NANOTECHNOLOGY - A GLOBAL MARKET REPORT   

Research Abstract

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. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain. 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


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Code : MCP-1031
Price : $4950
Companies : 670
Pages : 2268
Date : November 2012
Market Data Tables : 464

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study reliability and reporting limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data interpretation & reporting level.....l-2
  
   Quantitative techniques & analytics.....I-3
Product definitions and scope of study.....I-3
Chemicals.....I-3
  
   Automotive.....I-4
Aerospace and defense.....I-4
Semiconductors & electronics.....I-4
Pharma & healthcare.....I-4
  
   Food .....I-5
Other end-use applications.....I-5
  
   Nanotechnology - A Curtain Raiser.....II-11$100
   Breaking Conventional Size Barriers.....II-2
New Discoveries Bridge the Gap between Organic and Inorganic Materials.....II-2
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   Expect the Unexpected .....II-3
Nanotechnology Industry Gathering Momentum.....II-3
Enabling Technologies – Need of the Hour.....II-3
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   Impact of Recent Economic Recession in Retrospect.....II-41$100
   Resurgence in Global Economy Reinstates Stable Growth Momentum in Nanotechnology
  Market in 2010.....II-5
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   Nanotechnology Market Fares Relatively Better Amidst Eurozone Crisis.....II-6
Current and Future Analysis.....II-6
Regional Dynamics.....II-6
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   Developing Markets to Turbo Charge Future Growth in Nanotechnology Market.....II-7
Semiconductors & Electronics – The Largest End-Use Market.....II-7
Beyond MEMS and MST .....II-7
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   Growing Demand for 90-nm Technology in SoC Market.....II-8
Shift in Direction Towards “More Than Moore’s Law” Brings Spotlight on
  Nanointegration.....II-8
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   Need for Use of Minute Parts in Consumer Electronics.....II-9
Growing Need for Boosting Computer Disk Drive Storage.....II-9
Pharmaceutical & HealthCare Industry to Lend Traction to the Nanotechnology
  Market.....II-9
1$100
   Nanomedicine Market to Achieve Phenomenal Growth.....II-101$100
   High Demand for Tiny Healthcare Devices.....II-11
Nanotechnology Gaining Prominence for Treatment of Cancer.....II-11
Review of Select Cancer Treatment Procedures using Nanotechnology.....II-11
1$100
   Nanodiagnostic Products to Achieve Significant Demand.....II-121$100
   Key Statistical Findings.....II-13
Table 1: Percentage Breakdown of Number of Nanotechnology Companies in Healthcare Industry Worldwide by Region/Country (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-13

Table 2: Percentage Breakdown of Number of Nanotechnology Companies in Healthcare Industry Worldwide by Type - Private and Public Sector (2011) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-13
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   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).....II-14

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).....II-14
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   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).....II-15

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).....II-15
Nanocatalyst Applications in Pharmaceutical Industry.....II-15
Reduction in Wastage and Side-Products – An Established Commercial
  Application.....II-15
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   Demand from Chemical Industry Boosts Nanotechnology Market.....II-16
Established Commercial Nanocatalyst Applications.....II-16
Detergents.....II-16
Ethanol Production.....II-16
Agricultural Chemicals.....II-16
1$100
   Food Industry – Opportunities Galore.....II-17
Opportunities in Food Packaging Growing at a Frenzy Pace.....II-17
Nanotechnology Revolutionizing the Automotive Industry.....II-17
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   Automotive Segment – A Key Application Area for Nanomaterials & Composites.....II-18
Nanotechnology Applications in Consumer Goods Market.....II-18
Nanotechnology in Cosmetic Industry.....II-18
Opportunities in Space Research.....II-18
Defying Gravity- NASA Banks on Nanotechnology.....II-18
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   The Challenges.....II-19
The Viable Force.....II-19
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   Government & Research Institutes Among Leading Customers.....II-202$125
   Low Entry Barriers & Broad IP Landscape Attract Players from Diverse
  Backgrounds.....II-22
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   Focus on Improved Performance to Bring New Manufacturing Methods for
  Nanomaterials.....II-23
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   Most Commercial Applications Still at an Embryonic Stage.....II-24
Current Commercial Applications of Nanotechnology.....II-24
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   Product Commercialization – The Ultimate Goal.....II-251$100
   Emerging End-Use Markets for Nanotechnology, Related Technique and Estimated Years
  to Commercialization.....II-26
1$100
   Reproducibility and Scalability – Defining Business at a Commercial Scale.....II-271$100
   Review of Select Nanotechnology Based Products & Their Select Commercial
  Applications.....II-28
Nanotubes.....II-28
Carbon Nanotubes to Register Robust Growth.....II-28
Carbon Nanotubes Production Goes Up.....II-28
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   Carbon Nanotubes Ready for Commercial Application.....II-29
Carbon Nanotubes Find Robust Adoption in Electronics & Semiconductors
  Industry.....II-29
Nanotubes – Current Production Costs Outweigh Potential Benefits.....II-29
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   Nanoparticles.....II-30
Stain Resistant Khakis in Vogue.....II-30
Aqueous Polymer Dispersion Products.....II-30
Nanoparticulate-Based Synthetic Bone.....II-30
Nanostructured Materials.....II-30
Tungsten-Carbide Cobalt Composite Powder.....II-30
Kodak Develops OLED Color Screens Using Nanostructure Technology.....II-30
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   Nanocomposites.....II-31
Plastics Industry: A Major Application Area.....II-31
Plastic Nanocomposite for Step-Assists in Vehicles.....II-31
Packaging – A Major Area for Nanocomposites.....II-31
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   Nanocomposite Coatings.....II-32
Coating Process Developed for Self-Assembled Monolayers.....II-32
Nanocomposite Coated Tennis Balls Bounce Better.....II-32
Nanocoatings to Gain Prominence in Aerospace Industry.....II-32
Nanocrystals.....II-32
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   Nanocatalysts.....II-33
NanoScale Catalyst Technology used for Converting Coal into Gas.....II-33
Manufacture of Automotive Catalytic Converters.....II-33
Production of Hydrogen Peroxide with Higher Selectivity to the Desired
  Product.....II-33
Nanofilters.....II-33
Nanofilter for Filtering Smallest Sized Particles.....II-33
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   End Use Applications - Commercialization Time Grid.....II-34
Controversies Still Dog Nanotechnology.....II-34
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   Dearth of Quick Results Fuel Skepticism.....II-35
Factors Hampering Rapid Commercialization.....II-35
Delay in Setting up Labs.....II-35
Legal & Regulatory Processes Delay Release of Funds.....II-35
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   Difficulty in getting Money.....II-36
R&D – Not an Instant Result Generating Activity.....II-36
Scarcity of Researchers with Appropriate Training.....II-36
Limited Access to Tools & Technologies.....II-36
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   The Fat Fingers Problem.....II-37
The Sticky Fingers Problem.....II-37
Battling ‘Grey Goo’ Blues.....II-37
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   Research Duplication & Absence of Common Standards.....II-38
Legal and Financial Constraints for Startups.....II-38
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   Investment Issues and High Costs Delay Rapid Commercialization.....II-391$100
   Separating Hype from Reality – A Major Challenge.....II-402$200
   Need of the Hour.....II-42
Guarded and Protective Stance on Intellectual Property & Open
  Knowledge-Sharing.....II-42
Development of Industrial Processes for Patterning Materials on Nanoscale.....II-42
1$100
   Effective Utilization of Government Budgets.....II-431$100
   Research & Development – The Nanotechnology Lifeline.....II-44
Pioneers into a Small World.....II-44
1$100
   US, EU and Japan – Spearheading Nanotech R&D Revolution.....II-45
National Initiatives Promote R&D Efforts in Rest of World.....II-45
1$100
   Cross-disciplinary Nature Demands Coordinated Research.....II-46
Interdisciplinary Nature Demands a Collective Approach.....II-46
2$200
   “United We Discover” – Industry’s Call to Universities & Research Houses.....II-48
Academic Research Institutions – Pioneering Commercial Applications.....II-48
1$100
   The Commercialization Process.....II-49
Funding – The Lifeline for R&D.....II-49
1$100
   Research Arenas – Funding Dictates the Direction.....II-50
Nanocompetence by Geographic Region/Country.....II-50
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   R&D Budgets – Large Investments into a Small World.....II-51
The Big Spenders.....II-51
Government Bodies & Venture Capitalists Fuel Research Initiatives.....II-51
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   Table 7: World Nanotechnology Market (2006-2015): Yearly Breakdown of Government Funding (in US$ Million) for Nanotechnologies (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-52
Venture Capital – New Ventures on a Back Burner?.....II-52
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   Why Invest in Nanotech?.....II-53
The Societal and Industrial Implications of Nanotechnology .....II-53
Life Sciences (Medicine, Biology, Pharmacy and Health).....II-53
Industrial Sector (Materials, Products and Manufacturing).....II-53
1$100
   Environment.....II-54
Water Resources.....II-54
Energy.....II-54
Agriculture.....II-54
1$100
   Space Exploration Programs.....II-55
Defense Capabilities.....II-55
The Timing .....II-55
Reality Check – Looking Beyond the Hype.....II-55
1$100
   Investment Management and Control.....II-56
Investment Objectives – What, Where and How Much?.....II-56
Chemicals and Advanced Materials.....II-56
Electronics and Communications.....II-56
1$100
   Biotechnology.....II-57
Investment Criteria – Analysis and Decision Process.....II-57
Venture Funding - Analysis & Decision Process.....II-57
1$100
   Management of the Company.....II-58
Product.....II-58
Technology.....II-58
Target Market.....II-58
Business Model & Strategy.....II-58
1$100
   Proliferation of Nanotechnology Patent.....II-59
Patents – Guarding Intellectual Property.....II-59
An Introduction – Concepts Made Clearer.....II-59
Inventor.....II-59
Types of Patent Claims.....II-59
Patent Claims – Basic Rules of the Game.....II-59
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   General Patent Trends.....II-60
Intellectual Property (IP) Patents.....II-60
Types of Intellectual Property.....II-60
Patents.....II-60
Nanotechnology Patents – Unique Characterization.....II-60
Corporate IP Policy.....II-60
Patent Protection Vital for Investment.....II-60
1$100
   Industry’s Multidisciplinary Nature Calls for Regulations.....II-611$100
   Nanotechnology Patent/Claim Trends – What’s New.....II-622$125
   5a. THE UNITED STATES.....II-64
Overview.....II-64
US Nanotechnology Industry – Characterized by Diverse Value Chain Participants.....II-64
1$100
   A Review of Select End-Use Industries Promising Revenue Opportunities.....II-65
Electronics and Communications.....II-65
CNTs to Enable Better Storage Memory for Mobile Devices.....II-65
CNTS to Help CMOS in Size Reduction.....II-65
Health and Life Sciences.....II-65
1$100
   Chemicals and Advanced Materials.....II-661$100
   Transportation.....II-67
Trends and Issues.....II-67
Collaborated Efforts – The In-Thing.....II-67
Time- to-Market remains a Central Concern.....II-67
1$100
   National Nanotechnology Alliance – Driving the R&D.....II-68
Leading Universities and Their Contribution to Nano Research.....II-68
1$100
   Tools Act as Foundation for Higher Commercial Applications.....II-691$100
   First-Mover Status Doesn’t Guarantee an Edge .....II-701$100
   Patent Profile.....II-71
Challenges.....II-71
Application Specific Nanomaterials Development Still Years Away.....II-71
Less Demand from Semiconductor Segment.....II-71
Challenges Galore for Start Up Companies in Nano Markets.....II-71
1$100
   Carbon Nanotubes Market.....II-72
Research Institutes and their Involvement in Developing Carbon Nanotubes.....II-72
1$100
   Early Entrants – A Profile of Company Size and Life Cycle.....II-73
Research Institutions.....II-73
Ames Research Center.....II-73
California Institute of Technology.....II-73
1$100
   GE Global Research.....II-74
IBM Research.....II-74
Johnson Space Center.....II-74
1$100
   Motorola Labs.....II-75
University of California.....II-75
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   University of Texas.....II-761$100
   5b. CANADA.....II-77
Issues and Trends.....II-77
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   Brain Drain – Losing the Best and Brightest.....II-78
Universities and Government Agencies Involved in Nanoscale Research.....II-78
1$100
   5c. JAPAN.....II-79
Overview.....II-79
Analysis by End-Use Industry Segments.....II-79
Electronics and Communications.....II-79
1$100
   Chemicals and Advanced Materials.....II-80
Transportation.....II-80
Health and Life Sciences.....II-80
Nanotechnology – A Strategic Pillar in Nation’s S&T Plan.....II-80
1$100
   Leading Japanese Institutions Involved in Nanotechnology Programs Over the
  Years.....II-81
1$100
   Japanese Government – Leading the R&D Initiatives.....II-82
New National Programs Drive R&D Effort.....II-82
Japanese Programs in Nanotechnology Over the Years.....II-82
1$100
   IT/Electronics and Nanostructured Materials – Favored Research Arenas.....II-83
Alloys - A New Dimension.....II-83
Nanotechnology Consortium – An Interface for Technology Transfer.....II-83
1$100
   Hindrances to Development of Nanotechnology.....II-841$100
   5d. EUROPE.....II-85
Overview.....II-85
European Programs in Nanotechnology.....II-85
1$100
   Germany Leads the Way in Europe.....II-86
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).....II-86
Healthcare and Life Sciences Dominate Europe in Terms of Number of Players.....II-86
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   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).....II-87
Establishing a Regulatory Framework for Nanotechnology.....II-87
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   Nanoelectronics in Europe – An Overview.....II-88
Position of European Nanoelectronics Industry.....II-88
Transformation of Business Models.....II-88
Transformation of Research Models.....II-88
Migration of Nanoelectronics Producers.....II-88
1$100
   Technological Impediments.....II-89
Mediocre Functioning of European Research Organizations.....II-89
Large-Scale Nanoelectronics Research Activities.....II-89
Split in Research Investments.....II-89
1$100
   Inadequacy of Existing Funding Instruments.....II-90
Trends and Issues.....II-90
European NanoBusiness Association – Powering R&D Effort.....II-90
1$100
   Commercialization of Products – Separating Hype from Reality.....II-91
R&D Institutions.....II-91
Philips Research (The Netherlands).....II-91
1$100
   5e. ASIA-PACIFIC (EXCLUDING JAPAN).....II-92
Overview and Structure.....II-92
Nanotech Companies in Asia-Pacific: China Tops the List.....II-92
Nanotech Players in Asia-Pacific by Area of Operation.....II-92
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   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).....II-93
A Geographic Break-up.....II-93
Australia - Part of the Tiny Revolution.....II-93
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   R&D Initiatives.....II-94
Nanostructural Analysis Network Organization Leads Research Initiative.....II-94
1$100
   Prominent Australian Groups with their Principal Field of Research.....II-95
Australian Projects in Nanotechnology.....II-95
1$100
   The World’s First Undergraduate Degree in Nanotechnology .....II-961$100
   Sydney-based Company Creates World’s First Nanometer-Sized Working Device.....II-97
Challenges for Nanotechnology Development in Australia.....II-97
Strategies for Overcoming the Challenges.....II-97
1$100
   The National Nanofabrication Facility (NNF) and Network.....II-98
Opportunities.....II-98
1$100
   China .....II-99
Government Takes the R&D Initiative.....II-99
Chinese Agencies involved in Nanotech.....II-99
1$100
   Nation’s First Nanometer Technology Industrial Base Set up in Tianjin.....II-100
Carbon Nanotubes Market.....II-100
India .....II-100
1$100
   Nanomedicine Market Gains Pace in India.....II-101
Thailand.....II-101
1$100
   Singapore.....II-102
South Korea.....II-102
Ministry of Science & Technology Takes Initiative for Nanotech Funding.....II-102
Information Technology Industry Leads Nanotech R&D Efforts.....II-102
1$100
   Carbon Nanotubes Market.....II-103
Key Areas of Research - Energy, Optics, Textiles and Medical Equipment.....II-103
Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology – A Key South Korean R&D
  Participant.....II-103
Taiwan.....II-103
Overview.....II-103
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   5f. MIDDLE EAST.....II-104
Israel.....II-104
Areas of Importance.....II-104
Iran.....II-104
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   A Conceptual Definition.....II-105
Think small.....II-105
What is Nanotechnology?.....II-105
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   Background .....II-106
Analysis of Major Product Segments.....II-106
Dendrimers.....II-106
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   Fullerenes.....II-107
Nanobelts.....II-107
Nanocapsules.....II-107
Nanocrystalline Materials.....II-107
1$100
   Nanofibers.....II-108
Surface Properties.....II-108
Nanoparticles.....II-108
1$100
   Nanoporous Materials.....II-109
Nanosprings.....II-109
Nanotubes.....II-109
1$100
   Nanowires.....II-110
Quantum Dots.....II-110
Nanotech Applications - An End Use Perspective.....II-110
Tools & Process Instruments.....II-110
1$100
   Scanning Tunneling Microscopes (STMs).....II-111
Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs).....II-111
Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPMs).....II-111
1$100
   Chemicals.....II-112
Nanostructured Materials.....II-112
Nanostructured Materials – Application Areas.....II-112
1$100
   Catalysts.....II-113
Attributes of Nanoparticulate Catalysts.....II-113
1$100
   Future Scenario - A Road Map.....II-114
Paints and Coatings.....II-114
Coatings.....II-114
Membranes and Filtration.....II-114
1$100
   Composites.....II-115
Sunscreens with UV-light Absorbing Nanoparticles.....II-115
Others.....II-115
Alloys – A Definite Facelift.....II-115
1$100
   Semiconductors & Electronics.....II-116
Nanophotonics – Directing Tomorrow’s Telecom.....II-116
Near Field Scanning Optical Microscopy (NSOM).....II-116
1$100
   Nanocrystals.....II-117
Memory and Display Systems.....II-117
Optoelectronic Applications.....II-117
Nanotechnolgy – Its Relevance in Optical Fiber Communication Systems.....II-117
The Present Scenario.....II-117
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   The Future – What it Holds.....II-118
Precision Engineering, Optics and Analytics.....II-118
1$100
   Quantum Computing.....II-119
Electronics and Electromechanical Systems.....II-119
Miniature Bar Coded Beads Herald New Age Electronics.....II-119
1$100
   Automotive/Transportation Industry.....II-120
Sensors and Displays.....II-120
Sensors.....II-120
Global Positioning System (GPS) Sensors.....II-120
1$100
   Catalytic Converters and Filters.....II-121
Aerospace and Defense.....I-121
Aerospace.....II-121
Smart Aircraft.....II-121
1$100
   Defense.....II-122
Surveillance and Smart Uniforms.....II-122
1$100
   Structural Materials and Coatings.....II-123
Weapons.....II-123
1$100
   Pharma & Healthcare.....II-124
Nanotechnology and Life Sciences – A Potent Mix.....II-124
1$100
   Most Hyped Applications are in the Biotech Arena.....II-125
Actual Implementation Areas.....II-125
1$100
   Hand-Held Disease Detector.....II-126
Biomedical Nanotechnology.....II-126
1$100
   Drug Delivery.....II-1271$100
   Nanoparticles and Gene Therapy.....II-128
Others.....II-128
Nanomachines – The Tech Revolution.....II-128
1$100
   Food.....II-129
Edible Wraps – Putting Recycling out of Fashion.....II-129
Other End-use Applications.....II-129
Energy.....II-129
Quantum Wells (QW) Solar Cells.....II-129
1$100
   Dye Sensitised Nanocrystalline Devices.....II-130
Fuel Cells and Rechargeables.....II-130
Power Transmission.....II-130
Nanoelectronics – Now and Ahead .....II-130
1$100
   Lighting.....II-1311$100
   Nanoproperties of Light.....II-132
Nanolasers.....II-132
Nanocrystals.....II-132
Other Miscellaneous End-Use Applications.....II-132
Proteins – A New Way of Making Wires.....II-132
1$100
   E-Textiles – The Smart New Dress Code.....II-1331$100
   Futuristic Applications.....II-134
Bio-molecular Motors.....II-134
Genetic and Tissue Engineering.....II-134
External Tissue Products.....II-134
Internal Tissue Implants.....II-134
1$100
   Dental and Bone Replacement.....II-135
Protein and Gene Analysis.....II-135
Nanorobot Therapeutics.....II-135
Lab-on-a-Chip Techniques.....II-135
1$100
   Medical Diagnostic Sensors.....II-1361$100
   Nano Medical Devices – From Surgical Tools to Contact Lenses.....II-137
Nanoengineered Prosthetics.....II-137
Nanotubes – Potential Drug Delivery Vehicles.....II-137
1$100
   Quantum Computers.....II-1381$100
   Top-down and Bottom-up Concepts.....II-139
Nanoscale Structure Construction Techniques.....II-139
Dip-Pen Nanolithography.....II-139
1$100
   Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS).....II-140
Self-Assembly.....II-140
1$100
   Soft Lithography.....II-141
Common Enabling Technologies.....II-141
Electron Microscopy.....II-141
1$100
   Micromachining.....II-142
Molecular Design/Modeling.....II-142
1$100
   Nanolithography.....II-143
Nanoprobes.....II-143
Nano Probes in Intra-Cellular Study.....II-143
1$100
   Quantum Dots in Nano Probing.....II-144
Chemical and Magnetic Nano Probes.....II-144
Supramolecular Chemistry.....II-144
Thin Film Technology.....II-144
1$100
   Nanomaterial Synthesis Techniques.....II-145
Amorphous Crystallization.....II-145
Chemical Precipitation.....II-145
Combustion Synthesis.....II-145
1$100
   Dip Coating.....II-146
Dynamic-Magnetic Consolidation.....II-146
Electro-Deposition.....II-146
1$100
   Electrophoretic Deposition.....II-147
Application of EPD to SOFC Fabrication.....II-147
Field-Assisted Sintering Techniques.....II-147
Gas Condensation With Thermal Evaporation.....II-147
1$100
   Gas-Phase Processing.....II-148
High-Energy Milling.....II-148
Applications.....II-148
Hydrodynamic Cavitation.....II-148
1$100
   Hydrothermal Processing.....II-149
Metal Powders.....II-149
Electroceramic Powders.....II-149
Organic Carbon Oxidation.....II-149
Cereals.....II-149
1$100
   Removal and Stabilizing of Arsenic.....II-150
Birch Wood.....II-150
Wheat Gluten Isolate.....II-150
Reduction of BOD.....II-150
Jet-Printing Process.....II-150
Mechano-Chemical Synthesis.....II-150
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   Inter-Metallic Compounds.....II-151
Quantum Dots.....II-151
Nanotubes of Boron Nitrides.....II-151
Thermoelectric Material – Iron Disilicide.....II-151
Quasi-Isostatic Pressure Process.....II-151
Self-Assembly of Nano-particles.....II-151
1$100
   Severe Plastic Deformation.....II-152
Shockwave Compaction.....II-152
Sinter-Forging.....II-152
1$100
   Slurry-Coating Routes.....II-153
Sol-Gel Processing.....II-153
1$100
   Solid-State Processes.....II-154
Sono-chemical Synthesis.....II-154
Spin Coating.....II-154
1$100
   Thermal Plasma Synthesis.....II-155
Thermal Spray Coating.....II-155
Thermo-Chemical Synthesis.....II-155
1$100
   Vacuum Evaporation on Running Liquids (VERL).....II-156
Wet Chemical Processes.....II-156
1$100
   The Flip Side of Molecular Nanotechnology (MNT).....II-1571$100
   Economic Disturbance from Plentiful Accessibility of Cheap Products.....II-158
Economic Imbalance Due to Highly Inflated Prices.....II-158
Right Technology in the Wrong Hands.....II-158
1$100
   Small can be Dangerous - Multitude of Miniscule Lethal Weaponry.....II-159
The Grey Goo Horror.....II-159
Military Risks – High Destruction System.....II-159
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   Environmental and Biological Risks – A Serious Issue.....II-160
Major Proposals and Efforts Underway on Nanoparticle Safety.....II-160
1$100
   Synopsis – No Radicals Please!.....II-1611$100
   Nanophase Technologies Develops LSA Zinc Oxide.....II-162
Industrial Nanotech Introduces Clear Cool Roof Coating Updated Version in
  China.....II-162
HzO Introduces HzO Nanotechnology.....II-162
Raymor Nanotech Unveils New Line of Single- Wall Carbon Nanotubes.....II-162
1$100
   Industrial Nanotech Unveils Nansulate® Cool Ride.....II-163
Silanotex and REINSTE Sign Agreement.....II-163
1$100
   Reinste Nano Ventures Introduces Single Wall and Double Multi Wall Carbon
  Nanotubes.....II-164
Reinste Nano Ventures Private Limited Unveils Nano Precipitated Calcium
  Carbonate.....II-164
1$100
   ArcelorMittal Rolls Out Novel Nanotechnology Steel.....II-165
Applied Nanotech Holdings Launches Solar Inks Pilot Manufacturing Line.....II-165
1$100
   Bruker Introduces Atomic Force Microscopy Modes and Measurement Modules.....II-166
Xanofi Rolls Out XanoShear Nanotech Platform.....II-166
Bodal Chemicals Unveils Nanotechnology-Based Bodactive Reactive Dyes.....II-166
1$100
   Detector Electronics Rolls Out Nanotechnology Metal Oxide Semiconductor H2S Gas
  Sensor.....II-167
GMM Development Launches DURAMAX Nonstick Technology.....II-167
Panasonic Electric Works Develops New LED Technology.....II-167
Nanomaterial University Develops Bioactive Nanomaterial.....II-167
FutureCarbon Launches Non-dusting CNT Granulate.....II-167
C-Polymers Introduces New Range of CPM and CPC Carbon Nanotubes.....II-167
1$100
   Carbon Design Innovations Launches Latest Carbon Nanotube Enabled Atomic Force
  Microscope Probes.....II-168
Elmarco to Develop Next Generation of Solar cells.....II-168
Cnanoz Rolls Out NanopureTM.....II-168
Cnanoz Unveils CNT Drug Delivery System.....II-168
1$100
   SouthWest NanoTechnologies Launches SWeNT® CG 200 CNT.....II-169
EnerG2 Introduces Avant-Garde Nano-Structured Materials for Energy Storage
  Breakthroughs.....II-169
Evident Technologies Introduces evidot LED Products.....II-169
1$100
   Microfluidics Devises Method for Processing Carbon Nanotubes.....II-170
Advanced Diamond Technologies Offers NaDiaProbesTM.....II-170
Altair Nanotechnologies Launches Lithium Titanate Battery for US Navy.....II-170
1$100
   ApNano Materials Introduces Inorganic WS2 Nanotubes.....II-171
Starpharma Holdings Offers NanoJuiceTM Transfection Kit.....II-171
Integran Technologies Launches Nanovate TM -NS Coating.....II-171
1$100
   NanoGram Introduces New Suite of Silicon Nanoscale Materials.....II-172
Integran Technologies Launches NanovateTM EM Coating.....II-172
Neo Biocon Unveils Abraxane Drug in UAE.....II-172
ApNano Materials Introduces Inorganic WS2 Nanotubes.....II-172
1$100
   Starpharma Holdings Offers NanoJuice TM Transfection Kit.....II-173
Unidym Develops Color Liquid Crystal Display.....II-173
Chadbourne & Parke Introduces Nanotechnologies Practice.....II-173
Nanocomp Technologies Manufactures Largest Carbon Nanotube Material Sheet.....II-173
1$100
   Bruker Daltonics Launches FlashFormulaTM Solution.....II-174
IBM to Develop Nanophotonic Devices.....II-174
Biomet Launches NanoTite Dental Implant.....II-174
1$100
   Nano Chemical Systems Launches Nanoilmarine GREEN 2-Cycle Oil.....II-175
Oakley Introduces Nanowire Polarized Sunglass Range.....II-175
Physik Instrumente Launches Nanopositioning E-755 Motion Controller.....II-175
1$100
   Samsung Fabricates 65 Nano Chip for Digital TV.....II-176
NanoGram Develops Nanocomposites with Superior Refraction and Transparency.....II-176
Amsoil Launches Nanofiber-Based Ea Motorcycle Oil Filters.....II-176
IBM Develops Complete Circuit Around Single Nanotube Molecule.....II-176
1$100
   Beyond Skin Science Launches Nanotechnology- Based Skin Care Products.....II-177
SmalTec Introduces M217-n Micro-EDM/Nano- Grinding Equipment.....II-177
Lati Launches Compounds with Carbon Nanotubes.....II-177
Zyvex Corporation Unveils New Product Family .....II-177
Acrongenomics, Inc., Introduces Nanotechnology- Based Cancer Detection Kit .....II-177
1$100
   Nanofilm Introduces Clarity Defender for Automotive Application .....II-178
Ahwahnee Technology Debuts Carbon Nanotubes Innovation Kit™.....II-178
1$100
   Hitachi High-Technologies to Take Over Sit NanoTechnology.....II-179
GEA Group and Cavitation Technologies Sign Technology and Licensing Agreement.....II-179
NanoTech Entertainment and VirtuaPin Ink Manufacturing and Distribution
  Agreement.....II-179
Reinste Nano Ventures Inks Agreement with Raymor Nanotech to Distribute
  C-SWNT.....II-179
1$100
   Arrowhead Research Takes Over Alvos Therapeutics.....II-180
Integran Technologies Signs Agreement with Enduro Industries to Extend License
  Term.....II-180
1$100
   Applied DNA Sciences Enter into Partnership with College of Nanoscale Science and
  Engineering.....II-181
Double A Signs Agreement with National Nanotechnology Centre.....II-181
1$100
   Wisepower Takes Over Unidym from Arrowhead Research.....II-182
Buhler Group Purchases Strategic Interest in Micronisers Australasia.....II-182
Sony Takes Over Micronics.....II-182
1$100
   DuPont Snaps Up Innovalight.....II-183
Oxford Instruments Takes Over Omicron NanoTechnology and Subsidiary Units.....II-183
1$100
   Iroko Pharmaceuticals Takes Over iCeutica.....II-184
IDEX Corporation Inks Definitive Merger Agreement with Microfluidics
  International.....II-184
1$100
   NanoMech Snaps Up Canadian Nano Technologies.....II-185
Royal DSM Invests in NanoHoldings.....II-185
1$100
   Nanosurf Forms Joint Venture with Suzhou Haizisi in China.....II-186
Nano Terra Signs Licensing Agreement with Kadmon Pharmaceuticals.....II-186
1$100
   3DIcon Inks Facilities Use Agreement with Helmerich Research Center.....II-187
Wipro Technologies Enters into Partnership with imec.....II-187
1$100
   NanoIntegris Forms Partnership with Unidym.....II-188
Teijin Takes Over NanoGram.....II-188
Bruker Takes Over OIM and AFC Instrument Businesses of Veeco Instruments.....II-188
1$100
   SUSS MicroTec Inks Exclusive License Agreement with Rolith to Develop Nanolithography
  Technology.....II-189
LG Display Enters into Joint Development Agreement with QD Vision.....II-189
1$100
   Plasan and Q-Flo Form Joint Venture.....II-190
Nanosys and Sigma-Aldrich Sign Distribution Agreement.....II-190
CVD Equipment and Graphene Laboratories Sign Exclusive Distribution Agreement.....II-190
1$100
   NEI Establishes American NanoMyte.....II-1911$100
   Dais Analytic Corporation of Odessa Signs Sales Agreement with Genertec America and
  CAST Systems Control Technology.....II-192
Zhuhai Yintong Energy to Acquire 51% Majority Stake in Altair
  Nanotechnologies.....II-192
AECOM Technology Enters into Partnership with Bren School of Environmental Science &
  Management.....II-192
1$100
   Audax Medical Inks Licensing Agreement with Brown University.....II-193
King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology Launches Nanotechnology based
  initiative.....II-193
Bilcare Signs Agreement with Pharmaceutical Companies.....II-193
1$100
   NanoRidge Materials Enters into Partnership with Riley Solutions.....II-194
Goodrich Corporation and UDRI Enter into Partnership.....II-194
JA Solar Holdings and Innovalight Ink Agreements.....II-194
1$100
   ActiveCare Enters into Partnership with Vista Therapeutics.....II-195
NanoMech Bags Contract from KDH Defense Systems.....II-195
Luna Innovations Acquires Tego Biosciences.....II-195
1$100
   Showa Denko KK Builds New VGCFTM-X CNT Unit.....II-196
Bayer MaterialScience Starts New Carbon Nanotubes Plant.....II-196
Industrial Nanotech Supplies Nansulate Coatings to Beverage and Food
  Companies.....II-196
SVTC Technologies Deploys Production Tools of Synopsys.....II-196
EcoloCap Solutions Sells NPW-30 System to R3 Energy.....II-196
1$100
   Cambridge NanoTech Enters in Korea.....II-197
Industrial Nanotech Receives Hefty Nansulate Order from Exclusive Saudi
  Distributor.....II-197
Applied Nanotech Enters into License and R&D Agreement with Sports Goods
  Manufacturer.....II-197
UAlbany NanoCollege, IBM and Novellus Systems Become Strategic Partners at Albany
  NanoTech Complex of CNSE.....II-197
1$100
   Industrial Nanotech Inks Korea Distribution Agreement Deal with Intas.....II-198
API Technologies to Cease Nanotechnology R&D Subsidiary.....II-198
Russian Nanotech and Eurasian Development Bank Sign Memorandum of Cooperation.....II-198
BASF and KIT Enter into Nanotechnology Partnership.....II-198
1$100
   Applied Pharma Research Buys New Platform Technology.....II-199
Saudi Nanotechnology Company Sets Up in Saudi Arabia.....II-199
CEA's Electronics and Information Technology Laboratory, IBM Ink Agreement to Jointly
  Develop Nanoelectronics Technology.....II-199
1$100
   Bulgaria Inks Agreement with IBM.....II-200
Z-Cube Inks Agreement with Yissum Research Development Company.....II-200
Nanosys' Segment QD SoleilTM Inks Agreement with Starfire Electronic Development and
  Marketing Corporation.....II-200
1$100
   SPECS GmbH Buys Nanonis GmbH.....II-201
EcoloCap Solutions Inks Letter of Intent with Micro Bubble Technology.....II-201
Shrink Nanotechnologies Buys Shrink Technologies.....II-201
1$100
   Integran Technologies Inks Agreement with NOVA Research and Technology,
  TransCanada.....II-202
Advanced Diamond Technologies Receives Contract from Threat Reduction Agency.....II-202
eGen Partners Inks Agreement with MysticMD.....II-202
1$100
   Bayer Material Science Sets Up New Carbon Nanotube Facility.....II-203
Unidym Closes Operations in Houston to Consolidate Business Operations.....II-203
Pro-Tect Purchases Medivices.....II-203
Arkema Partners with Fulcrum SP Materials.....II-203
1$100
   Unidym Extends Agreement with Samsung Electronics.....II-204
RFASI and UESM Ink Agreement.....II-204
Shrink Nanotech and Inabata America Enter into Strategic Alliance for Solar
  Products.....II-204
Applied Nanotech Holdings Signs Research Agreement.....II-204
1$100
   SWeNT and Chasm Establish a Development Center.....II-205
Indium Purchases RNT’s Hunt Valley Operations.....II-205
MSGI Inks Space Act Agreement with NASA.....II-205
1$100
   Government of India to Establish R&D Centers.....II-206
Shrink Nanotechnologies Purchases Shrink Technologies.....II-206
IBM and CEA/Leti to Collaborate for Research.....II-206
ATN and ISTA to Ink Research Agreement.....II-206
1$100
   Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. (US).....II-207
Advanced Nano Products Co., Limited (South Korea).....II-207
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (US).....II-207
1$100
   Arrowhead Research Corporation (US).....II-208
Calando Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (USA).....II-208
1$100
   Bruker Corporation (US).....II-209
Catalytic Materials, LLC (US).....II-209
Chemat Technology Inc. (US).....II-209
1$100
   eSpin Technologies, Inc. (US).....II-210
ELITech Group (France).....II-210
Genefluidics, Inc., (US).....II-210
1$100
   Hanwha Nanotech Corporation (South Korea).....II-211
Hybrid Plastics (US).....II-211
Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc. (US).....II-211
1$100
   Integran Technologies, Inc. (Canada).....II-212
Intrinsiq Materials Limited (IML) (UK).....II-212
Life Technologies Corportation (USA).....II-212
1$100
   Luxtera, Inc......II-213
Nanocyl S.A. (Belgium).....II-213
NanoGram Corporation (US).....II-213
1$100
   NanoMaterials Ltd, (Israel).....II-2141$100
   Nanosys, Inc. (US).....II-215
QuantumSphere, Inc. (US).....II-215
1$100
   Raymor Industries, Inc. (Canada).....II-216
Rogue Valley Microdevices, Inc. (US).....II-216
Shenzhen Nanotech Port Co., Ltd. (China).....II-216
SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc. (US).....II-216
1$100
   Starpharma Holdings (Australia).....II-217
Dendritic Nanotechnologies, Inc. (US).....II-217
Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC (US).....II-217
1$100
   Unidym, Inc. (US).....II-2181$100
   Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Nanotechnology Based Products by End-Use Sector - Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Semiconductors & Electronics, Pharma & Healthcare, Food, and Other End-Use Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Billion for the Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2191$350
   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).....II-2201$350
  
Total Companies Profiled: 670 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 696)

Region/Country Players

The United States 341 Canada 17 Japan 61 Europe 211 France 10 Germany 76 The United Kingdom 56 Italy 3 Spain 1 Rest of Europe 65 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 65 Middle East 1
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