This issue of High-Tech Materials profiles material innovations in the adhesives, healthcare, water, and aviation industries. Innovations include an ultra-sticky adhesive, a self-disinfecting textile which can be incorporated into doorplate devices to prevent bacterial infections, a self-adhesive electrode material that can be used in health monitoring, and a ceramic material that self-repairs cracks for use in the aircraft industry.
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
- Gecko-inspired Dry Adhesives Using a Simple Fabrication Method
- Self-disinfecting Textile Device to Prevent Bacterial Contamination
- Non-irritant, Self-adhesive and Super Soft Electrode for Health Monitoring
- Hydrolytically Stable Metal Organic Framework with High Water Adsorption Capacity
- Self-healing Ceramic Materials for Aircraft Engines
- Key Contacts