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Plunkett's Engineering & Research Industry Almanac 2018: Engineering & Research Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

Introduction
How to Use This Book
Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Engineering & Research Industry
1) Introduction to the Engineering & Research Industry
2) A Short History of U.S. Industrial Research & Development
3) R&D Expands in Chinese Research Parks/Patent Filings Soar
4) Outsourcing and Offshoring of Research, Development and Engineering Grow Along With Globalization
5) Original Design Manufacturing (ODM) Adds Value to Contract Electronics Manufacturing
6) The State of the Biotechnology Industry Today
7) From Korea to India to Singapore to China, Nations Compete Fiercely in Biotech Development
8) Government Support for Stem Cell Research Evolves
9) Nanotechnology Converges with Biotech
10) Globalization and Worldwide Collaboration Fuel the Research Efforts of Major Corporations
11) Number of Patent Applications Remains High/Patent Laws Change
12) 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing), Rapid Prototyping and Computer Aided Design
13) Industrial Robots and Factory Automation
14) Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Power Research Continues/Fuel Cell Cars Enter Market
15) Electric Cars and Plug-in Hybrids (PHEVs) Enter Market in Low Numbers
16) Major Research and Advancements in Lithium Batteries/Tesla and Panasonic Plan Gigafactory
17) The Future: Pervasive Computing and Complete Mobility Will Be Standard
18) Supercomputing Hits 93.01 Petaflops/IBM’s Watson Expands Commercial Applications for Big Data
19) Superconductivity Provides Advanced Electricity Distribution Technology
20) Private Space Vehicles Begin to Fly, Including the SpaceShipTwo
21) Technology Discussion—Synthetic Biology
22) The Future of Transportation and Supply Chains: Massive Investments in Infrastructure, Growing Traffic and Adoption of Smarter Technologies
23) HPTP Thermoplastics, Thermoset and Engineered Plastics Enable Advanced Products/Nanocomposites Offer the Ultimate in Advanced Materials
24) Artificial Intelligence (AI), Deep Learning and Machine Learning Advance into Commercial Applications, Including Health Care and Robotics
Chapter 2: Engineering & Research Industry Statistics
Engineering & Research Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
Quarterly Engineering & Research Industry Revenues, U.S.: 2017
Engineering & Scientific Research & Development Services: Estimated Sources of Revenue, U.S.: 2011-2016
Federal R&D Funding by Character of Work and Facilities and Equipment, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
Federal R&D Budget & Distribution by Agency, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for National Defense, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Health and Human Services, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Space Flight, Research & Supporting Activities, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
NASA Budget Appropriations & Projections: 2017-2023
Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Basic Research, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Agriculture, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Transportation, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Energy, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
U.S. Department of Energy Funding for Science & Energy Programs: 2017-2019
U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget: Fiscal Years 2016-2018
Research Funding for Biological Sciences, U.S. National Science Foundation:Fiscal Years 2017-2019
Research Funding for Engineering, U.S. National Science Foundation: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
Domestic U.S. Biopharmaceutical R&D & R&D Abroad, PhRMA Member Companies: 1980-2016
Top Foreign Countries by Number of Residents Receiving U.S. Patents: 2015
Top 30 U.S. Patent Recipient Organizations: 2016
Major Patenting U.S. Universities: 2016
The U.S. Drug Discovery & Approval Process
Employment in Engineering Occupations by Business Type, U.S.: 2014-February 2018
Employment in Life & Physical Science Occupations by Business Type, U.S.: May 2017
Chapter 3: Important Engineering & Research Industry Contacts
(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)
Chapter 4: THE ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 500:
Who They Are and How They Were Chosen
Index of Companies Within Industry Groups
Alphabetical Index
Index of Headquarters Location by U.S. State
Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country
Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 500
Additional Indexes
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities
Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations
A Short Engineering & Research Industry Glossary

PLUNKETT'S ENGINEERING & RESEARCH INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2018

Key Findings:

  • Plunkett Research lists top 500 companies in Engineering & Research and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term.
Key Features:
  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
  • Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
  • In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
  • Industry Glossary
  • Buyer may register for free access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry
Pages: 685
Statistical Tables Provided: 26
Companies Profiled: 505
Geographic Focus: Global

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
  • How is the industry evolving?
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?
  • What are the names and titles of top executives?
  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?
Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:
Major Trends Affecting the Engineering & Research Industry


1) Introduction to the Engineering & Research Industry
2) A Short History of U.S. Industrial Research & Development
3) R&D Expands in Chinese Research Parks/Patent Filings Soar
4) Outsourcing and Offshoring of Research, Development and Engineering Grow Along With Globalization
5) Original Design Manufacturing (ODM) Adds Value to Contract Electronics Manufacturing
6) The State of the Biotechnology Industry Today
7) From Korea to India to Singapore to China, Nations Compete Fiercely in Biotech Development
8) Government Support for Stem Cell Research Evolves
9) Nanotechnology Converges with Biotech
10) Globalization and Worldwide Collaboration Fuel the Research Efforts of Major Corporations
11) Number of Patent Applications Remains High/Patent Laws Change
12) 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing), Rapid Prototyping and Computer Aided Design
13) Industrial Robots and Factory Automation
14) Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Power Research Continues/Fuel Cell Cars Enter Market
15) Electric Cars and Plug-in Hybrids (PHEVs) Enter Market in Low Numbers
16) Major Research and Advancements in Lithium Batteries/Tesla and Panasonic Plan Gigafactory
17) The Future: Pervasive Computing and Complete Mobility Will Be Standard
18) Supercomputing Hits 93.01 Petaflops/IBM’s Watson Expands Commercial Applications for Big Data
19) Superconductivity Provides Advanced Electricity Distribution Technology
20) Private Space Vehicles Begin to Fly, Including the SpaceShipTwo
21) Technology Discussion—Synthetic Biology
22) The Future of Transportation and Supply Chains: Massive Investments in Infrastructure, Growing Traffic and Adoption of Smarter Technologies
23) HPTP Thermoplastics, Thermoset and Engineered Plastics Enable Advanced Products/Nanocomposites Offer the Ultimate in Advanced Materials
24) Artificial Intelligence (AI), Deep Learning and Machine Learning Advance into Commercial Applications, Including Health Care and Robotics

Engineering & Research Industry Statistics

1) Engineering & Research Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
2) Quarterly Engineering & Research Industry Revenues, U.S.: 2017
3) Engineering & Scientific Research & Development Services: Estimated Sources of Revenue, U.S.: 2011-2016
4) Federal R&D Funding by Character of Work and Facilities and Equipment, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
5) Federal R&D Budget & Distribution by Agency, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
6) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for National Defense, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
7) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Health and Human Services, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
8) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Space Flight, Research & Supporting Activities, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
9) NASA Budget Appropriations & Projections: 2017-2023
10) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Basic Research, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
11) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Agriculture, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
12) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Transportation, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
13) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Energy, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
14) U.S. Department of Energy Funding for Science & Energy Programs: 2017-2019
15) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget: Fiscal Years 2016-2018
16) Research Funding for Biological Sciences, U.S. National Science Foundation: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
17) Research Funding for Engineering, U.S. National Science Foundation: Fiscal Years 2017-2019
18) Domestic U.S. Biopharmaceutical R&D & R&D Abroad, PhRMA Member Companies: 1980-2016
19) Top Foreign Countries by Number of Residents Receiving U.S. Patents: 2015
20) Top 30 U.S. Patent Recipient Organizations: 2016
21) Major Patenting U.S. Universities: 2016
22) The U.S. Drug Discovery & Approval Process
23) Employment in Engineering Occupations by Business Type, U.S.: 2014-February 2018
24) Employment in Life & Physical Science Occupations by Business Type, U.S.: May 2017


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