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.
This issue of High-Tech Materials TOE covers the latest innovations in the field of self-healing glass, grapheme, and sustainable textile fibers. These innovations can be used in a wide variety of applications such as aerospace, automotive, building & construction, transportation, and telecom. This issue also covers an innovation based on the development of a synthetic retina from hydrogels. Additionally, it includes an innovation focused on the development of wooden poles for the telecom industry from a natural composite in just seven days.
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. Innovations in Synthetic Retinas, Self-Healing Glass, Graphene, and Sustainable Textile Fibers
Manufacturing Technology with the Ability to Significantly Reduce the Use of Wooden Materials
Fiber Developed from Bioengineered Silk and Yeast That Could be Used in Textiles
Self-healing Glass That Can be Repaired Just By Pressing
Tunable Excitons in Bilayer Graphene Provide the Opportunity for Graphene to be Used in Optoelectronic Devices
Synthetic Retina Made from Hydrogels