ReportsnReports – Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC) Technical Insights & Market Opportunities

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Global direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) market is expected to grow from 14,200 unit shipments in 2011 to 92,000 unit shipments by the year 2016 at an estimated CAGR of 45.3% for the same period. Asia is expected to lead the market with 38% share; followed by North America (35%), and Europe (27%) in terms of unit shipments by the year 2016. DMFC revenue is expected to reach $109 million by the year 2016 from $17.5 million in the year 2010.

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ReportsnReports – Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC) Technical Insights & Market Opportunities

  1. 1. Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC) Technical Insights & Market OpportunitiesGlobal direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) market is expected to grow from 14,200 unitshipments in 2011 to 92,000 unit shipments by the year 2016 at an estimated CAGR of45.3% for the same period. Asia is expected to lead the market with 38% share; followedby North America (35%), and Europe (27%) in terms of unit shipments by the year 2016.DMFC revenue is expected to reach $109 million by the year 2016 from $17.5 million in theyear 2010.Buy Now: Direct Methanol Fuel Cells MarketBrowse All: Latest Market Research ReportsThe report “Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC) Technical Insights & Market Opportunities”discusses the cost structure, investments, volume break down, and policies and regulations.Some geographic markets which are pioneers in fuel cell manufacturing and researchactivities such as U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, Japan, and South Korea are analyzed indetail. The report also discusses about applications of direct methanol fuel cells like portable(cell phones, laptops), stationary power units, and transportation (DMFC powered vehicles).What makes our reports unique?We provide the longest market segmentation chain in this industry.We provide 10% customization. Our customization will ensure that you necessarily get themarket intelligence you are looking for and we get a loyal customer.We conduct detailed market positioning, product positioning and competitive positioning.Entry strategies, gaps and opportunities are identified for all the stakeholders.Comprehensive market analysis for the following sectors:Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Biotechnology, Semiconductor and Electronics, Energyand Power Supplies, Food and Beverages, Chemicals, Advanced Materials, IndustrialAutomation, and Telecom and IT. We also analyze retailers and super-retailers, technologyproviders, and research and development (R&D) companies.Key questions answeredWhich are the high-growth segments/cash cows and how is the market segmented in termsof applications and materials?What are market estimates and forecasts; which markets are doing well and which are not?Where are the gaps and opportunities; what is driving the market?Which are the key playing fields? Which are the winning edge imperatives?How is the competitive outlook; who are the main players in each of the segments; whatare the key selling products; what are their strategic directives, operational strengths andproduct pipelines? Who is doing what?Powerful Research and analysisThe analysts working with MarketsandMarkets come from renowned publishing and marketresearch firms, globally, adding their expertise and domain understanding. We get the facts
  2. 2. from over 22,000 news and information sources, a huge database of key industryparticipants and draw on our relationships with more than 900 market research companiesacross the world. We, at MarketsandMarkets, are inspired to help our clients grow byproviding qualitative business insights with our huge market intelligence repository.TABLE OF CONTENTS1 INTRODUCTION1.1 KEY TAKE-AWAYS1.2 REPORT DESCRIPTION1.3 MARKETS COVERED1.4 STAKEHOLDERS1.5 KEY QUESTIONS ANSWERED1.6 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY1.6.1 MARKET SIZE1.6.2 DATA FROM SECONDARY SOURCES1.6.3 DATA FROM PRIMARY SOURCES1.6.4 ASSUMPTIONS2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY3 MARKET OVERVIEW3.1 INTRODUCTION3.2 BURNING ISSUES3.2.1 DEVELOPMENT OF LOW COST MEMBRANE3.2.2 METHANOL CARTRIDGES: PACKAGING3.2.3 LOW DURABILITY3.3 MARKET DYNAMICS3.3.1 DRIVERS3.3.1.1 Higher energy density than batteries3.3.1.2 Increasing investments3.3.1.3 Easy transportation & storage of methanol fuel3.3.1.4 More reliable than internal combustion engines3.3.2 RESTRAINTS3.3.2.1 High cost of catalyst3.3.2.2 Technical limitations3.3.2.3 Need of a fuel distribution infrastructure network3.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES3.3.3.1 Utilization of inexpensive materials as catalyst3.3.3.2 Increasing Adoption in portable applications3.4 IMPACT OF MARKET DYNAMICS3.5 WINNING IMPERATIVES3.5.1 COLLABORATIONS/PARTNERSHIPS FOR RESEARCH3.5.2 PRODUCTS DESIGNED FOR MILITARY APPLICATIONS3.6 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS3.6.1 ENTRY BARRIERS3.6.2 THREAT OF SUPPLIERS3.6.3 THREAT OF BUYERS3.6.4 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
  3. 3. 3.6.5 DEGREE OF COMPETITION3.7 GLOBAL FUEL CELL MARKET OVERVIEW3.8 BATTERY VS DMFC3.9 PATENT ANALYSIS4 DMFC, BY COMPONENTS & COSTS4.1 INTRODUCTION4.2 DIRECT METHANOL FUEL CELL4.3 MICRO DMFC: FOR LOW POWER NEEDS4.4 MEMBRANE ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY4.4.1 DIRECT METHANOL FUEL CELL MEMBRANES4.4.1.1 Requirements of DMFC membranes4.4.1.2 Classification of membranes4.4.1.2.1 Nafion membranes (Dupont)4.4.1.2.2 Non-Nafion fluorinated membranes4.4.1.2.2.1 Dow Chemical XUS membranes4.4.1.2.2.2 3P Energy membranes4.4.1.2.3 Composite fluorinated membranes4.4.1.2.3.1 Organic-inorganic composite membranes4.4.1.2.3.2 Acid-base composite membranes4.4.1.2.3.3 Pall Ion Clad membranes4.4.1.2.4 Non-fluorinated membranes4.4.1.2.4.1 Organic-inorganic composite membranes4.4.1.2.4.2 Acid-base membranes4.4.1.2.4.3 Acid-base composite membranes4.4.1.2.5 Other prospective membranes4.4.1.2.5.1 Ballard membranes4.4.1.2.5.2 Fluorocarbon membranes4.4.1.2.5.3 Resin modified polystyrene sulfonate membranes4.4.1.3 Comparison of various membranes4.4.1.3.1 Modification of Nafion membranes4.4.1.3.2 Commercial polymer electrolyte membranes for DMFC4.4.2 CATALYST LAYER4.4.2.1 Catalysts at cathode4.4.2.1.1 Platinum-based alloys4.4.2.1.2 Carbon-Iron-Cobalt4.4.2.1.3 Polymer dipped Carbon Nano Tubes4.4.2.2 Catalysts at anode4.4.2.3 Nanotubes, Nanowires, Nanofibres as support for catalysts – overview4.4.3 GAS DIFFUSION LAYERS4.4.4 BIPOLAR PLATES4.5 DMFC COST ANALYSIS4.5.1 DMFC SYSTEM4.5.2 METHANOL4.5.3 PLATINUM4.5.4 RUTHENIUM5 DMFC MARKET, BY APPLICATIONS5.1 INTRODUCTION
  4. 4. 5.2 PORTABLE APPLICATIONS5.3 STATIONARY APPLICATIONS5.4 TRANSPORTATION APPLICATIONS6 DMFC MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY6.1 INTRODUCTION6.2 NORTH AMERICA6.2.1 CANADA6.2.2 U.S.6.3 EUROPE6.3.1 GERMANY6.3.2 UK6.4 ASIA6.4.1 JAPAN6.4.2 SOUTH KOREA7 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE8 COMPANY PROFILES8.1 ANTIG TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD8.1.1 OVERVIEW8.1.2 FINANCIALS8.1.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.1.4 STRATEGY8.1.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.2 CMR FUEL CELLS PLC8.2.1 OVERVIEW8.2.2 FINANCIALS8.2.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.2.4 STRATEGY8.2.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.3 VIASPACE INC8.3.1 OVERVIEW8.3.2 FINANCIALS8.3.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.3.4 STRATEGY8.3.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.4 DUPONT FUEL CELL8.4.1 OVERVIEW8.4.2 FINANCIALS8.4.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.4.4 STRATEGY8.4.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.5 FUJIKURA LTD8.5.1 OVERVIEW8.5.2 FINANCIALS8.5.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.5.4 STRATEGY8.5.5 DEVELOPMENTS
  5. 5. 8.6 HITACHI LTD8.6.1 OVERVIEW8.6.2 FINANCIALS8.6.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.6.4 STRATEGY8.6.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.7 IDATECH LLC8.7.1 OVERVIEW8.7.2 FINANCIALS8.7.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.7.4 STRATEGY8.7.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.8 MTI MICRO FUEL CELLS INC8.8.1 OVERVIEW8.8.2 FINANCIALS8.8.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.8.4 STRATEGY8.8.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.9 NEAH POWER SYSTEMS INC8.9.1 OVERVIEW8.9.2 FINANCIALS8.9.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.9.4 STRATEGY8.9.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.10 OORJA PROTONICS INC8.10.1 OVERVIEW8.10.2 FINANCIALS8.10.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.10.4 STRATEGY8.10.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.11 PANASONIC CORP8.11.1 OVERVIEW8.11.2 FINANCIALS8.11.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.11.4 STRATEGY8.11.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.12 POLYFUEL INC8.12.1 OVERVIEW8.12.2 FINANCIALS8.12.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.12.4 STRATEGY8.12.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.13 SAMSUNG SDI CO LTD8.13.1 OVERVIEW8.13.2 FINANCIALS8.13.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.13.4 STRATEGY8.13.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.14 SFC ENERGY AG
  6. 6. 8.14.1 OVERVIEW8.14.2 FINANCIALS8.14.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.14.4 STRATEGY8.14.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.15 SHARP CORP8.15.1 OVERVIEW8.15.2 FINANCIALS8.15.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.15.4 STRATEGY8.15.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.16 SYMPOWERCO CORP8.16.1 OVERVIEW8.16.2 FINANCIALS8.16.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.16.4 STRATEGY8.16.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.17 TOSHIBA CORP8.17.1 OVERVIEW8.17.2 FINANCIALS8.17.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.17.4 STRATEGY8.17.5 DEVELOPMENTS8.18 ULTRACELL CORP8.18.1 OVERVIEW8.18.2 FINANCIALS8.18.3 PRODUCTS & SERVICES8.18.4 STRATEGY8.18.5 DEVELOPMENTSAPPENDIXU.S. PATENTSEUROPE PATENTSJAPAN PATENTSLIST OF TABLESTABLE 1 GLOBAL DMFC MARKET – OVERVIEW, 2009 – 2016TABLE 2 FUEL CELL OPERATING PARAMETERSTABLE 3 ENERGY DENSITY OF BATTERIESTABLE 4 INVESTMENT BY COUNTRIES, 2000 – 2009TABLE 5 POWER REQUIREMENTS OF PORTABLE ACCESSORIESABLE 6 IMPACT OF DRIVERS & RESTRAINTS, 2011 – 2016TABLE 7 GLOBAL FUEL CELL UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY TYPES, 2009 – 2016TABLE 8 GLOBAL FUEL CELL UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY TYPES, 2009 – 2016 (MW)TABLE 9 GLOBAL FUEL CELL MARKET REVENUE, BY TYPES, 2009 – 2016 ($MILLION)TABLE 10 BATTERY CHARACTERISTICS, BY TYPESTABLE 11 DMFC PATENTS, BY FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGY, 2008 – 2010TABLE 12 DMFC PATENTS, BY COMPONENTS, 2006 – 2010
  7. 7. TABLE 13 DMFC PATENTS, BY COMPANIES, 2006 – 2010TABLE 14 TECHNICAL INSIGHTS ON MEMBRANE CHARACTERISTICSTABLE 15 TECHNICAL INSIGHTS ON METHANOL CROSSOVER OF MODIFIED NAFIONMEMBRANESTABLE 16 TECHNICAL INSIGHTS ON CURRENT DENSITY OF MODIFIED NAFION MEMBRANESTABLE 17 TECHNICAL INSIGHTS ON IONIC CONDUCTIVITY OF NAFION MEMBRANETABLE 18 DMFC: COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE MEMBRANESTABLE 19 TECHNICAL INSIGHTS ON DMFC SYSTEM (FOR 2 WATTS POWER CAPACITY)TABLE 20 TECHNICAL INSIGHTS ON DMFC SYSTEM (FOR 25 WATTS POWER CAPACITY)TABLE 21 TECHNICAL INSIGHTS ON DMFC PROTOTYPE SPECIFICATIONSTABLE 22 TECHNICAL INSIGHTS ON METHANOL SPECIFICATIONSTABLE 23 METHANOL PRICES, BY GEOGRAPHY ($/MT)TABLE 24 GLOBAL METHANOL DEMAND, BY END-USE, 2009 – 2016 (THOUSAND TONS)TABLE 25 METHANOL DEMAND, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2016 (THOUSAND TONS)TABLE 26 METHANOL DEMAND, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2016 ($MILLION)TABLE 27 PLATINUM SUPPLY, BY MAJOR REGIONS, 2009 – 2016 (THOUSAND OZ)TABLE 28 PLATINUM DEMAND, BY END-USE, 2009 – 2016 (THOUSAND OZ)TABLE 29 MAJOR COMPONENTS PRODUCERSTABLE 30 GLOBAL DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY APPLICATIONS, 2009 – 2016TABLE 31 GLOBAL DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY APPLICATIONS, 2009 – 2016 (KW)TABLE 32 GLOBAL DMFC REVENUE, BY APPLICATIONS, 2009 – 2016 ($THOUSAND)TABLE 33 GLOBAL PORTABLE DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY TYPES, 2009 – 2016TABLE 34 GLOBAL PORTABLE DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY TYPES, 2009 – 2016 (KW)TABLE 35 GLOBAL PORTABLE DMFC REVENUE, BY TYPES, 2009 – 2016 ($THOUSAND)TABLE 36 PORTABLE DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2016TABLE 37 PORTABLE DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2016 (KW)TABLE 38 PORTABLE DMFC REVENUE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2016 ($THOUSAND)TABLE 39 STATIONARY DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2016TABLE 40 STATIONARY DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2016 (KW)TABLE 41 STATIONARY DMFC REVENUE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2016 ($THOUSAND)TABLE 42 TRANSPORTATION DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2016TABLE 43 TRANSPORTATION DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2016 (KW)TABLE 44 TRANSPORTATION DMFC REVENUE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2016 ($THOUSAND)TABLE 45 DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2016TABLE 46 DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2016 (KW)TABLE 47 DMFC REVENUE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2016 ($THOUSAND)TABLE 48 NORTH AMERICA: DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY APPLICATIONS, 2009 – 2016TABLE 49 NORTH AMERICA: DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY APPLICATIONS, 2009 – 2016 (KW)TABLE 50 NORTH AMERICA: DMFC REVENUE, BY APPLICATIONS, 2009 – 2016($’THOUSAND)TABLE 51 ARRA FUEL CELL FUNDING, BY COMPANIES, 2009 – 2010 ($MILLION)TABLE 52 EUROPE: DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY APPLICATIONS, 2009 – 2016TABLE 53 EUROPE: DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY APPLICATIONS, 2009 – 2016 (KW)TABLE 54 EUROPE: DMFC REVENUE, BY APPLICATIONS, 2009 – 2016 ($THOUSAND)TABLE 55 ASIA: DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY APPLICATIONS, 2009 – 2016TABLE 56 ASIA: DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY APPLICATIONS, 2009 – 2016 (KW)TABLE 57 ASIA: DMFC REVENUE, BY APPLICATIONS, 2009 – 2016 ($THOUSAND)TABLE 58 SECTORAL REPRESENTATION OF DMFC COMPONENTS, BY COMPANIESTABLE 59 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH/DEVELOPMENT (FEBRUARY 2008-MAY 2011)
  8. 8. TABLE 60 AGREEMENTS & COLLABORATIONS (FEBRUARY 2008-MAY 2011)TABLE 61 R&D, APPROVALS & OTHERS (FEBRUARY 2008-JANUARY 2011)TABLE 62 GOVERNMENT FUNDING (FEBRUARY 2009 – MAY 2010)TABLE 63 MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, PRODUCTION EXPANSION & GEOGRAPHICEXPANSIONLIST OF FIGURESFIGURE 1 GLOBAL DMFC MARKET, 2009 – 2016 (UNIT SHIPMENT)FIGURE 2 PORTER’S FIVE FORCE ANALYSISFIGURE 3 DMFC PATENT SHARE, BY TYPES OF FUEL CELLS, 2008 – 2010FIGURE 4 DMFC PATENT SHARE, BY COUNTRIES, 2006 – 2010FIGURE 5 DMFC PATENTS REGISTERED, BY COUNTRIES, 2006 – 2010IGURE 6 DIRECT METHANOL FUEL CELLFIGURE 7 MEMBRANE ELECTROLYTE ASSEMBLYFIGURE 8 CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBRANESFIGURE 9 DMFC 2 WATTS SYSTEM COST ANALYSISFIGURE 10 DMFC 25 WATTS SYSTEM COST ANALYSISFIGURE 11 VOLUME BREAKDOWN OF DMFC SYSTEMFIGURE 12 METHANOL PRICES, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2009 – 2011FIGURE 13 PLATINUM PRICES (JUNE 2009 – JUNE 2011)FIGURE 14 RUTHENIUM PRICES (JUNE 2009 – J UNE 2011)FIGURE 15 GLOBAL DMFC MARKET SHARE, BY APPLICATIONS, 2011 VS 2016FIGURE 16 DMFC UNIT SHIPMENTS, BY EQUIPMENT, 2010FIGURE 17 DMFC MARKET SHARE, BY GEOGRAPHY, 2011 VS 2016FIGURE 18 DEVELOPMENTS, BY COMPANIESFIGURE 19 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPELatest Market Research Reports:Research Report on Chinese Tire Industry, 2011-2012Research Report on Global and Chinese Tablet Computer Markets, 2011-2012The Global Rare Earth Elements Market 2011-2015: Is the Hype Justified?Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market Report & Forecast (2011-2016)The Future of Interior Products in Germany to 2015: Demand to Gather Pace from 2013Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC) Technical Insights & Market OpportunitiesAbout Us:ReportsnReports is an online library of over 75,000 market research reports and in-depthmarket research studies & analysis of over 5000 micro markets. We provide 24/7 online andoffline support to our customers. Get in touch with us for your needs of market researchreports.Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/marketsreportsOur Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/ReportsnReports/191441427571689Contact:Mr. Priyank7557 Rambler road,Suite 727, Dallas, TX 75231
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