All nanomaterials are chemicals, and nano forms of many chemicals are finding their way into many different market sectors, including consumer goods. A recent market report noted that the global market for nanotechnology for the consumer goods sector was worth approximately £1.4bn in 2009 and is expected to rise to £2.7bn by 20151.
Four focus groups sit under the Chemical & Consumer Products theme:
1 Nanotechnology in Consumer Goods: Applications and Markets to 2015. Published ny nanoposts.com in Feb 2010