This issue of Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TOE covers the latest innovations in the field of slippery coatings, graphene-based coatings, antibacterial coatings, and silica-based coatings. These innovations can be used in a wide variety of applications such as consumer packaging, oil and gas, medical, agrochemicals, manufacturing, automotive, and aerospace. It also covers innovations based on the development of a coating from silk that can be used in the packaging of fruits and vegetables to increase their shelf life.
The Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications and strategic insights on various coatings across industries. This encompasses protective and functional coatings such as antimicrobial coatings, food coatings, energy-saving coatings, smart glazing, hydrophilic, hydrophobic and super hydrophobic coatings, corrosion protection coatings, barrier coatings and paints.
The Chemicals and Advanced Materials cluster tracks research & innovation trends and developments across specialty chemicals, plastics, polymers, chemicals, bio-chemicals, metals, coatings, thin films, surface treatments, composites, alloys, oil and gas, fuel additives, fibers and several other related technologies and its impact and application across industries.
1. Advances in Slippery Coatings, Graphene-based Coatings, Antibacterial Coatings, and Silica-based Coatings
- Self-healing Slippery Coatings that with Wetting Characteristics
- Graphene-based Multi-functional Coatings
- Antibacterial Coating that Reduces the Dependence on Antibiotics
- Coating that Combines the Properties of Glass and Polymers
- Coating of Silk Increases the Shelf Life of Fruits and Vegetables
2. Key Contacts