26 Nov 2021
ZMP was founded in 2001 in Japan as a company specialising in bipedal humanoid robots. In 2007 ZMP started developing autonomous moving technologies and implemented the outputs on their wheeled entertainment robotic products. In 2009, ZMP entered the field of autonomous driving (AD) by releasing their first AD development platform. ZMP is based in Tokyo, Japan, and it has a development centre in Vietnam as well as an affiliated company in Korea.
3 Nov 2021
IDTechEx spoke to Ari Yakir, VP R&D at Cogniteam. They are a start-up in the field of robotic simulation for R&D stages. They are based in Petach Tiqva, Israel, and employ about 25 people. They recently raised $4.2 million for new products.
3 Nov 2021
IDTechEx had a conversation with Mitsubishi Electric at Robotics & Automation 2021. Mitsubishi Electric, as a core company of Mitsubishi Group, now has over 150000 employees overall the world, generating a turnover of about 40 billion USD in 2020. Mitsubishi Electric produces a wide range of robots to cater to the full spectrum of modern requirements.
2 Nov 2021
Licella has developed a catalytic hydrothermal reactor for recycling biomass and end-of-life plastic. IDTechEx spoke with Senior VP of Business Development in North America, Dr Alan Del Paggio.
28 Oct 2021
What Is Required for a True Digital Transformation in Materials R&D?
Digital transformation is the buzzword in every sector; materials science and chemistry R&D is behind the curve but certainly no exception. The prospects are, of course, very attractive, but the reality far, far harder. This article looks at the status of this transformation, the enabling solutions, and those unresolved pain points.
19 Oct 2021
Mitsubishi Corporation Releases Roadmap to a Carbon Neutral Society
Mitsubishi Corporation has established new greenhouse-gas emissions reduction targets and energy-transformation investment guidelines. Mitsubishi will continue to simultaneously fulfill its responsibility to provide stable energy supply, such as natural gas, while rising to the global challenge of realizing a carbon neutral society.
15 Sep 2021
Chiyoda Corporation is a Japanese integrated engineering contractor commercializing a patented solid catalyst for using carbon dioxide as a feedstock in steam natural gas reforming. In August 2021, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Hydra Rodrigues spoke to Chiyoda's Business Development Manager, Boqiang Zhao.
13 Sep 2021
Faurecia is a tier 1 automotive supplier, based in France. As the largest supplier of vehicle interiors, it is investing in and developing in-mold electronics (IME) to produce decorative touch-sensitive interfaces with integrated electronics.
2 Sep 2021
IDTechEx Dissects the Market for Solid-state Batteries in New Report
This article explores the history of solid-state batteries and looks ahead at regional development, sharing some of the research from the new IDTechEx report, "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2021-2031: Technology, Forecasts, Players".
16 Aug 2021
Enevate are a US company developing high-silicon content Li-ion anodes and cells. IDTechEx spoke with Kevin Schrantz, Senior Marketing Director, and Martin Sandor, Marketing Director.
2 Aug 2021
WeRide is an autonomous robotaxi developer, founded in 2017 and headquartered in Guangzhou, China.
21 Jul 2021
Repurposing Fossil Fuel Assets: New Options
A more value-added approach to repurposing redundant fossil fuel assets such as coal mines and power stations is available.
23 Jun 2021
Solid-State Battery Market Will Grow to $8 Billion by 2031
With an increasing number of players working in this field and some milestones being achieved, the solid-state battery market is expected to grow to $ 8 billion by 2031, according to IDTechEx's new report "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2021-2031: Technology, Forecasts, Players".
11 Jun 2021
Towards Delivery of the World's Largest Negative Emissions Project
Drax Group and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering Ltd have agreed a long-term contract for Drax to use its carbon capture technology in what would be the largest deployment of negative emissions in power generation anywhere in the world.
17 May 2021
Large Scale Hydrogen Storage Solutions to Support Decarbonisation
Mitsubishi Power Americas and Texas Brine Company have signed an agreement to develop large-scale long-duration hydrogen storage solutions to support decarbonization efforts across the eastern United States. Long-duration hydrogen storage is a key enabling technology for the transition to a net zero carbon energy future.
30 Apr 2021
NanoAL develops and commercializes high performance aluminum alloys. In 2020, the company launched Addalloy® 5T, an aluminum powder product for additive manufacturing. IDTechEx spoke with Matthew Simmers (Product Market Director) about this and their market outlook.
27 Apr 2021
Innovation in Carbon Capture Technology
There are significant research efforts aiming to boost the effectiveness of CO2 capturing technology and facilitate deployment of what could be a vital technology in the fight against climate change.
21 Apr 2021
Materials Informatics Can Revolutionize the 3D Printing Market
The 3D printing market is diverse; certain materials and applications are seeing significant commercial growth while others are still overcoming technical and economic barriers to adoption.
25 Mar 2021
Lessons Learned From the Closure of Petra Nova
Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) is generating much enthusiasm across the world, with the hopes that it could play a major role in the fight against climate change. However, amidst this enthusiasm, the industry suffered an apparent setback in mid-2020 when the Petra Nova facility in Texas, then the world's largest CCUS facility for a coal-fired power station, was closed down.
17 Feb 2021
Solar Mini Grid Projects in 49 Villages Across Uganda and Sierra Leone
Winch Energy, has completed the funding for solar mini grid projects in 49 villages across Uganda and Sierra Leone through the creation of a new platform. The deal represents the largest mini grid financing portfolio to date, bringing together several major players in the off-grid space.