Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell plc is incorporated in England and Wales, has its headquarters in The Hague and is listed on the London, Amsterdam and New York stock exchanges. Shell companies have operations in more than 70 countries with businesses including oil and gas exploration and production, production of liquefied natural gas and gas to liquids, manufacturing, marketing and shipping of oil products and chemicals and renewable energy projects.
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26 Feb 2020

Significance of Alphabet Exiting Giant Drones Including AWE

Significance of Alphabet Exiting Giant Drones Including Airborne Wind Energy. Alphabet/ Google and Facebook exiting large drones does not mean such aircraft are a failure. In Alphabet, a sister company of Google, was acquisition Makani in California and later Hawaii trialling a huge drone with eight propeller-generators and a 70 meter wingspan.
24 Feb 2020

Shell Backs Europe's Biggest Battery

The 100-megawatt Minety power storage project in south-west England is expected to be completed by the end of 2020. The two 50-MW batteries will enable SEEL and Shell subsidiary Limejump to optimise the use of renewable power in the area.
24 Feb 2020


IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao spoke with MedWand's Director of Engineering, Scott Coleman, at CES 2020. MedWand have developed a diagnostics kit for remote patient monitoring.
21 Feb 2020

Alphabet Drops Makani Power Generating Kite Business, Shell Remains

Makani was founded in 2006 by a group of kitesurfers who were curious about the potential for kites to unlock wind energy in more places around the globe. Makani spent the past seven years at Alphabet, during which time the technology advanced from a 20kW demonstrator kite, to a utility-scale kite capable of generating 600kW.
13 Feb 2020

Shell Australia to Build Large Scale Solar Farm

Shell Australia announced it will build and operate its first industrial-scale solar electricity farm in central Queensland, Australia. The solar farm will generate 120 megawatts of solar electricity from about 400,000 photovolatic panels and is expected to be completed in early 2021.
11 Feb 2020


SAFI-Tech are an early stage company that has developed a revolutionary approach to low temperature soldering. This involves confining super-cooled liquid solder within a primarily oxide shell, which enables it to flow at ambient temperature when the shell is broken. This has especially useful in attaching components to lightweight flexible substrates.
5 Feb 2020

Quantum Dots: The Long Road Towards Emissive QLEDs

In this article, IDTechEx highlight the trends, challenges, and innovation opportunities, shedding light on the likely technology roadmap towards QLED.
27 Jan 2020

SWIR Vision Systems

SWIR Vision Systems is based in North Carolina and has come out of RTI International research group, which is a NC-based entity with around $1Bn of research funds.
27 Jan 2020


TCL has been active in QDs since 2014.
27 Jan 2020

Shoei Chemical

Shoei Chemical are a Japanese firm ($ 350M income) and are a major player in producing Cu powder for the multi-layer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) business.
27 Jan 2020

Ulvac Solutions

InGaN/GaN QDs were previously synthesised around 2010.
27 Jan 2020

Taiwan Nanocrystal

Micro LED displays have many advantages but a key disadvantage is that they must be assembled LED by LED.
24 Jan 2020

Pacific Light Technology (Osram)

Pacific Light Technology (PLT) was established in 2011 in Oregon.
24 Jan 2020


Nanophotonica is a small team of 15 or so R&D persons exclusively focused on QLED devices. They were incorporated around 2009, but work didn't really start until around 2017.
24 Jan 2020


Samsung is a leader in production of QD displays.
24 Jan 2020

Wearable Gas Sensor for Health and Environmental Monitoring

A highly sensitive wearable gas sensor for environmental and human health monitoring may soon become commercially available, according to researchers.
23 Jan 2020


BOE reported some work on photopatterning QD colour filters (CFs).
23 Jan 2020


Crystalplex (Pittsburgh) is a small (4 people) Pittsburgh USA company working on QDs since 2009.
23 Jan 2020


Nanosys is the leading player in QDs. They were founded in 2001 (historical overview in next slides). It has raised some $160M over the last 15 years.
23 Jan 2020


Avantema, a Swiss start-up, is developing perovskite QDs.