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Nanomaterials - A Global Strategic Business Report

Dublin, Ireland | Posted on December 20th, 2010

CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Definitions
Product Segments
Nanomaterial Oxides
Nano-Metals
Carbon Nanotubes
Nanomaterial Clays
End-Use Sectors
Electronics
Healthcare
Construction
Other Applications

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Nanotechnology - The Builder's Final Frontier
The Coming of Nano-Age
Expect the Unexpected
Nanomaterials - Heading to Change the World
Current Scenario: A Review
Recession Temporarily Tames Down Growth Momentum in
Nanomaterials Market
The World Beyond the Recession
Noteworthy Trends & Issues
Nanomaterials on a Commercialization Drive
Electronics and Healthcare Sectors Boost Market Prospects
Government Funding Aids Market Growth
Nanomaterials in Food Processing
Metal Oxides Manufacturers Looking at New Applications
Dendrimers -Nanomaterials of the Future
Carbon Nanotubes to Register Robust Growth
Carbon Nanotubes Production Goes Up
Innovation and Quality Drive Nanotube Growth
Nanoclays Penetrate Rapidly in the Market
Impact of Nanomaterials on Human Health & Environment
Small Firms Lead Nanomaterials Research Activities
Startup Firms Collaborate to Overcome Hurdles
Low-Technology Applications Offer Growth Opportunities for
Small Firms
Low Production Volume Plagues Nanotubes Market
Application Developers & Manufacturers Collaborate to Gain
Competitive Edge
Market Restraints

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
What is Nanotechnology?
It is -
It is not-
Nanomaterials - Conceptual Definition
Think small
Types of Nanomaterials
Nano-metals
Nanomaterial Oxides
Carbon Nanotubes
Nanominerals
Nanomaterial Clays
Nanominerals
Nanocrystalline Materials
Nanowires
Quantum Dots
Dendrimers
Polymer Nanocomposites
Emerging Applications of Nanomaterials

4. END-USE SECTORS
Electronics
Revolutionizing Electronics Industry
Nanomaterials - Key for Miniature Chips & Storage Devices
Improving Display Resolution
Nanoelectronics in Medical Systems
Security Applications
Healthcare
Future Nanotech Bastion
Biomedical Applications to Foster Growth
Molecular Engineering Drives Nanomaterial Applications
Nanocodes for Diagnostic Testing
Nanomaterials in Medical Implants
Current & Emerging Nanomaterial Technologies in Healthcare
Sector
Current
Emerging
Construction
Nanomaterial-Based Aerogel Insulation Minimizes Pollution
Aerospace & Defense
Other Applications
Use of Nanomaterials in Food and Beverage Packaging

5. TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS/ PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS
Samsung Electronics and Unidym Roll out Color Carbon Nanotube EPD
Cromoz Introduces Carbon Nanotechnology for Cancer Treatment
Drug Delivery System in India
Nanocyl Unveils New Conductive Nanotube Products in China
NanoSteel Develops New Super Hard Steel Wear Plate
Angstron Develops New Alternative Nanomaterial to Nanotubes
Ecology Coatings Introduces New Clean-Technology Coating
Products Line, EcoQuikT
Integran Launches NanovateT-NS Coating
ApNano Introduces Optically Black Coatings Using Nanotechnology
Integran Announces Development of Nano-metal Coating
ApNano Rolls Out New Range of Bullet-Proof Jackets
Nanophase Introduces Nanoengineered Products
US-based Researcher Chemically Modifies Carbon Nanotubes
AIST Develops New Cost-Effective Technology
CBEN Undertakes Research to Study Environmental Impact of
Nanomaterial Waste
University of Texas and CSIRO Develop New Production Process
NanoDynamics Develops Novel Sol-Gel Process for Carbon Nanotubes
Silica-Coated SWCN Create Improved Nanocomposites
Researchers Devise Nanomaterial Graphite Layering for Fuel Cell
Nanomaterials Limited Develops New Process for Manufacturing
Stainless Steel Nanopowder
Nanocyl Develops New Process for Manufacturing Carbon Nanotubes
University of California Devises Process for Producing
Supercapacitors
Zyvex Corporation Unveils New Product Family
Nanophase Technologies Launches Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles
Japanese Researchers Develop Friction-Less Nanomaterial
NTera Launches Electrochromic Ink
Evident Technologies Launches EviComposites Line of Quantum Dots
Goddard Space Develops New Procedure for Manufacturing Carbon
Nanotubes
California Institute Devises New Method of Coating Nanotubes
Showa Denko Develops VGCF-S Nanofibre
Zyvex Launches New NanoSolve Carbon Nanotubes
NanoDynamics Introduces New Golfball
UC-Berkeley Researchers Develop New Process for Nanotube
Production
Nanotubes Enhance Storage Capacity
Carbon Nanotubes to Replace Copper Conductors
Researchers Grow Nano Menagerie from Zinc Oxide
Carbon Nanotubes Capable of Detecting Nerve Gas
Gallium Nitride Nanotubes with Electrical and Optical Properties
Miniature Web of Carbon Nanotubes - Akin to that in the Brain
Nanotubes Aid in Strengthening Plastic Film
Long Carbon Nanotubes Developed
World's Smallest Nanotube Developed
TCRDL and University of Tokyo Develops Metal Alloys
Quantum Dot Introduces Two New Versions to the Nanocrystal
Product Line
Dupont Engineers Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Composite
Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe Develops Nanostructured Material
Using Titanium Nano-Clusters
Nanophase Technologies Makes New Additions to the Product Line
BASF Introduces Nanotechnology based Building Material

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
CerMedia Completes Cell-Pore Product Group Acquisition
Altairnano Divests its Share in AlSher Titania to Sherwin-
Williams
Luna Innovations Acquires Intellectual Property Assets of Tego
Biosciences
Indium Acquires Reactive NanoTechnologies
ShengdaTech Acquires Anhui Chaodong Nanomaterials
Bayer MaterialScience to Establish Carbon Nanotube Facility
Manhattan Scientifics Snaps Up Metallicum
VT International Snaps Up Nanotailor
Arkema Enters into Agreement with Fulcrum SP for CNT
Unidym Extends Joint Development Deal with Samsung for Carbon
Nanotube Compounds
Space Photonics Obtains Defence Contract Worth US$1.2 million
HPL Transfers Assets to Dow Chemical
NASA Partners with MSGI for Nano-Chemical Sensors and Solar
Cell Solutions
Kuo SAB de CV Sets Up Subsidiary for Manufacturing Nanomaterials
CNano Obtains EPA Clearance for Carbon Nanotubes
NanoGram and Teijin Sign Technology Development Agreement
A Schulman and nanoScience Engineering Sign Joint Development
Agreement
IBM Signs Agreement with Bulgarian Government for Cooperation
in Nanoscience
Veeco Instruments Acquires DayStar Technologies Assets
Raytheon Bags DARPA Contract
SDCmaterials Establishes HVM Facility
Arkema Inks Distribution Agreement with ZPM
SWeNT and Chasm Establish ADC
Arkema Inks Distribution Agreement with Velox
KKP to Establish New Carbon Nanotube Facility
SolarBotanic's Energy Harvesting Trees Designed to Use
Nanotechnologies for Energy Generation from Solar Power
Oxonica and Becton Dickinson Sign Strategic Agreement
NanoGram and OTB to Partner to Build Solar Pilot Plant
BASF and Evonik to Collaborate to Develop Ceria- Based Slurries
Sigma-Aldrich Signs Distribution Agreement with Nanoco
Technologies
nCoat Inks Agreement with NC A&T
XetaComp Inks IPA with ITTI
Advanced Nanotechnology Renames as Antaria Limited
PPG Takes Over NanoProducts Corporation
Cabot Takes Over the Assets of AP Materials
Nacalai Inks Collaboration Deal with Nano-C
Unidym Forms a Spin-Off Company
Sigma-Aldrich Enters into an Agreement with Nanoco Technologies
Altair Bags US$2.5 Million Contract from US Navy
Unidym Signs Joint Development Deal with Nippon Kayaku
Bayer Inks Distribution Agreement with Brenntag Schweizerhall
Unidym to Expand Manufacturing Operations
ZEOX Acquires 51% Stake in Nano Clays
ZPM Spins Off from Zyvex
Altair and Sherwin-Williams Establish a Joint Venture Company
Carbon Nanotechnologies Merges with Unidym
AIXTRON Takes Over Nanoinstruments
Tego BioSciences Acquires C Sixty
Advanced Nanotechnology Enters into a Strategic Agreement with
Energenics
Altair Enters into a Joint-Development Agreement with AES
Altair Enters into a Joint Development Agreement with PPG
Aerospace
NanoDynamics Enters into a Joint Venture with Shell Technology
Integran Inks an Agreement with Advanced Composite Group
NovaCentrix and Brooks City-Base Jointly Develop
Nanotechnology-Based Systems
Sigma-Aldrich Enters into a Distribution Agreement with Nanocor
Bayer MaterialScience Enters into Partnership with FutureCarbon
Siemens Inks a Joint Venture Agreement with Xintek
Scottish Enterprise and Samsung Announce MoU
Nanoledge Forms an Alliance with Look Cycle
Bayer MaterialScience Collaborates with Nanoledge
Integran Signs a Market Development Alliance Deal with DuPont
BASF Venture Capital Raises Stake in SDCmaterials
Oxonica and BD Enter into a Follow-On R&D Agreement
Unidym Establishes Office and Lab Facility in Silicon Valley
ApNano Establishes Nano Armor Division
Advanced Magnetics Renamed as AMAG Pharmaceuticals
Nanocomp Rolls Out Carbon Nanotube Textile

7. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS IN THE RECENT PAST
Carbon Nanotechnologies (CNI) Merges with C Sixty
Clariant and Starfire Systems into Nanomaterials Partnership
Nanosys Expands Collaboration Agreement with In-Q-Tel
Quantiam Enters into R&D Partnership with NOVA Chemicals
MFIC and UML Collaborate to Conduct Nanomaterials Research
DNT and NCL Collaborate to Develop Dendrimers for Diagnostic
Applications
Nanotechnology Companies Inks Commercialization Agreement
Altair Nanotechnologies Teams-up with Genesis Air
Altair Inks Licensing Agreement with Spectrum Pharmaceuticals
Nanosys, Inc. Inks an Agreement with Sharp Corporation
Nanophase and Alfa Aesar in Distribution Agreement
NSF Funds Nanoscale Integrated Research Team
Nanophase and Competitive Technologies Enter Nanotechnology
Agreement
QNL to Market Nanomaterials Under TesimaT Brand
Stagecoach Group Unveils Buses with ANT's Nanoparticle based
Diesel Additive
Altair Nanotechnologies Bags Order for Lithium Titanate Spinel
Electrode Nanomaterials
Wilson Greatbatch Acquires NanoGram Devices
EPA Funds Research on Environmental and Health Risks of
Nanomaterials
DuPont and Columbia University Collaborate for Research on
Nanotubes
Nanosys, Inc. Enters into Agreement with DuPont
C Sixty, Inc. Teams up with the University of Texas Health
Science Center
NDC Receives Grant From DoD for Developing New Fuel Cell
Technology
CombiMatrix and NDC Delivers of Prototype Nanomaterials
Workstation
Luna Innovations Invests US$6.4 Million for Renovating
Production Unit
QinetiQ Nanomaterials Establishes Nanomaterials Production
Facility in UK
Degussa Sets up a Nanomaterials Unit
MIT and U.S. Army Research Office Establishes ISN
SC Biosciences Corp. (SCB) Teams with Quantum Dot
CNI and DSM Form Alliance
DuPont Licenses Nanomix Technologies
DuPont Acquires NanoSource Technologies

8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (US)
AlSher Titania LLC (US)
Advanced Nano Products Co., Limited (South Korea)
Antaria Limited (Australia)
Apex Nanomaterials (US)
ApNano Materials, Inc. (US)
Cabot Corporation (US)
Catalytic Materials LLC (US)
Dendritic Nanotechnologies, Inc. (US)
eSpin Technologies, Inc. (US)
Hodogaya Chemical Co., LTD. (Japan)
Hanwha Nanotech Corporation (South Korea)
Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc., (US)
InMat, Inc. (US)
Integran Technologies, Inc. (Canada)
Luna nanoWorks (US)
MicrotechNano, Inc. (US)
Materials and Electrochemical Research Corporation (US)
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc., (Japan)
Nanoledge (France)
NovaCentrix, Corp. (US)
Nanophase Technologies Corp. (US)
Nyacol Nano Technologies, Inc. (US)
Oxonica Plc. (UK)
QuantumSphere, Inc. (US)
Rosseter Holdings Ltd. (Cyprus)
Shenzhen Nanotech Port Co., Ltd. (China)
Sun Nanotech Company Limited (China)
Unidym, Inc. (US)
Xintek, Inc. (US)

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Analysis By Geographic Region
Analysis By Product Segment
Analysis By End-Use Sector

10. THE UNITED STATES

11. JAPAN

12. WESTERN EUROPE
12a. FRANCE
12b. GERMANY
12c. UNITED KINGDOM
12d. REST OF WESTERN EUROPE

13. ASIA-PACIFIC
13a. CHINA
13b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

14. REST OF WORLD


COMPETITION

Total Companies Profiled: 238 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries -

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Region/Country Players
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The United States 148
Canada 6
Japan 13
Europe 54
France 6
Germany 15
The United Kingdom 13
Italy 1
Rest of Europe 19
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 20
Middle East 3
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