It’s 10 years since the Electronics Innovation and Growth Team published its report on the future of the UK’s electronics sector, concluding the industry was fragmented, lacking in confidence and essentially invisible.
A lot of water has passed under the bridge since then and the world is a much different place. We have seen the establishment of the Electronics Leadership Council and its demise, the establishment of the UK Electronics Alliance and, more recently, its replacement by the Electronics Systems Community, or ESCO.
ESCO was launched with a flourish two years ago, with a report – ‘A Blueprint for Economic Growth’ – based on extensive research into a number of areas. The report pointed out the value of electronics to the UK’s economy; not just in numbers, but also in terms of its pervasiveness.
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To see the full analysis, go to ESCO Economic Calculations 14 vs 12 6 july 2015