This issue of the High-Tech Materials TOE profiles innovations in solid polymer electrolyte ions for developing rechargeable batteries, solvent-based physical processes for recycling plastic waste, commercial carbon fiber recovery production line for reclaiming carbon fibers from manufacturing waste, graphene laminated pipes for providing corrosion protection during fluid transportation in the oil and gas industry, and hydrogel composite materials that can be used as wound dressing for treating skin damage.
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: Solid-state batteries, rechargeable batteries, plastic recycling, carbon fiber recycling, flexible food packaging, graphene laminated pipes, barrier packaging, self-healing hydrogel
1. Recent Advances in Material Development
- Solid Polymer Electrolyte Ions for Next-generation Batteries
- Recycling Virgin Plastics from Food Packaging
- Commercial Carbon Fiber Recovery Line
- Graphene Laminated Pipes for the Oil and Gas Industry
- Adhesive Antibacterial Hydrogel for Wound Healing
2. Industry Contacts
- Industry Interactions