Featured image of the article The vertical innovation path: from material to power devices and their integration in electric vehicles (EV).

The vertical innovation path: from materials to power devices and their integration in electric vehicles (EV)

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – August 02, 2022 │ The French patent analysis firm KnowMade is launching a series on Toyota’s patent activity – stay tuned to see its R&D strategy unveiled: Hydrogen-based Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles: a winning bet for Toyota? Toyota’s triptych IP strategy on batteries to conquer the EV market Toyota Group, a[…]

Power SiC patent landscape analysis: who is driving the establishment of the SiC industry in South Korea?

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – May 17, 2022 | The Silicon Carbide (SiC) power device market is growing fast, driven by the adoption of SiC technology in EV applications. SiC power device market revenues exceeded $1 billion in 2021 and were generated by companies mainly located in Europe (STMicroelectronics, Infineon), in the US (Wolfspeed, onsemi) and[…]

Silicon Carbide (SiC) patents support the emergence of a complete domestic supply chain in China

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – January 20, 2022 | Silicon Carbide (SiC) power devices hold great promise as the electric vehicle (EV) market gets better and better, with forecasts announcing a double-digit annual growth rate for the next decade. Indeed, most EV makers are integrating or evaluating the use of SiC power devices in different EV[…]

Sanan Optoelectronics: A new entrant reshuffling the cards in the global SiC patent landscape and in the Chinese SiC power device market

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France – October 1, 2021 | China’s largest LED chip maker, Sanan Optoelectronics, is accelerating its strategy to become a leading silicon carbide (SiC) device supplier, anticipating a take-off in demand from the Chinese automotive market over the next decade. Indeed, the project of a mega-fab in Changsha (Hunan, China) that could handle[…]