Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors



Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > Global Cleantech spending set for 14% growth in 2007; Asia ahead of U.S.

Abstract:
Industry leaders to discuss findings from Lux Research's The Cleantech Report on June 15th

Global Cleantech spending set for 14% growth in 2007; Asia ahead of U.S.

New York, NY | Posted on May 31st, 2007

Spending on the development of new energy and environmental technologies ("cleantech") is projected to grow by 14% in 2007 to exceed $55 billion worldwide, with corporate and government spending up 10% and venture capital on track to double. Leadership in these technologies increasingly lies not in the U.S., but in Asian countries like Japan, China, and South Korea, according to findings from The Cleantech Report - the world's first comprehensive reference study on energy and environmental technologies, recently released by Lux Research.

"Government funding for clean technologies has barely grown faster than inflation for the past two years, but initiatives announced in 2006 indicate a 10% increase for 2007. And corporations like General Electric, BASF, and Toshiba are making R&D investments to maintain rapid revenue growth in sustainable products and services," said Lux Research President Matthew M. Nordan. "Unlike previous technology waves in information technology and biotech, however, the U.S. is not leading the world. The Asia/Pacific region takes first place in government funding, corporate R&D spending, and scientific publications while the U.S. only leads in deployment of venture capital and in patents issued."

The Cleantech Report, a component of Lux Research's energy and environment service, is now available in two volumes and more than 600 pages delivering:

- Comprehensive analyses of key clean technologies, spanning energy, air, water, waste, and sustainability

- Rich data on market sizes, government funding, corporate R&D, venture capital, IPOs, M&A activity, start-up creation, patents, scientific publications, media coverage, and more

- Detailed profiles of more than 200 start-up, midsized and large companies

On June 15th, Lux Research will host an interactive conference call with a panel of cleantech leaders from government, finance, and industry to discuss the report's findings and other pressing energy and environmental issues. The teleconference will take place from 1:00pm to 2:30pm EDT and will include live Q&A from attendees. Members of the panel will include:

- Ira Ehrenpreis, General Partner, Technology Partners (leading cleantech venture capital firm)

- Alexander Krasner, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U. S. Department of Energy

- Dr. B.J. Stansbery, CEO, Heliovolt (pioneering thin-film solar technology start-up)

Capacity for the teleconference is limited. For more information, visit www.luxresearchinc.com/cleantech. To participate in the teleconference or to access The Cleantech Report, contact Stephen McDermott at +1 (646) 723-0158 or

####

About Lux Research
Lux Research provides strategic advice and ongoing intelligence for emerging technologies. We help leaders in business, finance, and government make informed decisions about science-driven innovation. Through our proprietary methodologies and global network of innovators, Lux Research clients uncover opportunities and gain competitive advantage. Visit http://www.luxresearchinc.com for more information. To learn more about The Cleantech Report and download sample technology and company profiles, go to http://www.luxresearchinc.com/cleantech .

Join us at the 3rd Annual Lux Executive Summit in Cambridge, MA on October 14-16!

Contact
or visit http://www.LuxExecutiveSummit.com for details.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Julie Thaler
Lux Research, Inc.
140 East 45th Street, 30th Floor
New York, NY 10017
646-723-3300
Mobile: +1 (917) 239-3941

Copyright © Lux Research

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Announcements

New Absorber Will Lead to Better Biosensor: Biosensors are more sensitive and able to detect smaller changes in the environment October 1st, 2014

Graphene chips are close to significant commercialization October 1st, 2014

Production of Filters for Separation of Water from Petroleum Products in Iran October 1st, 2014

Chemical interactions between silver nanoparticles and thiols: A comparison of mercaptohexanol again September 30th, 2014

Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

New Absorber Will Lead to Better Biosensor: Biosensors are more sensitive and able to detect smaller changes in the environment October 1st, 2014

Production of Filters for Separation of Water from Petroleum Products in Iran October 1st, 2014

New Topical Hemostatic Agent: Neutral Self-Assembling Peptide Hydrogel September 30th, 2014

Chemical interactions between silver nanoparticles and thiols: A comparison of mercaptohexanol again September 30th, 2014

Environment

Production of Filters for Separation of Water from Petroleum Products in Iran October 1st, 2014

On the Road to Artificial Photosynthesis: Berkeley Lab Study Reveals Key Catalytic Factors in Carbon Dioxide Reduction September 25th, 2014

World's smallest reference material is big plus for nanotechnology September 25th, 2014

Quick Method Found for Synthesis of Organic Compounds with Less Pollution September 25th, 2014

Events/Classes

Yale University and Leica Microsystems Partner to Establish Microscopy Center of Excellence: Yale Welcomes Scientists to Participate in Core Facility Opening and Super- Resolution Workshops October 20 Through 31, 2014 September 30th, 2014

Oxford Instruments launches 3rd annual Indian nanotechnology seminars in Kolkata and Delhi - sharing expertise with Nanotechnology researchers in India September 25th, 2014

Grenoble Hosting SEMICON Europa Oct. 7-9, First Time Event Held in France: Letiís 90-square-meter Booth Will Feature Portable Showroom To Demonstrate New Technology Innovations September 24th, 2014

Contributing to the spirit of the IYCR 2014 September 24th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE