Graphene: do not miss the turning point
We have been following the graphene industry as analysts for the past seven years. The results of our ongoing research can be seen in our report on Graphene, 2D Materials and Carbon Nanotubes: Markets, Technologies and Opportunities 2018-2028. In this time, we have seen the industry grow in maturity.
The Graphene Industry Gathers As The Market Reaches Tipping Point
Graphene and other 2D materials have spent a long period in R&D since the discovery back in the early 21st century. However, through many positive signs from the industry, 2019 is set to become the year that the hype turns to commercial reality.
BASF Polyurethane GmbH - Aerogel Technology
IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed Dr Wibke Lölsberg (laboratory manager) from BASF Polurethanes GmbH. BASF Polurethanes GmbH are due to release 2 aerogel based products based on silica and polymer structures.
Cross-industry project to enhance sustainable cobalt mining
BMW Group, BASF SE, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics launch cross-industry project to enhance sustainable cobalt mining. As part of a cross-industry initiative, the companies have launched a joint cobalt pilot project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Breakthrough in mass production of flexible plastic displays
Plastic Logic has developed a new mass production-capable technology and manufacturing process in collaboration with the organic electronics specialists from BASF. To demonstrate this breakthrough, Plastic Logic has produced prototypes of two new mass producible 6" display products in 300dpi greyscale and 150dpi colour variants respectively.
BASF invests in Chinese 3D printing specialist Prismlab
Prismlab has developed a patented printing process that is characterized by a very high printing speed, high level of precision and lower printing costs. BASF's venture investment will enable Prismlab to further accelerate its product development and innovation while strengthening its market reach to the global market.
Notion Systems provides industrial inkjet printing systems to produce products such as printed circuit boards, OLED and QLED displays, sensors and 3D parts.
3D printing of composites: Key players gather to showcase advancements
3D printing of composites is perceived as a crucial future iteration for many forms of 3D printing. With this in mind, the annual IDTechEx Show, taking place on 14-15 Nov in Santa Clara, CA, will host a dedicated session for this class of materials.