Research focus areas include rapid prototyping (additive manufacturing), lightweighting (multimaterial joining technologies, plastics and metals manufacturing, carbon fibre-based composite manufacturing), smart robotics (agile robots, consumer robots, swarm robotics, cobots), monitoring and control (wireless control networks, human machine interface), and simulation and modeling (design and simulation software).
This is a weekly alert that profiles 4 innovations every week, and provides strategic insights on the innovations, along with key patent holders in the profiled space. Some technology areas covered in this this TOE include lasers, 3D printing, 4D printing, robotics, multimaterial joining, composites manufacturing, machine vision, lean manufacturing, additive manufacturing, micro- and nano- manufacturing, deposition techniques, roll to roll manufacturing, automation and process related innovations, Industry 4.0, SCADA, PLC, DCS, Hydraulics, fluid control.
This TOE highlights innovation features, value propositions, industry impact of 4 weekly innovations along a particular theme, and includes strategic insights on the technology from a global perspective. Strategic insights include insights on IP, competitive landscape, key research focus areas, key success factors for technology adoption, and noteworthy funding details.