Technology scouting and market trending

IDTechEx will support you in identifying, interpreting and assessing the impact of the latest technology and market trends. IDTechEx can help you if you want to:

  • Identify the latest emerging technologies in R&D stage at companies, R&D centres and universities across the world
  • List the latest short- and long-term market drivers and trends, and evaluate their likely impact on your business
  • Develop realistic and detailed roadmaps illustrating likely technology developments pathways and timelines, and identify key pending R&D issues/questions.

Methodology outline

Existing State,
Trends and Pending Questions
Key Players and Information Sources Intelligence
Analysis, Road Mapping
and Presentation
  • Sign NDA with client
  • Determine client’s objectives
  • Define key research questions
  • Summarise state of existing knowledge
  • Determine major research trends and frontiers
  • Identify key market trends driving R&D
  • Identify key information sources such as conferences, journals, patents, etc
  • Identify key research centres and/or cutting-edge firms
  • Draw on our existing knowledgebase and research programs, in addition to
  • Interviewing and/or visiting relevant centres and firms
  • Develop detailed technology roadmaps, highlight likely progress scenarios
  • Highlight market trends and likely change in cost and requirement sets per sector
  • Map players based on their strength and state of R&D progress
  • Present findings in interactive sessions

Why choose us?

  • IDTechEx has an extensive interview programme for reaching out to organizations, small or large, around the world. This is an excellent source of information for learning the latest developments.
  • PhD level analysts travel the world extensively to attend conferences and tradeshows to learn and interpret the latest developments. Analysts also regularly visit clients to stay up-to-date with latest commercial progress. Between January and September 2013, IDTechEx analysts visited China, Japan, Korea, USA, Germany, France, Brazil, Canada and UK
  • IDTechEx organises three leading conferences and tradeshows around the world each year, in Japan, Germany and the USA.
  • IDTechEx operates independent online journals tracking the latest commercial and academic work in the industry. Examples are Printed Electronics World, Electric Vehicle Research and Energy Harvesting Journal

Contact us

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:
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