Research Articles

08 Dec 2022

IDTechEx Insights: Technology Trends 2023 Magazine

A complimentary magazine by IDTechEx covering technology trends from 2022 and looking ahead to 2023.
03 Feb 2023

Beyond Ionomers: Regulation Drives Demand for New Fuel Cell Membranes

Membrane materials are of fundamental importance for fuel cells. So significant, in fact, that they typically give their name to the fuel cell, as is the case for Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cells, with IDTechEx forecasting the market for ion-exchange membranes in PEM fuel cells to be worth over USD$1.1 billion by 2033.
02 Feb 2023

Making Sustainable Electronics Tangible

Enhancing 'sustainability' is a widely held aspiration within the electronics industry - realizing this transition is considerably more difficult. To this day, toxic chemicals, material waste, and energy-intensive processing are commonplace.
02 Feb 2023

Webinar - Additive Electronics Manufacturing: Innovations & Prospects

Friday 10 February 2023 - Status and prospects of competing analogue and digital manufacturing methods for printed electronics; Technical discussion of emerging digital manufacturing methodologies; Evaluation of the benefits and challenges of adopting high throughput R2R manufacturing; and Innovations in component placement and attachment that will facilitate manufacturing of FHE.
01 Feb 2023

Gigafactories - Can Europe and US Catch Up to China?

Given the rapid increase in forecast demand for Li-ion batteries, there has been significant growth in the number of gigafactories being planned and announced over the past 2-3 years. IDTechEx analysis shows that current plans and announcements for new cell production capacity will reach 3 TWh by 2030.
01 Feb 2023

Join Our Upcoming Webinar on the Micro EVs Revolution

Thursday 9 February 2023 - Shaking Up Urban Transport Worldwide. The following aspects will be discussed in greater depth: Drivers behind uptake of Micro EVs; Electric two-wheelers: major markets, players, and benchmarking; Electric three-wheelers: major markets, players, and benchmarking; Microcar characteristics; and Battery chemistry trends
31 Jan 2023

Why Hydrogen Fuel Cell Adoption Is Accelerating in Marine Markets

The maritime sector, which accounts for approximately 2.9% of global carbon emissions, is seeking to meet broader climate goals such as the Paris Agreement and 'Fit for 55' in Europe. Since it is the largest vessels, such as sea-going cargo vessels, which tend to contribute the most to maritime emissions, this presents a huge challenge.
31 Jan 2023

Join Our Upcoming Webinar on Opportunities for Photonic Chips

Wednesday 8 February 2023 - Technological Developments and Applications. Contents that will be covered in this webinar include: An overview of PIC technology; Drivers of increased data demands from data centres; PIC trends in the communications industry; and PIC adoption in other markets
30 Jan 2023

Energy storage: A Global Enabler for World Energy Transition

The energy crisis and decarbonization requirements speed up the process of finding alternative solutions, and energy storage plays an important role in applications such as electric vehicle applications and renewable energy.
26 Jan 2023

The Transition to Oil in EV Thermal Management

The EV market continues to develop, not just in sales but in technology. A critical technology aspect for EVs is the thermal management of the various components to keep everything operating at the optimal temperature.
26 Jan 2023

Join Our Upcoming Webinar - 2023, the Year of Cultured Meat?

As we enter 2023, we celebrate a decade of progress in the cultured meat industry. Ten years ago, the world was introduced to the first lab-grown burger, and this year, it's possible that American consumers will have the opportunity to taste this revolutionary food for themselves.
25 Jan 2023

Promising Innovations in Emerging Image Sensors

The new IDTechEx report, "Emerging Image Sensor Technologies 2023-2033: Applications and Markets", explores a diverse range of image sensing technologies capable of resolutions and wavelength detection far beyond what is currently attainable.