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New Report Examines the Upcoming Field of Nanotechnology for Energy and the Environment

DUBLIN, Ireland | Posted on June 9th, 2007

This report describes nanotechnologies, nanomaterials, nanotechnology companies, universities and research centres related to nanotechnologies for new environmental technologies.

Areas covered by are leading edge research in emission reduction, environmental remediation and monitoring, green manufacturing, water filtration and treatment, energy conversion and storage, alternative energy and toxicology.

Applications featured include:
- Catalysts
- Nanoporous Membranes
- Sensors for Environmental Detection and Analysis
- Biodefence
- Photocatalytic water disinfection
- Fuel cells
- Solar Cells
- Rechargeable Batteries
- Thermoelectrics
- Nanofluids for improved heat transfer
- Emission controls
- Selective gas adsorption/conversion/separation
- Cost effective and robust nanocoatings to prevent fouling and
corrosion
- Down hole refinery
- Nanoreactor cages for highly selective reactions
- Selective separation using controlled membranes

1 INTRODUCTION

2 EMISSION REDUCTION
2.1 TECHNOLOGY AREAS
2.1.1 Catalysts
2.1.2 Membranes
2.1.3 Fuel Additives
2.1.4 Green Manufacturing
2.2 TECHNOLOGY PROVIDERS
2.2.1 COMPANIES
2.2.1.1 Company 1 USA: Hybrid coating that provides corrosion
protection for aluminium alloys, without using the hazardous chromium
ions used in the most effective existing coatings
2.2.1.2 Company 2 USA: Fuels enhancers utilizing nanoclusters
2.2.1.3 Company 3 USA: Nano catalysts
2.2.1.4 Company 1 Sweden: Production of nanoparticulate additives for
improvement of combustion and preventing of fouling and corrosion
2.2.1.5 Company 1 Israel: Highly chemical resistant polymer materials
2.2.1.6 Company 1 Germany: Corrosion protection with sol-gel coatings
2.2.1.7 Company 1 UK: Nanoscale organometallic catalysts
2.2.1.8 Company 2 UK: Nanoscale cerium oxide as a catalyst in
catalytic converters
2.2.1.9 Company 1 France: Nanotechnologies for environmental
applications; Membranes (ultra-micro-nano filtration); Catalyst
membranes; Nanoparticles (ceramic oxides and catalyst).
2.2.2 UNIVERSITIES
2.2.2.1 University 1 UK: Novel coating systems and chromium
alternatives that will reduce the environmental impact of automobiles
2.2.2.2 University 2 UK: Electronic nose
2.2.2.3 University 1 USA: SWNTs as catalysts
2.2.2.4 University 2 USA: MWNT as catalysts
2.2.2.5 University 1 Belgium: Active catalysts for automotive
pollution control
2.2.3 RESEARCH CENTRES
2.2.3.1 Research Centre 1 USA: Active catalysts based on nanoparticles
of vanadia
2.2.3.2 Research Centre 1 Denmark: Nanocluster catalysts
2.2.3.3 Research Centre 1 Greece: Nanostructured catalysts for the
emission control systems

3 MONITORING AND MEASURING
3.1 TECHNOLOGY AREAS
3.1.1 Detection
3.1.2 Gas sensors
3.1.3 Chemical and biochemical sensors
3.1.4 Remediation
3.1.5 Biodefence
3.2 TECHNOLOGY PROVIDERS
3.2.1 COMPANIES
3.2.1.1 Company 1 UK: Rapid detection of soil contamination
3.2.1.2 Company 2 UK: Ultra-Sensitive chemical sensor coatings
3.2.1.3 Company 1 USA: Nanoparticle immunoassay for pollution
monitoring
3.2.1.4 Company 2 USA: Coating system with the continuous ability to
decontaminate a surface exposed to biological agents including spores
3.2.1.5 Company 3 USA: Nanomaterials for surface and air space
decontamination, protective textiles, air and water purification and
filtration
3.2.1.6 Company 1 The Netherlands: Waste heat and molecular separation
3.2.1.7 Company 1 Ireland: Surface engineering technology with
multi-sectoral application
3.2.1.8 Company 1 France: Surface structures as sensors for water/air
pollutants
3.2.2 UNIVERSITIES
3.2.2.1 University 1 UK: Luminescence ceramic coatings where the
luminescence is introduced by doping with rare earth ions
3.2.2.2 University 2 UK: Polyurethanes containing nano-cages for
anti-fouling
3.2.2.3 University 3 UK: Nanoparticle sensors for the detection of
pathogens and chemical agents
3.2.2.4 University 4 UK: Redox enzymes
3.2.2.5 University 1 Denmark: The use of electrodes to destroy
unwanted organic compounds and to monitor wear and corrosion
3.2.2.6 University 1 USA: Quantum dot sensors for biological
detection.
3.2.2.7 University 2 USA: Nanostructured chemical sensors for energy
and environmental monitoring
3.2.2.8 University 3 USA: Chemically/electrically tuned carbon
nanotube composites as effective self cleaning materials and
molecular sensors
3.2.2.9 University 4 USA: Nanoscale biosensors
3.2.2.10 University 1 Georgia: Boron isotopes based semiconductors as
sensitive elements
3.2.3 RESEARCH CENTRES
3.2.3.1 Research Centre 1 UK: Sensors based in silicon carbide (SiC)
for harsh environments
3.2.3.2 Research Centre 1 Israel: Smart dust
3.2.3.3 Research Centre 1 Norway: Nanostructured hybrid and polymer
materials for catalysis, selective separation and purification,
chemical and biological sensing as well as optical communications
3.2.3.4 Research Centre 1 Spain: Development of chemical transducers
based on different transduction principles and/or signal propagation
media

4 WATER FILTRATION AND TREATMENT
4.1 TECHNOLOGY AREAS
4.1.1 Water treatment
4.1.2 Photocatalytic water disinfection
4.2 TECHNOLOGY PROVIDERS
4.2.1 COMPANIES
4.2.1.1 Company 1 Japan: Photocatalysis
4.2.1.2 Company 1 USA: Silica-based nanocomposite that selectively
removes heavy metals such as silver, gold, palladium, platinum,
mercury, cadmium and lead from water using a proprietary nanopore
reactive adsorbent structure
4.2.1.3 Company 2 USA: Nano alumina arsenic filter
4.2.1.4 Company 1 Denmark: Water purification using bionano
4.2.1.5 Company 1 Australia: Nanosilver catalysts for wastewater
treatment
4.2.1.6 Company 2 Australia: Photocatalytic water purification
4.2.1.7 Company 1 UK: Colloidal suspension of nanoparticles
4.2.2 UNIVERSITIES
4.2.2.1 University 1 UK: Nanostructured metal oxides for
photocatalytic treatment of water
4.2.2.2 University 2 UK: Nano titania for the clean-up of detergents
and waste treatment
4.2.2.3 University 1 Hong Kong: Photocatalytic oxidation
4.2.2.4 University 1 Germany: Nanostructured environmental biochemical
sensor for water monitoring
4.2.3 RESEARCH CENTRES
4.2.3.1 Research Centre 1 Poland: Silver nano colloids
4.2.3.2 Research Centre 1 Spain: Water purification via photocatalysis

5 ENERGY CONVERSION AND STORAGE (ENERGY EFFICIENCY)
5.1 TECHNOLOGY AREAS
5.1.1 Fuel cells
5.1.2 Solar Cells
5.1.3 Rechargeable Batteries
5.1.4 Thermoelectrics
5.2 TECHNOLOGY PROVIDERS
5.2.1 COMPANIES
5.2.1.1 Company 1 USA: Highly efficient hydrogen generation via water
electrolysis using nanometal electrodes
5.2.1.2 Company 2 USA: Flexible solar cells
5.2.1.3 Company 3 USA: Nano solar cells
5.2.1.4 Company 4 USA: Nano polymer photovoltaic materials
5.2.1.5 Company 1 UK: Novel solar cells and solar cell concentrators
5.2.1.6 Company 1 Australia: Nanoscale solid oxide fuel cells
5.2.1.7 Company 2 Australia: Nanomaterials for hydrogen storage
technology
5.2.2 UNIVERSITIES
5.2.2.1 University 1 Belgium: Inorganic nanotubes tribology,
resistance to shock wave impact, catalytic storage, photocatalysts
and energy storage
5.2.2.2 University 1 USA: Photovoltaics, sensors and radiation
shielding using nanocomposite materials
5.2.2.3 University 2 USA: Nanocomposite membranes for PEM fuel cells
5.2.2.4 University 3 USA: Multi-walled carbon nanotubes as fuel cell
electrocatalysts
5.2.2.5 University 4 USA: Polymer photovoltaic and thermophotovoltaic
devices
5.2.2.6 University 5 USA: Organic Semiconductors for Low-Cost Solar
Cells
5.2.2.7 University 1 UK: Synthesis and characterization of composite
metal nanoparticles for magnetic storage media
5.2.2.8 University 2 UK: Photoelectrocatalytic fuel cell
5.2.2.9 University 3 UK: Crystalline metal oxide nanotubes
5.2.2.10 University 4 UK: Thermoelectric conversion systems for waste
heat recovery
5.2.2.11 University 5 UK: Nanostructured quantum wells for
thermophotovoltaics and smart windows
5.2.2.12 University 1 France: Design, synthesis and characterization
of novel materials containing nanometric phases, in the form of
powders and dense materials
5.2.3 RESEARCH CENTRES
5.2.3.1 Research Centre 1 Taiwan: Nanomaterials for energy storage

6 TOXICOLOGY

7 GLOSSARY OF TERMS

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