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Nanotechnology

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This report analyzes the Global market for Nanotechnology in US$ Billion by the following End-Use Sectors: Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Semiconductors & Electronics, Pharma & Healthcare, Food, and Others. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2018.The report profiles 670 companies including many key and niche players such as Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc., Advanced Nano Products Company Limited, Altair Nanotechnologies Inc., Arrowhead Research Corporation., Calando Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bruker Corporation, Catalytic Materials, LLC, Chemat Technology Inc., eSpin Technologies, Inc., ELITech Group, Genefluidics, Inc., Hanwha Nanotech Corporation, Hybrid Plastics, Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc., Integran Technologies, Inc., Intrinsiq Materials Limited, Life Technologies Corportation, Luxtera, Inc., Nanocyl S.A., NanoGram Corporation, NanoMaterials Ltd., Nanosys, Inc., Quantumsphere, Inc., Raymor Industries, Inc., Rogue Valley Microdevices, Inc., Shenzhen Nanotech Port Co., Ltd., SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc., Starpharma Holdings, Dendritic Nanotechnologies, Inc., Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC, and Unidym, Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study reliability and reporting limitations

Disclaimers

Data interpretation & reporting level l-2 Quantitative techniques & analytics

Product definitions and scope of study

  • Chemicals
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace and defense
  • Semiconductors & electronics
  • Pharma & healthcare
  • Food
  • Other end-use applications

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • Nanotechnology - A Curtain Raiser
  • Breaking Conventional Size Barriers
  • New Discoveries Bridge the Gap between Organic and Inorganic Materials
  • Expect the Unexpected...
  • Nanotechnology Industry Gathering Momentum
  • Enabling Technologies - Need of the Hour
  • Impact of Recent Economic Recession in Retrospect
  • Resurgence in Global Economy Reinstates Stable Growth Momentum in Nanotechnology Market in 2010
  • Nanotechnology Market Fares Relatively Better Amidst Eurozone Crisis
  • Current and Future Analysis
  • Regional Dynamics
  • Developing Markets to Turbo Charge Future Growth in Nanotechnology Market
  • Semiconductors & Electronics - The Largest End-Use Market
    • Beyond MEMS and MST...
    • Growing Demand for 90-nm Technology in SoC Market
    • Shift in Direction Towards "More Than Moore's Law" Brings Spotlight on Nanointegration
    • Need for Use of Minute Parts in Consumer Electronics
    • Growing Need for Boosting Computer Disk Drive Storage
  • Pharmaceutical & HealthCare Industry to Lend Traction to the Nanotechnology Market
    • Nanomedicine Market to Achieve Phenomenal Growth
      • High Demand for Tiny Healthcare Devices
    • Nanotechnology Gaining Prominence for Treatment of Cancer
    • Review of Select Cancer Treatment Procedures using Nanotechnology
    • Nanodiagnostic Products to Achieve Significant Demand
    • Key Statistical Findings
    • Table 1: Percentage Breakdown of Number of Nanotechnology Companies in Healthcare Industry Worldwide by Region/Country (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 2: Percentage Breakdown of Number of Nanotechnology Companies in Healthcare Industry Worldwide by Type - Private and Public Sector (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: Percentage Breakdown of Number of Nanotechnology Companies in Healthcare Industry Worldwide By Sector - Therapeutics and Drug Delivery; Clinical Diagnostics; Drug Discovery Tools and Biomedical Research; and Biomaterials and Biomedical Implants (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 4: Percentage Breakdown of Number of Nanotechnology Companies in the field of Therapeutics and Drug Delivery Worldwide by Area - Targeted Nanoparticles, Solubility & Reformulation, Sustained Release, Blood Brain Barrier, Nanomaterial Therapeutics and Others (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 5: Percentage Breakdown of Number of Nanotechnology Companies in the field Therapeutics Worldwide by Therapeutic Area - Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Central Nervous System Diseases, Nutraceuticals, Ophthalmology and Others (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: Percentage Breakdown of Number of Nanotechnology Companies in the field of Clinical Imaging and Diagnostics Worldwide by Area - Tags and Probes; Imaging Agents; Biosensors and Bio-detection; and Instruments (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Nanocatalyst Applications in Pharmaceutical Industry
      • Reduction in Wastage and Side-Products - An Established Commercial Application
  • Demand from Chemical Industry Boosts Nanotechnology Market
    • Established Commercial Nanocatalyst Applications
      • Detergents
      • Ethanol Production
      • Agricultural Chemicals
  • Food Industry - Opportunities Galore
    • Opportunities in Food Packaging Growing at a Frenzy Pace
  • Nanotechnology Revolutionizing the Automotive Industry
    • Automotive Segment - A Key Application Area for Nanomaterials & Composites
  • Nanotechnology Applications in Consumer Goods Market
    • Nanotechnology in Cosmetic Industry
  • Opportunities in Space Research
    • Defying Gravity- NASA Banks on Nanotechnology
    • The Challenges
    • The Viable Force
  • Government & Research Institutes Among Leading Customers
  • Low Entry Barriers & Broad IP Landscape Attract Players from Diverse Backgrounds
  • Focus on Improved Performance to Bring New Manufacturing Methods for Nanomaterials

2. COMMERCIALIZATION - ISSUES AND TRENDS

  • Most Commercial Applications Still at an Embryonic Stage
  • Current Commercial Applications of Nanotechnology
  • Product Commercialization - The Ultimate Goal
  • Emerging End-Use Markets for Nanotechnology, Related Technique and Estimated Years to Commercialization
  • Reproducibility and Scalability - Defining Business at a Commercial Scale
  • Review of Select Nanotechnology Based Products & Their Select Commercial Applications
  • Nanotubes
    • Carbon Nanotubes to Register Robust Growth
    • Carbon Nanotubes Production Goes Up
    • Carbon Nanotubes Ready for Commercial Application
    • Carbon Nanotubes Find Robust Adoption in Electronics & Semiconductors Industry
  • Nanotubes - Current Production Costs Outweigh Potential Benefits
  • Nanoparticles
    • Stain Resistant Khakis in Vogue
    • Aqueous Polymer Dispersion Products
    • Nanoparticulate-Based Synthetic Bone
  • Nanostructured Materials
    • Tungsten-Carbide Cobalt Composite Powder
    • Kodak Develops OLED Color Screens Using Nanostructure Technology
  • Nanocomposites
    • Plastics Industry: A Major Application Area
    • Plastic Nanocomposite for Step-Assists in Vehicles
    • Packaging - A Major Area for Nanocomposites
  • Nanocomposite Coatings
    • Coating Process Developed for Self-Assembled Monolayers
    • Nanocomposite Coated Tennis Balls Bounce Better
  • Nanocoatings to Gain Prominence in Aerospace Industry
  • Nanocrystals
  • Nanocatalysts
    • NanoScale Catalyst Technology used for Converting Coal into Gas
    • Manufacture of Automotive Catalytic Converters
    • Production of Hydrogen Peroxide with Higher Selectivity to the Desired Product
  • Nanofilters
    • Nanofilter for Filtering Smallest Sized Particles
  • End Use Applications - Commercialization Time Grid
  • Controversies Still Dog Nanotechnology
  • Dearth of Quick Results Fuel Skepticism
  • Factors Hampering Rapid Commercialization
  • Delay in Setting up Labs
  • Legal & Regulatory Processes Delay Release of Funds
  • Difficulty in getting Money
  • R&D - Not an Instant Result Generating Activity
  • Scarcity of Researchers with Appropriate Training
  • Limited Access to Tools & Technologies
  • The Fat Fingers Problem
  • The Sticky Fingers Problem
  • Battling 'Grey Goo' Blues
  • Research Duplication & Absence of Common Standards
  • Legal and Financial Constraints for Startups
  • Investment Issues and High Costs Delay Rapid Commercialization
  • Separating Hype from Reality - A Major Challenge
  • Need of the Hour
  • Guarded and Protective Stance on Intellectual Property & Open Knowledge-Sharing
  • Development of Industrial Processes for Patterning Materials on Nanoscale
  • Effective Utilization of Government Budgets

3. R&D STRUCTURE & FINANCING

  • Research & Development - The Nanotechnology Lifeline
  • Pioneers into a Small World
  • US, EU and Japan - Spearheading Nanotech R&D Revolution
  • National Initiatives Promote R&D Efforts in Rest of World
  • Cross-disciplinary Nature Demands Coordinated Research
  • Interdisciplinary Nature Demands a Collective Approach
  • "United We Discover" - Industry's Call to Universities & Research Houses
  • Academic Research Institutions - Pioneering Commercial Applications
  • The Commercialization Process
  • Funding - The Lifeline for R&D
  • Research Arenas - Funding Dictates the Direction
  • Nanocompetence by Geographic Region/Country
  • R&D Budgets - Large Investments into a Small World
  • The Big Spenders
  • Government Bodies & Venture Capitalists Fuel Research Initiatives
    • Table 7: World Nanotechnology Market (2006-2015): Yearly Breakdown of Government Funding (in US$ Million) for Nanotechnologies (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Venture Capital - New Ventures on a Back Burner?
  • Why Invest in Nanotech?
  • The Societal and Industrial Implications of Nanotechnology...
  • Life Sciences (Medicine, Biology, Pharmacy and Health)
  • Industrial Sector (Materials, Products and Manufacturing)
  • Environment
  • Water Resources
  • Energy
  • Agriculture
  • Space Exploration Programs
  • Defense Capabilities
  • The Timing...
  • Reality Check - Looking Beyond the Hype
  • Investment Management and Control
  • Investment Objectives - What, Where and How Much?
    • Chemicals and Advanced Materials
    • Electronics and Communications
    • Biotechnology
  • Investment Criteria - Analysis and Decision Process
  • Venture Funding - Analysis & Decision Process
  • Management of the Company
  • Product
  • Technology
  • Target Market
  • Business Model & Strategy

4. NANOTECH PATENTS - AN OVERVIEW

  • Proliferation of Nanotechnology Patent
  • Patents - Guarding Intellectual Property
  • An Introduction - Concepts Made Clearer
    • Inventor
    • Types of Patent Claims
    • Patent Claims - Basic Rules of the Game
    • General Patent Trends
  • Intellectual Property (IP) Patents
  • Types of Intellectual Property
    • Patents
    • Nanotechnology Patents - Unique Characterization
    • Corporate IP Policy
    • Patent Protection Vital for Investment
  • Industry's Multidisciplinary Nature Calls for Regulations
  • Nanotechnology Patent/Claim Trends - What's New

5. REVIEW OF SELECT REGIONAL MARKETS

5a. THE UNITED STATES

  • Overview
  • US Nanotechnology Industry - Characterized by Diverse Value Chain Participants
  • A Review of Select End-Use Industries Promising Revenue Opportunities
  • Electronics and Communications
    • CNTs to Enable Better Storage Memory for Mobile Devices
    • CNTS to Help CMOS in Size Reduction
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Chemicals and Advanced Materials
  • Transportation
  • Trends and Issues
  • Collaborated Efforts - The In-Thing
  • Time- to-Market remains a Central Concern
  • National Nanotechnology Alliance - Driving the R&D
  • Leading Universities and Their Contribution to Nano Research
  • Tools Act as Foundation for Higher Commercial Applications
  • First-Mover Status Doesn't Guarantee an Edge...
  • Patent Profile
  • Challenges
    • Application Specific Nanomaterials Development Still Years Away
    • Less Demand from Semiconductor Segment
    • Challenges Galore for Start Up Companies in Nano Markets
  • Carbon Nanotubes Market
  • Research Institutes and their Involvement in Developing Carbon Nanotubes
  • Early Entrants - A Profile of Company Size and Life Cycle
  • Research Institutions
  • Ames Research Center
  • California Institute of Technology
  • GE Global Research
  • IBM Research
  • Johnson Space Center
  • Motorola Labs
  • University of California
  • University of Texas

5b. CANADA

  • Issues and Trends
  • Brain Drain - Losing the Best and Brightest
  • Universities and Government Agencies Involved in Nanoscale Research

5c. JAPAN

  • Overview
  • Analysis by End-Use Industry Segments
  • Electronics and Communications
  • Chemicals and Advanced Materials
  • Transportation
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Nanotechnology - A Strategic Pillar in Nation's S&T Plan
  • Leading Japanese Institutions Involved in Nanotechnology Programs Over the Years
  • Japanese Government - Leading the R&D Initiatives
  • New National Programs Drive R&D Effort
  • Japanese Programs in Nanotechnology Over the Years
  • IT/Electronics and Nanostructured Materials - Favored Research Arenas
  • Alloys - A New Dimension
  • Nanotechnology Consortium - An Interface for Technology Transfer
  • Hindrances to Development of Nanotechnology

5d. EUROPE

  • Overview
  • European Programs in Nanotechnology
  • Germany Leads the Way in Europe
    • Table 8: Nanotechogy Related Companies in Europe (2011): Number of Players in Major Regional Markets - Germany, United Kingdom, France, Italy and Sweden (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Healthcare and Life Sciences Dominate Europe in Terms of Number of Players
    • Table 9: Nanotechnology Companies in Europe (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Players by Sector of Operation - Healthcare and Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, ICT, Chemicals, Defense and Security, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Establishing a Regulatory Framework for Nanotechnology
  • Nanoelectronics in Europe - An Overview
  • Position of European Nanoelectronics Industry
    • Transformation of Business Models
    • Transformation of Research Models
    • Migration of Nanoelectronics Producers
    • Technological Impediments
    • Mediocre Functioning of European Research Organizations
    • Large-Scale Nanoelectronics Research Activities
    • Split in Research Investments
    • Inadequacy of Existing Funding Instruments
  • Trends and Issues
  • European NanoBusiness Association - Powering R&D Effort
  • Commercialization of Products - Separating Hype from Reality
  • R&D Institutions
  • Philips Research (The Netherlands)

5e. ASIA-PACIFIC (EXCLUDING JAPAN)

  • Overview and Structure
  • Nanotech Companies in Asia-Pacific: China Tops the List
  • Nanotech Players in Asia-Pacific by Area of Operation
    • Table 10: Nanotechnology Companies in Asia-Pacific (2010): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Players by Sector of Operation - Chemicals, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Automotive and Transportation, Consumer Goods, Information Communication Technology (ICT), and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • A Geographic Break-up
  • Australia - Part of the Tiny Revolution
    • R&D Initiatives
      • Nanostructural Analysis Network Organization Leads Research Initiative
      • Prominent Australian Groups with their Principal Field of Research
      • Australian Projects in Nanotechnology
    • The World's First Undergraduate Degree in Nanotechnology...
      • Sydney-based Company Creates World's First Nanometer-Sized Working Device
    • Challenges for Nanotechnology Development in Australia
    • Strategies for Overcoming the Challenges
    • The National Nanofabrication Facility (NNF) and Network
    • Opportunities
  • China
    • Government Takes the R&D Initiative
    • Chinese Agencies involved in Nanotech
    • Nation's First Nanometer Technology Industrial Base Set up in Tianjin
      • Carbon Nanotubes Market
  • India
    • Nanomedicine Market Gains Pace in India
  • Thailand
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
    • Ministry of Science & Technology Takes Initiative for Nanotech Funding
    • Information Technology Industry Leads Nanotech R&D Efforts
    • Carbon Nanotubes Market
    • Key Areas of Research - Energy, Optics, Textiles and Medical Equipment
    • Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology - A Key South Korean R&D Participant
  • Taiwan
    • Overview

5f. MIDDLE EAST

  • Israel
  • Areas of Importance
  • Iran

6. TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW

  • A Conceptual Definition
  • Think small
  • What is Nanotechnology?
  • Background...
  • Analysis of Major Product Segments
  • Dendrimers
  • Fullerenes
  • Nanobelts
  • Nanocapsules
  • Nanocrystalline Materials
  • Nanofibers
    • Surface Properties
  • Nanoparticles
  • Nanoporous Materials
  • Nanosprings
  • Nanotubes
  • Nanowires
  • Quantum Dots
  • Nanotech Applications - An End Use Perspective
  • Tools & Process Instruments
  • Scanning Tunneling Microscopes (STMs)
  • Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs)
  • Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPMs)
  • Chemicals
  • Nanostructured Materials
    • Nanostructured Materials - Application Areas
  • Catalysts
    • Attributes of Nanoparticulate Catalysts
    • Future Scenario - A Road Map
  • Paints and Coatings
  • Coatings
  • Membranes and Filtration
  • Composites
  • Sunscreens with UV-light Absorbing Nanoparticles
  • Others
  • Alloys - A Definite Facelift
  • Semiconductors & Electronics
  • Nanophotonics - Directing Tomorrow's Telecom
    • Near Field Scanning Optical Microscopy (NSOM)
    • Nanocrystals
  • Memory and Display Systems
  • Optoelectronic Applications
    • Nanotechnolgy - Its Relevance in Optical Fiber Communication Systems
      • The Present Scenario
      • The Future - What it Holds
  • Precision Engineering, Optics and Analytics
  • Quantum Computing
  • Electronics and Electromechanical Systems
  • Miniature Bar Coded Beads Herald New Age Electronics
  • Automotive/Transportation Industry
  • Sensors and Displays
    • Sensors
    • Global Positioning System (GPS) Sensors
  • Catalytic Converters and Filters
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Aerospace
    • Smart Aircraft
  • Defense
    • Surveillance and Smart Uniforms
    • Structural Materials and Coatings
    • Weapons
  • Pharma & Healthcare
  • Nanotechnology and Life Sciences - A Potent Mix
  • Most Hyped Applications are in the Biotech Arena
  • Actual Implementation Areas
  • Hand-Held Disease Detector
  • Biomedical Nanotechnology
  • Drug Delivery
  • Nanoparticles and Gene Therapy
  • Others
    • Nanomachines - The Tech Revolution
  • Food
  • Edible Wraps - Putting Recycling out of Fashion
  • Other End-use Applications
  • Energy
    • Quantum Wells (QW) Solar Cells
    • Dye Sensitised Nanocrystalline Devices
      • Fuel Cells and Rechargeables
  • Power Transmission
    • Nanoelectronics - Now and Ahead...
  • Lighting
    • Nanoproperties of Light
      • Nanolasers
      • Nanocrystals
  • Other Miscellaneous End-Use Applications
    • Proteins - A New Way of Making Wires
    • E-Textiles - The Smart New Dress Code
  • Futuristic Applications
  • Bio-molecular Motors
  • Genetic and Tissue Engineering
    • External Tissue Products
    • Internal Tissue Implants
    • Dental and Bone Replacement
    • Protein and Gene Analysis
    • Nanorobot Therapeutics
  • Lab-on-a-Chip Techniques
  • Medical Diagnostic Sensors
  • Nano Medical Devices - From Surgical Tools to Contact Lenses
  • Nanoengineered Prosthetics
  • Nanotubes - Potential Drug Delivery Vehicles
  • Quantum Computers

7. TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGIES

  • Top-down and Bottom-up Concepts
  • Nanoscale Structure Construction Techniques
    • Dip-Pen Nanolithography
    • Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)
    • Self-Assembly
    • Soft Lithography
  • Common Enabling Technologies
    • Electron Microscopy
    • Micromachining
    • Molecular Design/Modeling
    • Nanolithography
    • Nanoprobes
      • Nano Probes in Intra-Cellular Study
      • Quantum Dots in Nano Probing
      • Chemical and Magnetic Nano Probes
    • Supramolecular Chemistry
      • Thin Film Technology
  • Nanomaterial Synthesis Techniques
    • Amorphous Crystallization
    • Chemical Precipitation
    • Combustion Synthesis
    • Dip Coating
    • Dynamic-Magnetic Consolidation
    • Electro-Deposition
    • Electrophoretic Deposition
      • Application of EPD to SOFC Fabrication
    • Field-Assisted Sintering Techniques
    • Gas Condensation With Thermal Evaporation
    • Gas-Phase Processing
    • High-Energy Milling
      • Applications
    • Hydrodynamic Cavitation
    • Hydrothermal Processing
      • Metal Powders
      • Electroceramic Powders
      • Organic Carbon Oxidation
      • Cereals
      • Removal and Stabilizing of Arsenic
      • Birch Wood
      • Wheat Gluten Isolate
      • Reduction of BOD
    • Jet-Printing Process
    • Mechano-Chemical Synthesis
    • Inter-Metallic Compounds
      • Quantum Dots
      • Nanotubes of Boron Nitrides
      • Thermoelectric Material - Iron Disilicide
    • Quasi-Isostatic Pressure Process
    • Self-Assembly of Nano-particles
    • Severe Plastic Deformation
    • Shockwave Compaction
    • Sinter-Forging
    • Slurry-Coating Routes
    • Sol-Gel Processing
    • Solid-State Processes
    • Sono-chemical Synthesis
    • Spin Coating
    • Thermal Plasma Synthesis
    • Thermal Spray Coating
    • Thermo-Chemical Synthesis
    • Vacuum Evaporation on Running Liquids (VERL)
    • Wet Chemical Processes

8. NANOTECH FEARS - ARE THEY JUSTIFIED?

  • The Flip Side of Molecular Nanotechnology (MNT)
  • Economic Disturbance from Plentiful Accessibility of Cheap Products
  • Economic Imbalance Due to Highly Inflated Prices
  • Right Technology in the Wrong Hands
  • Small can be Dangerous - Multitude of Miniscule Lethal Weaponry
  • The Grey Goo Horror
  • Military Risks - High Destruction System
  • Environmental and Biological Risks - A Serious Issue
  • Major Proposals and Efforts Underway on Nanoparticle Safety
  • Synopsis - No Radicals Please!

9. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/ DEVELOPMENTS

  • Nanophase Technologies Develops LSA Zinc Oxide
  • Industrial Nanotech Introduces Clear Cool Roof Coating Updated Version in China
  • HzO Introduces HzO Nanotechnology
  • Raymor Nanotech Unveils New Line of Single- Wall Carbon Nanotubes
  • Industrial Nanotech Unveils Nansulate(r) Cool Ride
  • Silanotex and REINSTE Sign Agreement
  • Reinste Nano Ventures Introduces Single Wall and Double Multi Wall Carbon Nanotubes
  • Reinste Nano Ventures Private Limited Unveils Nano Precipitated Calcium Carbonate
  • ArcelorMittal Rolls Out Novel Nanotechnology Steel
  • Applied Nanotech Holdings Launches Solar Inks Pilot Manufacturing Line

10. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/DEVELOPMENTS IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • Bruker Introduces Atomic Force Microscopy Modes and Measurement Modules
  • Xanofi Rolls Out XanoShear Nanotech Platform
  • Bodal Chemicals Unveils Nanotechnology-Based Bodactive Reactive Dyes
  • Detector Electronics Rolls Out Nanotechnology Metal Oxide Semiconductor H2S Gas Sensor
  • GMM Development Launches DURAMAX Nonstick Technology
  • Panasonic Electric Works Develops New LED Technology
  • Nanomaterial University Develops Bioactive Nanomaterial
  • FutureCarbon Launches Non-dusting CNT Granulate
  • C-Polymers Introduces New Range of CPM and CPC Carbon Nanotubes
  • Carbon Design Innovations Launches Latest Carbon Nanotube Enabled Atomic Force Microscope Probes
  • Elmarco to Develop Next Generation of Solar cells
  • Cnanoz Rolls Out NanopureTM
  • Cnanoz Unveils CNT Drug Delivery System
  • SouthWest NanoTechnologies Launches SWeNT(r) CG 200 CNT
  • EnerG2 Introduces Avant-Garde Nano-Structured Materials for Energy Storage Breakthroughs
  • Evident Technologies Introduces evidot LED Products
  • Microfluidics Devises Method for Processing Carbon Nanotubes
  • Advanced Diamond Technologies Offers NaDiaProbesTM
  • Altair Nanotechnologies Launches Lithium Titanate Battery for US Navy
  • ApNano Materials Introduces Inorganic WS2 Nanotubes
  • Starpharma Holdings Offers NanoJuiceTM Transfection Kit
  • Integran Technologies Launches Nanovate TM -NS Coating
  • NanoGram Introduces New Suite of Silicon Nanoscale Materials
  • Integran Technologies Launches NanovateTM EM Coating
  • Neo Biocon Unveils Abraxane Drug in UAE
  • ApNano Materials Introduces Inorganic WS2 Nanotubes
  • Starpharma Holdings Offers NanoJuice TM Transfection Kit
  • Unidym Develops Color Liquid Crystal Display
  • Chadbourne & Parke Introduces Nanotechnologies Practice
  • Nanocomp Technologies Manufactures Largest Carbon Nanotube Material Sheet
  • Bruker Daltonics Launches FlashFormulaTM Solution
  • IBM to Develop Nanophotonic Devices
  • Biomet Launches NanoTite Dental Implant
  • Nano Chemical Systems Launches Nanoilmarine GREEN 2-Cycle Oil
  • Oakley Introduces Nanowire Polarized Sunglass Range
  • Physik Instrumente Launches Nanopositioning E-755 Motion Controller
  • Samsung Fabricates 65 Nano Chip for Digital TV
  • NanoGram Develops Nanocomposites with Superior Refraction and Transparency
  • Amsoil Launches Nanofiber-Based Ea Motorcycle Oil Filters
  • IBM Develops Complete Circuit Around Single Nanotube Molecule
  • Beyond Skin Science Launches Nanotechnology- Based Skin Care Products
  • SmalTec Introduces M217-n Micro-EDM/Nano- Grinding Equipment
  • Lati Launches Compounds with Carbon Nanotubes
  • Zyvex Corporation Unveils New Product Family...
  • Acrongenomics, Inc., Introduces Nanotechnology- Based Cancer Detection Kit ...
  • Nanofilm Introduces Clarity Defender for Automotive Application...
  • Ahwahnee Technology Debuts Carbon Nanotubes Innovation Kit(tm)

11. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • Hitachi High-Technologies to Take Over Sit NanoTechnology
  • GEA Group and Cavitation Technologies Sign Technology and Licensing Agreement
  • NanoTech Entertainment and VirtuaPin Ink Manufacturing and Distribution Agreement
  • Reinste Nano Ventures Inks Agreement with Raymor Nanotech to Distribute C-SWNT
  • Arrowhead Research Takes Over Alvos Therapeutics
  • Integran Technologies Signs Agreement with Enduro Industries to Extend License Term
  • Applied DNA Sciences Enter into Partnership with College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
  • Double A Signs Agreement with National Nanotechnology Centre
  • Wisepower Takes Over Unidym from Arrowhead Research
  • Buhler Group Purchases Strategic Interest in Micronisers Australasia
  • Sony Takes Over Micronics
  • DuPont Snaps Up Innovalight
  • Oxford Instruments Takes Over Omicron NanoTechnology and Subsidiary Units
  • Iroko Pharmaceuticals Takes Over iCeutica
  • IDEX Corporation Inks Definitive Merger Agreement with Microfluidics International
  • NanoMech Snaps Up Canadian Nano Technologies
  • Royal DSM Invests in NanoHoldings
  • Nanosurf Forms Joint Venture with Suzhou Haizisi in China
  • Nano Terra Signs Licensing Agreement with Kadmon Pharmaceuticals
  • 3DIcon Inks Facilities Use Agreement with Helmerich Research Center
  • Wipro Technologies Enters into Partnership with imec

12. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • NanoIntegris Forms Partnership with Unidym
  • Teijin Takes Over NanoGram
  • Bruker Takes Over OIM and AFC Instrument Businesses of Veeco Instruments
  • SUSS MicroTec Inks Exclusive License Agreement with Rolith to Develop Nanolithography Technology
  • LG Display Enters into Joint Development Agreement with QD Vision
  • Plasan and Q-Flo Form Joint Venture
  • Nanosys and Sigma-Aldrich Sign Distribution Agreement
  • CVD Equipment and Graphene Laboratories Sign Exclusive Distribution Agreement
  • NEI Establishes American NanoMyte
  • Dais Analytic Corporation of Odessa Signs Sales Agreement with Genertec America and CAST Systems Control Technology
  • Zhuhai Yintong Energy to Acquire 51% Majority Stake in Altair Nanotechnologies
  • AECOM Technology Enters into Partnership with Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
  • Audax Medical Inks Licensing Agreement with Brown University
  • King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology Launches Nanotechnology based initiative
  • Bilcare Signs Agreement with Pharmaceutical Companies
  • NanoRidge Materials Enters into Partnership with Riley Solutions
  • Goodrich Corporation and UDRI Enter into Partnership
  • JA Solar Holdings and Innovalight Ink Agreements
  • ActiveCare Enters into Partnership with Vista Therapeutics
  • NanoMech Bags Contract from KDH Defense Systems
  • Luna Innovations Acquires Tego Biosciences
  • Showa Denko KK Builds New VGCFTM-X CNT Unit
  • Bayer MaterialScience Starts New Carbon Nanotubes Plant
  • Industrial Nanotech Supplies Nansulate Coatings to Beverage and Food Companies
  • SVTC Technologies Deploys Production Tools of Synopsys
  • EcoloCap Solutions Sells NPW-30 System to R3 Energy
  • Cambridge NanoTech Enters in Korea
  • Industrial Nanotech Receives Hefty Nansulate Order from Exclusive Saudi Distributor
  • Applied Nanotech Enters into License and R&D Agreement with Sports Goods Manufacturer
  • UAlbany NanoCollege, IBM and Novellus Systems Become Strategic Partners at Albany NanoTech Complex of CNSE
  • Industrial Nanotech Inks Korea Distribution Agreement Deal with Intas
  • API Technologies to Cease Nanotechnology R&D Subsidiary
  • Russian Nanotech and Eurasian Development Bank Sign Memorandum of Cooperation
  • BASF and KIT Enter into Nanotechnology Partnership
  • Applied Pharma Research Buys New Platform Technology
  • Saudi Nanotechnology Company Sets Up in Saudi Arabia
  • CEA's Electronics and Information Technology Laboratory, IBM Ink Agreement to Jointly Develop Nanoelectronics Technology
  • Bulgaria Inks Agreement with IBM
  • Z-Cube Inks Agreement with Yissum Research Development Company
  • Nanosys' Segment QD SoleilTM Inks Agreement with Starfire Electronic Development and Marketing Corporation
  • SPECS GmbH Buys Nanonis GmbH
  • EcoloCap Solutions Inks Letter of Intent with Micro Bubble Technology
  • Shrink Nanotechnologies Buys Shrink Technologies
  • Integran Technologies Inks Agreement with NOVA Research and Technology, TransCanada
  • Advanced Diamond Technologies Receives Contract from Threat Reduction Agency
  • eGen Partners Inks Agreement with MysticMD
  • Bayer Material Science Sets Up New Carbon Nanotube Facility
  • Unidym Closes Operations in Houston to Consolidate Business Operations
  • Pro-Tect Purchases Medivices
  • Arkema Partners with Fulcrum SP Materials
  • Unidym Extends Agreement with Samsung Electronics
  • RFASI and UESM Ink Agreement
  • Shrink Nanotech and Inabata America Enter into Strategic Alliance for Solar Products
  • Applied Nanotech Holdings Signs Research Agreement
  • SWeNT and Chasm Establish a Development Center
  • Indium Purchases RNT's Hunt Valley Operations
  • MSGI Inks Space Act Agreement with NASA
  • Government of India to Establish R&D Centers
  • Shrink Nanotechnologies Purchases Shrink Technologies
  • IBM and CEA/Leti to Collaborate for Research
  • ATN and ISTA to Ink Research Agreement

13. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

  • Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. (US)
  • Advanced Nano Products Co., Limited (South Korea)
  • Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (US)
  • Arrowhead Research Corporation (US)
  • Calando Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (USA)
  • Bruker Corporation (US)
  • Catalytic Materials, LLC (US)
  • Chemat Technology Inc. (US)
  • eSpin Technologies, Inc. (US)
  • ELITech Group (France)
  • Genefluidics, Inc., (US)
  • Hanwha Nanotech Corporation (South Korea)
  • Hybrid Plastics (US)
  • Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc. (US)
  • Integran Technologies, Inc. (Canada)
  • Intrinsiq Materials Limited (IML) (UK)
  • Life Technologies Corportation (USA)
  • Luxtera, Inc.
  • Nanocyl S.A. (Belgium)
  • NanoGram Corporation (US)
  • NanoMaterials Ltd, (Israel)
  • Nanosys, Inc. (US)
  • QuantumSphere, Inc. (US)
  • Raymor Industries, Inc. (Canada)
  • Rogue Valley Microdevices, Inc. (US)
  • Shenzhen Nanotech Port Co., Ltd. (China)
  • SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc. (US)
  • Starpharma Holdings (Australia)
  • Dendritic Nanotechnologies, Inc. (US)
  • Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC (US)
  • Unidym, Inc. (US)

14. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanotechnology Based Products by End-Use Sector - Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Semiconductors & Electronics, Pharma & Healthcare, Food, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Billion for the Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: World 10-Year Perspective for Nanotechnology Based Products by End-Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Semiconductors & Electronics, Pharma & Healthcare, Food, and Other End-Use Markets for the Years 2009, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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