The human microbiome has been widely regarded as the next frontier of translational medication, with the overall microbiome industry undergoing tremendous scientific influx in the form of cutting-edge sequencing technology arising from massive investments. While the gut microbiome has garnered immense attention toward its importance in the upkeep of intestinal health, a growing body of research has attempted to explore the less obvious implications of human microbiome modulation.
The past decades have observed a remarkable evolution of the materials industry. Breakthrough properties of the advanced materials have contributed to their increased adoption in various applications to achieve efficiency.
The past decade was replete with massive advancements in the field of agriculture technology. With the rapid employment of advanced farming technological solutions, farmers can enhance production yield by increasing inputs and efficient management of farm enterprises.
The global aerospace & defense and robotics & UAV industries are undergoing colossal changes, which are propelled by several macro-level trends. In addition, factors such as technological disruptions, increasing pricing pressures, and consolidation of information are encouraging the stakeholders across the industry to acclimate to the changing industry scenario rapidly and seek new opportunities to stay ahead of the competition.
Technological advancements in the automotive industry are promoting the manufacturing of smart and connected vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with several components and sensors, which collect multiple data from the vehicle and its surroundings to ensure better driving experience and safety.
Over the past couple of years, the healthcare industry has observed sustainable growth, owing to the introduction of technological advancements in the field of diagnostic and therapeutic options, thereby improving regulations across the world. This, in turn, has initiated trends that are expected to transform the industry and change the way medical products are used for clinical care.
The electric vehicle revolution provides ample growth opportunities for stakeholders such as the investors and manufacturers that are involved in the EV ecosystem. However, it is also necessary for every stakeholder to identify critical risks that are generally overlooked due to the possibility of making huge profits before making significant investments in the market.
The year 2019 was an amalgamation of breakthrough technologies in the agriculture and food vertical. In the last decade, there were various strategic developments that demonstrated promising market opportunities for the companies operating in the domain. Certain examples being the acquisition of Smart Ag Inc. by Raven Industries, Inc. with a focus to create autonomous solutions for the precision agriculture market, along with partnership between CropX and FarmAgro to provide satellite-powered precision agriculture tools to farmers in Central America, among others.
Silicone elastomers represent a unique combination of organic and inorganic chemistries, which result in the formation of some of the most stable organic materials exhibiting excellent chemical structure. RTV is a type of silicone elastomer which is made from one-part (RTV-1) or two-component (RTV-2) systems, with their toughness ranging from very soft to medium. RTV silicone is ideal for numerous bonding and sealing operations. The growth in the global RTV silicone market is attributed to the wide usage of RTV silicone in the construction sector. The rising demand for electric vehicles, growing electronic components in automotive, increase in disposable income in developing countries, and surging demand for medical devices are some of the prominent factors promoting the growth of RTV silicone in the industry.