Research Articles

13 Dec 2018

Growing skin in the lab for the treatment of advanced wounds

Though there are many medical devices that can be used in the care of advanced wounds, there is significant clinical research to support that biological therapies provide superior healing ability.
12 Dec 2018

Webinar Tuesday 18 December- RFID 2018 Update: Market Size and Outlook

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 18 December titled RFID 2018 Update: Market Size and Outlook.
07 Dec 2018

Emerging applications for electronic skin patches

A recent, bestselling IDTechEx report found that the market for electronic skin patches will be worth $4.8bn in 2018. The report covers 26 different application areas, >85 companies and 95 different product case studies, with inclusion of historic market data by sector and subsequent market forecasts predicting that revenue from electronic skin patches will reach $10bn by 2023 and $15bn by 2028. This is the most comprehensive study on electronic skin patches, studying this emerging wearable technology product type that so many companies are investing heavily to develop and commercialize.
06 Dec 2018

Piezoelectrics Key to IoT and Power from Roads?

California and Europe are pumping millions into development of electricity-generating roads using piezoelectrics. Piezos will also be useful in self-powered Internet of Things nodes because no one will change or even charge millions of batteries for those nodes let alone the envisaged billions. Without self-powered nodes, the IoT will be nothing more than a footnote in history. The new IDTechEx Research report, "Piezoelectric Harvesting and Sensing 2019-2039" is the first to pull it all together. Milliwatts or megawatts: where will piezoelectric success lie?
05 Dec 2018

Diesel generator sets: navigating an uncertain future

Diesel generator sets remain crucial to many key industries and are a multi-billion dollar global market.
29 Nov 2018

Zero Emission Genset: Emerging Mobile Phone of the Energy Sector

The unique new IDTechEx report, "Zero Emission Transportable Gensets 2019-2039" reveals that orders are being taken for a new type of electricity generation. It will be the mobile phone of the power industry because it will be remarkably versatile and used far more widely than anything that went before.
28 Nov 2018

2018 saw a significant step for aerogels in consumer electronics

2018 saw a significant step for aerogels in consumer electronics - but what is an aerogel? The Dell XPS 13 launched at CES 2018 and included the use of a material called silica aerogel for improved thermal performance. Aerogels are often dubbed "space-age technology" with most internet searches directing the reader towards use cases in the NASA stardust probe and Mars Rover, but the history, material diversity, and commercial status are very different.
28 Nov 2018

Webinar Thurs 13 December - Printed, Organic and Flexible Electronics

IDTechEx is hosting a free webinar on Thursday 13 December titled Printed, Organic and Flexible Electronics: Status, Forecast and Opportunities.
28 Nov 2018

Webinar Thursday 6 December - Fluoropolymer Opportunities

IDTechEx is hosting a free webinar on Thursday 6 December titled Fluoropolymer Opportunities in Emerging Electronics and Electrics.
27 Nov 2018

Trends in Advanced Functional Materials

On 4-6 December 2018 IDTechEx Research is hosting six half-day forums which will provide vital business intelligence on advanced functional materials covering material production techniques, performance versus market need, applications, players and forecasts. In this article, we highlight some of the trends that will be covered in the forums.
27 Nov 2018

Life Sciences at the IDTechEx Show! USA 2018

The IDTechEx Show! was held between November 14 and 15, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in California, USA. Approximately 3500 attendees from 42 countries attended the show, which featured 284 exhibiting organizations. The event is unique in bringing together eight key technologies - 3D printing; electric vehicles; energy storage; graphene; IoT; printed electronics; sensors and wearables.
21 Nov 2018

Emerging Technology Highlights from the IDTechEx Show!

Approximately 3,500 attendees from 42 countries attended the IDTechEx Show!, which featured 284 exhibiting organizations. The event, held in Santa Clara, California, is unique in bringing together eight key technologies with the organizations that seek to use them.