1 Jun 2022
Mitsubishi Chemical 3D Printing
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation are the largest chemical corporation based in Japan. They manufacture a range of materials, including polymers, resins, and more; they also sell materials for 3D printing. IDTechEx interviewed Shigeyuki Furomoto, Global Technology Manager — Polymers, for updates on their 3D printing activities.
25 Apr 2022
Blue Planet Systems
Blue Planet is a U.S.-based company developing carbon capture and utilization systems that mineralize carbon dioxide emissions into carbonate minerals with applications in the construction sector.
9 Mar 2022
Dynex Semiconductor (CRRC): EV Power Electronics
Dynex is a UK-based power electronics developer and manufacturer. They were acquired by CRRC and can now utilise China-based manufacturing for high volume orders.
3 Mar 2022
Gefertec is a German manufacturer of wire-based directed energy deposition (DED) printers. IDTechEx spoke with CEO Tobias Krümberg.
1 Mar 2022
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation are a Japanese multinational electronics/electrical equipment company and one of the core constituents of the Mitsubishi Group. In February 2022, they announced the launch of their first printer, the AZ600.
28 Jan 2022
Renault, Nissan & Mitsubishi Motors Announce Common Roadmap
Renault Group, Nissan Motor Co Ltd. and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced common projects and actions to accelerate and to shape their shared future towards 2030, focusing on the mobility value chain.
19 Jan 2022
Fully Autonomous Large, High-Speed Ferry Makes First Run in Japan
Successful completion of a demonstration test of the world's first fully autonomous ship navigation systems on a large car ferry, a 222-meter ferry, with autonomous port berthing and unberthing using turning and reversing movements and high-speed navigation of up to 26 knots.
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.
18 Nov 2021
COP26: Small Steps Forward for Green Technologies, Finds IDTechEx
Climate change is one of humanity's most pressing challenges. In an effort to accelerate global action in limiting temperature rises, international lawmakers, business leaders, scientists, and activists convened in Glasgow (U.K.) for the past two weeks in the UN's Climate Change Conference (COP26). In this article, IDTechEx examines three crucial technologies in the fight against climate change that saw advancements (or not) during this COP's proceedings.
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.