This issue of High-Tech Materials TOE covers recent material innovations focused on a thermal regulated textile, textile-based microbial fuel cells, and an agrowaste-based adsorbent. These advanced materials can be used for various industries with different potential application such as wearable electronics, sportswear, and wastewater treatment. The profiled innovations include highly thermal conductive textiles, stretchable microbial fuel cells, low cost adsorbents for organic pollutant and heavy metals, lightweight laminated textiles, and reversible thermal regulated fabrics.
The High-Tech Materials TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights on various materials across industries. Some material technologies include lightweight materials, bio–based materials, ceramics, smart materials, fibers, nanomaterials, responsive materials, polymers, woven and non woven materials, polymers and plastics and packaging materials. The Chemicals and Advanced Materials cluster tracks research and innovation trends and developments across specialty chemicals, plastics, polymers, chemicals, bio-chemicals, metals, coatings, thinfilms, surface treatments, composites, alloys, oil and gas, fuel additives, fibers, and several other related technologies and its impact and application across industries.
Recent Advancements in Material Technologies
- Thermal Conductive Textile Using 3D Printed Nanofibers
- Stretchable Textile-based Microbial Fuel Cells for Wearable Electronics
- Adsorbent Materials Using Fruit Byproducts for Wastewater Treatment
- Polyester High-gauge Knitting Material Laminated with Breathable Film
- Reversible Fabrics to Keep Skin with Ambient Temperature
- Key Contacts