Research Articles

16 Jun 2021

Technology Development to Drive Long-term EV Adoption

The resilience of global electric vehicle (EV) sales during 2020 provided some optimism as to the maturing state of the electric vehicle market. However, sales are still primarily underpinned by government policy, and improvements in cost and performance to Li-ion cells and packs, not to forget other aspects of the vehicle or grid infrastructure, are needed for widespread adoption.
14 Jun 2021

Less Car Charging Beats Fast Charging Any Day

Would you prefer a car with 600 miles/nearly 1000km range or half that? Fast charging is all the talk now but doubling then trebling the range is seismic.
11 Jun 2021

Upcoming Webinar: Robot Shuttles - Big Orders and Reinvention

Thursday 24 June 2021 - Why may it become almost the only form of transport allowed in city centres? What other technologies are being brought to bear and what is emerging as the best design to meet the requirements of city authorities as they seek empowerment of the disabled, no congestion, traffic accidents or emissions?
11 Jun 2021

Short Term Growth Prospects for Renewable Fuels

Limits on the amount of bioethanol and biodiesel that can be blended with conventional fossil fuels mean growth in the consumption of certain biofuels has slowed considerably over the past 5 years. However, with CO2 targets becoming increasingly stringent, and some sectors being difficult to electrify, alternative fuels are likely to still be needed over the coming years.
10 Jun 2021

AI in Drug Discovery Cuts Timelines From 5+ Years to Months

AI has been successfully applied to speed up virtual screening, de novo drug discovery, and can be utilized to optimize compounds to have drug-like properties. Processes that typically take several years can be reduced to a matter of months.
09 Jun 2021

Aerogels: Is China Taking Over the Market Landscape?

As with nearly all manufacturing of functional materials and beyond, there has been a shift to China, and the aerogel industry has been no exception.
08 Jun 2021

Artificial Intelligence in Drug Discovery and How it is Applied

IDTechEx CEO, Raghu Das discusses Artificial Intelligence in Drug Discovery with Principal Analyst, Dr Nadia Tsao, covering some recent research in the new report 'AI in Drug Discovery 2021: Players, Technologies, and Applications'
07 Jun 2021

1000 Mile Electric Cars for Everyone

Some research from the new IDTechEx report 'Routes to 1000 Mile (1600km) Battery Electric Cars'
07 Jun 2021

Upcoming Webinar - Redox Flow Batteries: On the Verge of a Big Market

Wednesday 23 June 2021 - This webinar will discuss the main chemistries and the latest research performed regarding redox flow battery, explaining the calculation performed about the Levelized Cost of Storage of Li-ion battery and RFB, together with a new approach of forecasting the future RFB adoption over the next decade.
07 Jun 2021

Automotive Interior Differentiation is the New Battleground

Automotive OEMs are increasingly using interior features to distinguish between models and from other brands. There are, therefore, extensive opportunities for printed/flexible electronics to add additional functionality to the cockpit while facilitating efficient manufacturing.
04 Jun 2021

Different Technologies for the Evolving Stationary Storage Market

The stationary energy storage market is growing very fast, with daily news of large installations announced at both sides of the power grid: Front-of-Meter and Behind-the-Meter.
03 Jun 2021

Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on Cultured Meat

Thursday 17 June 2021 - Cultured Meat: Can the Emerging Field Disrupt the $1 Trillion Meat Industry? Dr Michael Dent, a Senior Technology Analyst at IDTechEx who has covered the cultured meat industry for over two years, explores the growing industry around cultured meat and evaluates whether the industry is set to fulfil its potential.