IC Insights analysts believe that Intel and Qualcomm spent in 2016 on R & d more than anyone in the industry

Experts of the analytical company IC Insights has estimated the funds allocated by the producers of semiconductor products in the past year on research and development (R & d).

By a large margin from the other participants of the list in the first position is Intel. She’s in 2016 allocated to R & d of 12.74 billion, accounting for 22.4% of income. Compared to the previous year, research funding increased by 5%. Note that the average for the period from 2011 — 9%, meaning that Intel has slowed down.

In second place is Qualcomm. This manufacturer has spent on R & d 5,109 billion dollars, accounting for 33.1 per cent of its income. However, compared with last year attachments fall off by 7%.

The third place is occupied by the company Broadcom, which has allocated to research and development 3,188 billion, which corresponds to 20.5% of annual income. Compared to last year, the company Broadcom has allocated 4% less on research and development.

Fourth and fifth place belong to Samsung and Toshiba who spent and 2,777 2,881 billion, respectively. In the case of Samsung this is 6.5% of revenue, in the case of the Toshiba — 27,6%. Compared to 2015, the company Samsung has increased its spending by 11%, Toshiba — reduced by 5%.

Source: IC Insights

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