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Nanotechnology in Environmental Applications: The Global Market

Nanotechnology in Environmental Applications: The Global Market

  • September 2015
  • 201 pages
  • ID: 3323200
  • Format: PDF
  • BCC Research


Table of Contents

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.

- 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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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