Nanotechnology Market - Threats and Opportunities
The increasing demand for nanoparticles, especially in energy use, has enhanced entrepreneurial opportunities inducing growth of nanotechnology products. It is forecasted that world nanotechnology will reach a mark of $1,000 by 2010 while there could be obstacles to expansive patents and lobbying by special-interest industry blocs.
"Nanotechnology Market - Threats and Opportunities" discusses the developmental processes in applications to nanotech market. It also examines the achievements, challenges and ongoing insurgence within these technology dependent sectors. The report highlights the supply chain, securing advanced models of nanotechnology. The report says that the presence of nanotechnology products raises a number of ethical questions as also the existence of failures to identify factors that slow down the market. Therefore, the report provides the ethical and business strategies that put light on the impending threats and weaknesses of the nanotechnology market.
The market research report "Nanotechnology Market - Threats and Opportunities" is the only worldwide report that provides information to enable investors and executives to yield advantages of this tiny revolution as also the challenges that lie ahead. The report discusses the regulatory framework for the industry in line with the important issues arising out of this technology. Finally the market research report gives the sources from which resistance could come and how the market stands in future.
- Fully updated sections, including the latest technologies, applications and market sizes and growth in various countries and vertical areas.
- Latest analysis of the markets impacted by nanotechnology - when, which and how big will the impact be?
- Funding expenditure and budgets allocated by national and local governments, public and private venture capitalists for nanotechnology R&D.
- Ongoing research and development programs in different countries like India, Japan, Germany etc.
- Analysis of the strengths, opportunities, weaknesses and threats to nanotechnology.
- Risk management approach to nanotechnology from an insurer's perspective.
- Discussion of environmental, health and safety issues related to nanoparticles.
- Fully updated listings of public and privately-held companies involved with nanotechnology by country, technology, funding and market wise sectors.
- Lucid discussion of technological & regulatory issues and, breakthroughs of nanotechnology.
The market research report gives an overview of government policies and initiatives in world nanotechnology from Canada to Taiwan and Australia to Ukraine. In the foregoing chapters, chapter 2 gives an update of world nanotechnology industry. Chapter 3 deals with R&D and innovations; chapter 4 with venture capital funding; chapter 5 with strengths, opportunities, weaknesses and threats to nanotechnology; chapter 6 with risk management; chapter 7 talks about environment, health and safety related issues to nanoparticles; chapter 8 is on recent industry activities and developments in 2004-05; chapter 9 on nano-events, summits and programs of 2005-06 and; chapter 10 gives a list of companies involved with nanotechnology.
1. Executive Summary
2. World Nanotechnology Industry--An Market Update
3. Research and Development and Innovations in Nanotechnology Industry
4. Venture Capital Funding and Nanotechnology
5. Strength, Opportunities, Weakness and Threats to Nanotechnology
6. Risk Management Approach to Nanotechnology From an Insurer's Perspective
7. The Environmental, Health and Safety Discussion Related to Nanoparticles
8. Recent Industry Activities and Developments, 2004-2005
9. Nano-Events, Summits and Programmes, 2005-2006
10. Listings of Companies Involved With Nanotechnology
List of Figures
Figure 1. Global Nanotechnology Market, by Technology, ($ Millions) 2002-2008
Figure 2. Convergent Technologies Market, by Values and % Change Y-o-Y, ($ billion and %) 2005
Figure 3. Global Funding for Nanotechnology, ($ millions) 2000 - 2004
Figure 4. US Government Nanotechnology Spending, (%) 1999 - 2004
Figure 5. UK Government Nanotechnology Spending, (%) 2000 - 2004
Figure 6. Germany Government Nanotechnology Spending, (%) 2000 - 2004
Figure 7. France Government Nanotechnology Spending, (%) 2000 - 2004
Figure 8. EU Government Nanotechnology Spending, (%) 2000 - 2004
Figure 9. EU - US - Japan Nanotechnology Spending, ($ millions) 2000 - 2003
Figure 10. EU - USA - Japan Nanotechnology Spending per Capita, (US $/Capita) 2003
Figure 11. Japan Government Nanotechnology Spending, (%) 2000 - 2004
Figure 12. Countries Nanotechnology Spending Comparison, ($ millions) 2004
Figure 13. Countries Nanotechnology Spending per Capita Comparison, (US $/Capita) 2004
Figure 14. Number of Nanotechnology Companies, by Country, 2004
Figure 15. Number of Nanotechnology Companies in US, by States, 2004
Figure 16. Number of Nanotechnology Companies, by Sectors, 2003-2004
Figure 17. Nanotube Patents Filed, by Applications, (%) 2004
Figure 18. Worldwide Carbon Nanotubes Market, (million euro) 2004 and 2010
Figure 19. Carbon Nanotubes Prices, (euro/g) 2004-2010
Figure 20. National and Local Governments Nanotechnology R&D Expenditure, by Geographical Regions, (%) 2004
Figure 21. World Nanotechnology R&D Expenditure, by Organization Types, ($ billion) 2004
Figure 22. Established Corporations Nanotechnology R&D Expenditure, by Geographical Regions, (%) 2004
Figure 23. Total venture capital investments in nanotechnology-related companies, Massachusetts and CA, IL, NJ, NY, and TX, ($ millions) 2003 and 2004
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