Plunkett Research, Ltd., a Houston, Texas-based market research firm, has completed its latest research on the Engineering & Research Industry.  (See:  This revised and updated data is part of our massive Plunkett Research Online subscription service, where we continuously monitor the world’s 40 most vital business sectors, including such industries as retailing, artificial intelligence, health care, sports/recreation and much, much more.  Our analysts and market research continually monitor the world’s leading industries and companies and post thorough updates yearly.

Key Findings:

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms within the Engineering & Research Industry.  Gain vital insights that can help shape strategy for business development, product development and investments.

Key Features:

  • Business trends analysis
  • In-depth industry overview
  • Technology trends analysis
  • Forecasts
  • Spending, investment, and consumption discussions
  • In-depth industry statistics and metrics
  • Industry employment numbers

Additional Key Features Include:

Industry Glossary

Industry Contacts list, including Professional Societies and Industry Associations

Profiles of industry-leading companies

  • U.S. and Global Firms
  • Publicly held, Private and Subsidiaries
  • Executive Contacts
  • Revenues
  • For Public Companies: Detailed Financial Summaries
  • Statistical Tables

Key Questions Answered Include:

  • 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?

This feature-rich report covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the Engineering & Research Industry.

Plunkett Research Provides Unique Analysis of the Following 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. Nations Compete Fiercely in Biotech Development
  8. Globalization and Worldwide Collaboration Fuel the Research Efforts of Major Corporations
  9. Number of Patent Applications Remains High/Patent Laws Change
  10. 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing), Rapid Prototyping and Computer Aided Design
  11. Industrial Robots and Factory Automation Advance Through Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  12. Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Power Research Continues/Fuel Cell Cars Enter Market
  13. Electric Cars (EVs) and Plug-in Hybrids (PHEVs) to See Massive New Investments by Auto Makers
  14. Major Technology Research in Batteries/Massive Investments in Battery Factories and Power Storage
  15. The Future: Pervasive Computing and Complete Mobility Will Be Standard/ Artificial Intelligence (AI) Will Boost Nearly All Sectors
  16. Supercomputing Hits 1,194 Petaflops/IBM’s Watson Expands Commercial Applications for Big Data
  17. Superconductivity Provides Advanced Electricity Distribution Technology
  18. Private, Reusable Rockets Launch Commercial Satellites and Serve Both the U.S. Military & NASA
  19. Technology Discussion—Synthetic Biology
  20. The Future of Transportation and Supply Chains: Massive Investments in Infrastructure & Mobility Services
  21. HPTP Thermoplastics, Thermoset and Engineered Plastics Enable Advanced Products/Nanocomposites Offer the Ultimate in Advanced Materials
  22. Artificial Intelligence (AI), Deep Learning and Machine Learning Advance into Commercial Applications, Including Health Care and Robotics

Plunkett Research Provides In-Depth Tables for the Following Engineering & Research Industry Statistics

  1. Engineering & Research Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
  2. Quarterly Engineering & Research Industry Revenues, U.S.: 2023
  3. Engineering & Scientific Research & Development Services: Estimated Sources of Revenue, U.S.: 2018-2022
  4. Federal R&D Funding by Character of Work and Facilities and Equipment, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2023-2025
  5. Federal R&D Budget & Distribution by Agency, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2023-2025
  6. Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for National Defense, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2022-2024
  7. Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Health and Human Services, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2022-2024
  8. Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Space Flight, Research & Supporting Activities, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2022-2024
  9. NASA Budget Appropriations & Projections: 2022-2028
  10. Federal R&D & R&D Funding for Basic Research, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2022-2024
  11. Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Agriculture, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2021-2023
  12. Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Transportation, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2022-2024
  13. Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for Energy, U.S.: Fiscal Years 2022-2024
  14. U.S. Department of Energy Funding for Science & Energy Programs: 2023-2025
  15. U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget: Fiscal Years 2022-2024
  16. NSF Budget by Appropriation (Dollars in Millions), Fiscal Years 2023-2025
  17. Research Funding for Biological Sciences, U.S. National Science Foundation: Fiscal Years 2022-2024
  18. Research Funding for Engineering, U.S. National Science Foundation: Fiscal Years 2022-2024
  19. Top 30 U.S. Patent Recipient Organizations: 2023
  20. The U.S. Drug Discovery & Approval Process
  21. Employment in Engineering Occupations by Business Type, U.S.: 2020 – 2024
  22. Employment in Life & Physical Science Occupations by Business Type, U.S.: May 2023