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ISA launches report on Indian semiconductor industry

Posted: 23 Apr 2008     Print Version  Bookmark and Share

Keywords:ecosystem analysis  VLSI design 

India Semiconductor Association (ISA), the trade body representing the Indian semiconductor driven industry and IDC (India) Ltd. has launched "India semiconductor and embedded design service industry (2007-2010): Market, technology and ecosystem analysis". The report was launched by Shri E.K. Bharat Bhushan, IAS, Director General, STPI in the presence of Mr. S. Janakiraman, Chairman, India Semiconductor Association, Ms. Poornima Shenoy, President, India Semiconductor Association and Mr. Kapil Dev Singh, Country Manager, IDC (I) Ltd.

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Some of the key findings of this comprehensive report include; the total design market in India for 2007 was estimated at Rs.24,194.32 crore (US$ 6 billion). 81% of the revenues were in the area of embedded software followed by VLSI design (13%) and hardware/board design (6%). The total workforce employed in the design services industry in India was estimated at 130,000 in 2007.Of this the bulk of the jobs were in embedded software 82% followed by VLSI design (11%) and hardware/board (7%). The industry was estimated to grow at a CAGR of around 21.7% between 2007-2010. The geographical focus of the industry indicates that US has a share of 70%; Europe at 30%; and the emerging economy is that of Japan.

The key factors that determine the growth of the design sector in India are: The growing expertise and capabilities in complex end-to-end design; strong IP development and talent. The domestic market is one of the fastest growing in Asia as well as globally.

Commenting on the Indian design market, Poornima Shenoy, President, ISA, said, "The Indian semicon design industry with over 200 companies is on a strong growth trajectory. Our growth is nearly 22% which is three times the global growth rate of around 7%. We are looking eastward for business and collaboration heralding a new era in the future of the sector".

Announcing the findings of the ISA - IDC report, Mr. Kapil Dev Singh, Country Manager, IDC India said "The Indian semiconductor and embedded design services market has grown consistently over last five years and market is expected to cross the Rs.29,718.68 crore (US$ 7.37 billion) in 2008. The domestic semiconductor and embedded design services industry is all set to enter a new phase � Ver 2.0, following on from where Ver 1.0 left off. To achieve this next phase of growth industry need to focus on availability of quality manpower, higher productivity and more value creation."





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