Frost.com - Chemicals and Materials Research http://www.frost.com/c/10138/home.do - Chemicals and Materials Research Wed, 23 Aug 2017 7:08:53 Thermoelectric Materials for Waste Heat Recovery and Energy Harvesting Applications http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D737-00-5F-00-00 The thermoelectric generation (TEG) sector is undergoing a transition phase, with new stakeholders adopting new materials and developing power output modules. This is further supported by a number of ongoing research initiatives led by research labs and universities focused on organic and hybrid materials for low-temperature and low-power TEG modules. This issue of High-Tech Materials TOE focuses on the recent developments in the thermoelectric materials with focus on both high- and low-temperature applications. It focuses on industrial TEG modules based on manganese silicide, silicon germanium, calcium cobalt oxide, and also on doped tetrathiotetracene that can be used for low-temperature energy harvesting. This issue also covers drivers and challenges for the TEG market along with the recent funding and acquisitions to gain a better understanding of the TEG market. 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: Thermoelectric generation, energy harvesting, hybrid TEG materials, organic TEG materials, cobalt oxide, silicon germanium, manganese silicide Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advances in Coating Technologies for Dual-modal Imaging, Microbial Fuel Cells, Medical Catheters, Antimicrobial Applications http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D749-00-5F-00-00 This issue of Advanced Coatings and Surface Technologies TOE profiles recent advances in dual-modal Imaging, ceramic coatings, microbial fuel cells, medical catheters, and antimicrobial coatings. Extensive use for coatings has been observed in medical sector, wherein in one of the cases, nano-contrast coating agents have been developed for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as well as optical imaging of cancer cells. Further, technologies pertaining to development of antimicrobial coatings on hospital devices using bioelectric effect, use of hydrogel coatings on synthetic medical components have emerged as innovations benefitting the health system. Also, an innovation on ceramic coating for various substrates using kinetic energy has paved way for brittle and intermetallic compounds has been highlighted. In another innovation, researchers have successfully used polymer coated bacteria to generate current in microbial fuel cells. 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. Keywords: Silica coated nanorods, ceramic coating, microbial fuel cells, antimicrobial coatings Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Innovations in Biofuel and Biochemical Production, Bio-based Packaging, and Bioplastics http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D768-00-5F-00-00 This edition of the Industrial Bioprocessing TOE profiles trends and innovations in biofuel and biochemical production. The TOE also focuses on various technological innovations in bio-based packaging, soy-based microbeads for personal care products, and biodegradable and biocompatible plastic. The Industrial Bioprocessing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, processes and strategic insights of industries involving bioprocessing, including innovations in the development and production of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, alternative fuels, chemical feedstocks, food and beverages, and consumer products. 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. Keywords: Bio-based flexible packaging, soy-based microbeads, co-culture system, microbial biomass, polycarbonate plastic, sugar-based plastic, compostable single-serve coffee pod Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advances in Nanotechnology for Coatings, Additives, Healthcare, and Materials http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D787-00-54-00-00 This issue of Nanotech TOE profiles recent advances in construction, food, and healthcare industries. Nanotechnology has found extensive applications in the construction, food, and healthcare industries. It has been applied for the most complex cases in cancer treatment and detection. For instance, an innovation of using nanocolloids to detect metastases at an early stage of cervical cancer is profiled in this TOE. Another innovation is about the applications of nanoadditives in the food packaging industry. The key focus of such innovations is to enhance the shelf life of agricultural produce and maintain durability. In the construction as well as industrial segments, nanomaterials have been formulated into additives and composites and used to prevent corrosion and produce flexible lightweight panels. The Nanotech TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights on nanotechnology-related innovations and their impact across various industries. Technology focus areas include nanomaterials, nanocoatings, nanohealthcare, nanomedicine, and nanomanufacturing. 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: Self-extinguishing nanopolymer, nanoceramic coatings, silver nanoadditives, antimicrobial surfaces Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advances in Plastics for Antimicrobials, Photo-responsive Films, Heat Dissipation, Bonding 3D Element Layers, and Hydrogen Sulfide Removal http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D825-00-16-00-00 This edition of the Plastics Advisor TOE profiles an antibacterial plastic developed using zinc, using a bio-based polymer as an effluent treatment additive, and a polymer that can dissipate heat. The issue also highlights the use of microwave irradiation to fuse 3D printed elements, a method to enable photoresponsive movement, a method to remove H2S from waste gas streams using polymeric catalyst. It also highlights how sulfur (VI) fluoride exchange click reaction can be used to produce polysulfates. Plastics Advisor TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights of various plastics and composites and also analyses their impact across various industries. The Materials and Coatings 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 their impact and applications across industries. Keywords: Antibacterial plastics, zinc, bio-based polymers, 3D printed elements, photoresponsive movement, polysulfates, hydrogen sulfide Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Material Advances in Flexible Substrate Films, Natural Fiber Fabrics, Rust-free Stirrups, Hydrogen Sulfide Splitting http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D737-00-5E-00-00 The issue of High-Tech Materials TOE profiles advances in hydrogen sulfide splitting process using renewable energy and photo anodes. The issue also highlights innovations related to flexible substrate films for electronics, bio-based fiber for developing biocomposites, and graphene-coated stirrups for the building and construction industry. 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: Flexible substrate films, electronics, bio-based fiber, biocomposites, graphene, stirrups, hydrogen sulfide Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Trends in Coatings for Packaging Applications http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D749-00-5E-00-00 Increasing requirements among consumers from various industries such as F&B, pharmaceutical, and FMCG, for convenience, smaller package sizes, and minimally processed foods have led to the necessity of developing highly functional and smart coatings for packaging. Also, the trend of reducing the total weight of packaging has enhanced the penetration of high-barrier coatings across industries, This issue of Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TOE highlights key technology development and adoption trends of functional coatings with specific emphasis on barrier coatings. The issue also provides key trends in patent filing across the globe to give a holistic perspective on technology trends in coatings for packaging applications. 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. Keywords: F&B industry, pharmaceutical industry, FMCG, packaging solutions, functional coatings Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Nanotechnology Innovations in Medicine, Flexible Electronics, and Solar Power Systems http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D787-00-53-00-00 This issue of Nanotech TOE profiles development of a new method for cancer diagnosis based on nanoparticles, using silicon nanoparticles to fight against bacteria, and carbon nanostructures that can increase absorption in solar power systems. The issue also profiles production methods of flexible sensors made from graphene, and carbon nanostructure-based hybrids for solar power systems. The Nanotech TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights on nanotechnology-related innovations and their impact across various industries. Technology focus areas include nanomaterials, nanocoatings, nanohealthcare, nanomedicine, and nanomanufacturing. The Energy and Environment cluster provides global insights and intelligence on a wide variety of disruptive emerging technologies and platforms ranging from energy storage, advanced batteries, solar and wind energy, to unconventional oil, bioenergy, geothermal energy, and energy transmission. Keywords: Nanotechnology, cancer detection, nanoparticles, graphene, flexible sensor, silicon nanoparticles, peptides, antibacterial, sun protection, melanin-imitating nanoparticles, carbon nanostructures, solar power Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Material Advances Facilitating a Bio-based Economy http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D737-00-5D-00-00 The issue of High Tech Materials TOE is focused on material advances facilitating a bio-based economy, and research advances in hydrogen sulfide removal. It also profiles research initiatives that can result in the manufacture of biofuel from fermentation waste, a biodiesel additive, and a process to manufacture bio-based aliphatic polycarbonates. 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: Hydrogen sulfide, biofuel, fermentation waste, biodiesel, aliphatic polycarbonates Fri, 4 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Coating Innovations in Solar Energy, Heavy Metals, Construction, Oil & Gas and Manufacturing Industries http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D749-00-5D-00-00 This issue of the Advanced Coatings and Surface Technology TOE profiles coating innovations for heavy industry applications and oil & gas pipelines. It also outlines the extension of a slippery coating's application to manufacturing industry, and summarizes a nanocoating for solar cells and an anti-graffiti coating. 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. Keywords: Slippery coating, nanocoating, solar cells, anti-graffiti coating, corrosion-resistant coating, epoxy thermosetting coatings Fri, 4 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Nanomaterials for 3D Printing, Anti-cancer Therapy, Patterning of Electronic Devices, and Catalysis of Nitroarene Hydrogenation http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D787-00-52-00-00 This issue of Nanotech TOE describes advancements and innovations in nanomaterials. The innovations are related to 3D printing in water, a novel catalyst for more cost-efficient synthesis of common chemicals, an anti-cancer therapy, and supercapacitors. In addition, the issue describes a novel method of building nanomaterials into electronic devices. The Nanotech TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights on nanotechnology-related innovations and their impact across various industries. Technology focus areas include nanomaterials, nanocoatings, nanohealthcare, nanomedicine, and nanomanufacturing. The Energy and Environment cluster provides global insights and intelligence on a wide variety of disruptive emerging technologies and platforms ranging from energy storage, advanced batteries, solar and wind energy, to unconventional oil, bioenergy, geothermal energy, and energy transmission. Keywords: 3D printing, nanoparticles, anti-cancer therapy, supercapacitors, nanocatalysis Fri, 4 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Research Advances in Materials for Batteries, Composites, Superconductivity, Sulfur Reduction, and Supercapacitors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D737-00-5C-00-00 The issue of High Tech Materials TOE profiles research advances in materials for developing batteries with enhanced efficiency, superconductors and supercapacitors. The issue also profiles biomimetic composite material with high stiffness and a method to reuse construction waste. 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: Sodium-ion, batteries, silicon, gallium, nickel oxide, sulfur dioxide, biomimetic composite material Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advances in Anti-bacterial, Anti-fouling, Sun Protection, Glare-resistant, and Fire-resistant Coatings http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D749-00-5C-00-00 This issue of the Advanced Coatings and Surface Technology TOE profiles an antifouling coating that is intended for marine applications, a DNA-based coating for cosmetics, a glare resistant film, and water proof coating for mobile and electronic devices. It also focusses on research for development of a self-cleaning, fire-retardant coating. 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. Keywords: Antifouling coatings, DNA-based coating, cosmetics, glare resistant film, water proof coating, self-cleaning coatings, fire-retardant coatings Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Innovations in Materials for Paints, Packaging, Oil & Gas, and Biomedical Applications http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D737-00-5B-00-00 The issue of High Tech Materials profiles advances in material technologies and resultant products. The issue highlights an organoclay additive that can be used instead of biocides in paints, a biocompatible polyurethane resin, a sustainable microsphere for delivery of active ingredients and also 3D metal nanostrands for use in high strength applications. The issue also highlights a propellant-free, continuous dispensing technology for use in packaging solutions. 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: Organoclay additive, biocides, polyurethane resin, microsphere, 3D metal nanostrands, propellant Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Emerging Opportunities for Anti-reflection Coatings http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D835-00-1F-00-00 Anti-reflective (AR) coatings are protective coatings applied to a substrate to reduce reflection; the decrease in reflection improves the contrast of the image by mitigation of scattering light. The basic principle behind the working of anti-reflective coatings relies on the waves that are reflected from different optical interfaces, which tend to cancel each other by destructive interference. With a global adoption potential, AR coatings are in use across industries including optical, automotive, electronics, and many more. While North America and Europe are considered stable markets, countries in the APAC region are seen as areas of high growth potential. For example, China, India, Australia, and Japan are inclined toward embracing non-fluorinated AR coatings to meet requirements of rapidly developing photovoltaic (PV) industry with the need to protect the environment through sustainable coatings. This issue of Futuretech TOE provides an overview of AR coatings, its characteristics and applications. Innovations related to the coatings are also highlighted with an IP trend analysis and a technology adoption roadmap. The Future Tech TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures emerging innovations in research and development, or profile existing technologies which have seen a resurgence in terms of new markets and applications. It usually provides a technology overview, drivers, challenges, research and development, analyst insights and key patent information. In some cases, technology convergence scenarios and future growth opportunities are outlined. It covers innovations and technologies in a variety of industry spaces including manufacturing, sensors, electronics, information and communications technologies, networks, lighting technologies, healthcare, medical devices, materials and coatings, and developments in the energy sector that contribute toward a sustainable and greener world. 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. Keywords: Anti-reflective coatings, protective coatings, photovoltaic, sustainable coatings, non-fluorinated AR coatings Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Recent Coating Materials for Machinery, Plastic, Steel, Packaged Goods, and Medical Devices http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D749-00-5B-00-00 This issue of the Advanced Coatings and Surface Technology TOE profiles the recent coating innovations and commercialization activities in the machinery, plastic, steel, food, and medical industries. The profiled innovations include nanodiamond EN-PTFE coatings, thermoformable abrasion resistant coating for polycarbonate, aliphatic polyaspartic fast cure topcoats, ultra-high barrier coating PET films, and dual-functional coating membrane with sensing and anti-bacterial properties. 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. Keywords: Nanodiamond, EN-PTFE coatings, thermoformable, abrasion resistant, polycarbonate, aliphatic polyaspartic fast cure topcoats, ultra-high barrier coatings, PET films, dual-functional coatings Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Innovations in Bioplastics and Biofuel http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D768-00-5B-00-00 This edition of the Industrial Bioprocessing TOE features trends and innovations in bioplastics and biodiesel production. The TOE also focuses on various technological innovations for methane production and energy efficient conversion of food waste to biofuel. The Industrial Bioprocessing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, processes and strategic insights of industries involving bioprocessing, including innovations in the development and production of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, alternative fuels, chemical feedstocks, food and beverages, and consumer products. 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. Keywords: Bioplastic, biodiesel, food waste, methane, zeolite crystals Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Plastics for the Packaging, Photonics, Aerospace, Infrastructure, and Food Industries http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D825-00-15-00-00 This edition of the Plastics Advisor TOE profiles some of the key innovations in plastics and composites for various industries. Developmental efforts pertaining to polymeric additive for use in injection molded polypropylene, adhesive for biophotonics, and a processing technique for plastics have been highlighted, The issue also highlights the use of lightweight composites for constructing a lighthouse and coating for protecting aircraft against lightning strikes, and an epoxy resin for solvent-borne coatings. Plastics Advisor TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights of various plastics and composites and also analyses their impact across various industries. The Materials and Coatings 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 their impact and applications across industries. Keywords: Plastics, composites, polymeric additive, injection molding, polypropylene, adhesives, biophotonics, aircraft, EMI shielding, resin, solvent-borne coatings Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Material Advances for Adhesives, Electronics, Nuclear Power, and Batteries http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D737-00-5A-00-00 The issue of High Tech Materials profiles research advances in material technologies for various industries. The issue highlights the development of a biocompatible adhesive for healthcare, a high-energy density cathode for sodium-ion batteries, and a reflective silicon material. Research efforts that has led to the development of a self-healing hydrogel, a microporous material to remove radioactive iodine from water have also been captured. 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: Adhesives, cathode, sodium-ion batteries, reflective silicon material, hydrogel, microporous material, iodine Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Coating Innovations for Textiles, Solar Panels, Oil & Gas Pipelines, Steel Substrates, and Aircraft http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D749-00-5A-00-00 This issue of the Advanced Coatings and Surface Technology TOE profiles research advances in coating technologies. The issue details the development of a non-fluorinated stain resistant coating for the textile industry, a protective coating for solar glass panels, an anti-corrosion coating with superhydrophobic properties for steel, and a non-chromate based primer for aircraft landing gear. 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. Keywords: Stain resistant coating, solar glass panels, anti-corrosion coating, superhydrophobic, steel, chromate Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Nanomaterials for Applications in Wastewater Treatment, Biomedical Separation, Sepsis Treatment, and Fuel Cells http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D787-00-4F-00-00 This issue of Nanotech TOE focuses on using nanoparticles for sepsis and pulmonary arterial hypertension. In addition, a graphene-based membrane for biomedical applications, a novel method for wastewater treatment, a graphene-based Membrane for dialysis, and cost-efficient catalysts for fuel cells are described. The Nanotech TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights on nanotechnology-related innovations and their impact across various industries. Technology focus areas include nanomaterials, nanocoatings, nanohealthcare, nanomedicine, and nanomanufacturing. 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. The Health & Wellness cluster tracks developments in a myriad of areas including genetic engineering, regenerative medicine, drug discovery and development, nanomedicine, nutrition, cosmetic procedures, pain and disease management and therapies, drug delivery, personalized medicine, and smart healthcare. Keywords: Nanotechnology, wastewater management, catalyst, graphene, water filtration, anti-cancer therapy, fuel cells, dialysis, membrane Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Innovations in Paper and Corrugated Packaging http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D737-00-59-00-00 This issue of High-Tech Materials TOE is focused on paper and corrugated packaging innovations. The issue highlights eco-friendly and sustainable packaging developments for industries including confectionaries, perishables, and others. The innovations highlighted can meet the packaging industry's need for sustainable, cost-effective solutions with high performance characteristics. 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: Paper, corrugated packaging, 3D paper packaging solution, biodegradable paper Fri, 7 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Coating Advancements for Microelectronics, Medical Devices, Oil and Water Pipelines http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D749-00-59-00-00 This issue of the Advanced Coatings and Surface Technology TOE profiles developments in coatings that can be used in water purification industry and implants. The issue also highlights a coating process that can be used to deposit nanocoatings onto microelectronic components and unique coating that is incorporated with quorum sensing. 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. Keywords: Nanocoatings, microelectronic components, passive coating, methane chlorate, iron hydroxide coatings, polymeric coating Fri, 7 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Innovations in Plastic Recycling, Textile Industries, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D768-00-59-00-00 This edition of the Industrial Bioprocessing TOE features trends and innovations in plastic recycling, textile industries, bio-based materials and chemicals. The TOE also focuses on various technological innovations in bio-based viscose fibers, polymers, and acids aimed to replace petroleum-based materials and chemicals. The Industrial Bioprocessing TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, processes and strategic insights of industries involving bioprocessing, including innovations in the development and production of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, alternative fuels, chemical feedstocks, food and beverages, and consumer products. 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. Keywords: Viscose fibers, polyethylenefuranoate, biopolyester, biopolymer, superabsorbent, biodegradation, plastic recycling, bio-succinic acid Fri, 7 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Nanotechnology Innovations in Tribology, Energy Storage, Smart Textiles, Radiation Protection, and Wastewater Management http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D787-00-4E-00-00 The issue of Nanotech TOE profiles innovations related to a new tribology measurement platform, method for synthesizing nanomaterials for battery's anode, water purification systems, radiation control systems, and smart textiles. The Nanotech TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights on nanotechnology-related innovations and their impact across various industries. Technology focus areas include nanomaterials, nanocoatings, nanohealthcare, nanomedicine, and nanomanufacturing. 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. Keywords: Nanotechnology, tribology, wafer polishing, metal oxide nanosheets, lithium-ion battery, anode, warming textile, nanothermal control, smart textiles, radiation control, electrospun carbon nanofiber, wastewater management Fri, 7 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Material Innovations for Supercapacitors, Healthcare, and Sensors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D737-00-58-00-00 This issue of High-Tech Materials TOE profiles research advances in materials for supercapacitors, and shape memory polymer for rigid structures. The issue also highlights an artificial iris that has been developed using a liquid crystal elastomer and rechargeable zinc batteries for wearables. 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: Supercapacitors, shape memory alloys, batteries, wearables, elastomers Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Nanomaterials for Flexible Electronics, Heavy Water Filtration, Clean Energy Production, and Anti-cancer Therapy http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D787-00-4D-00-00 The issue of Nanotech TOE profiles innovations related to applications of nanomaterials in flexible electronics, energy storage, clean energy production, separation industries, and biomedical applications. Innovations profiled include nanomaterials for photocatalytic carbon dioxide reduction, graphene-based membranes for energy-efficient heavy water production in nuclear plants, robust graphene aerogels for flexible electronics, low toxicity nanoparticles for anti-cancer therapy, and 3D printed graphene foams for energy storage. The Nanotech TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights on nanotechnology-related innovations and their impact across various industries. Technology focus areas include nanomaterials, nanocoatings, nanohealthcare, nanomedicine, and nanomanufacturing. 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. Keywords: Anti-cancer therapy, graphene, membranes, 3D materials, 3D printing Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Coating Advancements for Mobile Devices, Adhesives, Electronics, Aviation, and Manufacturing Sectors http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D749-00-58-00-00 This issue of the Advanced Coatings and Surface Technology TOE profiles an anti-reflective coating for mobile devices and advancements related to anti-corrosion coatings for aviation and electronics industries. The issue also highlights a dual coating technique that can find applications across industries along with a two-step black oxide coating system. 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. Keywords: Anti-corrosion, electronics, biomimetics, anti-reflective, coatings Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Material Innovations for Welding, Pharma, Bioeconomy, and Lightweighting http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D737-00-57-00-00 This issue of High-Tech Materials TOE profiles materials used for welding, pharma, bioeconomy, and lightweighting. Innovations profiled include nanoparticles for increasing reliability and efficiency of welding processes, aluminum surfaces for improving aesthetic and functional properties of component parts, pulsed gas metal arc method for optimized welding of alloys, and acrylonitrile butadiene styrene copolymers for pharmaceutical applications. 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: Nanoparticles, welding, aluminum, pulsed gas metal arc, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene copolymers Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Coating Innovations for Energy, Marine, and Defense Applications http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D749-00-57-00-00 This issue of the Advanced Coatings and Surface Technology TOE presents recent innovations in energy, marine, and defense applications. Innovations profiled include a photocatalytic paint for hydrogen generation, waterproofing and antifouling nanoparticles for marine coatings, a MOF-based coating for degradation of chemical warfare agent simulant in defense applications, and nanoparticle-based antimicrobial coatings for industrial applications. 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. Keywords: Super-oleophobic coatings, photocatalytic paint, hydrogen generation, waterproofing, antifouling, marine coatings, MOF, nanoparticles, antimicrobial coatings Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology in the Coatings, Electronics, and Separation Industries http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D787-00-4C-00-00 The issue of Nanotech TOE profiles innovations related to applications of nanomaterials and nanotechnology in the coatings, electronics, and separation industries. Innovations profiled include nanoceramic-based hybrid coating with hydrophobic and oleophobic features, waterproof nanocoating for electronics that eliminates the need for masking, mesoporous rhodium nanoparticles to reduce vehicle pollution, and thin electrically conducting 2D nanosheets for microelectronic devices. The Nanotech TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights on nanotechnology-related innovations and their impact across various industries. Technology focus areas include nanomaterials, nanocoatings, nanohealthcare, nanomedicine, and nanomanufacturing. 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. Keywords: Bioactive nanomaterials, bone regeneration. nanoceramics, hybrid coating, nanocoating, mesoporous rhodium nanoparticles 2D nanosheets Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100