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World Nanomaterials

World demand to reach $5.5 billion in 2016
World demand for nanomaterials will rise more than two-and-a-half times to $5.5 billion in 2016, driven by a combination of increased market penetration of existing materials, and ongoing development of new materials and applications. Nanotubes, along with other materials such as nanoclays and quantum dots, will grow at the fastest pace, with the energy storage and generation and construction markets undergoing the most rapid expansions. Regionally, the Americas and the Asia/Pacific region will continue to dominate demand, though the fastest growth will occur in Eastern Europe and the Africa/Mideast region.

China, India to be fastest growing national markets
The world market for nanomaterials continues to be quite dynamic, undergoing rapid expansion even during the recent global recession in 2009. Significant investments into the research and development of nanomaterials continue to highlight their unique properties and their high-value nature when compared to conventional materials. This high-value nature has concentrated nanomaterial demand in wealthier countries where the majority of research and development continues to occur, and where many companies continue to manufacture their most technologically advanced products due to concerns about intellectual property rights in developing countries. Through 2016, however, the fastest growth in nanomaterial demand will be in China and India as these countries gain a greater share of global research and development spending, and as large multinational corporations become increasingly comfortable allowing their most advanced products to be produced in these manufacturing powerhouses.

Energy storage and generation, construction markets to lead gains
The energy storage and generation and construction markets will expand at the fastest pace through 2016. However, this primarily reflects the limited historical penetration of nanomaterials in these markets. As prices continue to fall and material properties continue to improve, both markets will offer significant opportunities for expansion. Growth in the electronics market, in contrast, while still robust, will trail all other markets. The electronics sector was one of the first to experience significant penetration of nanomaterials, and consequently demand in this market is already quite high.

Key health care market has significant opportunities
The largest market in 2011 was the health care market, due primarily to the use of nanocrystalline active pharmaceutical intermediates to improve bioavailability and system uptake. However, significant opportunities remain as many pharmaceuticals still are not converted into a nanocrystalline form, and the use of nanocomposites to produce advanced medical devices remains in its infancy. Significant opportunities for market expansion will also exist in many smaller markets such as aerospace and defense, packaging, personal care products, and sports equipment. However, a potential restraining factor in many of these markets will be growing public and regulatory concern about the environmental impact and toxicity of nanomaterials. Increased regulatory scrutiny may erode public confidence in nanomaterials and slow their adoption in consumeroriented products.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (million dollars)
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2010 dollars)
      • World Per Capita Gross Domestic Product
        • Table WORLD PER CAPITA GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (2010 dollars)
      • World Personal Consumption & Expenditure Trends
        • Table WORLD PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2010 dollars)
    • World Population Trends
      • Table WORLD POPULATION (million persons)
    • World Manufacturing Outlook
      • Table WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED (billion 2010 dollars)
    • World Electronics Overview
      • Table WORLD ELECTRONIC PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)
    • World Construction Overview
      • Table WORLD CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion 2010 dollars)
    • World Health Expenditures Outlook
      • Table WORLD HEALTH EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)
    • Nanotechnology Overview
      • Definitions
      • Nanomaterials Overview
        • Table NANOMATERIALS: SIZE COMPARISON WITH OTHER OBJECTS
    • Research & Development Spending
      • Table WORLD NANOTECHNOLOGY GOVERNMENT R&D SPENDING (million dollars)
      • European Union
      • United States
      • Japan
      • Other
    • Environmental & Regulatory Issues
    • World Nanomaterial Demand
      • Table WORLD NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
  • MATERIALS OVERVIEW
    • General
      • Table WORLD NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Metal Oxides
      • Table METAL OXIDE NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Silica
      • Aluminum Oxide/Hydroxide
      • Titanium Dioxide
      • Zinc Oxide
      • Iron Oxide
      • Other Metal Oxides
    • Chemicals & Polymers
      • Table CHEMICAL & POLYMER NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Nanopharmaceuticals
      • Liposomes
      • Other Chemicals & Polymers
    • Metals
      • Table METAL NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
    • Nanotubes
      • Table NANOTUBE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Multi-Wall Nanotubes
      • Single-Wall Nanotubes
    • Other Nanomaterials
      • Table OTHER NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Conventional Materials
      • New Materials
  • MARKETS OVERVIEW
    • General
      • Table WORLD NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • Health Care
      • Table HEALTH CARE MARKET FOR NANOMATERIALS (million dollars)
      • Pharmaceuticals
      • Other Health Care
    • Electronics
      • Table ELECTRONICS MARKET FOR NANOMATERIALS (million dollars)
      • Semiconductors
      • Displays
      • Other Electronics
    • Energy Generation & Storage
      • Table ENERGY GENERATION & STORAGE MARKET FOR NANOMATERIALS (million dollars)
    • Construction
      • Table CONSTRUCTION MARKET FOR NANOMATERIALS (million dollars)
      • Paints & Coatings
      • Glass
      • Flooring
      • Other Construction
    • Other Markets
      • Table OTHER MARKETS FOR NANOMATERIALS BY REGION (million dollars)
      • Personal Care Products
      • Textiles
      • Packaging, Paper, & Printing
      • Machinery
      • Motor Vehicles
      • Aerospace & Defense
      • All Other
  • THE AMERICAS
    • The Americas: Overview
      • Table THE AMERICAS: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
    • The Americas: Nanomaterial Demand
      • Table THE AMERICAS: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • United States
      • Table UNITED STATES: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table UNITED STATES: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Canada
      • Table CANADA: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 US dollars)
      • Table CANADA: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million US dollars)
    • Brazil
      • Table BRAZIL: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table BRAZIL: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Mexico
      • Table MEXICO: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table MEXICO: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Other Americas
      • Table OTHER AMERICAS: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table OTHER AMERICAS: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: Overview
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
    • Western Europe: Nanomaterial Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Germany
      • Table GERMANY: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table GERMANY: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • United Kingdom
      • Table UNITED KINGDOM: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table UNITED KINGDOM: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • France
      • Table FRANCE: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table FRANCE: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Italy
      • Table ITALY: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table ITALY: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Other Western Europe
      • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: Overview
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
    • Asia/Pacific: Nanomaterial Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Japan
      • Table JAPAN: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table JAPAN: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • China
      • Table CHINA: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table CHINA: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Taiwan
      • Table TAIWAN: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 US dollars)
      • Table TAIWAN: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million US dollars)
    • South Korea
      • Table SOUTH KOREA: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table SOUTH KOREA: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Australia
      • Table AUSTRALIA: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 US dollars)
      • Table AUSTRALIA: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million US dollars)
    • India
      • Table INDIA: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table INDIA: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: Overview
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Eastern Europe: Nanomaterial Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
        • Table RUSSIA: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: Overview
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: KEY INDICATORS FOR NANOMATERIAL DEMAND (billion 2010 dollars)
      • Africa/Mideast: Nanomaterial Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: NANOMATERIAL DEMAND BY TYPE & MARKET (million dollars)
      • Africa/Mideast: Suppliers
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Participants
      • Pure Play Companies
      • Materials Producers
      • End Users
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Research & Development
      • United States
      • Japan
      • Western Europe
      • Other Regions
    • Manufacturing
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Company Profiles
      • A123Systems Incorporated
      • Abbott Laboratories
      • Access Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
      • Advance Nanopower Incorporated
      • Advanced Nano Products Company Limited
      • Air Products and Chemicals Incorporated
      • Akzo Nobel NV
      • Alkermes plc
      • Almatis GmbH
      • Altair Nanotechnologies Incorporated
      • ALTANA AG
      • AMAG Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
      • AMCOL International Corporation
      • American Dye Source Incorporated
      • ApNano Materials Incorporated
      • Applied Nanotech Incorporated
      • Applied Sciences Incorporated
      • Argonide Corporation
      • Arkema SA
      • Arrowhead Research Corporation
      • BASF SE
      • Bayer AG
      • BioDelivery Sciences International Incorporated
      • Biophan Technologies Incorporated
      • BuckyUSA
      • Bühler AG
      • Cabot Corporation
      • Carbon Nano-material Technology Company Limited
      • Carbon Solutions Incorporated
      • Catalytic Materials LLC
      • Celgene Corporation
      • Cima NanoTech Incorporated
      • Clariant International Limited
      • CNano Technology Limited
      • Companhia Vale do Rio Doce
      • Competitive Technologies Incorporated
      • Cristal Global
      • CritiTech Incorporated
      • Croda International plc
      • Crystalplex Corporation
      • CSEM SA
      • CytImmune Sciences Incorporated
      • Danaher Corporation
      • Dendritech Incorporated
      • Dow Chemical Company
      • Dow Corning Corporation
      • DuPont (EI) de Nemours
      • Eastman Kodak Company
      • Eikos Incorporated
      • Electrovac Hacht & Huber GmbH
      • Elementis plc
      • Ener1 Incorporated
      • eSpin Technologies Incorporated
      • Evident Technologies Incorporated
      • Evonik Industries AG
      • Ferro Corporation
      • Flamel Technologies SA
      • Frontier Carbon Corporation
      • Fujimi Incorporated
      • Fujitsu Limited
      • General Electric Company
      • Hanwha Chemical Corporation
      • Helix Material Solutions Incorporated
      • Honjo Chemical Corporation
      • Horsehead Corporation
      • Hosokawa Micron Group
      • Hybrid Plastics Incorporated
      • Hyperion Catalysis International Incorporated
      • Indium Corporation
      • Industrial Science & Technology Network Incorporated
      • Inframat Corporation
      • InMat Incorporated
      • Integran Technologies Incorporated
      • Intrinsiq Materials Incorporated
      • Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha Limited
      • Kemira Oy
      • Kobo Products Incorporated
      • LANXESS AG
      • Life Technologies Corporation
      • LiftPort Group
      • Luna Innovations Incorporated
      • Mach I Incorporated
      • Materials and Electrochemical Research Corporation
      • Mayaterials Incorporated
      • Mersana Therapeutics Incorporated
      • Molecular Nanosystems Incorporated
      • n-TEC AS
      • Nanmat Technology Company Limited
      • Nano-C LLC
      • Nano-Tex LLC
      • NanoBioMagnetics Incorporated
      • Nanobiotix SA
      • NanoCarbLab
      • NanoCarrier Company Limited
      • Nanocerox Incorporated
      • Nanoco Technologies Limited
      • Nanocomp Technologies Incorporated
      • Nanocs Incorporated
      • Nanocyl SA
      • NanoFilm Limited
      • Nanogate AG
      • NanoHorizons Incorporated
      • NanoLab
      • NanoMas Technologies Incorporated
      • NanoMaterials Technology Pte Limited
      • Nanophase Technologies Corporation
      • NanoScale Corporation
      • NanoSonic Incorporated
      • Nanospectra Biosciences Incorporated
      • Nanosys Incorporated
      • Nanotailor Incorporated
      • Nanotherapeutics Incorporated
      • Nanothinx SA
      • NaturalNano Incorporated
      • NEI Corporation
      • NexTech Materials Limited
      • Nikkiso Company Limited
      • Nissan Chemical Industries Limited
      • NovaCentrix Corporation
      • Nyacol Nano Technologies Incorporated
      • OM Group Incorporated
      • PharmaSol GmbH
      • PPG Industries Incorporated
      • QuantumSphere Incorporated
      • Raymor Industries Incorporated
      • Rockwood Specialties Group Incorporated
      • Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies
      • Sakai Chemical Industry Company Limited
      • Salvona LLC
      • SES Research
      • Shin-Etsu Chemical Company Limited
      • Showa Denko KK
      • Silence Therapeutics plc
      • SkyePharma plc
      • SouthWest NanoTechnologies Incorporated
      • Starpharma Holdings Limited
      • Sumitomo Osaka Cement Company Limited
      • Sun Nanotech Company Limited
      • Swan (Thomas) & Company Limited
      • Tayca Corporation
      • Teijin Limited
      • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
      • Toray Industries Incorporated
      • Tronox Incorporated
      • Umicore NV/SA
      • UT Dots Incorporated
      • Vorbeck Materials
      • Wisepower Company Limited
      • Xerox Corporation
      • Xintek Incorporated
    • Other Companies Mentioned in the Study

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