The research service delves deeper into advanced manufacturing and automation technologies from various technology and market attractiveness metrics such as patent, funding, market potential, applications impact, regional adoption, innovation landscape, roadmap and disruptiveness potential. Technologies covered in this report include: 3D printing, multi-material joining technologies, composites manufacturing, micro- and nano-manufacturing, atomic layer deposition, digital manufacturing, agile robots, advanced lithography and magnetic levitation.
Agile robots will have a high adoption rate in different industries as they help increase productivity. The rapid development of automated shop floors will boost their uptake.
3D Printing has been receiving a lot of attention in terms of innovations for the last couple of years. There has been a lot of innovation in this space and more market sectors are seen to adopt this novel technology.
Government agencies such as DARPA, EU CORDIS, NASA, DOD and DOE are funding on a large scale for various manufacturing technologies.
With the growing standards and regulations across the globe for the reduction of the carbon foot print, this technology is seen as key in order to achieve the same.
Digital manufacturing is seen as one of the most important innovations in the manufacturing sector. With a large number of ICT and sensor technologies converging in the manufacturing industry, digital manufacturing has the potential to be adopted on a large scale.