Keywords: silver, innovation
Summary:Silver is an extraordinary metal which plays an important role in many of the technologies that surround us in our day-to-day lives. This presentation will introduce the metal, give an overview of the silver market and cover the key sources of demand within the industrial sector. Some of the most interesting and promising new applications will then be introduced, setting the scene for the rest of the symposium. R&D efforts within the healthcare, photovoltaics, catalysis and electronics sectors will be covered, highlighting the breadth of opportunity for the metal across a range of critical scientific disciplines.