Smart Materials and Their Applications: Technologies and Global Markets

Smart Materials and Their Applications: Technologies and Global Markets

  • January 2015 •
  • 140 pages •
  • Report ID: 2627555 •
  • Format: PDF

The global market for smart materials totaled about $26.0 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach $42.2 billion in 2019, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.2% for the period 2014-2019.
This report provides:
An overview of the global markets for smart materials and their applications.
Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2013 and 2014, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2019.
Identification and descriptions of the principal types of smart materials.
Pinpointing of new materials and applications that are likely to be introduced in the next 5 years and their expected market impacts.
Profiles of major players in the smart materials field.


The scope of this includes all major categories of smart materials, i.e.:
Piezoelectric materials.
Electrostrictive materials.
Magnetostrictive materials.
Shape memory materials.
Smart fluids.
Smart hydrogels.
Electrochromic materials.
Phase change materials.

The report analyzes the principal end-user segment for each type of smart material (including commercial, industrial, medical, research and military) and estimates the current and projected worldwide market for each type of smart material and application through 2019.

The report format includes the following major elements:

Executive summary.
Milestones in the development of smart materials.
Types of smart materials, their properties, technologies and markets.
Smart material applications, end users and markets.
Company profiles.
Patent analysis.