The Governing Green Giants: Makers of Cleantech Nanointermediates on the Lux Innovation Grid

March 12, 2010 | State of the Market Report

There’s no denying the impact of nanotech on energy and environmental technologies – widely referred to as “cleantech” – as evidenced by venture capital (VC) funding, government initiatives, and research activity. Most of the commercial activity in the energy and environment sector of nanotech takes place in the nanointermediate segment of the value chain, and because of the excitement and the promise of a $20 billion market in 2015, several start-ups have joined the race to develop nanointermediates for the energy and environment segment. So, to help executives make sense of the maze, we used the Lux Innovation Grid (LIG) to assess companies in three spaces – batteries for electric vehicles, filters for gas purification, and organic and Grätzel photovoltaics (PVs) – ultimately providing a navigation tool designed to help make better decisions about merger and acquisitions, licensing, development agreements, investments, and regulations.

Coverage Areas

  • Accelerating Materials Innovation
  • Nanotechnology

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Landscape
    Enticed by free-flowing funding and big paydays, nanointermediate makers have flocked to the energy and environment sector.
  • Analysis
    The field of cleantech nanointermediates is a complex labyrinth, but a few winners stand out.
  • Outlook
  • Endnotes

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