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IDTechEx conducts detailed examinations of emerging technologies based on extensive primary research carried out by our technical analysts around the world. Research is delivered in two main formats:
Reports
Reports assess a particular technology, market vertical or territory. They appraise the market opportunity with detailed forecasts and assess the technologies, competitive landscape, value chain drivers, barriers, case studies and global trends.
 
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Research Methodology

IDTechEx Skills and Resources
  • Highly regarded technical and business analysts
  • IDTechEx bases in three continents
  • Experience from serving clients in over 80 countries since 1999
  • Highly connected through our events and media services
Primary Research
  • Over 250 formal interviews/visits each year
  • Over 1000 direct interactions & exchanges per year
  • IDTechEx present at or attend more than 60 events each year
  • 2 large co-located conferences and tradeshows organized each year, in addition to business intelligence forums
Secondary Research
  • Patent and academic journal searches
  • Existing IDTechEx knowledgebases
  • Web searches
  • University associate links
Process Flow
  • Technology Scouting & Appraisal
  • Existing & Emerging Applications Assessment
  • Player Profiling & Value Chain Analysis
  • Voice of Customer Data
Quantitative Outcomes
  • Expected & estimated company revenues
  • Production capacities
  • Experience with clients in over 80 countries
  • Users & average demand
  • Applications, unit sales & estimated consumption
  • Past trends & historic data
  • Reality checks & adjustments
  • Market forecasts
    • 10 year forecasts
    • Segmented by application
    • Segmented by level
    • Forecasts in value, mass, area, etc.
Qualitative Outcomes
  • Technology description & latest developments
  • Quantitative competitive technology benchmarking & roadmap
  • Drivers, trends, needs & analysis
  • Existing & emerging performance targets & needs
  • Application roadmaps & timelines
  • Business landscaping & value chain mapping
  • Player profiling, SWOT analysis & ranking
  • Cost models & estimates

Examples of how our research benefits you

Clear, concise and considered view of complex sectors.
Emerging technologies tend to be supplier-pushed and media-hyped. There can be too much invested in the wrong areas, followed by shakeout and disappointment, all the while the real opportunities are not being exploited. IDTechEx research provides clear quantitative and qualitative assessment of emerging technologies from market data to size the sector to applicational implementation barriers to address. We do not sugar-coat the results - even if they do go against the grain and popular view if that is what our fact-based research finds. This is how we add valuable insight.

Assessing companies.
Our clients access company profiles to quickly learn about the company from an independent point of view with data obtained through primary interviews and site visits. We benchmark companies versus their peers. Immediately and directly find the business intelligence you seek.

Identifying opportunities.
Those doing well in new technologies tend not to be vocal about it, while sometimes those making the most noise struggle commercially. Our methodology of direct interviews with stakeholders throughout the value chain and globally, and critically interviewing end-users, allows us to identify opportunities. Whether that is systems integration in printed electronics or materials in 3D printing. We work with you to help grow your business.


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Testimonials

We have found the RFID Forecasts, Players & Opportunities report to be the most insightful and in-depth analysis of global RFID developments. Unlike many other reports, this report really paints the complete picture. It is clearly based on unmatched understanding of the RFID industry.

Eelco de Jong, RFID Domain Lead, LogicaCMG

Most comprehensive analysis in the area of printed electronics I know

Dr. Friedrich Eibensteiner, Johannes Kepler University Linz

Many of the answers to key questions of technology and business strategy can be found in the patent databases if you know how to find them; PatAnalyse has the powerful tools and expertise to do this and to present the answers using clear, easy to communicate, views of patent landscapes.

Alan MacDougall, European Patent Attorney, partner at Mathys & Squire

Powerful content ... This report is value for money ... I would recommend it for others

Ji-Hun Cha, Korea Transportation Safety Authority

"As ever your research is probably the most interesting — it's certainly the best written — in the business."

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IDTechEx Research provides timely market and technical research and strategic advice.
Access individual reports or subscribe to receive the full benefit of all our expertise on the topics that matter to you.
Please contact us to learn more and discuss your needs at: or call +1 617 577 7890 (US and ROW); +44 (0)1223 812300 (Europe); +81 90 5566 1533 (Japan).