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2015 Top Technologies in Microelectronics (Technical Insights)

2015 Top Technologies in Microelectronics (Technical Insights)

Key technological trends and advancements in the microelectronics cluster that are likely to have high impact in the near-term and medium-term are covered in this research service. The microelectronics industry is constantly driven by the need for highly efficient, high performance, low power, small footprint, and low cost devices. The major technological trends are evaluated based on a set of criteria and some of these include technology significance, megatrends impact, patent trends, breath of applications/industries impacted, global footprint, funding trends, innovation ecosystem, strategic alliance and partnership trends, factors influencing adoption, market potential, future outlook and growth opportunities. Key technologies include: flexible electronics, wearable electronics, smart lighting, near-field communication, wireless charging, brain-computer interface, transparent display, smart haptics and touch, solid-state lighting and encapsulation technology.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • 2015 Technologies in Microelectronics Cluster
    • Top 50 Technologies for 2015 - Selection Methodology
    • Top 10 Technologies in Microelectronics Cluster
  • Trend Assessment
    • 2013 & 2014-Top Technologies in Microelectronics Cluster
    • Historic, Current, and Future Trends
    • Key Challenges in Microelectronics Cluster
  • Top 10 Microelectronics Technologies-Deep Dive Analysis
    • Flexible Electronics - Bend or fold your devices the way you want!
      • Flexible Electronics-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Innovators Profile & Key Initiatives
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Influencing Adoption-Drivers & Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook & Growth Opportunities
    • Wearable Electronics - Connectivity on the go!
      • Wearable Electronics-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Innovators Profile & Key Initiatives
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Influencing Adoption-Drivers & Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook & Growth Opportunities
    • Smart Lighting - Intelligent illumination and connected lighting!
      • Smart Lighting-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Innovators Profile & Key Initiatives
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Influencing Adoption-Drivers & Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook & Growth Opportunities
    • Near Field Communication - Enabling swift and secure communications
      • Near-Field Communication-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Innovators Profile & Key Initiatives
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Influencing Adoption-Drivers & Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Market Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook & Growth Opportunities
    • Wireless Charging - Say `no' to wires!
      • Wireless Charging-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Innovators Profile & Key Initiatives
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Influencing Adoption-Drivers & Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook & Growth Opportunities
    • Brain Computer Interface - Use your thoughts to control actions!
      • Brain-Computer Interface-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Innovators Profile & Key Initiatives
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Influencing Adoption-Drivers & Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook & Growth Opportunities
    • Transparent Displays - See-through panels as displays
      • Transparent Display-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Innovators Profile & Key Initiatives
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Influencing Adoption-Drivers & Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook & Growth Opportunities
    • Smart Haptics & Touch - Realizing immersive user experience
      • Smart Haptics & Touch-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovators Profile & Key Initiatives
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Influencing Adoption-Drivers & Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook & Growth Opportunities
    • Solid-State Lighting - Energy Efficient Lighting Solution
      • Solid-State Lighting-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Innovators Profile & Key Initiatives
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Influencing Adoption-Drivers & Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook & Growth Opportunities
    • Encapsulation Technology - Protecting Organic Electronics from air and moisture
      • Encapsulation Technologies-Technology Attractiveness Dashboard
      • Technology Significance
      • Global Patent Publishing Trends, 2012-2014
      • Competitive Benchmarking of Top Patent Holders
      • Global Patents per Source Jurisdiction (Top 20 Patent Offices), 2012-2014
      • Funding Trends
      • Applications/Industry Impact
      • Global Adoption Footprint
      • Innovation Ecosystem
      • Innovators Profile & Key Initiatives
      • Key Collaborative Initiatives
      • Factors Influencing Adoption-Drivers & Challenges
      • Global Market Potential-Revenue Forecast
      • Roadmap-Future Outlook & Growth Opportunities

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