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Emerging Applications of Nanocellulose Technology (TechVision)

Emerging Applications of Nanocellulose Technology (TechVision)

The nanocellulose market has the potential to span many different industries that can be categorized as high volume and low volume applications. In order to be successful in nanocellulose business there must be a consistent supply of material that can be delivered in a cost-effective manner for the target application. Manufactures worldwide are approaching a reality for widespread use of nanocellulose by adopting a number of strategic steps including production capacity extension, joint research and development for new product or technology design and etc. As capacity increases the market for nanocellulose is expected to grow in paper, plastics, automobile, and other specialty applications


  • Executive Summary
    • Research Scope
    • Research Process and Methodology
    • Key Findings
  • Importance of NC Materials
    • Why NC?
    • NC vs. Conventional Materials
  • Introduction to NC Technology
    • Types of NC Materials
    • Technology Capability-Nanocrystalline Cellulose (NCC)
    • Technology Capability-Nanofibrillated Cellulose (NFC)
    • Technology Capability-Bacterial Nanocellulose (BNC)
    • NC Material Preparation Steps
  • Industry Overview
    • Market Potential
      • Table NC Market: Global Estimates of NC Material Used (Thousands Metric Tonnes), Global, 2015-2020
    • Key Suppliers and Global NC Production Capacity
      • Table Current NFC Production Capacity, Global, 2015
    • Industry Value Chain
    • Industry Value Chain Explained-Key Tasks of Stakeholders
    • Drivers and Challenges That Impact Adoption
    • Drivers Explained
    • Challenges Explained
    • Enabling Technologies Facilitating Commercialization-Hydra-Sizer, Micro-emulsion, 3D Printing
    • Enabling Technologies Facilitating Commercialization-Genome Sequencing , Computational Frameworks
    • Key Funding Initiatives-Canada
    • Key Funding Initiatives-Others
  • Innovation Ecosystem
    • Innovation Ecosystem-An Overview
    • Key Process Technology Innovations
    • Recent Research Initiatives
    • Intellectual Property Analysis
    • Emerging Technology Trends-Regional
  • Emerging Business Models
    • Consortia for Technology Development and Scaling Up
    • Collaborations for Process Developments
    • Partnerships for New Product Development
    • Collaboration for Application Extension
    • Diversification for Pulp and Paper Industry
    • Key Commercialization Strategies
  • Assessment and Prioritization of Emerging Opportunities
    • Opportunity Analysis-Packaging and Paper
    • Opportunity Analysis-Automobile, Cement, Textile, Hygiene and Absorbent Products
    • Opportunity Analysis-Composites
      • Table High Strength Materials: Mechanical Properties and Cost, Global, 2015-2020
    • Opportunity Analysis-Others
    • Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) Tree
    • Definitions of Level 0 and Level 1 Criteria
    • AHP Evaluation of Priority Values (Level 0)
    • AHP--Evaluation of Priority Values-Priority Values (Level 1)
    • AHP-Evaluation of Priority Values
    • AHP-Final Priority Ranking
    • AHP-Final Priority Ranking Explained
  • Key Patents
    • Key Patents-North America
    • Key Patents-Europe
    • Key Patents-APAC and Rest of World
  • Key Contacts

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