nanotechnology and nanomaterials are key enablers for a whole new generation of products and processes. New products with enhanced properties are coming onto the market from a broad range of players in consumer electronics, packaging, healthcare and coatings.
Nanotechnology Industry and Market Review 2017-2018 is a comprehensive guide to materials, markets and products in nanotech from January 2017 to January 2018. This publication details leading developments within the industry during this period.
This publication provides a comprehensive review the state of the nanotech sector at present, it’s development, and future prospects. Strategic analysis of the key global markets nanotech will impact is the core theme.
1. Graphene in printable, flexible and stretchable electronic devices and sensors that will revolutionalize consumer electronics and health (Page 4)
The wearables revolution
Medical and healthcare wearables and sensors
2. Graphene in construction (Pg. 11)
3. Graphene in lighting (Pg. 14)
Organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs).
Graphene LED light bulbs.
Deep ultraviolet light (UV light) LEDs
4. Graphene in Australia (Pg. 18)
Graphene companies in Australia.
5. Graphene anti-corrosion coatings (Pg. 22)
Green anti-corrosion coatings.
The oil and gas market.
The marine market.
6. Graphene pricing (Pg. 28)
Why the distinctions between different grades of graphene are important.
Prospects for new processes to make high quality graphene.
Selling prices for the different recognized variants of graphene. The price per unit mass of different materials referred to as graphene ranges over an amazing 9 orders of magnitude, for a billion dollars per kilogram equivalent of monolayer material (though of course the amount of this material is very small) to a few dollars per kilogram for exfoliated graphite.
Processes for producing large quantities of the highest grade materials, namely monolayer and/or few-layer graphene, at a modest cost.
7. Graphene batteries (Pg. 34)
Graphene in lithium-ion batteries (LIB).
Graphene in lithium-air batteries.
8. Self-healing capabilities coatings, polymers and polymer composites (Pg. 40)
What are self-healing materials?
Self-healing polymer composites.
Metal matrix composites.
3d printing of self-healing materials.
Self-healing single-walled carbon nanotubes.
Graphene self-healing materials.
Shape memory composites.
Markets for self-healing materials and coatings.
9. Nanotechnology in medical wearables (Pg. 48)
Patch-type skin sensors.
Wearable sweat sensors.
10. Nanocomposites (P. 58)
Markets for nanocomposites.
11. Nanotechnology in smart textiles (Pg. 64)
Types of smart textiles.
Smart textile products.
Energy harvesting textiles.
12. Nanocellulose in Japan (Pg. 72)
NanoFibrillar Cellulose (NFC).
NanoCrystalline Cellulose (NCC).
Nanocellulose producers in Japan.
13. Conductive nano inks (Pg. 78)
Graphene conductive inks.
14. The market for Ta-C coatings (Pg. 82)
Main hard ta-C coating material properties.
Comparison with graphene.
ta-C for larger applications.
Recent progress in carbon fundamentals.
ta-C future markets.
15. Waterproofing electronics (Pg. 90)
Nanocoatings for waterproofing electronics.
Main hydrophobic, superhydrophobic nanocoatings product developers in waterproofing electronics and coatings techniques.
16. Graphene quantum dots (Pg. 94)
Recent commercial activity.
17. The market for single wall carbon nanotubes (Pg. 100)
18. Nanotechnology in the smart textiles and wearables market (Pg. 106)
From rigid to flexible and stretchable.
19. Nanotech investments, deals and funding January 2017-December 2017 (Pg. 112)
20. Nanotech government, regulation & policy news January 2017-December 2017 (Pg. 136)
21. Nanotech business and product news January 2017-December 2017 (Pg. 150)
22. Graphene business and product news January 2017-December 2017 (Pg. 180)
23. Nanocoatings business and product news January 2017-December 2017 (Pg. 234)
24. Other nanotech business and product news January 2017-December 2017 (Pg. 244)