Graphene: Near-term Opportunities and Long-term Ambitions

March 10, 2009 | State of the Market Report

Graphene sales are poised to grow from $196,000 in 2008 to $59 million market in 2015, representing a 125% CAGR. While price and performance advantages over incumbent carbon-based nanomaterials will lend graphene immediate market opportunities, new markets and aggressive development efforts will be required in order to deliver on the material's hype. Our analysis found that initial opportunities will come from applications in composites, coatings, and energy storage devices, while electronics applications are at least a decade off.

Coverage Areas

  • Accelerating Materials Innovation
  • Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness
  • Digital Transformation
  • Nanotechnology
  • Wearable Electronics

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