Next-generation Water Membranes: Filtering Innovations in the $11.7 Billion Market

February 05, 2018 | Research Report

Membrane technology is one of the mostĀ promisingĀ areas for advancement in water and wastewater treatment. This report focuses on the market size of membrane technologies in the water industry and the adoption of next-generation separations in municipal and industrial applications. Overall, the market is expected to grow at a 7.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR), from $8.1 billion to $11.7 billion. We find that advanced membranes using aquaporins, chemical additives, functional coats, and unique air-to-water interfaces will play a big role in the future of water treatment. Note: Lux analysts have reviewed this content in the last six months and deemed it still current and relevant. We will continue to periodically review content for recency and relevance, and will either archive or refresh this content as the situation requires. Please reach out to your Customer Success Manager if you have any further questions.


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Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Table of contents
  • Executive Summary
  • Landscape: Understanding membrane technologies
  • Analysis: Part One
  • Analysis: Part two
  • Outlook and Recommendations

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