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Nanotechnology in Environmental Applications: The Global Market

  • September 2015
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Use this report to:
- Learn about the nanotechnology applications which are broadly divided into three types: water remediation, air remediation and soil remediation.
- Analyze the current trends in nanotechnology for environmental applications.
- Receive information about existing patents and patent applications relative to the environmental application of nanotechnology.
- Gain insight into the supplier landscape with a focus on major companies.

Highlights
- The global nanotechnology market in environmental applications reached $23.4 billion in 2014. This market is expected to reach $25.7 billion by 2015 and $41.8 billion by 2020, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.2% from 2015 to 2020.
- Air remediation as a segment will grow from $10.2 billion in 2015 to $16.7 billion by 2020, increasing at a CAGR of 10.3% from 2015 to 2020.
- Water remediation as a segment will grow from nearly $9.3 billion in 2015 to $10.6 billion in 2020, at a 12.4% CAGR from 2015 to 2020.

Introduction & Scope

INTRODUCTION
The global market for nanotechnology has been growing at a significant rate for the past twenty-years, in line with the application for environmental pollutant remediation, mainly driven by countries in North America, Asia-Pacific and Europe. This report describes current research efforts, and describes and quantifies developing environmental nanotechnologies already poised to enter the marketplace. In addition, manufacturers that offer these nanotechnologies, along with their upcoming planned products as well as further research and development, will be analyzed to demonstrate how these advances could impact specific environmental market segments. To assess the market, nanotechnology applications are broadly divided into three types: water remediation, air remediation and soil remediation. Increasing awareness over pollutants removal and alternative energy sources are the key drivers for the nanotechnology market.

Altair Nanotechnologies Inc., Applied Nanotech Holdings Inc., Applied Sciences Inc., Cyrium Technologies, Donaldson Co. Inc., Elmarco, Espin Technologies Inc., Hills Inc., Hollingsworth & Vose, Hybrid Plastics Inc., Inframat Corp., Koch Membrane Systems Inc., Moog Crossbow Technology Inc., Nanophase Technologies Corp., Nanotech Industrial Solutions Inc., Novacentrix Inc., Oxonica Ltd., QuantumSphere Inc. are some
of the key nanotechnology participants in the market. In terms of the demand growth rate of the nanotechnology for environmental applications, Asia-Pacific shows the highest market share in the global market followed by North America and Europe. Global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and pollution hotspots in different regions have driven the nanotechnology market to grow at a decent rate. This report also highlights the supplier landscape with a focus on major companies, as well as their detailed profiles.

STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
The goal of this report is to provide an up-to-date analysis of recent developments and current trends in nanotechnology for environmental applications along with a survey of global markets for present and future potential nanotechnology products developed for environmental applications through 2020. This approach methodology will quantify the projected impact of both internal and external forces that are affecting the global nanotechnology market today and into the next several years. Factors involved in driving product demand within this vast untapped market will be explored in conjunction with trends, potential sales, and forecasts for various market sectors. In addition, manufacturers intricately linked with the production of these nanotechnologies, along with their upcoming offerings, will be analyzed to demonstrate
how these advances might influence the explicit environmental market segments.

REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY
Orthodox environmental remedial solutions have shown to be moderately effective in the face of widespread and intensifying pollutant loads that infiltrate the air, water, and soil. For a large-scale cleanup challenges, nanotechnologies steadfast application for environmental cleanup may yield to levels of sophistication and efficiency with original integrity in contaminant-affected areas. In addition, nanotechnology being applicable
for a chain of applications in electronics, specialty materials industry are intended to grow the market for nanotechnology with more research and development facilities.

SCOPE OF REPORT
The scope of this research report will encase different types of environmental remediation using different types of nano materials, but will concentrate primary on following applications:
- Environmental amendment.
- Environmental protection.
- Environmental maintenance.
- Environmental enhancement.
The market is broken down, according to region, by the major types of environmental remediation applications using nanotechnology. Revenue forecasts from 2015 to 2020 are given for each major application types. The report also includes a discussion of the major players in each of the regional markets. It explains the major market drivers of the global industry, the current trends within the industry, major industry challenges, and the regional dynamics of the global nanotechnology market. The report concludes with a special focus on the supplier landscape, including detailed profiles of the major vendors in the nanotechnology
industry globally, and discussions on the market share of the major players by region.

INTENDED AUDIENCE
This report is intended especially for developers and consumers with a vital interest in nanotechnology and its environmental applications. In addition, because of this report’s business focus, it will be useful to sales executives and business managers as an up-to-date guide that includes challenges, drivers and trends that are expected to be significant factors in the current and future markets. The report should also be of interest to those in industries such as automotive, construction, power and energy industry, those attributed to the dedicated research involved for specific items, as well as the valuation of finished products.
Nanotechnology may be perceived as a fundamentally enabling and value-adding platform with the potential capacity for encompassing virtually every business and market sector.

METHODOLOGY AND INFORMATION SOURCES
The findings and conclusions of this report are based on information gathered from a variety of primary and secondary sources, including industry association data, and interviews conducted with nanotechnology companies. In addition, other secondary sources were consulted for the report, such as Internet searches, industry journals and publications, product literature, white papers and technical journals, and financial
reports from industry suppliers. The base year for analysis and projection is 2015. With 2014 as a baseline, market projections were developed for 2015 to 2020. These projections are based on a
consensus among the primary contacts combined with our understanding of the key market drivers and their impact from historical and analytical perspectives. The analytical methodologies used to generate the market estimates are described in detail in the market analyses. All dollar projections presented in this report are in 2014
constant dollars.

Table Of Contents

Nanotechnology in Environmental Applications: The Global Market
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 2
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 2
REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY 3
SCOPE OF REPORT 3
INTENDED AUDIENCE 3
METHODOLOGY AND INFORMATION SOURCES 4
ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS 4
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS 4
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE 5
DISCLAIMER 5
CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY 7
SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL NANOTECHNOLOGY MARKET IN ENVIRONMENTAL
APPLICATIONS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ BILLIONS) 7
SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL NANOTECHNOLOGY MARKET IN ENVIRONMENTAL
APPLICATIONS BY TYPE, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 7
CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW 11
DEFINITION 11
NANOTECHNOLOGIES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION REMEDIATION 11
NANOTECHNOLOGIES FOR WATER QUALITY REMEDIATION 11
NANOTECHNOLOGIES FOR AIR QUALITY REMEDIATION 12
NANOTECHNOLOGIES FOR SOIL REMEDIATION 12
DIFFERENT TYPES OF NANOMATERIALS 12
NANOCOMPOSITES 12
NANOCRYSTAL 12
NANOPARTICLES 13
NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS 13
NANOCATALYSTS 13
NANOCLAYS 13
NANOTUBES 13
TABLE 1 ENVIRONMENTAL TREATMENTS USING NANOPARTICLES 14
NANOTECHNOLOGY: BRIEF HISTORY, CURRENT STATUS, AND FUTURE
PROJECTIONS 15
NANOTECHNOLOGY DEMAND FOR ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS 18
SUBSTANCE 18
CHAPTER 4 PATENTS 21
PATENTS 21
TABLE 2 NANOTECHNOLOGY AIR PURIFICATION SYSTEM FOR VEHICLES 23
TABLE 3 NANOTECHNOLOGY INLINE AIR HANDLER SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED
METHOD OF USE 24
TABLE 4 NANOTECHNOLOGY PHOTOCATALYTIC AIR PURIFIER 25
TABLE 5 NANOTECHNOLOGY ENABLED ELECTROSTATIC AIR CLEANING SYSTEM
WITH AIR FLOW SENSOR 25
TABLE 6 NANOTECHNOLOGY ENABLED WATER TREATMENT BY DENDRIMER
ENHANCED FILTRATION 27
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TABLE 7 SOIL REMEDIATION PROCESS USING NANOTECHNOLOGY 28
TABLE 8 TITANIUM COMPRISING NANOPARTICLES AND RELATED
NANOTECHNOLOGY 28
TABLE 9 TECHNIQUES FOR USE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY IN PHOTOVOLTAICS 30
TABLE 10 NANOTECHNOLOGY FOR ENGINEERING THE PERFORMANCE OF
SUBSTANCES 32
TABLE 11 SILVER COMPRISING NANOPARTICLES AND RELATED NANOTECHNOLOGY 35
TABLE 12 TUNGSTEN COMPRISING NANOMATERIALS AND RELATED
NANOTECHNOLOGY 38
SUBSTANCE 39
CHAPTER 5 NANOTECHNOLOGY IN ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATION 41
NANOTECHNOLOGIES FOR AIR QUALITY REMEDIATION 41
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF EARTH'S ATMOSPHERE 41
TABLE 13 CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF EARTH'S ATMOSPHERE (CLEAN DRY AIR) 41
OXYGEN CYCLE 42
CARBON CYCLE 42
NITROGEN CYCLE 43
SULFUR CYCLE 43
AIR CONTAMINATION 43
ATMOSPHERIC DEGRADATION 43
PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS (POPS) 44
TABLE 14 ATMOSPHERIC PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS (POPS) 45
VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (VOCS) 45
TABLE 15 ATMOSPHERIC VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (VOCS) 45
HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS (HAPS) 46
TABLE 16 HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS 46
HEAVY METALS 48
TABLE 17 ATMOSPHERIC HEAVY METAL CONCENTRATIONS 49
TAR BALLS 49
AIR FILTRATION 49
CONTEMPORARY AIR QUALITY REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES 49
Air Emissions/Off-Gas Remediation 50
NANO TECHNOLOGIES IN AIR QUALITY REMEDIATION 51
NANOMATERIALS FOR AIR QUALITY REMEDIATION 51
Ambient Air Purification 51
NANOFIBERS 52
Electrospun Cellulose Nanofibers 52
Polymeric Nanofibers 53
Spider Silk Nanofibers 53
"Nanospider" Nanofiber Polymers 54
Nanotube Fibers 54
Nanocrystalline Polymer Nanofibers 54
Ultrafine Fibers with Internal Nanometric Pores 55
Electrospun Nanofiber Nonwoven Fabrics 55
Meltblown Nanofibers 55
Islands-In-The-Sea Nanofibers 56
Segmented Pie-Structured Nanofibers 56
Coated Nanofiber Webs 56
TABLE 18 NANOFIBERS FOR AIR QUALITY REMEDIATION 56
Nanoporous Membranes 57
Nanoparticle-Enhanced Nanoporous Membranes 58
Carbonaceous Adsorptive Nanoporous Membrane 58
Reactive Nanoporous Membrane 58
Zeolite Nanoporous Membranes 59
Self-Assembled Monolayers on Mesoporous Supports (SAMMs) 59
Aerogel Nanoporous Membranes 60
Ceramic Nanoporous Membranes 61
Hybrid Nanoporous Membranes 61
Asymmetric C60 Nanoporous Membranes 62
Diatomic Nanoporous Membranes 62
Nanotube Nanoporous Membranes 63
Nanotubule Nanoporous Membranes 63
Carbide-Derived Carbon Nanoporous Membranes (CDCs) 63
Adsorbent Filled Membranes 63
Gold Nanoclusters in Carbon Molecular Sieves 64
Nanocrystal Zeolites for Nitrogen Dioxide Decomposition 64
TABLE 19 NANOPOROUS MEMBRANES FOR AIR QUALITY REMEDIATION 64
Potential Nanotechnology-Based Stratospheric In Situ Cleansing
Strategies 65
MAINTENANCE OF AIR FILTRATION 66
POTENTIAL OZONE LAYER REMEDIATION 66
Potential Ozone-Hole Repair 67
Molecular Tailoring for Ozone Layer Remediation 67
Potential Nanotechnology-Based Tropospheric In Situ Cleansing
Strategies 67
SELF-CLEANING CEMENTS FOR URBAN AIR REMEDIATION 68
SOLAR STUCCO 69
CARBON DIOXIDE SEQUESTRATION FROM THE OPEN ATMOSPHERE 69
Nanoporous Calcium Oxide 70
Sodium Hydroxide Nanoparticles 70
Molecular Sieves 70
Molecular Baskets 71
Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) 71
Nanoparticle Enhanced Polymer Membranes 71
Nanotube Arrayed Membranes 72
Treated Serpentine Minerals 72
Rubisco (Ribulose Bisphosphate Carboxylase/Oxygenase) Enzyme 72
Ionic Liquids 72
Open Atmosphere Wind-Scrubbers 73
TABLE 20 POTENTIAL NANOSCALE ENTITIES FOR CARBON DIOXIDE
SEQUESTRATION 74
PLASMA PYROLYSIS 74
Micro-Bubble Cavitation for Plasma Pyrolysis 75
OCEAN-BASED NANOTECHNOLOGIES FOR ATMOSPHERIC REMEDIATION 75
NANOTECHNOLOGIES FOR INDOOR AIR QUALITY REMEDIATION 76
INDOOR AIR AND DUST ENDOCRINE DISRUPTING COMPOUNDS 77
TABLE 21 ENDOCRINE DISRUPTING CHEMICALS IN INDOOR AIR 77
NANOMETRIC SURFACES FOR AIR PURIFICATION 78
Nanoscale Hygienic Surfaces 78
Nanoceramic Panels 79
Nanophotonics 79
Enhanced Air Conditioning 80
Antibacterial and Antibiotic Nanocolloids 80
INORGANIC NANOTUBE ARRAYS FOR INDOOR AIR QUALITY 80
HYPOTHETICAL NANOCATALYTIC PAINTS 81
NANOFILTRATION OF AIRBORNE PATHOGENS 81
NANOBACTERIA DISPERSAL IN CLOUDS 82
AIRBORNE PATHOGEN FILTRATION 82
Cyclic Peptide Nanotubes for the Eradication of Airborne Bacteria 83
Reactive Nanoparticle Materials 83
TABLE 22 LIST OF AIRBORNE PATHOGENS AND DIMENSIONS (MICRONS) 84
TABLE 23 EXAMPLES OF POTENTIAL BIODISRUPTIVE ENTITIES 86
NANOSENSORS APPLIED TO AIR QUALITY MAINTENANCE 87
Quantum Dot Nanosensors 87
Luminescent Nanoscale Semiconductors 88
Nanoscale Metal Oxide Molecular Sieves 88
Molecular Sieve Thin Films 89
Nanomechanical Biosensors 89
Mesoporous Silica Nanostructures 90
Self-Assembling Nanointerferometric Cavities 90
Single Molecule Detection 90
Carbon Nanotube Coated Acoustic/Optical Hybrid Sensor 91
Optical Nanocomposites 91
Planar Photonic Crystal 91
Plasmonic Photonic Crystals 92
Nanometric Artificial Opals 92
Fiber-Optic Nanobiosensors for Nitric Oxide, Nitrite, and Chloride 93
Pore Proteins for Metal Ion Sensing 93
Resistive-Pulse Molecular and Ion Sensors 93
Brownian Modulated Optical Nanoprobes (MOONs) 94
Nanoscale Affinity Biosensors 95
Piezoresistive Nanomechanical Micro/Nanocantilevers 95
Metal Oxide Nanobelts, Nanoribbons, Nanocantilevers 96
Nanostructured Photonic Silicon for Gas Sensing 96
Nanoparticle Colorimetric Lead Sensor 97
MEMS-Based Nanosensor Packaging for Harsh Environments 97
Nanocomposite Thin-Film Chemical Sensors 98
Nanometric RPVs (Remote Piloted Vehicles) 98
Inorganic Nanotube Hydrogen Sensors 98
Passive Carbon Nanotube-Based Ammonia Sensor 99
Pebble Platform Nanosensors 99
Explosives Detection with Silole and Polysilole Nanowires and
Nanoparticles 100
Electronic Nose 100
WATER COMPOSITIONS 101
COMPOSITION OF FRESH WATER AND OCEAN WATER 101
TABLE 24 ESTIMATE OF GLOBAL WATER DISTRIBUTION 101
TABLE 25 ION BALANCE IN TYPICAL FRESH WATER 101
TABLE 26 SEAWATER ELEMENTS AND CONCENTRATIONS 102
HYDROLOGICAL CYCLE 102
GROUNDWATER 103
AQUIFERS 103
TABLE 27 EXAMPLES OF AQUIFER DEPLETION 103
WATER CONTAMINATION 104
DELETERIOUS PATTERNS IN POTABLE WATER RESERVOIRS 104
WATER CONTAMINANTS 105
TABLE 28 POTENTIAL CONTAMINANTS IN DRINKING WATER 105
GLOBAL HOT SPOTS REQUIRING WATER QUALITY REMEDIATION 108
TABLE 29 GLOBAL HOTSPOTS FOR WATER POLLUTION 108
NANO TECHNOLOGIES IN WATER QUALITY REMEDIATION 109
Nanoporous Membranes 109
Reverse Osmosis (RO) 111
Nanofiltration 111
Ultrafiltration 111
Microfiltration Membranes 111
TABLE 30 NANOPOROUS MEMBRANE WATER FILTRATION 112
Nanoporous Membrane Anti-Biofouling Measures 112
Cross Flow Turbulent Cleaning 112
Vibratory Membrane for Anti-Fouling 112
Self-Assembled Hybrid Reverse Osmosis Membrane 113
Nanoscale entities for water quality remediation 113
NANOFIBERS FOR WATER QUALITY REMEDIATION 113
Zeolite and Titania Nanofibers 113
Nano Alumina Fiber Filter 113
Hollow Fiber Membrane Biofilm Reactor (Spaghetti Filter) 114
Self-Cleaning "Smart" Fabric 114
The Lifestraw 115
NANOPARTICLES FOR WATER QUALITY REMEDIATION 115
Catalytic Structures Synthesized By DNA Self-Assembly 115
Oxidic Nanotubes 116
Nanocrystalline Magnesia 116
Titanium Dioxide Nanorod Arrays 116
Molybdenum Disulfide Hollow Nanospheres and Nanocrystals 117
Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFS) 117
Polyoxometalates (POMs) 118
Nanoscale Dendritic Chelating Agents 118
Nanomagnetic Fluids 119
Core Shell Nanoparticles 119
Caged Single-Enzyme Nanoparticles (SENS) 119
Cationic Liposome-Microtubule Complexes 120
Destruction of Pesticides and Munitions Toxins with Iron-Taml
Activators 120
NANOMEMBRANE/SIEVE-LIKE STRUCTURES FOR WATER QUALITY
REMEDIATION 121
GLAD (Glancing Angle Deposition) for Sculpted Thin-Film Fabrication 121
Polyfunctional Ligands 121
Robust Polymeric Nanoporous Materials 121
"Industrial Kidneys" for Heavy Metal Recovery from Wastewater 122
Rotaxane Activated Nano Valve 122
Nanotube-Based Fluid Filters 123
Alumoxane Nanoparticle Pre-Ceramic Membranes 123
Ferroxane Nanoparticle Pre-Ceramic Membranes 123
Nanoporous Solids via Nanoparticle Templating 124
Nanosponges 124
Membrane-Embedded Nanometric Metals 124
PHOTOCATALYSTS FOR WATER QUALITY REMEDIATION 125
Photoenzymes 125
"Sense and Shoot" Photo-Catalytic Degradation 125
Fountain Photocatalytic Reactor 125
Ferritin Proteins for Photochemical Reduction of Hexavalent
Chromium Cr(Vi) 126
Nanoscale TiO2 Photocatalyts 126
Titanium Oxynitride Photocatalysts 127
Zinc Oxide Photodegradation 127
SEAWATER DESALINATION 128
High Volume Seawater Desalination 128
Hydrogel-Bridged Nanofluidic Polycarbonate Membranes 129
Aerogel Capacitive De-ionization 129
Magnetoferritin for Desalination 129
NANOCOMPOSITE REVERSE-SELECTIVE MEMBRANES 129
Forward Osmosis Filter 130
Aligned Carbon Nanotube Electrode Capacitator 130
Superhydrophobic Membranes with Ordered Arrays of Nanospiked
Microchannels for Water Desalination 131
OIL SPILL REMEDIATION 131
Organically Modified Clays 131
Robust Self-Assembled Monolayers (SAMs) 132
Photosensitized Colloidal Titanium Dioxide 132
Nanowire Mesh 132
RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL RECOVERY 133
Uranium Concentration from Seawater via Nanofiltration 133
Uranium Degradation with Bacteria 133
Nanocomposite Pillared Clay Catalysts for Nuclear Waste Applications 134
MULTIFUNCTIONAL NANOMATERIALS 134
Multiple-Use Materials for Photocatalysis of Contaminants 134
Cyclodextrin Nanoporous Polymers 135
Smart Nanoparticles 135
PRECISION CHEMISTRY FOR CONTAMINANT ERADICATION 136
Potential for Complete Degradation of Contaminants 136
Vault Nano capsules for Contaminant Encapsulation and Degradation 136
SOIL COMPOSITIONS 137
ANATOMY AND COMPOSITION OF HEALTHY SOILS 137
Biological Soil Crust 137
Topsoil 137
Vadose Zone 138
Hardpan 138
Water Table 138
FORMAL SOIL CLASSIFICATION 139
SOIL CONTAMINATION 139
GLOBAL HOTSPOTS FOR SOIL CONTAMINANT REMEDIATION 139
TABLE 31 GLOBAL HOTSPOTS FOR SOIL/GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION 140
CONTEMPORARY SOIL/GROUNDWATER REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGIES 140
In Situ Biological Remediation 141
In Situ Physical/Chemical Remediation 141
In Situ Thermal Remediation 142
Ex Situ Biological Remediation 142
Ex Situ Physical/Chemical Remediation (Assuming Excavation) 142
Ex Situ Thermal Remediation (Assuming Excavation) 143
Nanoparticles for Soil Remediation 143
Nanoscale Iron Colloids 143
Iron-Palladium Nanoparticles for Groundwater Remediation 144
Ferrogels 145
Bimetallic Nanoparticles 145
Nanoclays for Soil Remediation 145
Hydrophobic Sand 146
Metal Oxide Destructive Adsorbants 147
Assembly of Remedial Metal Oxide Nanoparticles with Proteins 147
Polymeric/Inorganic Hybrid Sorbent for Arsenic Removal 147
Amphiphilic Polyurethane Nanonetwork Polymer Particles 148
Polymeric Nanoparticles 148
Nanoparticle Farming 148
Geopolymers for Encapsulation/Immobilization of Hazardous Wastes 149
TABLE 32 HAZARDOUS ELEMENTS LOCKED WITHIN GEOPOLYMERIC CEMENTS IN
ACIDIC MEDIA (%) 150
Geopolymers for Encapsulation/Immobilization of Radioactive Wastes 150
NANO-ORGANICS IN SOIL REMEDIATION 152
Bacteria in Soil Remediation 152
TABLE 33 BACTERIA FOR SOIL AND GROUNDWATER REMEDIATION 153
Genetically Engineered Nanoscale Biopolymers 153
Genetically Modified Bacteria for Soil/Groundwater Bioremediation 154
Hypothetical Tri-Purpose Remediation 154
CHAPTER 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY IN ENVIRONMENTAL
APPLICATIONS 157
TABLE 34 GLOBAL NANOTECHNOLOGY MARKET IN ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS
BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 157
FIGURE 1 GLOBAL NANOTECHNOLOGY MARKET IN ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS
BY TYPE, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 157
GLOBAL FORECAST FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN ENVIRONMENTAL
SECTOR 159
TABLE 35 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN ENVIRONMENTAL
REMEDIATION BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 159
FIGURE 2 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN ENVIRONMENTAL
REMEDIATION BY TYPE, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 159
GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES USED IN AIR
REMEDIATION 161
TABLE 36 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES USED IN AIR
REMEDIATION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 161
FIGURE 3 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES USED IN AIR
REMEDIATION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 162
GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES USED IN WATER
REMEDIATION 163
TABLE 37 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES USED IN WATER
REMEDIATION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 163
FIGURE 4 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES USED IN WATER
REMEDIATION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 163
GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES USED IN SOIL
REMEDIATION 165
TABLE 38 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN SOIL REMEDIATION,
THROUGH 2020 (KILO TONS) ($ MILLIONS) 165
FIGURE 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES USED IN SOIL
REMEDIATION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 165
GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN AIR
REMEDIATION 167
TABLE 39 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN AIR
REMEDIATION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 167
FIGURE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN AIR
REMEDIATION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 167
GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN WATER
REMEDIATION 169
TABLE 40 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN WATER
REMEDIATION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 169
FIGURE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN WATER
REMEDIATION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 170
GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN SOIL
REMEDIATION 171
TABLE 41 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN SOIL
REMEDIATION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 171
FIGURE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN SOIL
REMEDIATION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 171
GLOBAL MARKET FOR THE NANOTECHNOLOGY IN ENVIRONMENTAL
APPLICATIONS MARKET BY REGION 173
TABLE 42 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY IN ENVIRONMENTAL
APPLICATIONS BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 173
FIGURE 9 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY IN ENVIRONMENTAL
APPLICATIONS BY REGION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 173
GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN AIR REMEDIATION BY
REGION 175
TABLE 43 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN AIR REMEDIATION BY
REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 175
FIGURE 10 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN AIR REMEDIATION
BY REGION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 176
GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN WATER REMEDIATION BY
REGION 177
TABLE 44 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN WATER
REMEDIATION BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 177
FIGURE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN WATER
REMEDIATION BY REGION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 178
GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN SOIL REMEDIATION BY
REGION 179
TABLE 45 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN SOIL REMEDIATION
BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 179
FIGURE 12 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN SOIL REMEDIATION
BY REGION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 180
CHAPTER 7 DRIVERS 183
HIGH CARBON EMISSIONS AND NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN REMEDIATION 183
FIGURE 13 GLOBAL CO2 EMISSIONS BY SECTOR, 2013 (%) 183
TABLE 46 GLOBAL CO2 EMISSIONS (BILLION MT) 184
FIGURE 14 GLOBAL CO2 EMISSIONS BY REGION, 2007-2035 (%) 184
GROWTH OF THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY 185
FIGURE 15 GLOBAL AUTO PRODUCTION BY REGION, 2010-2013 (%) 186
FIGURE 16 CHINA PERCENT OF WORLD AUTO PRODUCTION: 2008-2013 (%) 187
FIGURE 17 PASSENGER CARS AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SALES: 2008-2013 (%) 187
INFRASTRUCTURE AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY GROWTH 189
ENERGY AND POWER REPLACEMENT WITH NANOTECHNOLOGY-ENABLED
LITHIUM BATTERIES 190
NANOTECHNOLOGY-ENHANCED BATTERIES 190
TABLE 47 GLOBAL BATTERY MARKET, 2014 ($ BILLIONS) 191
SUBSTANCE 191
CHAPTER 8 SUPPLIERS LANDSCAPE AND COMPANY PROFILES 194
ALTAIR NANOTECHNOLOGIES INC. 195
APPLIED NANOTECH HOLDINGS INC. 196
TABLE 48 APPLIED NANOTECH HOLDINGS INC.'S RECENT FINANCIAL
PERFORMANCE, THROUGH 2013 ($ MILLIONS) 196
APPLIED SCIENCES INC. 197
CYRIUM TECHNOLOGIES 198
DONALDSON CO. INC. 198
ELMARCO 199
ESPIN TECHNOLOGIES INC. 199
GREEN EARTH NANO SCIENCE INC. 200
HEPA CORP. 201
HILLS INC. 201
HOLLINGSWORTH and VOSE 202
HYBRID PLASTICS INC. 202
INFRAMAT CORP. 203
KOCH MEMBRANE SYSTEMS INC. 203
MOOG CROSSBOW TECHNOLOGY INC. 204
FIGURE 18 MOOG CROSSBOW TECHNOLOGY INC., SALES BY SEGMENT, THROUGH
Q1 2014 (%) 204
NANOPHASE TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 205
TABLE 49 NANOPHASE TECHNOLOGIES CORP'S FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE,
THROUGH 2013 ($ MILLIONS) 206
NANOTECH INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS INC. 206
NOVACENTRIX INC. 207
OXONICA LTD. 208
QUANTUMSPHERE INC. 208

LIST OF TABLES
SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL NANOTECHNOLOGY MARKET IN ENVIRONMENTAL
APPLICATIONS BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ BILLIONS) 7
TABLE 1 ENVIRONMENTAL TREATMENTS USING NANOPARTICLES 14
TABLE 2 NANOTECHNOLOGY AIR PURIFICATION SYSTEM FOR VEHICLES 23
TABLE 3 NANOTECHNOLOGY INLINE AIR HANDLER SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED
METHOD OF USE 24
TABLE 4 NANOTECHNOLOGY PHOTOCATALYTIC AIR PURIFIER 25
TABLE 5 NANOTECHNOLOGY ENABLED ELECTROSTATIC AIR CLEANING SYSTEM
WITH AIR FLOW SENSOR 25
TABLE 6 NANOTECHNOLOGY ENABLED WATER TREATMENT BY DENDRIMER
ENHANCED FILTRATION 27
TABLE 7 SOIL REMEDIATION PROCESS USING NANOTECHNOLOGY 28
TABLE 8 TITANIUM COMPRISING NANOPARTICLES AND RELATED NANOTECHNOLOGY 28
TABLE 9 TECHNIQUES FOR USE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY IN PHOTOVOLTAICS 30
TABLE 10 NANOTECHNOLOGY FOR ENGINEERING THE PERFORMANCE OF
SUBSTANCES 32
TABLE 11 SILVER COMPRISING NANOPARTICLES AND RELATED NANOTECHNOLOGY 35
TABLE 12 TUNGSTEN COMPRISING NANOMATERIALS AND RELATED
NANOTECHNOLOGY 38
TABLE 13 CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF EARTH'S ATMOSPHERE (CLEAN DRY AIR) 41
TABLE 14 ATMOSPHERIC PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS (POPS) 45
TABLE 15 ATMOSPHERIC VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (VOCS) 45
TABLE 16 HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANTS 46
TABLE 17 ATMOSPHERIC HEAVY METAL CONCENTRATIONS 49
TABLE 18 NANOFIBERS FOR AIR QUALITY REMEDIATION 56
TABLE 19 NANOPOROUS MEMBRANES FOR AIR QUALITY REMEDIATION 64
TABLE 20 POTENTIAL NANOSCALE ENTITIES FOR CARBON DIOXIDE SEQUESTRATION 74
TABLE 21 ENDOCRINE DISRUPTING CHEMICALS IN INDOOR AIR 77
TABLE 22 LIST OF AIRBORNE PATHOGENS AND DIMENSIONS (MICRONS) 84
TABLE 23 EXAMPLES OF POTENTIAL BIODISRUPTIVE ENTITIES 86
TABLE 24 ESTIMATE OF GLOBAL WATER DISTRIBUTION 101
TABLE 25 ION BALANCE IN TYPICAL FRESH WATER 101
TABLE 26 SEAWATER ELEMENTS AND CONCENTRATIONS 102
TABLE 27 EXAMPLES OF AQUIFER DEPLETION 103
TABLE 28 POTENTIAL CONTAMINANTS IN DRINKING WATER 105
TABLE 29 GLOBAL HOTSPOTS FOR WATER POLLUTION 108
TABLE 30 NANOPOROUS MEMBRANE WATER FILTRATION 112
TABLE 31 GLOBAL HOTSPOTS FOR SOIL/GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION 140
TABLE 32 HAZARDOUS ELEMENTS LOCKED WITHIN GEOPOLYMERIC CEMENTS IN
ACIDIC MEDIA (%) 150
TABLE 33 BACTERIA FOR SOIL AND GROUNDWATER REMEDIATION 153
TABLE 34 GLOBAL NANOTECHNOLOGY MARKET IN ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS
BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 157
TABLE 35 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN ENVIRONMENTAL
REMEDIATION BY TYPE, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 159
TABLE 36 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES USED IN AIR
REMEDIATION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 161
TABLE 37 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES USED IN WATER
REMEDIATION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 163
TABLE 38 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN SOIL REMEDIATION,
THROUGH 2020 (KILO TONS) ($ MILLIONS) 165
TABLE 39 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN AIR
REMEDIATION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 167
TABLE 40 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN WATER
REMEDIATION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 169
TABLE 41 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN SOIL
REMEDIATION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 171
TABLE 42 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY IN ENVIRONMENTAL
APPLICATIONS BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 173
TABLE 43 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN AIR REMEDIATION BY
REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 175
TABLE 44 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN WATER REMEDIATION
BY REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 177
TABLE 45 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN SOIL REMEDIATION BY
REGION, THROUGH 2020 ($ MILLIONS) 179
TABLE 46 GLOBAL CO2 EMISSIONS (BILLION MT) 184
TABLE 47 GLOBAL BATTERY MARKET, 2014 ($ BILLIONS) 191
TABLE 48 APPLIED NANOTECH HOLDINGS INC.'S RECENT FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE,
THROUGH 2013 ($ MILLIONS) 196
TABLE 49 NANOPHASE TECHNOLOGIES CORP'S FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE,
THROUGH 2013 ($ MILLIONS) 206

LIST OF FIGURES
SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL NANOTECHNOLOGY MARKET IN ENVIRONMENTAL
APPLICATIONS BY TYPE, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 7
FIGURE 1 GLOBAL NANOTECHNOLOGY MARKET IN ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS
BY TYPE, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 157
FIGURE 2 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN ENVIRONMENTAL
REMEDIATION BY TYPE, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 159
FIGURE 3 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES USED IN AIR
REMEDIATION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 162
FIGURE 4 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES USED IN WATER
REMEDIATION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 163
FIGURE 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES USED IN SOIL
REMEDIATION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 165
FIGURE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN AIR
REMEDIATION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 167
FIGURE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN WATER
REMEDIATION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 170
FIGURE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY COMPOUNDS USED IN SOIL
REMEDIATION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 171
FIGURE 9 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY IN ENVIRONMENTAL
APPLICATIONS BY REGION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 173
FIGURE 10 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN AIR REMEDIATION BY
REGION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 176
FIGURE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN WATER REMEDIATION
BY REGION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 178
FIGURE 12 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY USED IN SOIL REMEDIATION
BY REGION, 2015 AND 2020 (%) 180
FIGURE 13 GLOBAL CO2 EMISSIONS BY SECTOR, 2013 (%) 183
FIGURE 14 GLOBAL CO2 EMISSIONS BY REGION, 2007-2035 (%) 184
FIGURE 15 GLOBAL AUTO PRODUCTION BY REGION, 2010-2013 (%) 186
FIGURE 16 CHINA PERCENT OF WORLD AUTO PRODUCTION: 2008-2013 (%) 187
FIGURE 17 PASSENGER CARS AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SALES: 2008-2013 (%) 187
FIGURE 18 MOOG CROSSBOW TECHNOLOGY INC., SALES BY SEGMENT, THROUGH
Q1 2014 (%) 204

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