Nanotechnology The Global Market for Metal-organic Frameworks (MOFs) 2024-2034 AdminTeam August 19, 2023 Published August 2023 | 110 pages, 25 tables, 36 figures | Download Table of contents Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) – Advanced Porous Materials for Gas Storage, Separations, Catalysis and Technical Applications Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are a novel class of highly porous materials formed by self-assembly of metals and organic ligands. MOFs possess ultra-high surface areas exceeding 7000 m2/g and tunable pore sizes that allow selective adsorption and storage of gases, water, and other molecules. Key properties make MOFs ideal for: Gas storage and separation Purification Carbon capture Energy storage Sensing Catalysis Benefits of MOFs: High porosity and surface area Thermal and chemical stability Cost-effectiveness Customizable structures Eco-friendly production Applications span industrial, energy, environmental, and biomedical uses: Carbon capture and utilization Hydrogen and natural gas storage Air/water purification Batteries and supercapacitors Drug delivery Antibacterial agents Sensors Catalysts Commercialization has expanded significantly, with startups like Nuada, NuMat, MOFWORX bringing specialized MOF products to market across usage areas. MOF Industry Drivers Demand for energy-efficient gas capture, storage and separations Need for eco-friendly porous materials Rising R&D into MOF-based adsorbents, membranes, sensors Government funding for carbon capture research MOF Production Methods Solvothermal synthesis Microwave synthesis Electrochemical synthesis Spray drying Facilitate tuning of parameters like pore size, shape, and metal/ligand components. MOF Industry Challenges Controlled large-scale fabrication Processing into usable forms like membranes, coatings Manufacturing costs Stability improvements MOF Industry Outlook Global MOF market will exhibit strong growth as research translates into commercialization across key segments: Carbon capture and utilization Gas storage and separations Catalysis and energy applications Air/water purification Advanced batteries and supercapacitors MOFs are poised to become a versatile material platform enabling sustainability across energy, environmental, and industrial processes.