Major Developments in Advanced Materials and Manufacturing and Key Trends for 2017

January 14, 2017 | State of the Market Report

2016 was an action packed year for materials and manufacturing. The combined effects of digital transformation, increased demand for energy and efficiency, and the growing importance of health and wellness were key in 2016 and stand to shape 2017. This report highlights five key events in 2016 and outlines five key trends to look out for in 2017.

Coverage Areas

  • Accelerating Materials Innovation
  • Digital Transformation

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Three key megatrends illuminate the events of 2016 and our predictions for 2017
  • Key events from 2016
  • Key trends for 2017

Lead Analyst

Research Director


Ross Kozarsky
Dayton Horvath