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The Global Market for Printable, Flexible and Stretchable Sensors and Electronics

The Global Market for Printable, Flexible and Stretchable Sensors and Electronics

Based on a new generation of advanced materials, printed, flexible and stretchable sensors and electronics will enable new possibilities in a diverse range of industries from healthcare to automotive to buildings.

The recent growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and wearables has created the need for electronics and sensor systems that are small, lightweight, mechanically flexible and low-power. These systems must also be able to conform to the shape of and survive the environment in which they must operate. They are typically fabricated on flexible plastic substrates or are printed/woven into fabrics. Applications covered in this report include:

Electronic components and displays
• Multilayer printing of circuitry.
• Large-area electronic-based sensors for Internet of Things (IoT)
• Organic-semiconductor based circuits.
• Highly stretchable large-area sensors.
• Large-area flexible electronic devices.
• Inkjet-printed stretchable electrodes.
• Stretchable, biocompatible and biodegradable substrates.
• Wireless sensors and networks.
• Structural monitoring.

Energy harvesting and storage
• RF, piezo and thermal harvesting.
• Flexible PV cells.
• Printed PV cells.
• Printed flexible energy harvesting devices.
• OLED lighting.
• Novel interconnects.
• Printable batteries and supercapacitors.
• Flexible thermoelectric devices.

Smart wearables
• Smarter and lighter wearable consumer electronics.
• Stretchable/ultra-flexible electronics.
• Fitness monitoring.
• Biosensors for sports.

Automotive
• Integrated dashboards.
• Flexible OLEDs.

Healthcare and medical
• Health monitoring devices, including intelligent patches and bandages for medical treatments.
• Flexible X-ray imaging.
• On-body ECG monitoring.
• Biosensors and electronics to interface biological tissue.
• Artificial skins.
• Printed and Flexible Sensors for Vital Signs Monitoring.

Development areas covered include:
• New organic semiconducting materials for organic electronics.
• Conductive inks for 2D and 3D printed devices.
• Flexible IGZO backplanes.
• Stretchable thermoformed inks.
• OTFTs (organic thin-film transistors).
• Solution processed polymer semiconductors for thin-film transistors.
• Transparent conducting films (TCF) for touch sensors.
• Organic thin film transistors (OTFT).
• Organic photodetectors (OPD).
• Nanomaterials based printed, flexible and stretchable electronics and applications.
• Graphene for flexible electronics.
• Flexible transparent conductive electrodes for Organic Devices.
• Hybrid transparent conductors for deformable displays.

Report contents include:
• Current and future printable, flexible and stretchable products.
• Advanced materials used in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics and sensors.
• Stage of commercialization for applications, from basic research to market entry. Markets covered include conductive inks, wearables and IoT, medical & healthcare sensors, electronic clothing & smart apparel, energy harvesting & storage, electronics components and flexible displays.
• Market drivers and trends.
• Market figures for conductive inks, by materials type and revenues
• Market figures for inkjetable conductive inks
• Global market revenues for wearable electronics.
• Global transparent conductive electrodes market forecast by materials type.
• Addressable market for smart textiles and wearables in medical and healthcare.
• Market for thin film, flexible and printed batteries.
• Global smart clothing and apparel market revenues.
• Global market for flexible OLED displays.
• Over 200 in-depth company profiles.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • THE EVOLUTION OF ELECTRONICS
      • The wearables revolution
        • Table Evolution of wearable devices, 2011-2017.
      • Flexible, thin, and large-area form factors
    • WHAT ARE FLEXIBLE AND STRETCHABLE ELECTRONICS?
      • From rigid to flexible and stretchable
      • Organic and printed electronics
      • New conductive materials
        • Table Advanced materials for printable, flexible and stretchable sensors and Electronics-Advantages and disadvantages.
        • Table Sheet resistance (RS) and transparency (T) values for transparent conductive oxides and alternative materials for transparent conductive electrodes (TCE).
    • GROWTH IN FLEXIBLE AND STETCHABLE ELECTRONICS MARKET
      • Recent growth in printable, flexible and stretchable products
      • Future growth
        • Table Markets for wearable devices and applications.
      • Nanotechnology as a market driver
      • Growth in remote health monitoring and diagnostics
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
  • PRINTABLE, FLEXIBLE AND STRETCHABLE ELECTRONIC MATERIALS AND COMPOSITES
    • CARBON NANOTUBES
      • Properties
        • Table Properties of CNTs and comparable materials.
      • Properties utilized in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
      • Applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
        • Table Companies developing carbon nanotubes for applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics.
    • CONDUCTIVE POLYMERS (CP)
      • Properties
      • Properties utilized in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
        • Table Types of flexible conductive polymers, properties and applications.
      • Applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
    • GRAPHENE
      • Properties
        • Table Properties of graphene.
      • Properties utilized in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
      • Applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
        • Table Companies developing graphene for applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics.
    • METAL MESH
      • Properties
        • Table Advantages and disadvantages of fabrication techniques to produce metal mesh structures.
      • Properties utilized in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
        • Table Types of flexible conductive polymers, properties and applications.
      • Applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
        • Table Companies developing metal mesh for applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics.
    • METAL NANOWIRES
      • Properties
      • Properties utilized in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
      • Applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
        • Table Companies developing silver nanowires for applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics.
    • NANOCELLULOSE
      • Properties
        • Table Nanocellulose properties.
        • Table Properties and applications of nanocellulose
      • Properties utilized in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
        • Table Properties of flexible electronics-cellulose nanofiber film (nanopaper).
      • Applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
        • Table Properties of flexible electronics cellulose nanofiber films.
        • Table Companies developing nanocellulose for applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics.
    • NANOFIBERS
      • Properties
      • Properties utilized in printable, flexible and stretchable electronic s
      • Applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
    • QUANTUM DOTS
      • Properties
      • Properties utilized in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
      • Applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics
        • Table Companies developing quantum dots for applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electronics.
    • GRAPHENE AND CARBON QUANTUM DOTS
      • Table Schematic of (a) CQDs and (c) GQDs. HRTEM images of (b) C-dots and (d) GQDs showing combination of zigzag and armchair edges (positions marked as 1-4.
      • Properties
        • Table Properties of graphene quantum dots.
      • Applications in printable, flexible and stretchable electro nics
    • OTHER 2-D MATERIALS
      • Black phosphorus/Phosphorene
        • Table Electronic and mechanical properties of monolayer phosphorene, graphene and MoS2.
      • C2N
      • Germanene
      • Graphdiyne
      • Graphane
      • Boron nitride
      • Molybdenum disulfide (MoS2)
      • Rhenium disulfide (ReS2) and diselenide (ReSe2)
      • Silicene
      • Stanene/tinene
      • Tungsten diselenide
  • PRINTABLE, FLEXIBLE AND STRETCHABLE CONDUCTIVE INKS
    • MARKET DRIVERS
      • Table Market drivers for printable, flexible and stretchable conductive inks.
    • APPLICATIONS
      • Current products
        • Table Printable electronics products.
      • Advanced materials solutions
        • Table Comparative properties of conductive inks.
        • Table Applications in conductive inks by type and benefits thereof.
      • RFID
        • Table Opportunities for advanced materials in printed electronics.
      • Smart labels
      • Printable sensors
      • Printed batteries
        • Table Applications in flexible and stretchable batteries, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof.
      • Printable antennas
      • In-mold electronics
      • Printed transistors
      • Membrane switches
    • GLOBAL MARKET SIZE
      • Table Main markets for conductive inks, applications and revenues.
      • Table Conductive inks in the flexible and stretchable electronics market 2017-2027 revenue forecast (million $), by ink types.
    • COMPANY PROFILES
      • AGFA
      • ANP
      • Bando Chemical
      • BG Materials Ltd.
      • BotFactory Inc.
      • Brewer Science
      • C3 Nano, Inc.
      • Cambridge Graphene Platform Ltd.
      • Canatu Oy
      • Clariant
      • Colloidal Ink Co., Ltd.
      • Copprint
      • Creative Materials, Inc.
      • Dae Joo Electronic Materials co., Ltd
      • Daicel Corporation
      • Dowa Electronics Materials Co., Ltd.
      • DuPont Advanced Materials
      • Dycotec Materials
      • Electroninks
      • Elephantech Inc.
      • Ferro Corporation
      • Flexbright Oy
      • Fuji Pigment Co., Ltd.
      • Fujikura Kasei Co Ltd
      • Genes'ink
      • Giga Solar
      • Graphene Nanochem
      • Harima Chemical
      • Haydale Ltd.
      • Henkel Electronics
      • Heraeus
      • Hitachi Chemical
      • Inktec
      • Inkron
      • Intrinsiq Materials
      • JNC Corporation
      • Johnson Matthey
      • Jujo Chemical
      • Kishu Giken Kogyo Co., Ltd.
      • Komura Tech
      • Kunshan Hisense Electronics Co., Ltd.
      • LG Chem
      • Linde AG
      • Molex, LLC
      • Nagase Chemtex
      • Namics Corporation
      • NanoComposix
      • Noritake
      • Mitsubishi Imaging, Inc.
      • Methode Electronics
      • NanoDimension
      • Nagase America Corporation
      • Nanogap
      • Nanointegris
      • Nitto Denko
      • Novacentrix
      • Optomec, Inc.
      • PARC
      • Perpetuus Carbon Technologies Limited
      • Polymatech Japan Co., Ltd.
      • Poly-Ink
      • Promethean Particles Ltd.
      • Pulse Electronics
      • PV Nano Cell Ltd.
      • Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
      • Showa Denko K.K.
      • Sun Chemical Corporation
      • T-ink
      • TF Massif
      • TactoTek
      • Tanaka Metal
      • Tangio Printed Electronics
      • Talga Resources
      • Thin Film Electronics ASA
      • Tokusen USA Inc
      • Toyocolor Co., Ltd.
      • Ulvac
      • UT Dots, Inc.
      • Vorbeck Material Corporation
      • Voxel8
      • Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC)
      • XG Sciences, Inc.
      • Xymox Technologies, Inc.
  • PRINTABLE, FLEXIBLE AND STRETCHABLE SENSORS FOR WEARABLE ELECTRONICS AND IOT
    • MARKET DRIVERS
      • Table Market drivers for printable, flexible and stretchable sensors for wearables and IoT.
    • APPLICATIONS
      • Current state of the art
        • Table Wearable electronics devices and stage of development.
      • Advanced materials solutions
      • Transparent conductive films
        • Table Comparison of ITO replacements.
        • Table Applications in printable, flexible and stretchable sensors, by advanced materials type and benefits thereof.
      • Wearable sensors
        • Table Graphene properties relevant to application in sensors.
    • GLOBAL MARKET SIZE
      • Table Global market for wearable electronics, 2015-2020, by application, billions $.
      • Transparent conductive electrodes
    • COMPANY PROFILES
      • Apex Graphene LLC
      • Bando Chemical
      • BeBop Sensors
      • Brewer Science
      • Blue Spark Technologies, Inc.
      • BonBouton
      • Cambrios Technologies Corporation
      • Canatu Oy
      • Carestream Advanced Materials
      • Chasm Technologies
      • Cima Nanotech
      • CondAlign
      • Eikos, Inc.
      • Enflux
      • Enfucell Oy
      • FeelIT
      • FlexEnable Ltd.
      • Graphwear Technologies
      • Innova Dynamics
      • Innovega, Inc.
      • Molex
      • Nano Engineered Applications, Inc.
      • NanoVation-GS
      • Nippon Paper Group
      • Nitto Denko
      • Oji Holdings
      • Optotune
      • OrelTech
      • Parker Hannifin
      • Poly-ink
      • Piezotech Arkema
      • Polymatech
      • Royole
      • Sensing Tex
      • Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
      • Sinovia Technologies
      • Stretchsense
      • Tacterion GmbH
      • Talga Resources Ltd.
      • Toray Industries, Inc.
      • TZOA
      • Unipixel
      • Vaposens
      • VTT Technical Research Institute
      • Vorbeck Materials Corporation
  • PRINTABLE, FLEXIBLE AND STRETCHABLE MEDICAL AND HEALTHCARE SENSORS AND WEARABLES
    • MARKET DRIVERS
      • Table Market drivers for printable, flexible and stretchable medical healthcare sensors and wearables.
    • APPLICATIONS
      • Current state of the art
        • Table Wearable medical device products and stage of development.
      • Advanced materials solutions
      • Printable, flexible and stretchable health monitors
        • Table Applications in flexible and stretchable health monitors, by advanced materials type and benefits thereof.
        • Table Applications in patch-type skin sensors, by materials type and benefits thereof.
    • GLOBAL MARKET SIZE
      • Table Potential addressable market for smart textiles and wearables in medical and healthcare.
    • COMPANY PROFILES
      • Biovotion AG
      • BrainStem Biometrics, Inc.
      • Eccrine Systems
      • GE
      • Graphene Healthcare Pte Ltd.
      • GraphWear Technologies
      • MagArray, Inc.
      • MC10, Inc.
      • Nix, Inc.
      • PARC
      • Sanofi
      • SmartCap
      • Textile Instruments LLC
      • Visca LLC
      • VTT
  • PRINTABLE, FLEXIBLE AND STRETCHABLE ELECTRONIC CLOTHING AND APPAREL
    • MARKET DRIVERS
      • Table Market drivers for printable, flexible and stretchable electronic clothing and apparel.
    • APPLICATIONS
      • Table Types of smart textiles.
      • Table Examples of smart textile products.
      • Current state of the art
        • Table Currently available technologies for smart textiles.
        • Table Smart clothing and apparel and stage of development.
      • Advanced materials solutions
        • Table Applications in textiles, by advanced materials type and benefits thereof.
        • Table Nanocoatings applied in the textiles industry-type of coating, nanomaterials utilized, benefits and applications.
      • Conductive yarns
      • Conductive coatings
        • Table Applications and benefits of graphene in textiles and apparel.
    • GLOBAL MARKET SIZE
      • Table Global market for smart clothing and apparel, 2014-2021, units and revenues (US$).
    • COMPANY PROFILES
      • AIQ Smart Clothing, Inc.
      • Bekaert
      • Bluetek Membrane Corporation
      • Colmar
      • Cityzen Sciences
      • Clothing+/Jabil
      • Dhama Innovations
      • Dupont
      • Directa Plus
      • Eeonyx Corporation
      • Far Eastern New Century
      • FeetMe
      • Footfalls & Heartbeats (UK) Limited
      • Forster Rohner AG
      • Graphwear Technologies
      • Imagine Intelligent Materials
      • KH Chemicals BV
      • Komodo Technologies, Inc.
      • NTT Data
      • NUUBO Smart Solutions Technologies, SL
      • Ohmatex Aps
      • Oros Apparel
  • PRINTABLE, FLEXIBLE AND STRETCHABLE ENERGY STORAGE AND CONVERSION
    • MARKET DRIVERS
      • Table Market drivers for printable, flexible and stretchable electronic energy storage and converison.
    • APPLICATIONS
      • Current state of the art
        • Table Wearable energy and energy harvesting devices and stage of development.
      • Advanced materials solutions
        • Table Applications in flexible and stretchable batteries, by materials type and benefits thereof.
        • Table Applications in flexible and stretchable supercapacitors, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof.
        • Table Applications in energy harvesting textiles, by nanomaterials type and benefits thereof.
    • GLOBAL MARKET SIZE
      • Table Potential addressable market for thin film, flexible and printed batteries.
    • COMPANY PROFILES
      • C3 Nano, Inc.
      • Canatu Oy
      • Drayson Technologies
      • Eight19
      • Georgia Tech
      • Jabil Inc.
      • LG Chem
      • Nimbus Materials, Inc.
      • Oji Holdings
      • Solarmer Energy
      • Strategic Elements
      • Vorbeck Materials
  • PRINTABLE, FLEXIBLE AND STRETCHABLE DISPLAYS AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS
    • MARKET DRIVERS
      • Table Market drivers for printable, flexible and stretchable displays and electronic components.
    • APPLICATIONS
      • Printable, flexible and stretchable circuit boards and interconnects
        • Table Applications in flexible and stretchable circuit boards, by advanced materials type and benefits thereof.
      • Printable, flexible and stretchable transistors
        • Table Price comparison of thin-film transistor (TFT) electronics technology.
      • Flexible displays
    • GLOBAL MARKET SIZE
    • COMPANY PROFILES
      • American Semiconductor
      • Analog Devices
      • AU Optronics Corporation
      • Futaba Corporation
      • Infinite Corridor Technology
      • Inteca
      • ITRI
      • Liquavista B.V.
      • Polymatech Japan Co., Ltd.
      • Plastic Logic Germany
      • Q.P.I.
      • Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.
      • TactoTek Oy
      • ThinFIlm Electronics ASA

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