Research Articles

06 Oct 2020

Technology Analyst Careers at IDTechEx, Positions Available

We are always looking for entrepreneurial, enthusiastic people to join our business. We specialize in providing market research in emerging technology topics and are looking to find people who are as passionate about these areas as we are. Applicants will need to convert their technical expertise to complement our current topic coverage or be able to expand the company in a new direction.
06 Oct 2020

Vertical Farming: How Big is Too Big?

Vertical farming is growing quickly. The recent IDTechEx report, "Vertical Farming 2020-2030" explores the technologies and market factors that are shaping this rapidly expanding industry.
05 Oct 2020

Regional Development of Solid-State Batteries

The rapid growth of the electric vehicle market has driven the development, manufacture and sales of batteries, especially lithium-ion batteries. In the meantime, a number of companies are betting on the next big energy storage technologies. Solid-state batteries are one of them.
04 Oct 2020

The Next Stage of the Electricity Grid

The electricity market is evolving to allow a higher integration of variable energy sources and a new class of devices is approaching the market to satisfy this necessity.
Worldwide
01 Oct 2020

Wearable Sensor Industry Worth $2.5bn in 2020 New IDTechEx Study Finds

The wearable sensor industry will be worth $2.5 billion in 2020, having tripled in size since 2014. This comes despite the significant economic challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused a reduction in the total revenue this year.
30 Sep 2020

Electrolyte Additives: A Key Area of Li-ion Patent Activity

Li-ion batteries are starting to near their performance ceiling. Delving into the trends being seen in patent applications and filings can provide insight into the key areas of innovation in Li-ion batteries and the areas of development favored by key players.
28 Sep 2020

The CNT Success Story Begins

False-start - stagnation - market explosion: The CNT success story begins, as IDTechEx forecasts significant growth
Worldwide
28 Sep 2020

Webinar: Predicting the Impact of COVID-19 on the 3D Printing Industry

Tuesday 29 September - The pandemic is wreaking havoc with industries worldwide for many different reasons. This webinar explains how we have assessed the current and likely impact of the pandemic on the 3D printing industry, both the technologies employed and the materials consumed.
25 Sep 2020

Autonomous Shuttles: The Future of Last-mile Mobility

Autonomous shuttles could be a key element that connects the public transportation systems to reduce private car ownership in the future. The autonomous shuttle total market size will be over $18 million by 2040, according to IDTechEx's report Robot Shuttles and Autonomous Buses 2020-2040.
25 Sep 2020

Genome Editing Technologies Could Revolutionise Agriculture

The recent IDTechEx report, "Genetic Technologies in Agriculture 2020-2030: Forecasts, Markets, Technologies", explores the use of genetic technologies within agriculture and the impact that they are having on global farming.
23 Sep 2020

Plugged-in: Huge Demand for Electric Vehicle Charging

IDTechEx estimates the global plug-in electric vehicle (BEV + PHEV) population reached 8.1 million units (including light commercial vehicles) by the end of 2019, supported by roughly five million charging outlets. There will be over 111 million plug-in EVs in-use globally by 2031: a massive driver for the wide-spread deployment of charging infrastructure.
22 Sep 2020

Flexible Electronics in Wearable Cardiac Monitoring Technologies

IDTechEx forecasts that flexible electronics in cardiac monitoring, deployed in electronic skin patches and electronic textiles, will be a $2 billion market in the year 2030.