Global Nanomaterials Market forecast 2024-2030

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The Global Nanomaterials Market size is forecast to reach USD 49.24 billion by 2029, after growing at a CAGR of 18.15% during the forecast period 2024-2029. The market for nanomaterials is fueled by increasing demand from multiple industries such as electronics, healthcare, energy, and automotive sectors. Nanomaterials find applications in various products and technologies, including electronics, coatings, batteries, sensors, drug delivery systems, and more. The market is projected to witness significant growth during the forecast period, driven by advancements in nanotechnology, government initiatives promoting nanomaterial research, and increasing investments by major companies. The growing focus on sustainable and eco-friendly materials is also contributing to the market expansion. Multiple uses in the fields of electronics, aerospace, energy storage, biomedical engineering, and more are driving the market for carbon nanomaterials.

Report Coverage

The report “Global Nanomaterials Market – Forecast (2024-2029)”, by IndustryARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the global nanomaterials market.

By Type: Carbon-Based Materials, Metal Based Materials, Dendrimers, Nanocomposites

By End Use Industry: Paint & Coatings, Automotive & Aerospace, Healthcare & Life Science, Electronics & Semiconductor, Consumer Goods, Energy, Others

By Geography:  North America, South America, Europe, APAC, and RoW

Key Takeaways

·       The North American region is anticipated to dominate the global nanomaterials market with a value share of approximately 40% in 2023, followed by Asia Pacific with a 32% value share in the global nanomaterials market.

·       As electronic devices become more compact, there is a need for nanomaterials that offer superior performance in smaller sizes. Nanomaterials, such as nanowires, quantum dots, and nanoparticles, enable enhanced functionality, higher electrical conductivity, improved energy storage, and optical properties required for next-generation devices. Due to the need for miniaturization and performance enhancement, the demand for nanomaterials in the electronics industry is anticipated to rise.

By Type - Segment Analysis

The Carbon-Based Materials segment dominated the global nanomaterials market in 2023. Carbon-based nanomaterials include graphene and its derivatives, fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, graphene oxide, nanodiamonds, and carbon-based quantum dots. These materials have generated a lot of attention in a variety of fields, including biological applications, because of their exceptional mechanical, electrical, thermal, optical, and chemical capabilities as well as their distinctive structural dimensions. Recent years have seen a notable rise in the utilization of stimuli-responsive carbon-based nanomaterials due to their intelligent behavior. Based on the stimulus-response characteristics of carbon-based nanomaterials, researchers have used them to cure various diseases. Smart materials with dynamically tunable physicochemical qualities in response to changes in internal or external environmental stimuli can be employed, such as carbon-based stimuli-responsive nanomaterials. Their many chemical and nanostructure combinations, along with their functional complexes with various carriers, open new possibilities for the creation of sophisticated smart nanomaterials.

By End Use Industry - Segment Analysis

The Electronics and Semiconductor end-use industry dominated the global nanomaterials market in 2023. Increasing demand from semiconductor manufacturers is driving significant growth in the global nanomaterials market. The surge in demand for advanced, high-performance microelectronic components for consumer electronics and other applications is also projected to create lucrative opportunities for the global nanomaterials f market. For instance, in 2022

,the US government allocated funds of $50 billion under the CHIPS and Science Act to maintain U.S. leadership in the manufacturing of semiconductors and encourage high-paying jobs. The rise in government funds or grants for manufacturing semiconductors is also anticipated to boost the nanomaterials market. Nanomaterials with exceptional electrical conductivity include graphene and carbon nanotubes. Because of this, they can be used in a variety of semiconductor-related applications, such as conductive elements in transistors, interconnects, and other electronic components.

By Geography - Segment Analysis

North America region dominated the global nanomaterials market in 2023 Due to the widespread use of nanoscience and nanotechnology as a vital component of manufacturing across a variety of industries, the United States is regarded as the industry leader in the field of nanomaterials. The nation is currently experiencing substantial technological developments in nanoscience and its implementation in a broad range of applications. According to the US National Nanotechnology Initiative, federal government funding for nanotechnology programs increased steadily from $464 million in 2001 to over $6.2 billion in 2019.  The United States National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) has been allocated a budget of around $31 billion for 2021, with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and other organizations receiving the greatest share of funds for risk- and standard-related nano-research. The rising government’s funds and support are also anticipated to drive the market growth.

Drivers – Global Nanomaterials Market

·       Increasing Adoption of Nanomaterial in Drug Delivery and Medical Devices Propels the Market Growth

The increasing demand for efficient & cost-effective healthcare treatment & diagnostics is accelerating the adoption of nanomaterials in drug delivery and medical devices. The increasing use of large-sized materials in drug delivery poses significant challenges which include in-vivo instability, poor absorption in the body, issues with target-specific delivery and tonic effectiveness, inadequate solubility, low absorption, and likely harmful effects of medications. Therefore, nanotechnology plays a significant role in advanced medicine and drug formulations.  Moreover, Nanotechnology helps in reducing transport costs and even the required dosages by improving shelf-life, thermo-stability, and resistance to changes in the humidity of existing drugs. As a result, the demand for nanotechnology is increasing for more efficient and effective drug delivery. The emergence of Nanomedicine for the treatment of a wide range of chronic diseases including cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, tuberculosis (TB), cancer, and others which in turn is set to propel the growth of Nanotechnology for medical purposes in the future.

·       Rising Demand for Nanotechnology-based Devices Triggers Market Growth

Increasing demand for nanotechnology-based devices is set to drive market growth during the forecast period. Nanotechnology has greatly contributed to major advances in the computing and electronics devices sector by helping to provide faster, smaller, and more portable systems that can manage and store larger and larger amounts of information. The increasing use of nanotechnology in Transistors that enable modern computing is a factor that boosts the market growth of nanodevices. Additionally, integration of magnetic random-access memory which is enabled by nano-meter‐scale magnetic tunnel junctions, in computers will be able to save data quickly and effectively during a system shutdown or enable resume‐play features. Furthermore, increasing the use of energy-efficient Ultra-high-definition displays and televisions that use quantum dots to produce more vibrant colors is also boosting the market growth. Moreover, the increasing use of Flexible, bendable, foldable, rollable, and stretchable electronics that include wearables, smartphones, e-reader displays, and so on is also influencing the market growth.

·       Increasing Need for Nanomaterials in the Auto Industry

Because of their outstanding mechanical qualities and lightweight, nanoparticles are increasingly being used in the automotive industry. These features prompted the automobile industry to incorporate nanoparticles in the design and manufacture of car interiors and exteriors. Nanomaterials are commonly utilized in automobiles to reduce aluminum engine weight, improve grip, and minimize rolling resistance, as well as in Li-ion batteries to shorten recharge time, boost tensile strength, and reduce vehicle weight. These benefits are increasing the adoption of nanomaterials in the automotive industry, hence driving market growth. Aerospace uses include equipment enclosures, aircraft interiors, coatings, cockpits, crew gear, space durable mirrors, nozzles, and solar array substrates. For example, Ford's 'Atoms to Engines' initiative has aided in the reduction of aluminum engine weight, the use of carbon black in tires for improved grip and reduced rolling resistance, the use of nanomaterials in Li-ion batteries to minimize recharge time, and so on. The use of nanomaterials in the automotive sector is projected to grow, with novel materials such as nanocatalysts, nanodispersions, and nano additives finding use in lubricants, fuels, and coolants.

Challenges – Global Nanomaterials Market

·       Financial Costs and environmental Risks Associated with Nanomaterials Are Too Large for Many Established Organizations To Bear

The high cost of nanomaterials coupled with environmental risk has become a prime concern for every organization which acts as a major challenge restraining the market growth of the Nanotechnology market. Since the research & and development budget is the most important factor considered while organizations investing in developing advanced tools & and technologies, the high cost of nanomaterials, slows down its market growth. For example, the price of one milligram and one gram of gold nanoparticles is approximately $80 and $80,000, respectively.  The high cost of nanomaterials negatively impacts the nanotechnology market as it discourages end-users from using them for various applications. Additionally, Nanotechnology is an expensive area of research and is largely confined to developed nations with strong infrastructure. Many social scientists are concerned that developing countries will fall further behind as they cannot afford to develop a nanotechnology industry.

·       Issues And Concerns in Nanotech Product Development

Issues & concerns in nanotech product development have become a major factor that acts as a major constraint restraining the market growth of Nanotechnology globally. The major challenges to the marketing of these nanotechnology products can be the following factors such as inadequate regulatory framework; lack of support and acceptance by the public, practicing physicians, and industry; developmental considerations like scalability, reproducibility, characterization, quality control, and suitable translation; toxicological issues and safety profiles; lack of available multidisciplinary platforms and poor intellectual property protection. Lack of standards for evaluation and Bureaucratic delays limit the market growth.  The lack of performance evaluation standards at different stages of research is a major obstacle to the development of nano-products. Because of this, there is a lack of standardizing standards by which nanotechnologies can be evaluated which affects the process of patenting.

Market Landscape

Partnership, Funding, Product Launch, Collaboration, Agreement, and Investment are key strategies adopted by players in the global nanomaterials market. In 2023, the global nanomaterials market share has been consolidated by the top seven players accounting for 44.75% of the share. Major players in the global market are Nanoco Technologies, Showa Denko K.K., Merck KGaA, Bruker Corporation, Arkema Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific, A123 Systems, and others.


Ø  In 2023, Merck KGaA Company’s Millipore® CTDMO Services after this expansion encompass all key stages of mRNA technologies, lipids, lipid nanoparticles (LNP), and fill/finish, including key products and biosafety testing.

Ø  In Bruker Corporation announced the launch of the new nanoElute® 2 nano-LC, of MetaboScape® and TASQ® 2023 software supporting fluxomics, and of the latest advances in PaSER™’s intelligent acquisition to enhance research in protein-protein interactions (PPIs) and metaproteomics applications.

Ø  In 2022, American Elements announced that its engineers had invented a novel nanoscale electrolyte material for use in cutting-edge Lithium-Sulfur Battery technology.

1.Global Nanomaterials Market- Market Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Global Nanomaterials Market- Executive Summary
3. Global Nanomaterials Market- Landscape
    3.1 Comparative analysis 
        3.1.1 Market Share Analysis- Top Companies
        3.1.2 Product Benchmarking- Top Companies
        3.1.3 Top 5 Financials Analysis
        3.1.4 Patent Analysis- Top Companies
        3.1.5 Pricing Analysis
4. Global Nanomaterials Market - Startup Companies Scenario Premium  
    4.1 Top startup company Analysis by
        4.1.1 Investment
        4.1.2 Revenue
        4.1.3 Market Shares
        4.1.4 Market Size and Application Analysis
        4.1.5 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Global Nanomaterials Market– Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium Premium  
    5.1 Regulatory Framework Overview
    5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing business index
    5.3 Case Studies of successful ventures
    5.4 Customer Analysis - Top Companies
6. Global Nanomaterials Market- Market Forces
    6.1 Market Drivers
    6.2 Market Constraints
    6.3 Market Opportunities
    6.4 Porters five force model
        6.4.1 Bargaining power of Suppliers
        6.4.2 Bargaining power of Customers
        6.4.3 Threat of new entrants
        6.4.4 Rivalry among existing players
        6.4.5 Threat of Substitutes 
7. Gobal Nanomaterials Market -Strategic Analysis
    7.1 Value chain analysis
    7.2 Opportunities analysis
    7.3 Market life cycle
    7.4 Suppliers and Distributors Analysis
8. Global Nanomaterials Market– By Type (Market Size -$ Billion)
    8.1 Carbon Based Materials
        8.1.1 Carbon Nanotube
        8.1.2 Fullerenes
        8.1.3 Graphene
        8.1.4 Others
    8.2 Metal Based Materials
        8.2.1 Nanogold
        8.2.2 Nanosilver
        8.2.3 Metal Oxides
   Titanium Dioxide
   Aluminum Oxide
   Silica Dioxide
   Magnesium Oxide
   Zirconium Oxide
   Cerium Oxide
        8.2.4 Quantum Dots
    8.3 Dendrimers
    8.4 Nanocomposites
9. Global Nanomaterials Market– By End Use Industry (Market Size -$ Billion)
    9.1 Paint & Coatings 
    9.2 Automotive & Aerospace 
    9.3 Healthcare & Life Science 
    9.4 Electronics & Semiconductor 
    9.5 Consumer Goods 
    9.6 Energy 
    9.7 Others
10. Global Nanomaterials Market– By Geography (Market Size -$ Billion)
    10.1 North America
        10.1.1 U.S.
        10.1.2 Canada
        10.1.3 Mexico
    10.2 South America
        10.2.1 Brazil
        10.2.2 Argentina
        10.2.3 Colombia
        10.2.4 Chile
        10.2.5 Rest of South America
    10.3 Europe
        10.3.1 U.K 
        10.3.2 Germany 
        10.3.3 Italy 
        10.3.4 France
        10.3.5 Netherlands
        10.3.6 Belgium
        10.3.7 Russia
        10.3.8 Spain
        10.3.9 Rest of Europe
    10.4 Asia-Pacific
        10.4.1 China 
        10.4.2 Japan 
        10.4.3 India 
        10.4.4 South Korea
        10.4.5 Australia & New Zealand
        10.4.6 Rest of Asia Pacific 
11. Global Nanomaterials Market- Entropy
    11.1 New Product Launches
    11.2 M&A’s, Collaborations, JVs and Partnerships
12. Global Nanomaterials Market Company Analysis
    12.1 Market Share, Company Revenue, Products, M&A, Developments
    12.2 Company 1
    12.3 Company 2
    12.4 Company 3
    12.5 Company 4
    12.6 Company 5
    12.7 Company 6
    12.8 Company 7
    12.9 Company 8
    12.10 Company 9
    12.11 Company 10 and more

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