This issue of the TOE is based on graphene-based coatings. The innovations are focused on coatings that could be used in surgical implants to kill bacteria, graphene-based coating primers that could reduce the zinc content, and graphene-based marine coatings that could prevent biofouling. Moreover, this issue covers an innovation that focuses on the development of a scalable manufacturing method for the production of graphene based e-textiles.
The Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications and strategic insights on various coatings across industries. This encompasses protective and functional coatings such as antimicrobial coatings, food coatings, energy-saving coatings, smart glazing, hydrophilic, hydrophobic and super hydrophobic coatings, corrosion protection coatings, barrier coatings and paints.
The Chemicals and Advanced Materials cluster tracks research & innovation trends and developments across specialty chemicals, plastics, polymers, chemicals, bio-chemicals, metals, coatings, thin films, surface treatments, composites, alloys, oil and gas, fuel additives, fibers and several other related technologies and its impact and application across industries.
1. Recent Advancements in Graphene-based Coatings
- Graphene-based Coating that Can Protect Artifacts
- Graphene-based Coating Has the Ability to Kill Microbes on Surgical Implants
- Anti-corrosion Graphene-based Primer that Has the Ability to Reduce Zinc Content
- Graphene-based Marine Coating that Reduces Biofouling on Ships
- Scalable Manufacturing Method for Graphene-based e-Textiles
2. Key Contacts