Research and analysis

Future manufacturing: new and advanced materials

Report looking at the future trends of new and novel materials.


New and advanced materials (EP10)


This report considers the future trends of new and advanced materials in terms of 3 broad needs:

  • sustainability and materials security
  • materials for energy
  • high value markets

It also examines the role of chemistry in the manufacture of novel materials.

This review was commissioned as part of the Foresight project on the future of manufacturing in the UK.

Published 30 October 2013