Research Articles

03 Sep 2020

Market for EV Powertrain Materials to Reach $47bn by 2030

Traction batteries and motors in electric vehicles (EVs) are very different to the powertrain components of the internal-combustion engine vehicles they replace.
03 Sep 2020

Innovative Companies Changing the Face of Vertical Farming

Vertical farming, the practice of growing crops indoors under tightly controlled conditions, is continuing to expand rapidly.
01 Sep 2020

Materials Informatics: Choosing a Successful Strategic Approach

Materials informatics is quickly becoming one of the most significant areas of interest for chemical and material companies.
01 Sep 2020

Join the Webinar on Optics and Displays in AR, VR, and MR

Wednesday 16 September 2020 - Seeing Is Believing: The Truth Behind the Optics and Displays of AR/MR/VR. Why do optics and displays Matter? What are the key properties in choosing an optical set-up? What are the key properties in choosing a micro-display? Where are these markets going in the next decade?
28 Aug 2020

Supercapacitors Usurp Batteries

What do you now purchase by the kilowatt hour? The new supercapacitors replacing batteries. The new IDTechEx report, "Supercapacitor Markets, Technology Roadmap, Opportunities 2021-2041", shows how supercapacitors have started to replace 10% of lithium-ion batteries and help kill lead-acid.
28 Aug 2020

The AR/MR/VR Optics & Displays Market Will Grow to Over $28bn by 2030

The new IDTechEx report, "Optics and Displays in AR, VR, and MR 2020-2030: Technologies, Players and Markets", covers the complete range of optics and display technologies which are used in spatial reality products.
28 Aug 2020

Electric Vehicle Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

IDTechEx currently have a number of electric vehicle related webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on electric cars; electric boats and ships; thermal management; autonomous driving; and EV charging.
27 Aug 2020

Can Artificial Intelligence Revolutionise Robotic Surgery?

In its recently published report "Innovations in Robotic Surgery 2020-2030: Technologies, Players & Markets", IDTechEx reports that the robotic surgery market will reach over $12 billion by 2030. The report breaks down the market landscape and emerging technologies in the field of robotic surgery.
27 Aug 2020

Webinar: Do Patents Highlight the Way Forward for Li-ion Batteries?

Thursday 10 September - Join the webinar "Do Patents Highlight the Way Forward for Li-ion Batteries?", presented by IDTechEx Technology Analyst, Dr Alex Holland. There are 3 sessions to choose from (2am, 10am and 5pm BST).
26 Aug 2020

Future Opportunities for Thin-Film, Flexible and Printed Batteries

The battery industry has experienced enormous innovation and investment with the demand mainly from electric vehicles and energy storage systems. The 1,500 GWh market demand in 2030 indicates huge potential for batteries.
25 Aug 2020

Join the IDTechEx Webinar on Supercapacitors - 3 September

Supercapacitors Turn the Corner - Supercapacitors and their variants have recently seen customer commitment to multibillion-dollar opportunities that were previously beyond their reach. Consider large peak-shaving ones for hybrid cars where the Geely orders will soon be followed by others.
24 Aug 2020

Patent Trends Mirror the Li-ion Market

Growth in the Li-ion market means significant investments are now being made into building out capacity for manufacturing Li-ion batteries and their components and as the demand for Li-ion batteries grow, so too does the importance of performance and cost improvements.