21 Jan 2022
Radian Aerospace Emerges from Stealth, Announces Seed Funding
Radian Aerospace, the developers of the world's first fully reusable horizontal takeoff and landing, single-stage to orbit spaceplane, announced that the company recently closed $27.5 million in seed funding.
22 Nov 2021
Lyten Inc are a graphene material and Li-S battery company who exited stealth mode in September 2021. IDTechEx spoke with George Liddle, Director, Analysis and Karel Vanheusden, VP Product Development.
1 Nov 2021
500 KG Containerized Hydrogen Refueling Station a Milestone
With the rapid development of hydrogen energy and fuel cell vehicle industries, the increase of public awareness of environmental protection, and the conscious guidance of governments and institutions, the preparation, transportation, and storage of hydrogen energy have become the focus of the world's attention in the recent years. Meanwhile, the demand for hydrogen refueling facilities is also increasing exponentially.
29 Oct 2021
PathogenDx is a diagnostics company using microarrays for pathogen detection in food & agricultural safety, and in COVID-19 testing. IDTechEx analyst Andy Ko interviewed PathogenDx CEO Milan Patel on 26/10/2021.
22 Oct 2021
Nanoracks, Voyager Space, Lockheed Martin to Develop Space Station
Nanoracks, in collaboration with Voyager Space and Lockheed Martin, has formed a team to develop the first-ever free flying commercial space station. The space station, known as Starlab, will be a continuously crewed commercial platform, dedicated to conducting critical research, fostering industrial activity, and ensuring continued US presence and leadership in low-Earth orbit. Starlab is expected to achieve initial operational capability by 2027.
23 Sep 2021
Lyten Introduces Next Generation Lithium-Sulfur Battery for EVs
Company's proprietary platform of advanced materials will enable a safer EV battery with higher gravimetric energy density than conventional lithium-ion and solid state technologies
3 Sep 2021
Stratasys Awarded $20 million contract by US Navy
On August 23, 2021, the S Navy issued Stratasys a $20 million contract to purchase up to 25 Stratasys F900™ 3D printers over the next five years, with delivery of the first eight expected before the end of 2021. In addition to the printers, the contract includes initial support and sustainment, materials, and development of initial training for the supplied systems.
20 Aug 2021
Tesla Autopilot: AV or not AV, That is the Question
This week the US federal agency governing road safety has announced an investigation into Tesla and its self-driving car claims, bringing the challenges of autonomous vehicle adoption to the spotlight.
23 Apr 2021
A $174 Billion EV Investment Would Transform the American Bus Market
The deployment of zero-emission buses in the US has lacked the impetus of the electrification efforts seen in China and Europe, as discussed in IDTechEx's report "Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Buses 2021-2040". This is about to change.
22 Mar 2021
Joby Aviation, headquartered in Santa Cruz, California are developing a tiltrotor electric vertical take-off and landing air taxi. They are one of the leading players in this emerging market and have attracted over $820 million in funding, with investors including Toyota, Uber and Baillie Gifford.
1 Feb 2021
Biden's EV Revolution: A Boon for Electric Trucks and the Tesla Semi
The electric truck market in the US is primed for huge growth. Having largely lagged behind China and Europe in electric commercial vehicle deployment, the transition to zero-emission vehicles in this sector now seems set to begin in earnest.
9 Dec 2020
5G in 2020: Highlights from IDTechEx
This article summarizes and highlights some of the critical 5G developments and news in 2020.
24 Nov 2020
Relativity Space Raises $500M Towards 3D Printed Rockets
Relativity Space, the first company to 3D print an entire rocket and build the largest metal 3D printers in the world, has closed a $500 million Series D equity funding round. The funding will enable Relativity to accelerate its planned initiatives, including its factory of the future, launch vehicle development, and 3D printing technologies.
12 Nov 2020
Emerging Market: CO2 Gas Sensors to Assess COVID-19 Transmission Risk
IDTechEx predicts that over 50K gas sensors will be installed in Germany alone in 2021 and the demand for CO2 gas sensors globally will exceed 1 million units if other European countries and the new US government will decide to follow the same path.
11 Sep 2020
Chasm Advanced Materials
Chasm is a materials company that has invented and manufactures a category of advanced materials known as carbon nanotubes hybrids (CNT Hybrids). CNTs are combined with other materials creating a hybrid to improve the performance properties of the material alone. They are best known for their transparent, flexible conductive inks/films, but also find applications for their CNTs in battery electrodes, tires and other emerging applications.
1 Apr 2020
Triton and Titomic to Collaborate
Titomic Limited has entered into a strategic partnership with Triton Systems Inc to implement Titomic's Kinetic Fusion capabilities for validation through R&D projects with the US Department of Defense.
27 Mar 2020
ESS Inc has developed a hybrid iron flow battery that can be significantly competitive with vanadium-based ones, with an electrolyte that is one order of magnitude cheaper.
27 Mar 2020
UPS Flight Forward and Wingcopter to Develop Versatile New Drone Fleet
UPS Flight Forward will collaborate with German drone-maker Wingcopter to develop the next generation of package delivery drones for a variety of use cases in the United States and internationally.
26 Mar 2020
Ford Helping to 3D Print Respirators, Ventilators
Ford Motor Company, joining forces with firms including 3M and GE Healthcare, is lending its manufacturing and engineering expertise to quickly expand production of urgently needed medical equipment and supplies for healthcare workers, first responders and patients fighting coronavirus.
25 Mar 2020
The Meat Industry is Unsustainable
Meat is big business. The global industry is worth over $2 trillion and JBS, the world's largest meat company, makes over $50 billion in annual revenue. This article from Dr Michael Dent discusses the sustainability problems in the meat industry and what can be done?