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Innovations in Advanced Fabrics, Semiconducting Polymers, Graphene, Bio-degradable Straws and Bottles

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  • 15 Pages
  • August 2019
  • Region: Global
  • Frost & Sullivan
  • ID: 4852449

This issue of High-Tech Materials TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) profiles fabrics with antimicrobial properties, antimicrobial additives for cotton textiles, graphitic materials that are an alternative to graphene, solid state electrolyte materials with superionic conductivity, coating techniques for integrating nanoparticles in carbon fiber-based composites, self-healing textiles developed from squid genes, fibers made from bioengineered spider silk and yeast, semiconducting polymer blends for use in high temperature electronics, liquid crystal elastomers with auxetic behavior, graphene and graphene oxide hybrid membranes for water desalination, phosphor-based transparent solar cells for portable devices, biodegradable straw from rice, bottles from vegetable oil-based soap, guanidine-based nanogels for textiles, and 3D printing for magneto-composites.

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.

Table of Contents

Innovations in Material Technologies

  • Naturally Advanced Fabrics with Antimicrobial Properties
  • Natural Dyes for Coloring Has High Adoption in Industries Moving Toward Sustainability
  • Metal-free Antimicrobial Additive for Cotton Textiles
  • Odor-control Provided by Metal-free Additives have High Short-term Adoption Potential
  • Novel Graphitic Material as an Alternative to Graphene
  • Graphitic Material Overcomes Characterization Barriers Critical to Accelerate Adoption
  • Solid State Electrolyte Material with Superionic Conductivity
  • Solid State Electrolyte has High Adoption Success in Consumer Electronics Critical in the Short-term
  • Coating Technique for Integrating Nanoparticles in Carbon Fiber-based Composites
  • Multi-functional Nanocomposites is a Key Area of Research Focus
  • Sustainable and Self-healing Textiles Developed from Squid Genes
  • Self-healing and Sustainable Textiles have High Adoption Potential
  • Fibers from Bioengineered Spider Silk and Yeast
  • Sustainable and Environmentally-friendly Textiles are Gaining Prominence and are a Key Area of Research
  • Semiconducting Polymer Blends for High Temperature Electronics
  • Semiconducting Polymers has High Research Interests
  • Synthetically Prepared Liquid Crystal Elastomer That Shows Auxetic Behavior
  • Materials That Show Auxetic Behavior have High Adoption Potential in the Aerospace Industries
  • Graphene and Graphene Oxide Hybrid Membrane for Water Desalination
  • Graphene-based Membrane for Filtration is an Area of Prime Interest
  • Phosphor-based Transparent Solar Cells as an Effective Energy Source System for Portable Devices
  • Transparent Solar Cells has High Adoption Potential Owing to its Ease of Integration
  • Fabricating a Hygienic, Durable, and Bio-degradable Straw
  • Bio-degradable Straw Assists in Reducing the Impact of Single-use Plastics
  • Bottles for Toiletries using Disposable, Chemical-free Material
  • Adoption of Degradable Material is High in the Consumer Goods Industry
  • Guanidine-based Nanogels for Textiles
  • Nanogels Can be Easily Grafted onto Any Natural Fiber
  • Three-dimensional Printing Technology to Produce Magneto-composites
  • Magnetic Composites can be Integrated into Automotive and Industrial Robotics Industries