1. 1.0 Executive Summary
1.1 Research Scope
1.2 Research Process & Methodology
1.3 Key Findings: Collaborative Research Efforts and Continuous R&D Activities Are Required to Meet End-user Demands

2. 2.0 Technology Landscape
2.1 Antifouling Coatings Provide Fuel-saving and Low Maintenance Properties, and Prevent the On-set of Corrosion
2.2 Application Landscape Covers Diverse Range of Industries in Both Aquatic and Land Environments
2.3 Common Antifouling Compound Materials are Classified According to the Chemistry by Which the Antifouling Action is Initiated
2.4 Fouling Release Coatings Demonstrate Self-cleaning Abilities but Are Affected by the Presence of Chemicals
2.5 Copper-based Coatings Find High Adoption, While Peptide-based Coatings Could Potentially be Used on a Range of Surfaces
2.6 Self-polishing Co-polymer Coatings Provide Immediate Protection but Could Release Substantial Amount of Biocides
2.7 Application Mapping of Coatings Illustrates Large Number of Compound Materials Developed by the Marine Sector
2.8 Antifouling Coatings Can Also be Classified by Formulation Composition
2.9 New Antifouling Coating Compositions Help Reduce the Usage of Emissions-releasing Solvents
2.10 High Growth in the Ship-building Market Drives Adoption, While Restrictions on the Use of Biocides Poses Challenges

3. 3.0 Stakeholder Analysis and Needs Assessment
3.1 Highly Integrated Technology Value Chain with Contribution from Suppliers, Research Centers, and Industry Stakeholders
3.2 Suppliers Provide Materials and Services to the Value Chain, While R&D Centers Determine the Coating Production Process to Use
3.3 Industry Stakeholders Scale-up Production of Antifouling Coatings and Assist in Technology Commercialization
3.4 End-user Requirements from Antifouling Coatings Focus on Long-term Protection and Low Production of Toxic Compounds
3.5 Gap Analysis Demonstrates High Demand for Flexible Coating Systems with Non-toxic Properties

4. 4.0 Technology Development and Adoption
4.1 Oil & Gas Industry Propels Technology Adoption in North America
4.2 Patent Activity in North America Illustrates Low Patents Granted on Fluoropolymer and Silyl Acrylate Coatings
4.3 Key Stakeholder Activities in North America Focus on the Development of Highly Resilient Coatings
4.4 R&D Scenario in North America Focuses on the Development of Environmentally-friendly Coatings
4.5 Development of Industrial Establishments and Alternative Energy Projects Drives Adoption in Europe
4.6 Patent Activity in Europe is Dominated by Innovations in Nano-silver Antifouling Coatings
4.7 Key Stakeholder Activities in Europe Include Coatings that Help Preserve the Marine Ecosystem
4.8 R&D Scenario in Europe Includes Aqueous and Zero-emissions Coatings
4.9 Asia-Pacific Dominates the Market Owing to its Stronghold in the Ship Building Industry and Low Regulatory Hurdles to Overcome
4.10 Patent Activity in Asia-pacific Significantly Governed by Innovations in Copper-based Coatings
4.11 Key Stakeholder Activities in Asia-pacific Cover Low-cost Coatings that Help Reduce Need for Constant Reapplication
4.12 R&D Scenario in Asia-pacific Covers Developments on Biodegradable and Eco-friendly Coatings
4.13 Demand in ROW Region is Dominated by Industrialization in Brazil
4.14 Patent Activity in ROW and WIPO Dominated by Innovations in the Oil & Gas and Building & Construction Sectors
4.15 Key Stakeholder Activities in ROW Region Includes Marine-friendly and Renewable Coatings
4.16 R&D Scenario in ROW Includes Coatings that are Applied to a Range of Substrates
4.17 Comparative Study of Regions Shows Dominance of Asia-Pacific in the Antifouling Coatings Market

5. 5.0 Technology Benchmarking
5.1 Benchmarking Assessment Criteria Covers Technology Performance and Opportunities Created
5.2 Benchmarking Assessment of Antifouling Coatings Shows Comparative Study of Technology Development and Adoption Impact
5.3 Biomimetic and Peptide-based Coatings Are Predicted to Have High Impact in the Antifouling Coatings Market

6. 6.0 Technology Development and Adoption Roadmap
6.1 Technology Roadmap Gearing Toward Multi-functional Coatings and Low Use of Biocides
6.2 Critical Factors for Success Depends on Increasing Industry-Academia Collaborations and Marketing Efforts

7. 7.0 Key Patents
7.1 Key Patents from North America
7.2 Key Patents from Europe
7.3 Key Patents from Asia-Pacific
7.4 Key Patents from ROW (Rest of the World)
7.5 Key Patents from WIPO

8. 8.0 Key Contacts
8.1 Industry Contacts

9. 9.0 Appendix
9.1 Decision Support Matrix for Currently Used Antifouling Coatings
9.2 Decision Support Matrix for Emerging Antifouling Coatings
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