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Outsourcing R&D in the Electronics Industry (Technical Insights)

  • Published: February 2006
  • Frost & Sullivan

This Frost & Sullivan research service titled Outsourcing R&D in the Electronics Industry provides information on organizations, companies, universities, research institutions, and government agencies involved in the outsourcing and offshoring of R&D activities in the information and communications technology (ICT), semiconductor, as well as electronics industries. It further lists noteworthy industry activities in the arena and summarizes government regulations that regulate the growth of outsourcing/offshoring activities. A summary of key patents gives an insight into notable activities, technology trends, and important participants in this field.

Market Sectors

Expert Frost & Sullivan analysts thoroughly examine the following market sectors in this research:
- Outsourcing R&D in the electronics industry

Market Overview

Increasing Globalization Spurs Growth of R&D Outsourcing in Electronics Industry

Considering the rapid progress in technology as well as the significant cost and price advantages to be gained, an increasing number of multinational corporations in the electronics industry are beginning to outsource more READ MORE >

1. Executive Summary and Methodology

1. Scope and Methodology
1. Scope
2. Methodology

2. Overview and Key Findings
1. Overview
2. Key Findings

2. Assessment of Outsourcing R&D Trends in Electronics Industry

1. General Industry Trends in Outsourcing Electronics R&D
1. R&D Capabilities of Contract Manufacturers Expanding
2. The Impact of Outsourced R&D for Organizations
3. Intellectual Property Rights and Issues
4. Global Networks of Innovation

2. Leading Outsourcing Destinations and BRIC Country Trends
1. India Emerging as a R&D Hub
2. Impetus to Chinese R&D through Reforms
3. Russia--Emerging as a Key Offshore Outsourcing Center
4. Eastern Europe Becoming a Low-Cost R&D Destination

3. Analysis of R&D Strategies and Spending by the Western World
1. Downsizing R&D On-Shore
2. Outsourcing to Academic Institutions
3. R&D Heading toward Convergence of IT and Electronics

3. Outsourced R&D Adoption Factors Analysis

1. Analysis of Drivers for Outsourcing Electronics Innovation
1. Development of Efficient R&D Strategies
2. Highly Skilled Pool of Graduates in Developing Economies
3. Developing Countries Create Conducive Environments for R&D
4. Time to Market
and Market Segmentation
5. Country Specific Economic and Legal Factors

2. Analysis of Challenges to Electronics R&D
1. Implementation and Project Management Factors
2. Negative Impacts of R&D Outsourcing
3. Potential Threat to the United States Department of Defense
4. Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS)

4. Outsourced R&D in the Electronics Industry

1. Research and Development in Telecom Outsourcing and Offshoring
1. Handoff between Advanced Wireless Networks
2. ATI Technologies Acquires CuTe--Develops Solutions for Handhelds
3. Design of Wireless Handsets and Terminals for OEMs
4. Motorola Expands Its Position in India
5. Augmentum’s Success in Distributed Development for the Software Market

2. Research and Development in Semiconductor and Electronics Outsourcing/Offshoring
1. Flextronics Software Systems Spearheading Innovation
2. Siemens AG--Globalization of R&D Strategies
3. Outsourced Semiconductor and Testing Capability--Amkor Technology Inc
4. Infineon and Nanya Expand Development Collaboration
5. Atmel Flash Memory Production by 1st Silicon
6. Intersil Corporation Outsources to ChipPAC for Testing of FLEX Test System
7. Cranfield University and Boeing Company collaborate on R&D
8. Esmertec Forms Alliance with China Mobile Communications Corporation
9. Sequence Designs Globalized Model of R&D and Innovations

3. Industry Activity in Outsourcing R&D in the Electronics Industry--World
1. Information and Communication Technology Sector
2. Semiconductor and Electronic Components Sector

5. Company Profiles and Patents

1. Major Electronics R&D Organisations
1. Wipro Corporation (India)
2. Infosys Technologies Ltd. (India)
3. Tata Consultancy Services (India)
4. HCL Technologies (India)
5. Satyam Computer Services Ltd. (India)

2. Major Electronics Design & Manufacturing Providers
1. Flextronics International Ltd. (Singapore)
2. Quanta Computer Inc. (Taiwan)
3. Solectron Corporation (US)
4. Sanmina-SCI Corporation (US)
5. Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (China)

3. Patents
1. United States Patents
2. Patents from Rest of the World

4. Key Research Contacts
1. Corporate Contacts
2. Academic Contacts

6. Frost & Sullivan 2006 Science & Technology Awards

1. Excellence in Research
1. Award Description
2. Award Recipient

2. Technology Innovation
1. Award Description
2. Award Recipient

7. Decision Support Database

1. Decision Support Database Tables
1. PCB Sales--World (1999 to 2006)
2. Semiconductor and Semiconductor Equipment Market--World (1999 to 2006)
3. Portable PC Installed Base--World (1999 to 2006)
4. GSM Subscriber Base--World (1999 to 2006)
5. Medical and Industrial Equipment Contribution to the Electronic Industry--World (1999 to 2006)
6. Consumer Electronics Contribution to the Electronics Industry--World (1999 to 2006)

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