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PLUNKETT'S ENGINEERING & RESEARCH INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2012
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
-Buyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online
Pages: 711Statistical Tables Provided: 25Companies Profiled: 488Geographic 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) Offshore Research, Development & Engineering Grow in India, Singapore, Taiwan and Korea
5) Original Design Manufacturing (ODM) and Contract Electronics Manufacturing Expected to Slow in 2012
6) The State of the Biotechnology Industry Today
7) From India to Singapore to Australia, Nations Compete Fiercely in Biotech Development
8) Government Support for New Stem Cell Research Evolves
9) Government and Private Nanotechnology Research Funding is Substantial
10) Nanotechnology Converges with Biotech
11) Globalization and Worldwide Collaboration Fuel the Research Efforts of Major Corporations
12) Growth Continues in Research Partnerships Between Corporations and Universities
13) Number of Patent Applications Remains High/Patent Laws Change
14) The Automation of Research, Design and 3-D Modeling Advances with New Technologies
15) Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Power Research Continues
16) Electric Cars and Plug-in Hybrids (PHEVs) Enter Market in Low Numbers
17) Major Research in Advanced Lithium Batteries
18) The Future: Pervasive Computing and Complete Mobility Will Be Standard
Engineering & Research Industry Statistics1) Engineering & Research Industry Overview
2) Engineering & Research Industry Revenues, U.S.: 2011
3) Revenues, U.S. Engineering & Scientific Research Industries: 2004-2010
4) Federal R&D Budget & Distribution by Funding Category, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2009-2011
5) Federal Funding for R&D by Character of Work, U.S.: Fiscal Years 1975-2010
6) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for National Defense, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2009-2011
7) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for National Institutes of Health, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2009-2011
8) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Space Research & Technology, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2009-2011
9) NASA Budget Appropriations & Projections: 2011-2017
10) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for General Science & Basic Research, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2009-2011
11) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Natural Resources & Environment, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2009-2011
12) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Agriculture, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2009-2011
13) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Transportation, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2009-2011
14) Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Energy, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2009-2011
15) U.S. Department of Energy Funding for Scientific Research: 2010-2012
16) Research Funding for Biological Sciences, U.S. National Science Foundation: Fiscal Year 2011-2013
17) Domestic U.S. Biopharmaceutical R&D Breakdown, PhRMA Member Companies: 2009
18) Domestic U.S. Biopharmaceutical R&D & R&D Abroad, PhRMA Member Companies: 1975-2010
19) Domestic Biopharmaceutical R&D Scientific, Professional & Technical Personnel by Function, PhRMA Member Companies: 2009
Table of Contents
PLUNKETT'S ENGINEERING & RESEARCHINDUSTRY ALMANAC 2012CONTENTSA Short Engineering & Research Industry Glossary xIntroduction 1How to Use This Book 3Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Engineering & Research Industry 71) Introduction to the Engineering & Research Industry 72) A Short History of U.S. Industrial Research & Development 93) R&D Expands in Chinese Research Parks/Patent Filings Soar 104) Offshore Research, Development & Engineering Grow in India, Singapore, Taiwanand Korea 125) Original Design Manufacturing (ODM) and Contract Electronics Manufacturing Expectedto Slow in 2012 136) The State of the Biotechnology Industry Today 147) From India to Singapore to Australia, Nations Compete Fiercely in Biotech Development 198) Government Support for New Stem Cell Research Evolves 219) Government and Private Nanotechnology Research Funding is Substantial 2210) Nanotechnology Converges with Biotech 2211) Globalization and Worldwide Collaboration Fuel the Research Efforts of Major Corporations 2312) Growth Continues in Research Partnerships Between Corporations and Universities 2413) Number of Patent Applications Remains High/Patent Laws Change 2414) The Automation of Research, Design and 3-D Modeling Advances with New Technologies 2615) Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Power Research Continues 2716) Electric Cars and Plug-in Hybrids (PHEVs) Enter Market in Low Numbers 3017) Major Research in Advanced Lithium Batteries 3418) The Future: Pervasive Computing and Complete Mobility Will Be Standard 3519) Supercomputing Hits 10.51 Petaflops 3620) Superconductivity Comes of Age 3721) Massive Funding for Nuclear Fusion Projects 3822) Technology Discussion—Synthetic Biology 39Chapter 2: Engineering & Research Industry Statistics 40Engineering & Research Industry Overview 41Engineering & Research Industry Revenues, U.S.: 2011 42Revenues, U.S. Engineering & Scientific Research Industries: 2004-2010 43Federal R&D Budget & Distribution by Funding Category, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2009-2011 45Federal Funding for R&D by Character of Work, U.S.: Fiscal Years 1975-2010 46Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for National Defense, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2009-2011 47Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for National Institutes of Health, U.S.: Fiscal Years2009-2011 48Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Space Research & Technology, U.S.:Fiscal Years 2009-2011 49NASA Budget Appropriations & Projections: 2011-2017 50Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for General Science & Basic Research, U.S.:Fiscal Years 2009-2011 51Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Natural Resources & Environment, U.S.:Fiscal Years 2009-2011 52Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Agriculture, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2009-2011 53Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Transportation, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2009-2011 54Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Energy, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2009-2011 55U.S. Department of Energy Funding for Scientific Research: 2010-2012 56Research Funding for Biological Sciences, U.S. National Science Foundation:Fiscal Year 2011-2013 57Domestic U.S. Biopharmaceutical R&D Breakdown, PhRMA Member Companies: 2009 58Domestic U.S. Biopharmaceutical R&D & R&D Abroad, PhRMA Member Companies: 1975-2010 59Domestic Biopharmaceutical R&D Scientific, Professional & Technical Personnel by Function,PhRMA Member Companies: 2009 60Top Foreign Countries by Number of Residents Receiving U.S. Patents: 2011 61Top 30 U.S. Patent Recipient Organizations: 2010 62Major Patenting U.S. Universities: 2011 63The U.S. Drug Discovery & Approval Process 64Employment in Engineering Occupations by Business Type, U.S.: 2007-2011 65Employment in Life & Physical Science Occupations by Business Type, U.S.: May 2010 66Chapter 3: Important Engineering & Research Industry Contacts 67(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)Chapter 4: THE ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 500:Who They Are and How They Were Chosen 106Industry List, With Codes 107Index of Companies Within Industry Groups 109Alphabetical Index 121Index of Headquarters Location by U.S. State 125Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country 128Index by Regions of the U.S. Where the Firms Have Locations 131Index of Firms with International Operations 146Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 500 152Additional IndexesIndex of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities 641Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations 643
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