3D printing of highly viscous materials, electrode materials, complex terpene synthesis, and leachable materials is seen to be driving the hi-tech materials business. Materials developed using chitosan for treatment of post trauma damage recovery are gaining high interest due to their compatibility with the host. Developing materials that will increase efficiency and performance of turbine blades and enable high precision and quality, synthesis methods for complex terepenes that are environmentally friendly and mimic nature, polymeric encapsulation of mineral pellets that enable self-healing in cement during construction are key research areas that have gained high interest amongst researchers. This High-Tech Materials TOE profiles recent research innovations that are focused toward sustainability in hi-tech materials.
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.
Keywords: Materials for turbine engine, highly viscous materials, leachable materials, polymeric materials, terpene synthesis, self-healing materials
1. Recent Innovations in High-Tech Materials
- Leachable Materials for Turbine Engine Blades
- 3D Printing of Heterogeneous High-viscosity Materials Using Ultrasonic Vibrations
- Medical Polymeric Materials to Repair Damaged Human Organs and Tissues
- Terpene Synthesis using a Technique that Mimics Nature
- Development of PVA Coated Pellets for Self-healing Applications in the Construction Sector
2. Key Contacts