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Funding Analysis of Emerging Microelectronics Technologies

Funding Analysis of Emerging Microelectronics Technologies

The objective of this research service is to cover the funding landscape of key emerging microelectronics technologies, viz., wearables, printed and flexible electronics, and brain-computer interface (BCI). Wearables have experienced a lot of interest from diverse fields and there have been a lot of developments worldwide. Various established companies and start-ups are constantly innovating to gain a foothold in this market. Flexible and printed electronics has shown a lot of potential to enable low cost mass manufactured products using printing technologies. However, manufacturing bottlenecks has hindered the adoption of the technology. It is expected that these challenges will be resolved in the near term as various companies are ramping up production to meet increasing demands. The research report covers funding initiatives from government, venture capital investment, and crowdfunding. It also covers key mergers and acquisition (M&As) activities and analyses its impact. The research report also captures key trends and technology roadmaps; it also assesses gaps in funding that needs to be addressed.


  • Executive Summary
    • Research Scope
    • TechVision Research Methodology
    • Key Findings
  • Sectoral Analysis
    • Funding Analysis - A Key Tool for Assessing Emerging Technologies
    • Emerging Technologies in Microelectronics
  • Assessment of Funding Opportunities in Wearables
    • Current Trends in Wearables Technology
    • Roadmap of Wearables Technology
    • Major Investors: Khosla Ventures and Y Combinator
    • Major Investors: Andreesen Horowitz and Intel Capital
    • Major Investors: True Ventures and Qualcomm Ventures
    • Investment Profile: Magic Leap and Fitbit
    • Investment Profile: Movidius and Pebble
    • Investment Profile: Jawbone and Thalmic Labs
    • VC Funding Focus Areas include Healthcare, Sports, and Quantified-Self
    • Gap Analysis
    • Prominent M&As Involving Wearables Companies
  • Brain-computer Interface
    • Trends Impacting BCI Technology
    • BCI Technology Roadmap
    • Crowdfunding Boosts BCI companies
    • GAP Analysis
  • Flexible and Printed Electronics
    • Trends Impacting Flexible and Printed Electronics
    • Technology Roadmap for Flexible and Printed Electronics
    • Key Recent Funding Deals Indicate Focus on Expanding Manufacturing Capabilities
    • Key Investment Profiles: Plastic Logic and Impinj
    • Key Investment Profiles: Kateeva and Canatu
    • Gap Analysis
    • M&A Activity Shows Prominence of Chemical Companies
    • M&A Activity High for Energy Focused Companies
  • Assessment of Investment Ecosystem
    • Government Funding Initiatives
    • Innovation Ecosystem Assessment
  • Analyst Insights and Recommendations
    • Wearables Development Maximum in the US
    • Wearables Leads Funding amongst other Technologies
    • Crowdfunding - How Different Technologies Stack Up?
    • Growth Opportunities: BCI
    • Companies to Action
  • Key Contacts

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