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The Nanocellulose Global Opportunity Report

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The Nanocellulose Global Opportunity Report
Published: December 1, 2016 Content info: 369 Pages
Description

The Nanocellulose Global Opportunity Report provides a clear pathway to commercial opportunities in nanocellulose. The 374 page report covers current and future opportunities for nanocellulose across a wide range of markets, including paper & board, composites, biopackaging, coatings & films, medical & healthcare, textiles, oil & gas, filtration, rheology modifiers, aerogels, 3D printing and printed & flexible electronics.

Report contents

  • Global production capacities
  • Current products.
  • Stage of commercialization for nanocellulose applications by company.
  • Market drivers, trends and challenges, by target markets.
  • In-depth market assessment of opportunities for nanocellulose including potential revenues, growth rates, pricing, most likely applications and market challenges.
  • In-depth company profiles, include products, capacities, production processes and commmercial activities.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  • 1.1 MARKET OPPORTUNITY ANALYSIS
  • 1.2 COMMERCIAL IMPACT RATING SYSTEM
  • 1.3 MARKET CHALLENGES RATING SYSTEM

2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • 2.1 Applications
  • 2.2 Production
  • 2.3 Market drivers
    • 2.3.1 Sustainable materials
    • 2.3.2 Improved products
    • 2.3.3 Unique properties
    • 2.3.4 Recent improvements in production and product integration
  • 2.4 Market and technical challenges
    • 2.4.1 Characterization
    • 2.4.2 Production
    • 2.4.3 Functionalization
    • 2.4.4 Moisture absorption and aggregation
    • 2.4.5 Scalability
    • 2.4.6 Lack of current products
  • 2.5 Market size

3 INTRODUCTION

  • 3.1 Properties of nanomaterials
  • 3.2 Categorization

4 NANOMATERIALS REGULATIONS

  • 4.1 Europe
    • 4.1.1 REACH
    • 4.1.2 Biocidal Products Regulation
    • 4.1.3 National nanomaterials registers
    • 4.1.4 Cosmetics regulation
    • 4.1.5 Food safety
  • 4.2 United States
    • 4.2.1 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • 4.3 Asia
    • 4.3.1 Japan
    • 4.3.2 South Korea
    • 4.3.3 Taiwan
    • 4.3.4 Australia

5 NANOCELLULOSE

  • 5.1 What is nanocellulose?
  • 5.2 Types of nanocellulose
    • 5.2.1 NanoFibrillar Cellulose (NFC)
      • 5.2.1.1 Applications
      • 5.2.1.2 Production methods
    • 5.2.2 NanoCrystalline Cellulose (NCC)
      • 5.2.2.1 Applications
    • 5.2.3 Bacterial Cellulose (BCC)
      • 5.2.3.1 Applications
  • 5.3 Synthesis of cellulose materials
    • 5.3.1 Microcrystalline cellulose (MCC)
    • 5.3.2 Microfibrillated cellulose (MFC)
    • 5.3.3 Nanofibrillated cellulose (MFC)
    • 5.3.4 Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC)
    • 5.3.5 Bacterial cellulose particles (CNC)
  • 5.4 Properties of nanocellulose
  • 5.5 Advantages of nanocellulose
  • 5.6 Manufacture of nanocellulose
  • 5.7 Production methods
    • 5.7.1 Nanofibrillated cellulose production methods
    • 5.7.2 Nanocrystalline celluose production methods

6 NANOCELLULOSE MARKET STRUCTURE

7 SWOT ANALYSIS FOR NANOCELLULOSE

8 REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS

  • 8.1 Standards
    • 8.1.1 International Standards Organization (ISO)
    • 8.1.2 American National Standards
    • 8.1.3 CSA Group
  • 8.2 Toxicity
  • 8.3 Regulation

9 REGIONAL INITIATIVES AND GOVERNMENT FUNDING

10 NANOCELLULOSE APPLICATIONS

11 NANOCELLULOSE TECHNOLOGY READINESS LEVEL (TRL)

12 NANOCELLULOSE END USER MARKET SEGMENT ANALYSIS

  • 12.1 Production of nanocellulose
    • 12.1.1 Microfibrillated cellulose
    • 12.1.2 Cellulose nanofiber production
    • 12.1.3 Cellulose nanocrystal production
    • 12.1.4 Production volumes, by region
    • 12.1.5 Applications
    • 12.1.6 Prices
  • 12.2 Nanocellulose patents & publications

13 COMPOSITES

  • 13.1 MARKET DRIVERS AND TRENDS
    • 13.1.1 Growing use of polymer composites
    • 13.1.2 Increased need for advanced, protective materials
    • 13.1.3 Improved multi-functional performance over traditional composites-green AND strong
    • 13.1.4 Multi-functionality
    • 13.1.5 Growth in the wind energy market
    • 13.1.6 Environmental impact of carbon fibers
    • 13.1.7 Shortcomings of natural fiber composites and glass fiber reinforced composites
  • 13.2 APPLICATIONS
    • 13.2.1 Applications by cellulose type
    • 13.2.2 Applications timeline
    • 13.2.3 Market opportunity
    • 13.2.4 Applications and market size
    • 13.2.5 Biopackaging
      • 13.2.5.1 Market drivers and trends
      • 13.2.5.2 Applications
      • 13.2.5.3 Market size
      • 13.2.5.4 Nanocellulose opportunity
      • 13.2.5.5 Market challenges
      • 13.2.5.6 Commercial activity
    • 13.2.6 Aerospace
      • 13.2.6.1 Market drivers and trends
      • 13.2.6.2 Applications
      • 13.2.6.3 Market size
      • 13.2.6.4 Market challenges
    • 13.2.7 Automotive
      • 13.2.7.1 Market drivers and trends
      • 13.2.7.2 Safety
      • 13.2.7.3 Cost
      • 13.2.7.4 Applications
      • 13.2.7.5 Market size
      • 13.2.7.6 Nanocellulose opportunity
      • 13.2.7.7 Market challenges
      • 13.2.7.8 Commercial activity
    • 13.2.8 Construction & building
      • 13.2.8.1 Market drivers and trends
      • 13.2.8.2 Applications
      • 13.2.8.3 Market size
      • 13.2.8.4 Market challenges
    • 13.2.9 Commercial activity

14 PAPER & BOARD

  • 14.1 Market drivers and trends
    • 14.1.1 Environmental
    • 14.1.2 Need to develop innovative new products in the paper and board industry
  • 14.2 Applications
    • 14.2.1.1 Paper packaging
    • 14.2.1.2 Paper coatings
    • 14.2.1.3 Anti-microbials
  • 14.3 Market size
  • 14.4 Nanocellulose opportunity
  • 14.5 Market challenges
  • 14.6 Commercial activity

15 TEXTILES

  • 15.1 Market drivers for nanocellulose
    • 15.1.1.1 Growth in the wearable electronics market
    • 15.1.1.2 Growth in the market for anti-microbial textiles
    • 15.1.1.3 Need to improve the properties of cloth or fabric materials
    • 15.1.1.4 Environmental and regulatory
  • 15.2 Applications
  • 15.3 Nanocellulose opportunity
  • 15.4 Market challenges
  • 15.5 Commercial activity

16 MEDICAL & HEALTHCARE

  • 16.1 Market drivers and trends
    • 16.1.1 Improved drug delivery for cancer therapy
    • 16.1.2 Shortcomings of chemotherapies
    • 16.1.3 Biocompatibility of medical implants
    • 16.1.4 Anti-biotic resistance
    • 16.1.5 Growth in advanced woundcare market
  • 16.2 Applications
    • 16.2.1.1 Drug delivery
    • 16.2.1.2 Medical implants
    • 16.2.1.3 Tissue engineering
    • 16.2.1.4 Wound dressings
    • 16.2.1.5 Laterial flow immunosay labels
  • 16.3 Market size
  • 16.4 Nanocellulose opportunity
  • 16.5 Commercial activity

17 COATINGS, FILMS & PAINTS

  • 17.1 Market drivers and trends
    • 17.1.1 Sustainable coating systems and materials
    • 17.1.2 Chemical to bio-based
    • 17.1.3 Increased demand for abrasion and scratch resistant coatings
    • 17.1.4 Increased demand for UV-resistant coatings
    • 17.1.5 Growth in superhydrophobic coatings market
  • 17.2 Applications
    • 17.2.1 Abrasion and scratch resistance
    • 17.2.2 Wood coatings
    • 17.2.3 Anti-counterfeiting films
    • 17.2.4 Gas barriers
  • 17.3 Market size
  • 17.4 Nanocellulose opportunity
    • 17.4.1 Market challenges
      • 17.4.1.1 High viscosity
      • 17.4.1.2 Moisture sorption
      • 17.4.1.3 Durability
      • 17.4.1.4 Dispersion
      • 17.4.1.5 Transparency
      • 17.4.1.6 Production, scalability and cost
  • 17.5 Commercial activity

18 AEROGELS

  • 18.1 Market drivers and trends
    • 18.1.1 Energy efficiency
    • 18.1.2 Demand for environmentally-friendly, lightweight materials
  • 18.2 Market size
  • 18.3 Applications
    • 18.3.1 Thermal insulation
    • 18.3.2 Medical
    • 18.3.3 Shape memory
  • 18.4 Nanocellulose product developers in aerogels

19 OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION

  • 19.1 MARKET DRIVERS AND TRENDS
    • 19.1.1 Need to reduce operating costs and improve operation efficiency
    • 19.1.2 Increased demands of drilling environments
    • 19.1.3 Increased exploration in extreme environments
    • 19.1.4 Environmental and regulatory
  • 19.2 Applications
    • 19.2.1 Oil and fracking drilling fluids
    • 19.2.2 Extraction
  • 19.3 Market size
  • 19.4 Nanocellulose opportunity
  • 19.5 Market challenges
  • 19.6 Commercial activity

20 FILTRATION AND SEPARATION

  • 20.1 Market drivers and trends
    • 20.1.1 Need for improved membrane technology
    • 20.1.2 Water shortage and population growth
    • 20.1.3 Need for improved and low cost membrane technology
    • 20.1.4 Need for improved groundwater treatment technologies
    • 20.1.5 Cost and efficiency
    • 20.1.6 Growth in the air filter market
    • 20.1.7 Need for environmentally, safe filters
    • 20.1.8 Recyclability of polymer membranes
  • 20.2 Applications
    • 20.2.1 Water filtration
    • 20.2.2 Air filtration
    • 20.2.3 Virus filtration
  • 20.3 Market size
  • 20.4 Nanocellulose opportunity
  • 20.5 Market challenges
  • 20.6 Commercial activity

21 RHEOLOGY MODIFIERS

  • 21.1 Applications
    • 21.1.1 Food
    • 21.1.2 Pharmaceuticals
    • 21.1.3 Cosmetics
  • 21.2 Commercial activity

22 PRINTED AND FLEXIBLE ELECTRONICS

  • 22.1 Market drivers and trends
    • 22.1.1 Environmental
    • 22.1.2 Flexible, wearable and paper electronics markets growing
    • 22.1.3 Need for improved barrier function
  • 22.2 Applications
    • 22.2.1 Wearable electronics
    • 22.2.2 Flexible energy storage
    • 22.2.3 Conductive inks
  • 22.3 Market size
  • 22.4 Nanocellulose opportunity
  • 22.5 Market challenges
    • 22.5.1.1 Manufacturing
    • 22.5.1.2 Integration
    • 22.5.1.3 Competing materials
  • 22.6 Commercial activity

23 3D PRINTING

  • 23.1 Market drivers
    • 23.1.1 Improved materials at lower cost
    • 23.1.2 Limitations of current thermoplastics
  • 23.2 Market size
  • 23.3 Nanocellulose opportunity
  • 23.4 Market challenges
  • 23.5 Commercial activity

24 NANOCELLULOSE COMPANY PROFILES

  • 24.1 Producers and types of nanocellulose produced (NCF, NCC, BCC)
  • 24.2 Target markets for producers
  • 24.3 NANOFIBRILLAR CELLULOSE (NFC) PRODUCERS
    • 24.3.1 American Process, Inc
      • 24.3.1.1 Products
      • 24.3.1.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.1.3 Production process
      • 24.3.1.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.1.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.2 Ashai Kasei Chemicals Corporation
      • 24.3.2.1 Products
      • 24.3.2.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.2.3 Production process
      • 24.3.2.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.2.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.3 Borregaard Chemcell
      • 24.3.3.1 Products
      • 24.3.3.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.3.3 Production process
      • 24.3.3.4 Commercial applications and targer markets
      • 24.3.3.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.4 Cellucomp Ltd
      • 24.3.4.1 Products
      • 24.3.4.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.4.3 Production process
      • 24.3.4.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.4.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.5 Chuetsu Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd
      • 24.3.5.1 Products
      • 24.3.5.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.5.3 Production process
      • 24.3.5.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.5.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.6 Daicel Corporation
      • 24.3.6.1 Products
      • 24.3.6.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.6.3 Production process
      • 24.3.6.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.6.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.7 Daio Paper Corporation
      • 24.3.7.1 Products
      • 24.3.7.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.7.3 Production process
      • 24.3.7.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.7.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.8 DIC Products, Inc
      • 24.3.8.1 Products
      • 24.3.8.2 Scale of facility
      • 24.3.8.3 Production process
      • 24.3.8.4 Commercial applications and target markets, applications targeted and stage of commercialization
      • 24.3.8.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.9 DKS Co Ltd
      • 24.3.9.1 Products
      • 24.3.9.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.9.3 Production process
      • 24.3.9.4 Commercial applications and target markets, applications targeted and stage of commercialization
      • 24.3.9.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.10 Imerys
      • 24.3.10.1 Products
      • 24.3.10.2 Scale of facility
      • 24.3.10.3 Production process
      • 24.3.10.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.10.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.11 Innventia AB
      • 24.3.11.1 Products
      • 24.3.11.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.11.3 Production process
      • 24.3.11.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.11.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.12 Kruger Bioproducts, Inc
      • 24.3.12.1 Products
      • 24.3.12.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.12.3 Production process
      • 24.3.12.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.12.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.13 Nippon Paper Group, Inc
      • 24.3.13.1 Products
      • 24.3.13.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.13.3 Production process
      • 24.3.13.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.13.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.14 Oji Paper Company Ltd
      • 24.3.14.1 Products
      • 24.3.14.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.14.3 Production process
      • 24.3.14.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.14.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.15 Paperlogic
      • 24.3.15.1 Products
      • 24.3.15.2 Produciton capacity
      • 24.3.15.3 Production process
      • 24.3.15.4 Commercial applications and target markets, applications targeted and stage of commercialization
      • 24.3.15.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.16 Performance BioFilaments Inc
      • 24.3.16.1 Products
      • 24.3.16.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.16.3 Production process
      • 24.3.16.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.16.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.17 Seiko PMC Corporation
      • 24.3.17.1 Products
      • 24.3.17.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.17.3 Production process
      • 24.3.17.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.17.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.18 Stora Enso Ltd
      • 24.3.18.1 Products
      • 24.3.18.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.18.3 Production process
      • 24.3.18.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.18.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.19 Sugino Machine Limited
      • 24.3.19.1 Products
      • 24.3.19.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.19.3 Production process
      • 24.3.19.4 Commercial appliations and target markets
      • 24.3.19.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.20 University of Maine
      • 24.3.20.1 Products
      • 24.3.20.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.20.3 Production process
      • 24.3.20.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.20.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.21 UPM-Kymmene
      • 24.3.21.1 Products
      • 24.3.21.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.21.3 Production process
      • 24.3.21.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.21.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.22 US Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory
      • 24.3.22.1 Products
      • 24.3.22.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.22.3 Production process
      • 24.3.22.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.22.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.23 VTT Technical Research Centre
      • 24.3.23.1 Products
      • 24.3.23.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.23.3 Production process
      • 24.3.23.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.23.5 Contact details
    • 24.3.24 Zelfo Technology GmbH
      • 24.3.24.1 Products
      • 24.3.24.2 Production capacity
      • 24.3.24.3 Production process
      • 24.3.24.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.3.24.5 Contact details
  • 24.4 CELLULOSE NANOCRYSTAL (CNC) PRODUCERS
    • 24.4.1 Blue Goose Biorefineries, Inc
      • 24.4.1.1 Products
      • 24.4.1.2 Production capacity
      • 24.4.1.3 Production process
      • 24.4.1.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.4.1.5 Contact detals
    • 24.4.2 Celluforce, Inc
      • 24.4.2.1 Products
      • 24.4.2.2 Production capacity
      • 24.4.2.3 Production process
      • 24.4.2.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.4.2.5 Contact detals
    • 24.4.3 Melodea/Holmen
      • 24.4.3.1 Products
      • 24.4.3.2 Production capacity
      • 24.4.3.3 Production process
      • 24.4.3.4 Commercial applications and target markets
      • 24.4.3.5 Contact details
    • 24.4.4 Renmatrix, Inc
      • 24.4.4.1 Products
      • 24.4.4.2 Production capacity
      • 24.4.4.3 Production process
      • 24.4.4.4 Commercial applications and target markets
  • 24.5 BACTERIAL CELLULOSE (BC) PRODUCERS
    • 24.5.1 Axcelion Biopolymers Corporation
      • 24.5.1.1 Products
      • 24.5.1.2 Comercial applications and target markets
      • 24.5.1.3 Contact details
    • 24.5.2 Bowil Biotech
      • 24.5.2.1 Products
      • 24.5.2.2 Target markets
      • 24.5.2.3 Contact details
    • 24.5.3 DePuy Synthes Biomaterials
      • 24.5.3.1 Products
      • 24.5.3.2 Target markets
      • 24.5.3.3 Contact details
    • 24.5.4 FZMB GmbH
      • 24.5.4.1 Products
      • 24.5.4.2 Target markets
      • 24.5.4.3 Contact details
    • 24.5.5 Jenpolymers Ltd
      • 24.5.5.1 Products
      • 24.5.5.2 Target markets
      • 24.5.5.3 Contact details
  • 24.6 OTHER PRODUCERS AND APPLICATION DEVELOPERS
    • 24.6.1 Betulium Oy
    • 24.6.2 Cellulose Lab
    • 24.6.3 Cellutech AB
    • 24.6.4 Centre Technique Du Papier/ Institut Technologique FCBA
    • 24.6.5 Cerealus Holdings LLC
    • 24.6.6 Denso Corporation
    • 24.6.7 FMC Biopolymer
    • 24.6.8 Greencore Composites, Inc
    • 24.6.9 J.Rettenmaier & Sohne GmbH
    • 24.6.10 The Japan Steel Works, Ltd
    • 24.6.11 JeNaCell GmbH
    • 24.6.12 Nanocrete Technologies
    • 24.6.13 Norske Skog ASA
    • 24.6.14 Poly-Ink
    • 24.6.15 Polynew, Inc
    • 24.6.16 Sappi Limited
    • 24.6.17 Tianjin Haojia Cellulose Co., Ltd
    • 24.6.18 Valentis Nanotech
    • 24.6.19 Verso Corporation

25 MAIN NANOCELLULOSE RESEARCH CENTRES

  • 25.1 Aalto University
  • 25.2 AIST
  • 25.3 Clark-Atlanta University
  • 25.4 Colorado School of Mines
  • 25.5 EMPA
  • 25.6 Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 25.7 Grenoble INP-Pagora
  • 25.8 ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology
  • 25.9 McMaster University
  • 25.10 North Carolina State University
  • 25.11 Oregon State University
  • 25.12 Paper and Fiber Research Institute (PFI)
  • 25.13 Pennsylvania State University
  • 25.14 Purdue University
  • 25.15 SUNY-ESF
  • 25.16 Technical University of Lodz
  • 25.17 University of Exeter
  • 25.18 University of Fribourg
  • 25.19 Uppsala University
  • 25.20 Universidade do Minho
  • 25.21 University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Boku University)
  • 25.22 University of Toronto
  • 25.23 Other research centres/groups

26 REFERENCES

TABLES

  • Table 1: Markets and applications for nanocellulose
  • Table 2: Nanocellulose production plants worldwide and production status
  • Table 3: Potential volume estimates (tons) and penetration of nanocellulose into key markets
  • Table 4: Market summary for nanocellulose-Selling grade particle diameter, usage, advantages, average price/ton, market estimates, global consumption, main current applications, future applications
  • Table 5: Categorization of nanomaterials
  • Table 6: National nanomaterials registries in Europe
  • Table 7: Nanomaterials regulatory bodies in Australia
  • Table 8: Nanocellulose properties
  • Table 9: Applications of nanofibrillar cellulose (NFC)
  • Table 10: Production methods of NFC producers
  • Table 11: Applications of nanocrystalline cellulose (NCC)
  • Table 12: Applications of bacterial cellulose (BC)
  • Table 13: Microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) preparation methods, resulting materials and applications
  • Table 14: Microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) preparation methods, resulting materials and applications
  • Table 15: Nanofibrillated cellulose (MFC) preparation methods, resulting materials and applications
  • Table 16: Cellulose nanocrystals (MFC) preparation methods, resulting materials and applications.
  • Table 17: Cellulose nanocrystals (MFC) preparation methods, resulting materials and applications.
  • Table 18: Properties and applications of nanocellulose
  • Table 19: Properties of cellulose nanofibrils relative to metallic and polymeric materials
  • Table 20: Nanocellulose nanocrystal sources and scale
  • Table 21: Nanofibrillated cellulose production methods
  • Table 22: Cellulose nanocrystals (NCC) production methods
  • Table 23: Nanocellulose market structure
  • Table 24: Current and potential end users for nanocellulose, by market and company
  • Table 25: Current and potential nanocellulose end users
  • Table 26: SWOT analysis of nanocellulose
  • Table 27: Safety of Micro/Nanofibrillated cellulose
  • Table 28: Potential high volume impact of nanocellulose and likelihood of market impact
  • Table 29: Production capacities of CNF producers per annum in tons, current and planned
  • Table 30: Production capacities of CNC producers per annum in tons, current and planned
  • Table 31: Markets and applications for nanocellulose
  • Table 32: Product/price/application matrix of nanocellulose producers
  • Table 33: Published patent publications for nanocellulose, 1997-2013
  • Table 34: Nanocellulose patents as of May 2015
  • Table 35: Research publications on nanocellulose materials and composites, 1996-2013
  • Table 36: Nanocellulose patents by organisation
  • Table 37: Nanocellulose patents by organisation, 2014
  • Table 38: Main patent assignees for NCC, as of May 2015
  • Table 39: Main patent assignees for NFC, as of May 2015
  • Table 40: Main patent assignees for BCC, as of May 2015
  • Table 41: Comparative properties of polymer composites reinforcing materials
  • Table 42: Equivalent cost of nanocellulose and competitive materials in polymer composites
  • Table 43: Applications of nanocellulose in polymer composites by cellulose type
  • Table 44: Nanocellulose applications timeline in the polymer composites market
  • Table 45: Application markets, competing materials, NFC advantages and current market size in polymer composites
  • Table 46: Market assessment for nanocellulose in polymer composites
  • Table 47: Market opportunity assessment for nanocellulose in polymer composites
  • Table 48: Limitations of nanocellulose in the development of polymer nanocomposites
  • Table 49: Application markets, competing materials, nanocellulose advantages and current market size in polymer composites
  • Table 50: Examples of antimicrobial immobilization into cellulose nanofibers
  • Table 51: Oxygen permeability of nanocellulose films compared to those made form commercially available petroleum based materials and other polymers
  • Table 52: Market assessment for nanocellulose in biopackaing
  • Table 53: Application markets, competing materials, NFC advantages and current market size in packaging
  • Table 54: Market opportunity assessment for nanocellulose in bio packaging
  • Table 55: Market challenges rating for nanocellulose in the biopackaging market
  • Table 56: Companies developing nanocellulose products in bio packaging, applications targeted and stage of commercialization
  • Table 57: Nanomaterials in the aerospace market-applications, stage of commercialization and estimated economic impact
  • Table 58: Market challenges rating for nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the aerospace market
  • Table 59: Applications of natural fiber composites in vehicles by manufacturers
  • Table 60: Application markets, competing materials, Nanocellulose advantages and current market size in the automotive sector
  • Table 61: Market assessment for nanocellulose in the automotive sector
  • Table 62: Market opportunity assessment for nanocellulose in the automotive industry
  • Table 63: Applications and commercilization challenges in the automotive market
  • Table 64: Market challenges rating for nanocellulose in the automotive market
  • Table 65: Companies developing Nanocellulose products in the automotive industry, applications targeted and stage of commercialization
  • Table 66: Nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the construction, building protection and exterior coatings market-applications, stage of commercialization and estimated economic impact
  • Table 67: Market challenges rating for nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the construction, building protection and architectural exterior coatings market
  • Table 68: Nanocellulose in polymer composites-Companies and products
  • Table 69: Nanocellulose applications timeline in the paper and board markets
  • Table 70: Global packaging market, billions US$
  • Table 71: Market opportunity assessment for nanocellulose in paper and board
  • Table 72: Market challenges rating for nanocellulose in the paper and board market
  • Table 73: Companies developing nanocellulose products in paper and board, applications targeted and stage of commercialization
  • Table 74: Desirable functional properties for the textiles industry afforded by the use of nanomaterials
  • Table 75: Market opportunity assessment for nanocellulose in paper and board
  • Table 76: Potential volume estimates (tons) and penetration of nanocellulose into textiles
  • Table 77: Market assessment for nanocellulose in textiles
  • Table 78: Market challenges rating for nanocellulose in the textiles and apparel market
  • Table 79: Companies developing nanocellulose products in textiles, applications targeted and stage of commercialization
  • Table 80: Nanocellulose applications timeline in the medical and healthcare markets
  • Table 81: Nanotechnology and nanomaterials opportunity in the drug formulation and delivery market-applications, stage of commercialization and estimated economic impact
  • Table 82: Nanotechnology and nanomaterials opportunity in medical implants and devices marketapplications, stage of commercialization and estimated economic impact
  • Table 83: Nanotechnology and nanomaterials opportunity in the wound care market-applications, stage of commercialization and estimated economic impact
  • Table 84: Nanocellulose product developers in medical and healthcare applications
  • Table 85: Nanocellulose applications timeline in the coatings and paints markets
  • Table 86: Market assessment for nanocellulose in coatings and films
  • Table 87: Application markets, competing materials, nanocellulose advantages and current market size in coatings and films
  • Table 88: Market opportunity assessment for nanocellulose in coatings and films
  • Table 89: Market challenges rating for nanocellulose in the coatings and films market
  • Table 90: Companies developing NFC products in paper coatings and non-packaging coating products, applications targeted and stage of commercialization
  • Table 91: Nanocellulose applications timeline in the aerogels market
  • Table 92: Nanocellulose product developers in aerogels
  • Table 93: Nanocellulose applications timeline in the oil market
  • Table 94: Application markets, competing materials, NFC advantages and current market size in oil and gas
  • Table 95: Market assessment for nanocellulose in oil and gas
  • Table 96: Nanocellulose in the oil and gas market-applications, stage of commercialization and estimated economic impact
  • Table 97: Market challenges rating for nanocellulose in the oil and gas exploration market
  • Table 98: Nanocellulose product developers in oil and gas exploration
  • Table 99: Types of filtration
  • Table 100: CNF membranes
  • Table 101: Nanocellulose applications timeline in the filtration market
  • Table 102: Application markets, competing materials, nanocellulose advantages and current market size in filtration
  • Table 103: Market assessment for nanocellulose in filtration
  • Table 104: Market opportunity assessment for nanocellulose in the filtration industry
  • Table 105: Market challenges rating for nanocellulose in the filtration market
  • Table 106: Companies developing NFC products in filtration, applications targeted and stage of commercialization
  • Table 107: Nanocellulose applications timeline in the rheology modifiers market
  • Table 108: Commercial activity in nanocellulose rheology modifiers
  • Table 109: Properties of flexible electronics-cellulose nanofiber film (nanopaper)
  • Table 110: Nanocellulose applications timeline in flexible electronics
  • Table 111: Global market for wearables, 2014-2021, units and US$
  • Table 112: Application markets, competing materials, Nanocellulose advantages and current market size in electronics
  • Table 113: Market assessment for nanocellulose in the flexible and printed electronics sector
  • Table 114: Market opportunity assessment for Nanocellulose in flexible electronics
  • Table 115: Market challenges rating for nanocellulose in the printed and flexible electronics market
  • Table 116: Companies developing Nanocellulose products in paper electronics, applications targeted and stage of commercialization
  • Table 117: Application markets, competing materials, nanocellulose advantages and current market size in 3D printing
  • Table 118: Market assessment for nanocellulose in 3D printing
  • Table 119: Market opportunity assessment for nanocellulose in 3D printing
  • Table 120: Market challenges rating for nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the 3D printing market
  • Table 121: Companies developing nanocellulose 3D printing products,
  • Table 122: Nanocellulose producers and types of nanocellulose produced
  • Table 123: Target market, by nanocellulose producer

FIGURES

  • Figure 1: Scale of cellulose materials
  • Figure 2: Cellulose nanofiber transparent sheet
  • Figure 3: CNF transparent sheet
  • Figure 4: Running shoes incorporating cellulose nanofibers
  • Figure 5: Ballpoint pen incorporating cellulose nanofibers
  • Figure 6: CNF wet powder
  • Figure 7: Schematic diagram of partial molecular structure of cellulose chain with numbering for carbon atoms and n= number of cellobiose repeating unit
  • Figure 8: Scale of cellulose materials
  • Figure 9: Types of nanocellulose
  • Figure 10: Relationship between different kinds of nanocelluloses
  • Figure 11: TEM image of cellulose nanocrystals
  • Figure 12: Main steps involved in the preparation of NCC
  • Figure 13: Schematic of typical commercialization route for nanocellulose producer
  • Figure 14: Volume of industry demand for nanocellulose from nanocellulose producers
  • Figure 15: Technology Readiness Level (TRL) for nanocellulose
  • Figure 16: Production volumes of nanocellulose 2015, by region
  • Figure 17: Nanocellulose patents by field of application, 2013
  • Figure 18: Example process for producing NFC packaging film
  • Figure 19: Nanomaterials-based automotive components
  • Figure 20: Paper and board global demand
  • Figure 21: Global Paints and Coatings Market, share by end user market
  • Figure 22: Nanocellulose sponge developed by EMPA for potential applications in oil recovery
  • Figure 23: Nanocellulose virus filter paper
  • Figure 24: LEDs shining on circuitry imprinted on a 5x5cm sheet of CNF
  • Figure 25: NFC computer chip
  • Figure 26: NFC translucent diffuser schematic
  • Figure 27: Nanocellulose photoluminescent paper
  • Figure 28: LEDs shining on circuitry imprinted on a 5x5cm sheet of CNF
  • Figure 29: Global market revenues for smart wearable devices 2014-2021, in US$
  • Figure 30: Global market revenues for nanotech-enabled smart wearable devices 2014-2021 in US$, conservative estimate
  • Figure 31: Global market revenues for nanotech-enabled smart wearable devices 2014-2021 in US$, optimistic estimate
  • Figure 32: Asahi Kasei CNF fabric sheet
  • Figure 33: Properties of Asahi Kasei cellulose nanofiber nonwoven fabric
  • Figure 34: CNF transparent film
  • Figure 35: CNF wet powder
  • Figure 36: Flexible electronic substrate made from CNF
  • Figure 37: Bio-based barrier bags prepared from Tempo-CNF coated bio-HDPE film
  • Figure 38: CNC produced at Tech Futures' pilot plant; cloudy suspension (1 wt.%), gel-like (10 wt.%), flake-like crystals, and very fine powder Product advantages include:
  • Figure 39: NCCTM Process
  • Figure 40: Plantrose process
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