World Advances in Microfuel Cell Technologies Conventional Batteries Have Reached their Maximum Performance Limit and Are Unable to Meet the Demands of ‘Power Hungry’ Devices “Microfuel cells can meet consumer’s demand for more features in consumer electronic devices in an environment friendly manner.” Technical Insights Group © Copyright 2005 Frost & Sullivan. All Rights Reserved. Key Features Frost & Sullivan Provides: • Synopsis of recent developments in the field of microfuel cells • Provides a gist of emerging technologies and applications • Analyses technological trends that might affect market size and growth • Analyses competing technologies • A summary of key patents to provide insights into notable activity and important participants • Reports on technology drivers as well as obstacles in the way of commercial success © Copyright 2005 Frost & Sullivan. All Rights Reserved. What We Offer • Global coverage • Proven methodology based on extensive primary and secondary data and research • Focused information and strategies on business and technology issues • Profiles of leading companies that are in the forefront of developing microfuel cells • Analyst insights into ‘hot’ topics and emerging applications for microfuel cells © Copyright 2005 Frost & Sullivan. All Rights Reserved. Who Will Benefit? Current Technology Participants • Find out how you compare with the competition • Assess current and future trends • Determine and exploit new applications and opportunities • Find the best candidates for licensing agreements and partnerships New Entrants • Analyze the associated benefits and challenges • Calculate timescales for strategy implementation • Position yourself to capitalize on the emerging applications • Uncover the best participants to assist you with developing your technology © Copyright 2005 Frost & Sullivan. All Rights Reserved. Who Will Benefit? (Cont’d) Investment Community • Analyze long-term strategies of companies developing microfuel cells • Identify participants that will lead the market development • Assess the attractiveness of investing in microfuel cells technologies © Copyright 2005 Frost & Sullivan. All Rights Reserved. Key Market Participants • • • • • • • • Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Japan Dupont, USA Fujitsu Laboratories, Japan Hitachi Corporation, Japan Medis Technologies, USA Millennium Cell, USA Motorola Inc, USA MTI Micro Fuel Cells, USA • • • • • • • • Neah Power Systems, USA Polyfuel, USA Protonex Corporation, USA Samsung, Korea Tekion Inc, USA Toray Industries, Japan Toshiba Corporation, Japan Toyobo Corporation, Japan © Copyright 2005 Frost & Sullivan. All Rights Reserved. Key Universities and Government Agencies • • • • • • • • • • • • Florida International University, USA Ghent University, Belgium Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, Hawaii Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA Pennsylvania State University, USA Pusan National University, Korea Saint Louis University, USA The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Tianjin University, China University of New Mexico, USA University of Oxford, UK © Copyright 2005 Frost & Sullivan. All Rights Reserved. For More Information Call toll free: 877 GO FROST (877.463.7678) Fax toll free: 888.690.3329 E-mail: [email protected] Visit: www.frost.com © Copyright 2005 Frost & Sullivan. All Rights Reserved.