Research Articles

by Lucy Rogers

08 Jun 2023

Join Our Upcoming Webinar on Gas Separation Membranes

Thursday 22 June 2023 - Gas Separation Membranes: Decarbonization Driving New Market Opportunities. Overview of the technical advantages, history, and limitations of gas separation membranes; Technology appraisal of incumbent and emerging membrane materials; Market analysis of the emerging application areas including biogas upgrading, carbon capture, and the hydrogen infrastructure; For each market, a comparison against alternative separation techniques (e.g., PSA or cryogenic) and discussion on pain points and technical requirements; Independent outlook and technology roadmap for the commercial penetration of membranes in the fields of energy and decarbonization
30 May 2023

Upcoming Webinar: A Primer on the Energy Storage & Hydrogen Landscape

Wednesday 14 June 2023 - Key for Decarbonisation but Challenges Lie Ahead. Li-ion batteries; Li-ion second-life and battery recycling; Alternative battery chemistries and energy storage technologies; Green and blue hydrogen
25 May 2023

Join Our Upcoming Webinar on Key Semiconductor Trends

Wednesday 21 June 2023 - IDTechEx's Key Semiconductor Trends in Edge AI, Automotive, and Advanced Semiconductor Packaging. AI-crucial technologies, such as autonomous driving, and the current state of the technology landscape; AI as enablers of new functionalities at the edge, such as for the smartphone market; Requirements for AI hardware at the edge; Semiconductor technologies used in autonomous vehicles; Capabilities of automotive semiconductor suppliers and the role of foundries; Key technology trend in semiconductor packaging; Growth drivers in main application areas for advanced semiconductor packaging: high performance computing (HPC) applications/data centers, communication networks, autonomous cars, and consumer electronics
23 May 2023

Upcoming Webinar on Market Opportunities for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Thursday 1 June 2023 - Discuss the key applications for a solid oxide fuel cell, including the argument for utilising SOFC technology against competing solutions, and an overview of combined heat and power (CHP) operation; Highlight innovations in materials, manufacturing processes, and fuel choices for solid oxide fuel cells; Outline movement of major players in the SOFC market, including the driving forces behind the market today; Overview the solid oxide fuel cell market within the context of the broader fuel cell market, with consideration given to electrolysers
23 May 2023

Webinar: How AI Is Shaking up the Global Semiconductor Supply Chain

Wednesday 7 June 2023 - AI capabilities and why these matter; The link between AI and semiconductor manufacture; Reasons for government funding initiatives into shoring up domestic semiconductor supply chain capabilities; Outlook, both with regards to the effectiveness of these campaigns, as well as the global semiconductor supply chain and AI chips until 2033.
09 May 2023

Webinar: The Growth Potential of Nuclear Small Modular Reactors

Thursday 25 May 2023 - How can SMRs open new use-cases for nuclear energy, decarbonizing problem industries in the process? Where in the world are SMRs developing today and where would they be expected to see greatest success? Are evolutionary vs. revolutionary approaches to reactor design more likely to see success in the global SMR fleet? What are the major roadblocks to deployment of SMRs and how could these be overcome? What players are working on SMRs and who is closest to delivering outside of Russia and China?
01 May 2023

Upcoming Webinar - Smart Packaging: Emerging Drivers and Technologies

Wednesday 17 May 2023 - Multiple smart packaging technologies, including embedded lighting, wireless energy harvesting, flexible batteries, and low-cost sensing; Case studies showing the deployment and adoption of different types of smart packaging, such as electronic blister packs for pharmaceuticals; A roadmap for the adoption of different smart packaging technologies, and assessment of technology gaps and other adoption barriers
27 Apr 2023

Webinar - Electric Trains: The Transition Towards Li-ion Batteries

Thursday 11 May 2023 - Battery electrification entry points in train markets: mainline/shunter locomotives and multiple units; Market drivers and barriers for electric trains; Battery chemistry options and their suitability for the rail market, comparing NMC, LFP, LTO, solid-state and lithium metal; Competitive landscape analysis with details from IDTechEx primary research interviews with multiple heavy-duty system suppliers; Insight into the IDTechEx global market outlook for electric trains
26 Apr 2023

Upcoming Webinar: Will Sodium-Ion Batteries Disrupt and Conquer?

Thursday 18 May 2023 - The following aspects will be addressed: Materials for sodium-ion cell design; Sodium-ion battery value proposition; Opportunities and challenges in the sodium-ion battery market; Sodium-ion battery players and commercialisation efforts; Will sodium-ion batteries replace lithium?
19 Apr 2023

Join Our Webinar: The Innovations and Players of Sustainable Packaging

Thursday 4 May 2023 - Learn about key technologies and materials enabling sustainable packaging; Understand the activities of key FMCG companies, plastic recycling players, and startups in sustainable packaging; Hear IDTechEx's independent analysis on key drivers and challenges; Receive a market outlook on the growth of sustainable packaging
18 Apr 2023

Upcoming Webinar: What's Next for Wearable Technology?

Thursday 27 April 2023 - What is the status and outlook for the wearables industry as a whole? How do the opportunities and challenges vary between wearable sensors and actuators? How is the role of wearables in healthcare evolving? Why wearables for drug-free health management and which technologies have the most commercial potential?
13 Apr 2023

Webinar on the Progress, Trends, and Prospects of RFID Technology

Wednesday 26 April 2023 - The current state of the industry, including a comprehensive analysis of the NFC and RAIN markets and their medium-term opportunities; The RFID market by regions, key growth drivers for various applications, and the remaining barriers to high-volume RFID adoption; Emerging technologies that could pose a threat to the RFID industry and innovative trends in RFID technologies that can help businesses stay ahead of the competition