This issue of High-tech Materials TOE showcases rejuvenation capsules enabling self-healing attributes when integrated into the binding system of a pavement, protein powder developed from non-GMO yellow pea using a water separation process, an environment-friendly paint as replacement for traditional lime-based paints in buildings, carbon nanotube-based fillers, and a biodegradable alternative to traditional polymeric solutions.
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.
1. Recent Advances in Material Development
Rejuvenation Capsules for Self-healing Asphalt
Pea Protein to Encapsulate Nutraceuticals
Lime Paints Infused with Graphene to Provide Extra Durability to Building Interiors
Smart Composite Developed Using an Environment-friendly Functionalization Process
Biodegradable Hydrogels to Adapt to Chemically Unstable Environments
2. Key Contacts