It pays to know where to invest and which robotics markets are taking off.
Robotics is now the world’s fastest growing industry, with global spending on robotics and related services to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17% from more than $71 billion in 2015 to $135.4 billion in 2019, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). Sales and revenue reaching best-ever heights, venture capital investments are reaching historic levels, and acquisitions are accelerating adoption powered by the influence of major corporations.
At the same time, robot-driven automation gains are nudging global productivity upward and governments around the world are enacting national robot acquisition and investment plans.
This report brings you up to speed on the biggest deals, but also takes a look at the factors driving the growth in robotics investment and the unique challenges that robotics present to investors.
Regardless of what position in the robotics value chain you find yourself–from venture capitalist to end user or robot developer–this report will help you invest more wisely.
Table of Contents:
I. Why Invest in Robotics?
II. Who is Buying Robots?
III. Industry Prospects
IV. 2015-2016 Robotics Transactions
V. Industry Segments to Watch