Welcome!

Websphere Authors: Elizabeth White, Carmen Gonzalez, Yeshim Deniz, Trevor Parsons, Pat Romanski

News Feed Item

Plunkett's Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Almanac 2012: Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Plunkett's Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Almanac 2012: Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

http://www.reportlinker.com/p01027645/Plunketts-Nanotechnology--MEMS-Ind...

PLUNKETT'S NANOTECHNOLOGY & MEMS INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2012

Key Features:

-Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence

-Market forecasts and Industry Statistics

-Industry Associations and Professional Societies List

-In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies

-Industry Glossary

-Buyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online

Pages: 410Statistical Tables Provided: 8Companies Profiled: 279Geographic Focus: Global

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.

-How is the industry evolving?

-How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?

-How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?

-What is the size of the market now and in the future?

-What are the financial results of the leading companies?

-What are the names and titles of top executives?

-What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:

Major Trends Affecting the Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry1) Introduction to Nanotechnology & MEMS 2) What is Nanotechnology? 3) A Brief History of Nanotechnology4) Advances in Microscopes Enable Nanotechnology Research 5) Self-Assembly and Fabrication on the Atomic Level Enable Nanomanipulation 6) Innovations in Bucky Balls, Nanotubes and Single Wall Nanotubes (SWNTs) Make Commercial Production a Reality 7) Nanotechnology & MEMS Applications in Optics and Displays Lead to a Breakthrough in Wireless Device Screens 8) Nanotechnology Will Create Powerful Semiconductors in the Near Future 9) Nanotechnology Holds the Key to the Ultradense Digital Memory of the Future 10) Nanotechnology Sees Applications in Fuel Cells and Solar Power - Micro Fuel Cells to Power Mobile Devices 11) Graphene Shows Immense Promise 12) Advances and Applications Are Made in MEMS 13) Government and Private Nanotechnology Research Funding is Substantial 14) Nanotechnology Safety and Ethics Are a Major Concern 15) High-Tech, Nanotech and Smart Fabrics Proliferate 16) Nanotechnology Has a Growing Role in Sports Equipment 17) Nanotechnology Converges with Biotech 18) Nanotechnology Makes Breakthroughs in Health Care 19) Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) Ready to Spread/Nanotechnology Applications 20) Nanochemicals Hold Promise for Advanced Coatings and Specialty Chemicals

Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Statistics

1) Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Overview 2012

2) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget: 2010-2012

3) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget History: 2005-2011

4) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Actual Agency Investments by Program Component Area: 2011

5) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Estimated Agency Investments by Program Component Area: 2012

6) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Planned Agency Investments by Program Component Area: 2013

7) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Centers, Networks & User Facilities

8) Lux Nanotech Index Components as of April 2012

Table of Contents

PLUNKETT'S NANOTECHNOLOGY & MEMSINDUSTRY ALMANAC 2012CONTENTSA Short Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Glossary xIntroduction 1How to Use This Book 3Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry 71) Introduction to Nanotechnology & MEMS 72) What is Nanotechnology? 93) A Brief History of Nanotechnology 94) Advances in Microscopes Enable Nanotechnology Research 105) Self-Assembly and Fabrication on the Atomic Level Enable Nanomanipulation 116) Innovations in Bucky Balls, Nanotubes and Single Wall Nanotubes (SWNTs) MakeCommercial Production a Reality 117) Nanotechnology & MEMS Applications in Optics and Displays Lead to a Breakthrough inWireless Device Screens 128) Nanotechnology Will Create Powerful Semiconductors in the Near Future 149) Nanotechnology Holds the Key to the Ultradense Digital Memory of the Future 1510) Nanotechnology Sees Applications in Fuel Cells and Solar Power—Micro Fuel Cells toPower Mobile Devices 1511) Graphene Shows Immense Promise 1612) Advances and Applications Are Made in MEMS 1613) Government and Private Nanotechnology Research Funding is Substantial 1714) Nanotechnology Safety and Ethics Are a Major Concern 1815) High-Tech, Nanotech and Smart Fabrics Proliferate 1816) Nanotechnology Has a Growing Role in Sports Equipment 2017) Nanotechnology Converges with Biotech 2018) Nanotechnology Makes Breakthroughs in Health Care 2119) Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) Ready to Spread/Nanotechnology Applications 2220) Nanochemicals Hold Promise for Advanced Coatings and Specialty Chemicals 23Chapter 2: Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Statistics 25Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Overview 2012 26U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget: 2010-2012 27U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget History: 2005-2011 28U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Actual Agency Investments by ProgramComponent Area: 2011 29U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Estimated Agency Investments by ProgramComponent Area: 2012 30U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Planned Agency Investments by ProgramComponent Area: 2013 31U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Centers, Networks & User Facilities 32Lux Nanotech Index Components as of April 2012 34Chapter 3: Important Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Contacts 35(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)Chapter 4: THE NANOTECHNOLOGY & MEMS 300:Who They Are and How They Were Chosen 65Industry List, With Codes 66Index of Companies Within Industry Groups 68Alphabetical Index 75Index of Headquarters Location by U.S. State 77Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country 80Index by Regions of the U.S. Where the Firms Have Locations 81Index of Firms with International Operations 87Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE NANOTECHNOLOGY & MEMS 300 90Additional IndexesIndex of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities 371Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations 372

Companies Mentioned

3DM Inc3M Company3M ESPEA123SystemsAbbott LaboratoriesAcacia Research CorporationAccelrys IncAccenture plcActelion LtdAdmatechsAdvanced Bionics LLCAdvanced Diamond Technologies IncAdvanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD)Advanced Powders & CoatingsAdvion BioSciences IncAffymetrix IncAgilent Technologies IncAir Products & Chemicals IncAixtron SEAkzoNobel NVAlbany Molecular Research IncALD NanoSolutions IncAltair Nanotechnologies IncAMAG Pharmaceuticals IncAMCOL International CorpAmgen IncAMSC CorporationAnalog Devices IncANSYS IncAntaria LimitedApNano Materials IncAPP Pharmaceuticals IncApplied Materials IncApplied Microstructures IncApplied Nanotech Holdings IncApplied Sciences IncApplied Thin Films IncArkemaArrowhead Research CorporationArryx IncAstraZeneca plcATMI IncAuterra IncAvago Technologies LimitedAVEKA GroupAVIVA Biosciences CorpBASF Future Business GmbHBASF SEBaxter International IncBayer AGBecton Dickinson & CoBell LabsBinOptics CorporationBioForce Nanosciences Holdings IncBioNano GenomicsBiophan Technologies IncBioSante Pharmaceuticals IncBP plcBristol-Myers Squibb CoBroadley-James CorporationCabot CorporationCalando PharmaceuticalsCalient Technologies IncCaliper Life Sciences IncCambridge Display Technology IncCanon IncCelsia Technologies IncCepheidCH2M HILL Companies LtdChemat Technology IncChevron CorporationChevron Technology VenturesCoherent IncColibrys SACombiMatrix CorporationConocoPhillips CompanyCool Chips plcCorning IncCoventor IncCustom Sensors & Technologies IncDayStar TechnologiesDendritic Nanotechnologies IncDenso CorporationDeutsche Telekom AGDow AgroSciences LLCDow Chemical Company (The)Dow Corning CorporationDuPont (E I du Pont de Nemours & Co)DuPont Central Research & DevelopmentDust NetworksD-Wave Systems IncEastman Chemical CompanyElan Corp plcEli Lilly & CompanyElpida Memory IncEmber CorporationEMCORE CorpEni SpAEvident Technologies IncExxon Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil)ExxonMobil ChemicalFEI CompanyFISO Technologies IncFlamel Technologies SAFormFactor IncFreescale Semiconductor IncFrontier Carbon CorporationFujitsu Laboratories LtdFujitsu LimitedGE Global ResearchGeneFluidics IncGenentech IncGeneral Electric Co (GE)GigOptix IncGlaxoSmithKline plcHarris & Harris Group IncHeadwaters IncHewlett-Packard Co (HP)Hewlett-Packard Laboratories (HP Labs)Hewlett-Packard Quantum Science ResearchHitachi Chemical DuPont MicroSystems LLCHitachi Global Storage Technologies IncHitachi High Technologies America IncHitachi LtdHoneywell International IncHybrid Plastics IncHyperion Catalysis InternationalIBM ResearchInfineon Technologies AGInMat IncInstitute for Soldier NanotechnologiesIntegrated Nano-Technologies LLCIntel CorpIntelliSense Software CorpIntematix CorporationInternational Business Machines Corp (IBM)JDS Uniphase CorporationJeol LtdJMAR LLCJohnson & JohnsonKeithley Instruments IncKereos IncKeystone Nano IncKeystone Nano IncKionix IncKnowles Electronics LLCKodak Research LaboratoriesKonarka Technologies IncKopin CorporationKovio IncLabNowLexmark International IncLife Technologies CorpL'Oreal SALuminex CorporationLuna InnovationsLux CapitalLuxtera IncMacronix International Co LtdMad City Labs IncManhattan Scientifics IncMedia Lario International SAMedtronic IncMEMSIC IncMEMX IncMerck & Co IncMicralyne IncMicrofabrica IncMicrofluidics International CorpMicrovision IncMitsubishi CorpMitsui & Co LtdMolecular Imprints IncMolecular Nanosystems IncMonsanto ComPhase Technologies IncMTS Systems CorporationMurata Manufacturing Co LtdNano Chem Tech Co LtdNano Mask IncNano Scale Surface Systems IncNanoBio CorporationNanoco TechnologiesNanocor IncNanocyl SANanofilmNanoGram CorpNanoMaterials Discovery CorpNanometrics IncNanomix IncNanophase Technologies CorpNanoptics IncNanoScale CorpNanospectra Biosciences IncNanosphere IncNanoSteel Company Inc (The)NanoString Technologies IncNanosys IncNano-Terra IncNano-Tex LLCNantero IncNanya Technology CorporationNEC CorporationNEC Laboratories America IncNeo Material Technologies IncNeoPhotonics CorpNovartis AGNovavax IncNovo-Nordisk ASNVE CorporationObducat ABOlivetti SpAOmron CorporationOwlstone Nanotech IncOxonica plcPalo Alto Research Center (PARC)Panasonic CorporationPanasonic Mobile Communications Co LtdPathoGenetix IncPfizer IncPhotronics IncPhysik Instrumente GmbH & CoPowerchip Technology CorpPrimet Precision MaterialsProcter & Gamble CopSivida CorpQD Vision IncQIAGEN NVQinetiq Group plcQualcomm IncQuantumSphere IncRAVE LLCRaydiance IncRaymor Industries IncRaytheon CoReade International CorpResearch Corporation TechnologiesRobert Bosch GmbHRohm & Haas CompanyRoyal Philips Electronics NVSamsung Electronics Co LtdSandvik ABSanofi SASANYO Electric Company LtdSchott AGSecond Sight Medical Products IncSeiko Epson CorporationSeraphima VenturesSFC Energy AGShell Oil CoShowa Denko KKSiemens AGSiemens Corporate TechnologySilicon Sensing Systems LtdSkyePharma plcSolicore IncSono-Tek CorporationSony CorporationSouthern Clay Products IncSouthWest NanoTechnologies IncSpire CorporationStarpharma Holdings LtdSTMicroelectronics NVSurModics IncSyngenta AGSystron Donner InertialTaiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC)Tegal CorporationTeijin LtdTeledyne DALSA Semiconductor IncTeva Pharmaceutical Industries LtdTexas Instruments Inc (TI)ThingMagic LLCToshiba Corporate R&D CenterToshiba CorporationTotal SAToyota Motor CorporationTRW Automotive Holdings CorpUltratech IncUnidym IncUniversal Display CorpVeeco Instruments IncVTI Technologies OYXerox CorpXintek IncZettaCore IncZyvex Corporation

To order this report:: Plunkett's Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Almanac 2012: Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

Contact Clare: clare@reportlinker.com

US:(339) 368 6001

Intl:+1 339 368 6001

SOURCE Reportlinker

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Wearable devices have come of age. The primary applications of wearables so far have been "the Quantified Self" or the tracking of one's fitness and health status. We propose the evolution of wearables into social and emotional communication devices. Our BE(tm) sensor uses light to visualize the skin conductance response. Our sensors are very inexpensive and can be massively distributed to audiences or groups of any size, in order to gauge reactions to performances, video, or any kind of presentation. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Jocelyn Scheirer, CEO & Founder of Bionolux, will discuss ho...
The Industrial Internet revolution is now underway, enabled by connected machines and billions of devices that communicate and collaborate. The massive amounts of Big Data requiring real-time analysis is flooding legacy IT systems and giving way to cloud environments that can handle the unpredictable workloads. Yet many barriers remain until we can fully realize the opportunities and benefits from the convergence of machines and devices with Big Data and the cloud, including interoperability, data security and privacy.
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete at launch. DevOps may be disruptive, but it is essential.
Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined three key elements that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad availability of flexible, cost-effective storage designed to handle the massive surge in back-end data in a world where timely analytics is e...
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is bringing a greater level of control, security and flexibility to cloud-based application development and delivery with a single-tenant version of Bluemix, IBM's platform-as-a-service. The new platform enables developers to build ap...

Building low-cost wearable devices can enhance the quality of our lives. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Sai Yamanoor, Embedded Software Engineer at Altschool, provided an example of putting together a small keychain within a $50 budget that educates the user about the air quality in their surroundings. He also provided examples such as building a wearable device that provides transit or recreational information. He then reviewed the resources available to build wearable devices at home including open source hardware, the raw materials required and the options available to power s...
The Internet of Things promises to transform businesses (and lives), but navigating the business and technical path to success can be difficult to understand. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sean Lorenz, Technical Product Manager for Xively at LogMeIn, demonstrated how to approach creating broadly successful connected customer solutions using real world business transformation studies including New England BioLabs and more.
Since 2008 and for the first time in history, more than half of humans live in urban areas, urging cities to become “smart.” Today, cities can leverage the wide availability of smartphones combined with new technologies such as Beacons or NFC to connect their urban furniture and environment to create citizen-first services that improve transportation, way-finding and information delivery. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Laetitia Gazel-Anthoine, CEO of Connecthings, will focus on successful use cases.
Enthusiasm for the Internet of Things has reached an all-time high. In 2013 alone, venture capitalists spent more than $1 billion dollars investing in the IoT space. With "smart" appliances and devices, IoT covers wearable smart devices, cloud services to hardware companies. Nest, a Google company, detects temperatures inside homes and automatically adjusts it by tracking its user's habit. These technologies are quickly developing and with it come challenges such as bridging infrastructure gaps, abiding by privacy concerns and making the concept a reality. These challenges can't be addressed w...
The Domain Name Service (DNS) is one of the most important components in networking infrastructure, enabling users and services to access applications by translating URLs (names) into IP addresses (numbers). Because every icon and URL and all embedded content on a website requires a DNS lookup loading complex sites necessitates hundreds of DNS queries. In addition, as more internet-enabled ‘Things' get connected, people will rely on DNS to name and find their fridges, toasters and toilets. According to a recent IDG Research Services Survey this rate of traffic will only grow. What's driving t...
The Internet of Things is a misnomer. That implies that everything is on the Internet, and that simply should not be - especially for things that are blurring the line between medical devices that stimulate like a pacemaker and quantified self-sensors like a pedometer or pulse tracker. The mesh of things that we manage must be segmented into zones of trust for sensing data, transmitting data, receiving command and control administrative changes, and peer-to-peer mesh messaging. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ryan Bagnulo, Solution Architect / Software Engineer at SOA Software, focused on desi...
"For over 25 years we have been working with a lot of enterprise customers and we have seen how companies create applications. And now that we have moved to cloud computing, mobile, social and the Internet of Things, we see that the market needs a new way of creating applications," stated Jesse Shiah, CEO, President and Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 15th Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The Internet of Things is tied together with a thin strand that is known as time. Coincidentally, at the core of nearly all data analytics is a timestamp. When working with time series data there are a few core principles that everyone should consider, especially across datasets where time is the common boundary. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture at MapR Technologies, discussed single-value, geo-spatial, and log time series data. By focusing on enterprise applications and the data center, he will use OpenTSDB as an example t...
The industrial software market has treated data with the mentality of “collect everything now, worry about how to use it later.” We now find ourselves buried in data, with the pervasive connectivity of the (Industrial) Internet of Things only piling on more numbers. There’s too much data and not enough information. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Bob Gates, Global Marketing Director, GE’s Intelligent Platforms business, to discuss how realizing the power of IoT, software developers are now focused on understanding how industrial data can create intelligence for industrial operations. Imagine ...
Cultural, regulatory, environmental, political and economic (CREPE) conditions over the past decade are creating cross-industry solution spaces that require processes and technologies from both the Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Management and Analytics (DMA). These solution spaces are evolving into Sensor Analytics Ecosystems (SAE) that represent significant new opportunities for organizations of all types. Public Utilities throughout the world, providing electricity, natural gas and water, are pursuing SmartGrid initiatives that represent one of the more mature examples of SAE. We have s...
There is no doubt that Big Data is here and getting bigger every day. Building a Big Data infrastructure today is no easy task. There are an enormous number of choices for database engines and technologies. To make things even more challenging, requirements are getting more sophisticated, and the standard paradigm of supporting historical analytics queries is often just one facet of what is needed. As Big Data growth continues, organizations are demanding real-time access to data, allowing immediate and actionable interpretation of events as they happen. Another aspect concerns how to deliver ...
Scott Jenson leads a project called The Physical Web within the Chrome team at Google. Project members are working to take the scalability and openness of the web and use it to talk to the exponentially exploding range of smart devices. Nearly every company today working on the IoT comes up with the same basic solution: use my server and you'll be fine. But if we really believe there will be trillions of these devices, that just can't scale. We need a system that is open a scalable and by using the URL as a basic building block, we open this up and get the same resilience that the web enjoys.
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money!
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.