Material Innovations That Facilitate Digital Transformation

July 13, 2018 | Research Report

Digital transformation is disrupting every industry and requires improving the performance of hardware, providing business opportunities for materials with favored properties. In this report, we monitored patents for nearly 700 material technologies and 10 digital toolbox items and identified the hotspots of material innovations facilitating digital transformation. The report presents case studies on three hotspots to demonstrate how material innovations create value for the development of digital toolbox items.


  • Chemicals
  • Government & Non-Profit
  • Industrials

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Executive Summary
  • Goal and Methodology
  • Landscape – Identifying innovation hotspots
  • Analysis – Case studies on top hotspots
  • Conclusion and Recommendations

Lead Analyst

Jerrold Wang, MBA


Ryan Dolen

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