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Marchés d'hydrogel dans l'agriculture, l'industrie, l'énergie, l'électronique, l'électricité, les consommateurs 2022-2042

Polymère hydrophile réticulé CHP, purification et conservation de l'eau, vétérinaire, antisalissure, scellant, capteur, supercondensateur, batterie, électrolyte, photovoltaïque, béton, revêtement, produits de grande consommation, cosmétiques, désintoxication, couche, membrane, auto-cicatrisant

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The awesome hydrogel is a three-dimensional 3D network of hydrophilic polymers like a giant molecule that can swell in water and hold at least 10% of water while maintaining well-defined structure. A vast number of variants can be tailored to a vast variety of needs. Alternative terms are crosslinked hydrophilic polymer CHP and super absorbent polymer SAP though the more pedantic scholars argue that these terms even embrace forms unable to hold as much as 10% water.
Mainstream hydrogels absorb up to 1,000 times their weight in water, releasing it in a controlled way, yet barely dissolving in water. They can grab and transport other elements and molecules. Some are hard as glass only when you jump on them, others have shape memory. The magical properties and applications of hydrogels depend on formula, crosslinking agent, synthesis route and bonding chosen.
Medical hydrogels have a great future but the rest will become a much larger business. Time for a study of the rest! On cue, the IDTechEx report, "Hydrogel Markets in Agriculture, Industry, Energy, Electronics, Electrical, Consumer 2022-2042" does just that. Researched by PhD level, multilingual IDTechEx analysts across the world, it finds that all major applicational sectors of hydrogels are growing but only some are gaining market share.
Its detailed study of the 2021/2 research pipeline shows how the impact can only be understood with a 20-year view so that is provided, expressed in new infograms, roadmaps and forecasts. Understand the demand side such as wearable technology needing stretchable hydrogel components. Will photovoltaics follow the sun and keep cool with nothing more than hydrogel overlayers? Will they reverse desertification? The approach is balanced, facing head-on the problems of toxicity of some hydrogels, recognising strongly competing materials for many needs such as anti-fouling paint, capturing precious metals from dirty water and clean water from the air. Newly trending common themes such as self-healing and membranes are well examined.
Chapter 1 Executive Summary and Conclusions at 61 pages is thorough but easily absorbed for those with limited time. Here you see definitions, chemistries, possibilities and applicational sectors described, companies involved. Examine SWOT assessments, patent trends, leading patentors and many 20-year forecasts and roadmap items done early 2022 and updated thereafter. No equations. Just how to create a $1 billion business over the coming 20 years and benefit society in the most vibrant hydrogel sectors and research topics identified.
The Introduction (43 pages) opens up issues from the food, water and energy crisis to personal care that are being tackled with hydrogels in research or commercially. Understand how future indoor and micro-farming and meat and milk grown from cells do not necessarily need hydrogels but where they are proposed. See the hydrogel technology choices compared and understand how they are the gymnasts of chemicals with so much more to come.
Chapter 3 (25 pages) appraises research to achievement in the linked topics of hydrogels for agriculture, veterinary materials, securing fire-risk landscapes. Water treatment and capture are close to all this so they are the subject of Chapter 4 which also embraces obtaining precious metals from water commercially. Because the water industry aspect turns out to be of huge potential, 43 packed pages explain the technologies, needs and approaches that will make this happen.
Chemical engineering and construction applications involve hydrogels but concrete, for example, may be made by creating the hydrogel in situ so the opportunities for supplying hydrogels are more limited. Chapter 5 takes 25 pages to explain construction hydrogel opportunities including concrete, sealant and marine anti-fouling hydrogels.
Energy, electronics, electrical engineering and soft-robotics turned out to be very active with robust research on such things as hydrogels in sensors, batteries, supercapacitors, electronic components and soft robotics. IDTechEx found limited current sales but considerable potential. Chapter 6 therefore uses 45 pages to report latest news, consolidate, criticise and predict this.
Chapter 7 on personal care and fast-moving consumer goods hydrogels includes pads, creams and diapers many suffering commoditisation and with limited research and patenting of better things so 16 pages suffice. Nonetheless, several promising new inventions are revealed.
By contrast, the research surfaces huge work on two topics applicable across many sectors and hydrogel technologies. Chapter 8 (22 pages) is a thorough look at self-healing hydrogels in context for everything for flexible electronics and energy storage to veterinary, water filtration, energy and other uses. Chapter 9 ends the report with the importance of hydrogel membranes for extracting uranium from water, constructing many types of sensor, membranes for supercapacitors and batteries, fuel cell ion exchange interfaces, microfluidics and more.
No, hydrogels do not stop at glamorous medical procedures and keeping your plants wet. Careful study of the rest can lead you to bigger opportunities, sometimes with fewer emerging competitors and better leveraging your existing skills. Only this up-to-date report has that big picture beyond medical. In a gold rush, get there first and sell shovels.
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Table of Contents
1.1.Purpose of this report
1.2.Definitions, needs and context
1.3.The seven primary applicational sectors of hydrogels beyond medical and trends
1.4.Hydrogel manufacturers
1.5.SWOT assessment for all hydrogel applications beyond healthcare 2022-2042
1.6.SWOT assessment and conclusions for water management hydrogels 2022-2042
1.7.SWOT assessment of hydrogels in construction materials 2022-2042
1.8.SWOT assessment of hydrogels in electronic and electrical applications 2022-2042
1.9.SWOT for hydrogels for personal care, cosmetics, hygiene 2022-2042
1.10.Smart city systems as a hydrogel growth market 2022-2042
1.11.Membranes for desalination, water recycling, mineral extraction, electronics, supercapacitors, batteries, fuel cells 2022-2042
1.12.Emerging options for hydrogel chemistry 2022-2042
1.13.Primary conclusions: tool kit 2022-2042
1.14.Primary conclusions: general benefits 2022-2042
1.15.Primary conclusions: research pipeline
1.16.Primary conclusions: manufacturers, patents and territories
1.17.Roadmaps 2022-2042
1.17.1.Roadmap by application 2022-2042
1.17.2.Self-healing materials roadmap 2022-2042
1.17.3.Cement and concrete industry roadmap 2022-2042
1.18.Hydrogel market forecasts 2022-2042
1.18.1.Hydrogel raw material to third party product manufacturers kg, $/kg and value market $ billion 2022-2042
1.18.2.Hydrogel raw material to third party product manufacturers by region 2022-2042
1.18.3.Hydrogel raw material to third party product manufacturers by synthetic, natural, hybrid 2022-2042
1.18.4.Hydrogel-dominant end products market $ billion by region 2022-2042
1.18.5.Hydrogel-dominant end products market $ billion by application 2022-2042
1.18.6.Self-healing materials sold as such: concrete, medical, other $ million 2022-2042
2.1.Definitions and the show so far
2.2.Examples of hydrogels for medical applications to put this study in context
2.3.Hydrogel functional choices and trends 2022-2042
2.3.1.Some choices of structure and performance
2.3.2.Tunability of hydrogels
2.3.3.Catalysis hydrogels
2.3.4.Explosives hydrogels for mining
2.4.The vast choice of possible hydrogels
2.5.Megatrends potentially addressed by hydrogels
2.5.1.Global food crisis
2.5.2.Environmental crisis
2.5.3.The water crisis
2.6.Hydrogels help smart cities be cognitive, water and food independent, store energy
2.7.Generic issues and opportunities with hydrogels
2.7.1.Animal free hydrogels and 4D printing of hydrogels
2.7.3.Hydrogel toxicity and hydrogels to remove toxigens
3.1.Agriculture with hydrogels
3.2.Trends and examples
3.3.Solving the problems and creating food independence
3.3.1.Many options and more on the way
3.3.2.YesHealth moves to hydrogels in Taiwan
3.3.3.Smart and nano hydrogel fertilisers and focussed defences
3.3.4.Alsta applications
3.3.5.Sandy soil hydrogel deployment
3.4.Veterinary hydrogels
3.4.1.Commercial situation
3.4.2.Mastitis treatment in goats and other animals
3.4.3.Hydrogel technology to treat joint lameness in horses
3.4.4.Rabbits' detached retina reattached with new hydrogel
3.5.Fire risk landscapes
4.2.Hydrogels to the rescue
4.3.SWOT assessment of hydrogels for water capture, purification, controlled delivery
4.4."Hydrogel water" patent trend and leading patentors
4.5.Future directions for hydrogels purifying water
4.6.Hydrogel advances for water purification
4.6.2.Solar evaporation
4.6.3.Filtration - membranes and draw solutes
4.7.Water capture with hydrogels
4.7.1.Fog harvesting and treatment
4.7.2.All-day water harvesting by PVA/PPy gel micro-tree array outdoors
5.2.SWOT assessment for hydrogels for construction materials
5.3."Hydrogel cement" patent trend and leading patentors
5.4.Cement and concrete
5.4.2.Aquron and Markham New Zealand
5.4.3.Intelligent Concrete LLC, of Colorado USA
5.4.4.Polyacrylic hydrogel in cement composites
5.4.5.Hydrogels containing nanosilica enhance cement pastes
5.4.6.Improved concrete materials with hydrogel-based internal curing agents
5.4.7.Graphene in concrete induces beneficial hydrogel formation
5.5.1."Hydrogel sealant" patent trend and leading patentors
5.5.2.Anti-fouling film and paint
6.2.SWOT assessment for hydrogels in electronics and electrics
6.3.Electrolytes and electrodes for batteries and supercapacitors
6.3.1."Hydrogel electrolyte" patent trend and leading patentors
6.3.2.The race for large solid-state batteries
6.3.3.Solid state battery partnerships in 2022
6.3.4.The place of solid polymer electrolyte SPE, including gels, in SSB development
6.3.5.Polymer electrolyte issues including hydrogel
6.3.6.Hydrogel electrolytes for quasi-solid zinc-based batteries
6.3.7.Better performance without scarce materials
6.3.8.Flexible and stretchable energy storage
6.3.9.Graphene hydrogel-enabled fiber electrodes for capacitive energy storage
6.3.10.Self-healing stretchable supercapacitors
6.3.11.Flexible stretchable hydrogel electrolyte for healable all-in-one configured supercapacitors
6.3.12.Long life supercapacitor
6.3.13.Compressible supercapacitor
6.3.14.Stretchable compressible supercapacitor with polyacrylamide hydrogel electrolyte
6.3.15.Conductive hydrogel-based electrodes and electrolytes for stretchable and self-healable supercapacitors
6.3.16.Stretchable and flexible all-gel-state supercapacitor
6.3.17.Supercapacitors using natural hydrogel
6.3.18.Stretchable e-skin supercapacitor
6.4.Propulsive system
6.5.2."Hydrogel sensor" patent trend and leading patentors
6.5.3.Self-healing strain, flex, twist sensor
6.5.4.Self-healing conductive composite sensor
6.5.5.Aflatoxin food quality sensor
6.5.6.Wearable condition monitor
6.6.Soft photovoltaics and photodetectors
6.7.Photovoltaics cooling and tracking
6.9.Soft robotics
6.9.2.Soft robotics and shape memory hydrogels
7.2.SWOT assessment of hydrogels for personal care, cosmetics and hygiene
7.3."Hydrogel" patent assignees are mainly healthcare or personal care companies
7.4."Hydrogel cosmetic" patent trend and leading patentors
7.5."Hydrogel anti ageing" patent trend and leading assignees
7.6."Hydrogel skin care" patent trend
7.7.1.Overview study of polysaccharide-based superabsorbent polymers for sanitary napkins
7.7.3.Cellulose-based hydrogels for personal care products
8.1.Benefits of self-healing and what materials are related
8.2.Types of healing by material formulation and format
8.3.Spectrum of self-healing capabilities
8.4.How hydrogels fit in
8.5."Self-healing material" patent assignees and trends
8.6.Self-healing basics
8.7.Self-healing hydrogel options
8.8.Biomimetic self-healing hydrogels and alternatives
9.2.Example: Membrane for uranium extraction from seawater
9.3."Hydrogel membrane" patent trend and leading assignees
9.4.Membranes for desalination, water recycling, mineral extraction, electronics, supercapacitors, batteries, fuel cells
9.5.Energy harvesting membrane
9.6.Membrane as supercapacitor separator
9.7.Agricultural and industrial membrane
9.8.Sensor membranes
9.9.Hydrogel sensor membrane for cell-on-chip microfluidic studies and other uses
9.10.Hydrogel membrane in osmotic energy conversion, water desalination and sensors

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