Membrane Separation

Technology Map Detailed Contents October 2019

Importance of the Technology

The Technology in Brief

  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages
  • Membrane Technologies
    • Polymeric Membranes
    • Ceramic Membranes
    • Liquid Membranes
    • Metal Membranes
    • Smart Membranes
    • Nanomaterials
    • Aerogels
    • Molecular Imprinting
  • Membrane Characteristics
    • Membrane Configuration
    • Pore Sizes and Materials
  • Separation Techniques
  • Membrane Fouling

Commercial Development Parameters

  • Demand Factors
  • General Constraints
  • Synergistic Technologies
  • Competing Technologies
  • Required Resources
  • Regulatory Factors

Areas to Monitor

  • Advanced Membrane Materials
  • Advances in Biotechnology
  • Advances in Medical Membranes
  • Batteries
    • Lithium-Battery Developments
    • Lithium Recovery
  • Biomimetic Membranes
  • Carbon Capture
  • Desalination
    • Brackish-Water Desalination
    • Electrochemical Desalination
    • Hybrid Desalination
    • Pervaporation Desalination
    • Renewable Desalination
  • Fouling-Resistant Membranes
  • Fuel Cells
  • Gas Separation
  • Liquefied-Natural-Gas Storage
  • Membrane Reactors
  • Nanomaterial Membranes
  • Petrochemicals
    • Chemical Separation
    • Natural Gas to Chemicals
    • Light-Olefin/Paraffin Recovery
  • Renewable Energy
    • Biofuels
    • Renewable Hydrogen
  • Shale Resource Production
  • Smart Membranes
  • Waste Heat to Power
  • Wastewater Treatment
    • Industrial
    • Municipal
  • Water Scarcity

Implications of Commercialization

Opportunities

  • Water Applications
    • Desalination
    • Water Purification
    • Wastewater Processing
    • Oil- and Gas-Produced-Water Treatment
    • Point-of-Use Water Purification
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Food and Agriculture Applications
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Medical Applications
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Gas-Separation Applications
    • Air Separation
    • Hydrogen Separation
    • Carbon Dioxide Separation
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Chemical and Energy Applications
    • Chloralkali Industry
    • Industrial Water Use
    • Pervaporation
    • Light Olefin/Paraffin Separation
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities

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