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.
27 Jan 2021
Is Sustainability a Key Driver for Emerging Graphene Markets?
Multiple drivers are emerging for graphene as the value-added material of choice. One market driver that is perhaps surprising but will have a major impact over the next decade is sustainability.
2 Dec 2020
Graphene Market: Orders Arrive, Consolidation Awaits
Following decades of development, 2021 and 2022 are set to be notable years for the graphene industry, as it finally approaches an inflection point. Some in the graphene sector are now seeing their labors bear fruit in the form of commercial success - but that is not the case for everyone.
3 Nov 2020
Graphene Batteries: Assessment and Outlook
This IDTechEx Premium Articles provides detailed analysis of how graphene can be used in current and next-generation lithium-ion batteries
25 Sep 2020
Graphene Batteries AS are a Norwegian company developing lithium-sulphur batteries.
4 Nov 2019
Graphene Offers a Large Potential for the Energy Storage Market
This article will highlight some of the key topics addressed for graphene in LiB electrode advancement, post-LiB chemistry changes, supercapacitors, and thermal dissipation.
23 Oct 2019
Graphene Market Research Tipping Point - Part 1
In this two-part article Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, a leading industry expert and Research Director at IDTechEx will discuss the global graphene market.
8 Aug 2018
Graphene skinned plane unveiled
The University of Central Lancashire has unveiled the world's first graphene skinned plane at an internationally renowned air show.
21 Aug 2014
Electric vehicles need magic of graphene
Graphene could radically improve batteries and supercapacitors as explained in the new IDTechEx report Functional Materials for Supercapacitors/Ultracapacitors/EDLC 2015-2025.
29 May 2014
Graphene could reduce weight of batteries for electric vehicles
Graphene - the world's thinnest material isolated at The University of Manchester - could make batteries light, durable and suitable for high capacity energy storage from renewable generation.
21 Mar 2014
Part 2 - What you will learn at Supercapacitors Europe 2014
IDTechEx's Supercapacitor Europe 2014 conference on 1-2 April in Berlin, Germany, is bringing the best of supercapacitor developments in the region and internationally.
16 May 2013
Graphene Batteries is young lean start-up developing formulation for use of graphene as an additive in Li-ion battery electrodes. Their main expertise is in formulation while their graphene is externally sourced. Their value propositions are (a) reducing the wt% of carbon black and (b) extending the cycle number of batteries. Their business model is licensing IP. They are still however in the very early stages.
8 Apr 2013
Manchester leads the way in graphene membrane research
University of Manchester graphene researchers have been awarded a £3.5m funding boost that could bring desalination plants, safer food packaging and enhanced disease detection closer to reality.
4 Dec 2012
Agreement for next generation LFP-graphene batteries
The 50-50 collaborative agreement sets out terms with the objective of creating patentable inventions by combining graphene, supplied by Grafoid, with Hydro-Québec's patented lithium iron phosphate technologies.
30 Nov 2012
Grafoid Inc and Hydro-Quebec develop next generation batteries
Focus Graphite Inc has announced that Grafoid Inc - in which Focus Graphite holds a 40% ownership stake - has executed a three-year research and development agreement with Hydro-Québec's Research Institute for the development of next generation rechargeable batteries using graphene with lithium iron phosphate materials.