30 Nov 2021
The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2021
With the pandemic still raging, supply chain disruptions, the chip shortage, climate catastrophes, and geopolitical turbulence, it is safe to say 2021 has not been smooth sailing. The materials and chemical sector provides the backbone of every industry and remains under pressure from all these challenges. In this article, IDTechEx highlights the key news from their independent perspective on this crucial industry.
21 Oct 2021
Cambrios Film Solutions Corp
Cambrios Film Solutions Corp is a company producing silver nanowire transparent conductive films. It has a somewhat complex history and is now headquartered in Taiwan with operations in Xiamen and Shenzen in China as well as Japan. The company effectively became the property of TPK Holdings in 2016, following post-bankruptcy restructuring - at this stage there are indicators that it has been fully absorbed by its parent company.
30 Sep 2020
Cemvita Factory is a technology start-up that uses synthetic biology to develop carbon negative technologies. The company has three primary applications - carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS), biomining, and biomanufacturing in space. In September 2020, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with Cemvita Factory CEO Moji Karimi about the company's activities in CCUS.
13 Aug 2020
Zymergen have recently launched a transparent polyimide film, that is manufactured from biological precursor materials. The film is targeted at printed/flexible electronics applications.
3 Jun 2018
Zymergen engineer microbes, using a highly automated technology platform to optimize strains and develop new products.