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Global Nanotechnology Industry

6. TRENDS ACROSS APPLICATION MARKETS 31Trends in the Nanolithography Industry 31Market for Nano-Enabled Drug Delivery to Grow Rapidly 31Global Nanoscale Coatings Market Experiences Strong Growth 31Nanotechnology to Power Alternative Energy Sources 32Global Nano Food and Beverage Packaging Market to Grow Strongly 32Global Carbon Nanotube Market to Register Tremendous Growth 32Demand for Metal Oxide Nanopowders to Increase 33Nanotechnology Enabled Photovoltaics Market to RegisterTremendous Growth 33Global Abrasion, Wear and Corrosion Resistant NanocoatingsMarket to Grow Strongly 33Application of Nanotechnology in Water Treatment to RiseConsiderably 33Stain-Resistant Fabrics - Another Application Market 34Growing Commercial Applications Boost Nanofilms Market 34Nanofilms Demand in Automotives Improves as Advantages Unfold 34Nanotechnology Offers a New Dimension to Drug Delivery 34

7. REVIEW OF END-USE MARKETS 35Electronics and Communications 35Nano-enabled Batteries 35Biomedical/Pharma 36Table 6: Global Nanotech Medical Products Market by MedicalCondition (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Salesfor Cancer, Central Nervous System and Orthopedics,Infectious Diseases, Cardiovascular Diseases and Others 36Transportation 37Aerospace and Defense 37Defying Gravity- NASA Banks on Nanotechnology 38Nanobiotechnology 39Cosmetics 39Household Protection And Care Products 39Sportswear 40Consumer Goods and Others 40

8. MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS 419. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 4310. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/DEVELOPMENTS 52A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 561. NORTH AMERICA 561a. THE UNITED STATES 56Overview 56Table 7: US Nanotechnology Market (2011): PercentageDistribution by Participants Across the Value Chain 56

Table 8: US Nanotechnology Market (2011): EstimatedContribution of Nanotechnology to Different Industries byYear 2015 56Trends and Issues 57Nanotechnology - The New Venture Capital Destination 57National Nanotechnology Alliance - Driving the R&D 57Emerging End-Use Applications Drive Market Growth 57Materials and Medical Devices - Among the Current CommercialApplications 58A Concentrated Market for Carbon Nanotubes 58Market for Nanoceramic and Advanced Ceramic Powders to Rise 59Nanotechnology Medical Products Demand to Grow 59Leading Universities and Their Contribution toNano Research 59

1b. CANADA 61Overview 61 Brain Drain - Losing the Best and Brightest 61Canadian Players in Nanotechnology 62

2. JAPAN 63Market Overview 63Carbon Nanotubes Market 63Funding Criteria in Japan 64Nanotechnology - A Strategic Pillar in theNation's S&T Plan 64Leading Japanese Institutions Involved inNanotechnology Programs 65

3. EUROPE 66Overview 66Issues and Trends 66European NanoBusiness Association - Powering R&D Effort 66Research Duplication - Europe's Bane on Nanotech Development 66European Programs in Nanotechnology 67Market Analytics 68Table 9: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forNanotechnology by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK andRest of Europe with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million forYears 2010 Through 2015 68

Table 10: European 5-Year Perspective for Nanotechnology byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for France, Germany, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Year 2011& 2015 69

3a. FRANCE 70Overview 703b. FINLAND 70Overview 70

3c. GERMANY 71Overview 71The Research Programs 71Techno-Capabilities 71Impact of the Global Financial Crisis 72Major Players 72

3d. RUSSIA 73An Overview 733e. SWITZERLAND 74Overview 743f. THE NETHERLANDS 74Overview 743g. UNITED KINGDOM 75Overview 75Research Capabilities 75Challenges 75Government Initiatives 75Key British Academic Institutes in NanoResearch 764. ASIA-PACIFIC 78Overview 784a. AUSTRALIA 79Overview 79Carbon Nanotubes Market 79Prominent Australian Groups with their Principal Field ofResearch 80Australian Projects in Nanotechnology 804b. CHINA 82Overview 82Government Takes the R&D Initiative 82Chinese Agencies Involved in Nanotech 83Carbon Nanotubes 834c. INDIA 84Overview 84

4d. SOUTH KOREA 85Overview 85Carbon Nanotubes Market 85Information Technology Industry Leads Nanotech R&D Efforts 85Korea with 10-Year Plan to Make Rapid Strides inNanotechnology Market 86Korea to Set up Single Window Service for NanotechnologyDevelopment 86Technological Breakthroughs 874e. SINGAPORE 87Overview 874f. TAIWAN 88Overview 884g. MALAYSIA 88Overview 884h. PHILIPPINES 89Overview 895. MIDDLE EAST 905a. ISRAEL 90Overview 90Carbon Nanotubes Market 90

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