Global Nanotechnology Market

  • September 2014
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 647 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nanotechnology in US$ Billion by the following End-Use Sectors: Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Semiconductors & Electronics, Pharma & Healthcare, Food, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 411 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc.
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.
Arrowhead Research Corporation
Bruker Corporation
Catalytic Materials, LLC

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Chemicals I-3
Automotive I-4
Aerospace and Defense I-4
Semiconductors and Electronics I-4
Pharma and Healthcare I-4
Food I-5
Other End-use Applications I-5


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
The Science Behind Nanotechnology: A Curtain Raiser II-1
Breaking Conventional Size Barriers II-2
What can we expect from Nanotechnology? II-3
Nanotechnology Industry: An Overview II-3
Impact of the 2007-2009 Economic Recession in Retrospect II-5
Key Market Drivers and Trends II-6
Developments in Nanomaterials Spur Application Possibilities
Across Diverse Sectors II-6
Nanotechnology Drives Electronics from Microelectronics to
Nanoelectronics II-7
Shift in Direction Towards “More Than Moore’s Law” Brings
Spotlight on Nanointegration II-8
Nanotechnology Revolutionizes Pharmaceuticals and HealthCare II-9
Nanomedicine Market to Achieve Phenomenal Growth II-9
High Demand for Nanobots and Nano Healthcare Devices II-10
Nanotechnology Gaining Prominence for Treatment of Cancer II-11
Nanodiagnostic Products to Witness Strong Demand Growth II-12
Chemical Industry to Massively Benefit from Nanotechnology II-12
Strong Demand for Packaged Foods Benefits Adoption of
Nanotechnology II-14
Nano-Encapsulated Food Additives - An Emerging Area II-15
Preference for Smart Cars Benefits Demand for Nanotechnology
in the Automotive Industry II-15
Application of Nanotechnology in Consumer Goods Industry
Poised to Grow II-16
Opportunities Abound in Building and Construction Sector II-16
Nanotechnology Set to Revolutionize Alternative Energy Sector II-17
Nanotechnology Emerges as a Key to Enhance Quality of Water
Filtration and Desalination II-18
Factors Impeding Growth of Nanotechnology: A Peek Into
Challenges II-18
Controversies Still Dog Nanotechnology II-18
Factors Hampering Rapid Commercialization II-19
Delay in Setting up Labs II-19
Legal and Regulatory Processes Delay Release of Funds II-19
Difficulty in getting Money II-19
RandD - Not an Instant Result Generating Activity II-19
Scarcity of Researchers with Appropriate Training II-19
Limited Access to Tools and Technologies II-20
Research Duplication and Absence of Common Standards II-20
Legal and Financial Constraints for Startups II-21
Investment Issues and High Costs Delay Rapid Commercialization II-21
Separating Hype from Reality - A Major Challenge II-22
Need of the Hour II-23
Guarded and Protective Stance on Intellectual Property and Open
Knowledge-Sharing II-23
Development of Industrial Processes for Patterning Materials
on Nanoscale II-23
Effective Utilization of Government Budgets II-23
Market Outlook II-24

2. REVIEW OF SELECT NANOTECHNOLOGY BASED PRODUCT MARKETS II-25
Carbon Nanotubes: Market Overview II-25
Table 1: Global Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) Market (2013):
Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26
CNTs find Applications in Bullet Proof Vests for Military/
Defense Sector II-26
Growing Need for Boosting Computer Disk Drive CNT Enabled
Storage II-26
Applications in Supercapacitors and Batteries to Drive Growth II-27
Table 2: Global Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by
Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28

Table 3: Global Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) Market (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown by End Use - Electronics and
Electrics, Energy, Plastics and Composites and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28
Nanocomposites: Market Overview II-28
Table 4: World Market for Nanocomposites (2014): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Consumption by End-Use Segment -
Packaging, Building and Construction, Electronics and Electrical,
Automotive, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29
Nanocoatings: Market Overview II-30
Expanding Applications Spur Growth II-31
Environmental Benefits Attract Manufacturer Attention II-31
Growing Need for Better Sanitation and Infection Control Drive
Demand for Anti-Microbial Nanocoatings II-32
Anti-Corrosion Nanocoatings in Demand II-33
Anti-Fingerprint Nanocoatings to Grow in Prominence II-33
Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery: Market Overview II-34
Dendrimers Serve as a Base to Build Multifunctional Nanodevices II-35
Nanotechnology Rescues Poor Water Soluble Drugs from Abandonment II-35

3. RandD STRUCTURE and FINANCING II-37
Research and Development - The Nanotechnology Lifeline II-37
Pioneers into a Small World II-37
US, EU and Japan - Spearheading Nanotech RandD Revolution II-38
National Initiatives Promote RandD Efforts in Rest of World II-38
Cross-disciplinary Nature Demands Coordinated Research II-39
Interdisciplinary Nature Demands a Collective Approach II-39
“United We Discover” - Industry’s Call to Universities and
Research Houses II-40
Academic Research Institutions - Pioneering Commercial
Applications II-41
The Commercialization Process II-41
Funding - The Lifeline for RandD II-42
Research Arenas - Funding Dictates the Direction II-42
Nanocompetence by Geographic Region/Country II-43
Government Bodies and Venture Capitalists Fuel Research Initiatives II-43
Why Invest in Nanotech? II-44
The Societal and Industrial Implications of Nanotechnology II-44
Life Sciences (Medicine, Biology, Pharmacy and Health) II-44
Industrial Sector (Materials, Products and Manufacturing) II-45
Environment II-45
Water Resources II-45
Energy II-46
Agriculture II-46
Space Exploration Programs II-46
Defense Capabilities II-46
The Timing II-46
Investment Management and Control II-47
Investment Objectives - What, Where and How Much? II-47
Chemicals and Advanced Materials II-47
Electronics and Communications II-47
Biotechnology II-47
Investment Criteria - Analysis and Decision Process II-48
Venture Funding - Analysis and Decision Process II-48
Management of the Company II-48
Product II-49
Technology II-49
Target Market II-49
Business Model and Strategy II-49

4. NANOTECH PATENTS - AN OVERVIEW II-50
Proliferation of Nanotechnology Patent II-50
Patents - Guarding Intellectual Property II-50
An Introduction - Concepts Made Clearer II-50
Inventor II-50
Types of Patent Claims II-50
Patent Claims - Basic Rules of the Game II-50
General Patent Trends II-51
Intellectual Property (IP) Patents II-51
Types of Intellectual Property II-51
Patents II-51
Nanotechnology Patents - Unique Characterization II-51
Corporate IP Policy II-51
Patent Protection Vital for Investment II-51
Industry’s Multidisciplinary Nature Calls for Regulations II-52
Nanotechnology Patent/Claim Trends - What’s New II-53

5. TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW II-54
A Conceptual Definition II-54
Think small II-54
What is Nanotechnology? II-54
It is - II-54
It is not- II-54
Background II-55
‘Analysis of Major Product Segments II-55
Dendrimers II-55
Fullerenes II-56
Nanobelts II-56
Nanocapsules II-56
Nanocrystalline Materials II-56
Nanofibers II-57
Surface Properties II-57
Nanoparticles II-57
Nanoporous Materials II-58
Nanosprings II-58
Nanotubes II-58
Nanowires II-59
Quantum Dots II-59
Nanotech Applications - An End Use Perspective II-59
Tools and Process Instruments II-59
Scanning Tunneling Microscopes (STMs) II-60
Atomic Force Microscopes (AFMs) II-60
Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPMs) II-60
Chemicals II-61
Nanostructured Materials II-61
Nanostructured Materials - Application Areas II-61
Catalysts II-62
Attributes of Nanoparticulate Catalysts II-62
Future Scenario - A Road Map II-63
Paints and Coatings II-63
Coatings II-63
Membranes and Filtration II-63
Composites II-64
Sunscreens with UV-light Absorbing Nanoparticles II-64
Others II-64
Alloys - A Definite Facelift II-64
Semiconductors and Electronics II-65
Nanophotonics - Directing Tomorrow’s Telecom II-65
Near Field Scanning Optical Microscopy (NSOM) II-65
Nanocrystals II-66
Memory and Display Systems II-66
Optoelectronic Applications II-66
Nanotechnology - Its Relevance in Optical Fiber
Communication Systems II-66
The Present Scenario II-66
The Future - What it Holds II-67
Precision Engineering, Optics and Analytics II-67
Quantum Computing II-68
Electronics and Electromechanical Systems II-68
Miniature Bar Coded Beads Herald New Age Electronics II-68
Automotive/Transportation Industry II-69
Sensors and Displays II-69
Sensors II-69
Global Positioning System (GPS) Sensors II-69
Catalytic Converters and Filters II-70
Aerospace and Defense II-70
Aerospace II-70
Smart Aircraft II-70
Defense II-71
Surveillance and Smart Uniforms II-71
Structural Materials and Coatings II-72
Weapons II-72
Pharma and Healthcare II-73
Nanotechnology and Life Sciences - A Potent Mix II-73
Most Hyped Applications are in the Biotech Arena II-74
Actual Implementation Areas II-74
Hand-Held Disease Detector II-75
Biomedical Nanotechnology II-75
Drug Delivery II-76
Nanoparticles and Gene Therapy II-77
Others II-77
Nanomachines - The Tech Revolution II-77
Food II-78
Edible Wraps - Putting Recycling out of Fashion II-78
Other End-use Applications II-78
Energy II-78
Quantum Wells (QW) Solar Cells II-78
Dye Sensitised Nanocrystalline Devices II-79
Fuel Cells and Rechargeables II-79
Power Transmission II-79
Nanoelectronics - Now and Ahead II-79
Lighting II-80
Nanoproperties of Light II-81
Nanolasers II-81
Nanocrystals II-81
Other Miscellaneous End-Use Applications II-81
Proteins - A New Way of Making Wires II-81
E-Textiles - The Smart New Dress Code II-82
Futuristic Applications II-83
Bio-molecular Motors II-83
Genetic and Tissue Engineering II-83
External Tissue Products II-83
Internal Tissue Implants II-83
Dental and Bone Replacement II-84
Protein and Gene Analysis II-84
Nanorobot Therapeutics II-84
Lab-on-a-Chip Techniques II-84
Medical Diagnostic Sensors II-85
Nano Medical Devices - From Surgical Tools to Contact Lenses II-86
Nanoengineered Prosthetics II-86
Nanotubes - Potential Drug Delivery Vehicles II-86
Quantum Computers II-87

6. TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGIES II-88
Top-down and Bottom-up Concepts II-88
Nanoscale Structure Construction Techniques II-88
Dip-Pen Nanolithography II-88
Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) II-89
Self-Assembly II-89
Soft Lithography II-90
Common Enabling Technologies II-90
Electron Microscopy II-90
Micromachining II-91
Molecular Design/Modeling II-91
Nanolithography II-92
Nanoprobes II-92
Nano Probes in Intra-Cellular Study II-92
Quantum Dots in Nano Probing II-93
Chemical and Magnetic Nano Probes II-93
Supramolecular Chemistry II-93
Thin Film Technology II-93
Nanomaterial Synthesis Techniques II-94
Amorphous Crystallization II-94
Chemical Precipitation II-94
Combustion Synthesis II-94
Dip Coating II-95
Dynamic-Magnetic Consolidation II-95
Electro-Deposition II-95
Electrophoretic Deposition II-96
Application of EPD to SOFC Fabrication II-96
Field-Assisted Sintering Techniques II-96
Gas Condensation With Thermal Evaporation II-97
Gas-Phase Processing II-97
High-Energy Milling II-97
Applications II-97
Hydrodynamic Cavitation II-98
Hydrothermal Processing II-98
Metal Powders II-98
Electroceramic Powders II-98
Organic Carbon Oxidation II-98
Cereals II-99
Removal and Stabilizing of Arsenic II-99
Birch Wood II-99
Wheat Gluten Isolate II-99
Reduction of BOD II-99
Jet-Printing Process II-99
Mechano-Chemical Synthesis II-99
Inter-Metallic Compounds II-100
Quantum Dots II-100
Nanotubes of Boron Nitrides II-100
Thermoelectric Material - Iron Disilicide II-100
Quasi-Isostatic Pressure Process II-100
Self-Assembly of Nano-particles II-101
Severe Plastic Deformation II-101
Shockwave Compaction II-101
Sinter-Forging II-102
Slurry-Coating Routes II-102
Sol-Gel Processing II-103
Solid-State Processes II-103
Sono-chemical Synthesis II-103
Spin Coating II-104
Thermal Plasma Synthesis II-104
Thermal Spray Coating II-104
Thermo-Chemical Synthesis II-104
Vacuum Evaporation on Running Liquids (VERL) II-105
Wet Chemical Processes II-105

7. NANOTECH FEARS - ARE THEY JUSTIFIED? II-106
The Flip Side of Molecular Nanotechnology (MNT) II-106
Economic Disturbance from Plentiful Accessibility of Cheap
Products II-107
Nanotechnology A Disruptive Development: Disturbing Delicate
Economic Balance II-107
Economic Imbalance Due to Highly Inflated Prices II-108
High-Cost II-108
Right Technology in the Wrong Hands II-108
Small can be Dangerous - Multitude of Miniscule Lethal Weaponry II-108
The Grey Goo Horror II-109
Military Risks - High Destruction System II-109
Misuse of Nanotechnology: Remains a Stark Possibility II-109
Environmental and Biological Risks - A Serious Issue II-109
Major Proposals and Efforts Underway on Nanoparticle Safety II-110
Synopsis - No Radicals Please! II-110

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-112
Temicon and Holotools Enter Into Partnership II-112
Gens Expands Market into Asia II-112
AADi InLicensesABI-009 II-112
OCSiAl Introduces New Technology for Mass Production of SWCNT II-112
Nanotech Industrial Solutions Successfully Acquires NanoMaterials II-112
NanoMaterials Reports Considerable Revenue Growth II-112
Tesla NanoCoatings Partners With SK Global II-113
EV Group Unveils New Lithography System II-113
Chaval Unveils Heated Ski Gloves II-113
Garrison Bespoke Unveils Bulletproof Suit II-113
Rusnano Inaugurates Center for Nanotechnology II-113
MaxEcoTek Launches Nanotechnology Based Self Cleansing Coating II-113
iStock Accessories Unveils NEONTuff Screen Guards II-113
Cima NanoTech Inks Distribution Agreement With Precision
Gasket Company II-113
SPTS and imec Enter into Partnership for Furthering
Nanotechnology Use in BioMEMS II-114
A*STAR Unveils New Nanoimprint Foundry II-114
Nano Labs Declares Promising Test Results in Development of
NanoFuel II-114
Azaya and CANbridge Partner for Developing Nanotechnology
Based Cancer Drugs II-114
Fullerex Introduces Merchant Service for Nanomaterials and
Nano Enabled Commodities II-114
Calevia Partners With ProScan and Grafoid to Develop Non-
Invasive Cancer Treatment Drugs II-114
EVG Launches New Polymer Via-Filling Process II-114
HeluKabel Introduces Clean Plus Cable Jacket Coating II-115
Azaya Therapeutics Launches New Division II-115
Industrial Nanotech Introduces Nansulate® Vinyl Fresh II-115
Pixelligent Launches PixClearâ„¢ Nanocrystals II-115
Nanoshel Introduces Graphene Products for Applications in
Biodevices II-115
UNeMed Inks Licensing Agreement With ProTransit for its
Proprietary Cosmetics Nanotechnology II-115
EcoSynthetix Partners With Waterloo Institute to Explore
Prospective Applications for EcoSphere Technology II-115
Cummins Filtration Launches NanoNetâ„¢ Filtration Media II-116
Hy-Power Nano Introduces Hy-Power Clear Liquid Solar Blocker II-116
Applied Nanotech Introduces CNTstix Structural Adhesive II-116
Ultratech Acquires Cambridge Nanotech II-116

9. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-117
Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. (US) II-117
Advanced Nano Products Co., Limited (South Korea) II-117
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (US) II-118
Arrowhead Research Corporation (US) II-118
Bruker Corporation (US) II-119
Catalytic Materials, LLC (US) II-119
Chemat Technology Inc. (US) II-119
eSpin Technologies, Inc. (US) II-120
ELITech Group (France) II-120
Genefluidics, Inc., (US) II-120
Hanwha Nanotech Corporation (South Korea) II-121
Hybrid Plastics (US) II-121
Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc. (US) II-122
Integran Technologies, Inc. (Canada) II-122
Intrinsiq Materials Limited (IML) (UK) II-122
Life Technologies Corporation (US) II-123
Luxtera, Inc. (US) II-123
Nanocyl S.A. (Belgium) II-124
NanoMaterials Ltd, (Israel) II-124
Nanosys, Inc. (US) II-125
QuantumSphere, Inc. (US) II-125
Raymor Industries, Inc. (Canada) II-125
Rogue Valley Microdevices, Inc. (US) II-125
Shenzhen Nanotech Port Co., Ltd. (China) II-126
SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc. (US) II-126
Starpharma Holdings (Australia) II-126
Teledyne Scientific and Imaging, LLC (US) II-127
Unidym, Inc. (US) II-127

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-128
Table 5: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Nanotechnology Based Products by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
the Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-128

Table 6: World Historic Analysis for Nanotechnology Based
Products: Breakdown by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-129

Table 7: World 15-Year Perspective for Nanotechnology Based
Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest
of World Markets for the Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-130

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Nanotechnology Based Products by End-Use Sector - Chemicals,
Automotive, Aerospace and Defense, Semiconductors and Electronics,
Pharma and Healthcare, Food, and Others End-Use Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
the Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-131

Table 9: World Historic Analysis for Nanotechnology Based
Products: Breakdown by End-Use Sector - Chemicals, Automotive,
Aerospace and Defense, Semiconductors and Electronics, Pharma and
Healthcare, Food, and Others End-Use Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-132

Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Nanotechnology Based
Products by End-Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues
for Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace and Defense, Semiconductors and
Electronics, Pharma and Healthcare, Food, and Others End-Use
Markets for the Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-133


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Overview III-1
US Nanotechnology Industry - Characterized by Diverse Value
Chain Participants III-1
A Review of Select End-Use Industries Promising Revenue
Opportunities III-2
Electronics and Communications III-2
CNTs to Enable Better Storage Memory for Mobile Devices III-2
CNTS to Help CMOS in Size Reduction III-2
Health and Life Sciences III-3
Chemicals and Advanced Materials III-3
Transportation III-4
Trends and Issues III-4
Collaborated Efforts - The In-Thing III-4
Time- to-Market remains a Central Concern III-4
National Nanotechnology Alliance - Driving the RandD III-5
Leading Universities and Their Contribution to Nano Research III-6
Tools Act as Foundation for Higher Commercial Applications III-6
First-Mover Status Doesn’t Guarantee an Edge III-7
Patent Profile III-8
Challenges III-8
Application Specific Nanomaterials Development Still Years
Away III-8
Less Demand from Semiconductor Segment III-8
Challenges Galore for Start Up Companies in Nano Markets III-8
Carbon Nanotubes Market III-9
Research Institutes and their Involvement in Developing
Carbon Nanotubes III-9
Early Entrants - A Profile of Company Size and Life Cycle III-10
Research Institutions III-10
Ames Research Center III-10
California Institute of Technology III-10
GE Global Research III-11
IBM Research III-11
Johnson Space Center III-11
Motorola Labs III-12
University of California III-12
University of Texas III-13
Recent Industry Activity III-13
Key Players III-15
B.Market Analytics III-23
Table 11: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Nanotechnology: Breakdown by End-Use Sectors - Chemicals,
Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and Healthcare,
Food and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2013 Through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 12: US Historic Analysis for Nanotechnology: Breakdown
by End-Use Sectors - Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace,
Semiconductor, Pharma and Healthcare, Food and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for the Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24

2. CANADA III-25
A.Market Analysis III-25
Outlook III-25
Issues and Trends III-25
Brain Drain - Losing the Best and Brightest III-26
Universities and Government Agencies Involved in Nanoscale
Research III-26
Recent Industry Activity III-27
Key Players III-27
B.Market Analytics III-28
Table 13: Canada Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Nanotechnology: Breakdown by End-Use Sectors -
Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and
Healthcare, Food and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2013
Through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 14: Canada Historic Analysis for Nanotechnology:
Breakdown by End-Use Sectors - Chemicals, Automotive,
Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and Healthcare, Food and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues
in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

3. JAPAN III-30
A.Market Analysis III-30
Overview III-30
Analysis by End-Use Industry Segments III-30
Electronics and Communications III-30
Chemicals and Advanced Materials III-31
Transportation III-31
Health and Life Sciences III-31
Nanotechnology - A Strategic Pillar in Nation’s SandT Plan III-31
Leading Japanese Institutions Involved in Nanotechnology
Programs Over the Years III-32
Japanese Government - Leading the RandD Initiatives III-33
New National Programs Drive RandD Effort III-33
Japanese Programs in Nanotechnology Over the Years III-33
IT/Electronics and Nanostructured Materials - Favored
Research Arenas III-34
Alloys - A New Dimension III-34
Nanotechnology Consortium - An Interface for Technology
Transfer III-34
Hindrances to Development of Nanotechnology III-35
Reliability III-35
Cost III-35
Productivity III-35
Interface between nanotechnology and conventional technology III-35
B.Market Analytics III-36
Table 15: Japan Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Nanotechnology: Breakdown by End-Use Sectors - Chemicals,
Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and Healthcare,
Food and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2013 Through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 16: Japan Historic Analysis for Nanotechnology:
Breakdown by End-Use Sectors - Chemicals, Automotive,
Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and Healthcare, Food and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues
in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

4. EUROPE III-38
A.Market Analysis III-38
Overview III-38
European Programs in Nanotechnology III-38
Healthcare and Life Sciences Dominate Europe in Terms of
Number of Players III-39
Establishing a Regulatory Framework for Nanotechnology III-39
Nanoelectronics in Europe - An Overview III-39
Position of European Nanoelectronics Industry III-40
Transformation of Business Models III-40
Transformation of Research Models III-40
Migration of Nanoelectronics Producers III-40
Technological Impediments III-40
Mediocre Functioning of European Research Organizations III-41
Large-Scale Nanoelectronics Research Activities III-41
Split in Research Investments III-41
Inadequacy of Existing Funding Instruments III-41
Trends and Issues III-42
European NanoBusiness Association - Powering RandD Effort III-42
Commercialization of Products - Separating Hype from Reality III-42
RandD Institutions III-43
Philips Research (The Netherlands) III-43
B.Market Analytics III-44
Table 17: Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Nanotechnology Based Products: Breakdown by Geographic
Region - France, Germany, UK and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for the Years 2013 Through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 18: Europe Historic Analysis for Nanotechnology Based
Products: Breakdown by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 19: Europe 15-Year Perspective for Nanotechnology
Based Products: by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Revenues for France, Germany, UK and Rest of Europe
Markets for the Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

4a. FRANCE III-47
A.Market Analysis III-47
ELITech Group: A Key French Player III-47
B.Market Analytics III-48
Table 20: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Nanotechnology: Breakdown by End-Use Sectors -
Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and
Healthcare, Food and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2013
Through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 21: French Historic Analysis for Nanotechnology:
Breakdown by End-Use Sectors - Chemicals, Automotive,
Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and Healthcare, Food and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues
in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

4b. GERMANY III-50
A.Market Analysis III-50
Germany Leads the Way in Europe III-50
Recent Industry Activity III-50
B.Market Analytics III-51
Table 22: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Nanotechnology: Breakdown by End-Use Sectors -
Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and
Healthcare, Food and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2013
Through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 23: German Historic Analysis for Nanotechnology:
Breakdown by End-Use Sectors - Chemicals, Automotive,
Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and Healthcare, Food and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues
in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

4c. UNITED KINGDOM III-53
A.Market Analysis III-53
Intrinsiq Materials Limited (IML): A Key UK Based
Nanotechnology Company III-53
B.Market Analytics III-54
Table 24: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Nanotechnology: Breakdown by End-Use Sectors - Chemicals,
Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and Healthcare,
Food and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2013 Through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 25: UK Historic Analysis for Nanotechnology: Breakdown
by End-Use Sectors - Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace,
Semiconductor, Pharma and Healthcare, Food and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for the Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-55

4d. REST OF EUROPE III-56
A.Market Analysis III-56
Recent Industry Activity III-56
Key Player III-56
B.Market Analytics III-57
Table 26: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Nanotechnology: Breakdown by End-Use Sectors -
Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and
Healthcare, Food and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2013
Through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 27: Rest of Europe Historic Analysis for
Nanotechnology: Breakdown by End-Use Sectors - Chemicals,
Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and Healthcare,
Food and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-59
A.Market Analysis III-59
Overview and Structure III-59
Nanotech Companies in Asia-Pacific: China Tops the List III-59
Nanotech Players in Asia-Pacific by Area of Operation III-59
B.Market Analytics III-60
Table 28: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Nanotechnology Based Products: Breakdown by
Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for the Years 2013 Through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 29: Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Nanotechnology
Based Products: Breakdown by Geographic Region - China and
Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 30: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
Nanotechnology Based Products: by Geographic Region -
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for China and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets for the Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

5a. CHINA III-63
A.Market Analysis III-63
Overview III-63
Government Takes the RandD Initiative III-63
Chinese Agencies involved in Nanotech III-63
Nation’s First Nanometer Technology Industrial Base Set up
in Tianjin III-64
Carbon Nanotubes Market III-64
Shenzhen Nanotech Port Co., Ltd. : A Key Chinese
Nanotechnology Company III-64
B.Market Analytics III-65
Table 31: China Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Nanotechnology: Breakdown by End-Use Sectors - Chemicals,
Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and Healthcare,
Food and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2013 Through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 32: China Historic Analysis for Nanotechnology:
Breakdown by End-Use Sectors - Chemicals, Automotive,
Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and Healthcare, Food and
Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues
in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-67
A.Market Analysis III-67
A Geographic Break-up III-67
Australia - Part of the Tiny Revolution III-67
RandD Initiatives III-68
Nanostructural Analysis Network Organization Leads
Research Initiative III-68
Prominent Australian Groups with their Principal Field
of Research III-68
Australian Projects in Nanotechnology III-69
The World’s First Undergraduate Degree in Nanotechnology III-70
Sydney-based Company Creates World’s First Nanometer-
Sized Working Device III-70
Challenges for Nanotechnology Development in Australia III-71
Strategies for Overcoming the Challenges III-71
The National Nanofabrication Facility (NNF) and Network III-71
Opportunities III-72
India III-72
Nanomedicine Market Gains Pace in India III-73
Thailand III-73
Singapore III-74
South Korea III-74
Ministry of Science and Technology Takes Initiative for
Nanotech Funding III-74
Information Technology Industry Leads Nanotech RandD Efforts III-74
Carbon Nanotubes Market III-75
Key Areas of Research - Energy, Optics, Textiles and
Medical Equipment III-75
Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology - A Key South
Korean RandD Participant III-75
Taiwan III-75
Overview III-75
Recent Industry Activity III-76
Key Players III-76
B.Market Analytics III-78
Table 33: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Nanotechnology: Breakdown by End-Use
Sectors - Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor,
Pharma and Healthcare, Food and Others Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years
2013 Through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 34: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for
Nanotechnology: Breakdown by End-Use Sectors - Chemicals,
Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and Healthcare,
Food and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

6. REST OF WORLD III-80
A.Market Analysis III-80
Israel III-80
Areas of Importance III-80
Iran III-80
Recent Industry Activity III-81
Key Player III-81
B.Market Analytics III-82
Table 35: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Nanotechnology: Breakdown by End-Use Sectors -
Chemicals, Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and
Healthcare, Food and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2013
Through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 36: Rest of World Historic Analysis for
Nanotechnology: Breakdown by End-Use Sectors - Chemicals,
Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor, Pharma and Healthcare,
Food and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for the Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 411 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 424)

The United States (208)
Canada (11)
Japan (37)
Europe (131)
- France (7)
- Germany (54)
- The United Kingdom (28)
- Italy (3)
- Spain (1)
- Rest of Europe (38)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (29)
Middle East (8)

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