Founded in 1987, Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC, previously known as the Market Intelligence Center) is a division of the Institute for Information Industry and a leader in Taiwan's ICT industry research and consultancy. MIC is dedicated to providing a broad range of research on global ICT industry, covering supply chain analyses, market trends, emerging technology and major players' movement, as well as Taiwanese IT industry development. With a research network spanning across Asia, MIC is ideally positioned to provide the intelligence, insight, and unique perspective necessary for our clients to make informed decisions.
Research Coverage
MIC Research Features:
  • Complete Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry intelligence and insights
  • Leading ICT vendors' supply chain analysis, strategic deployment and competitive landscape
  • Integrated consulting service based on unique research methodology and our role as a government think tank
  • Most update-to-date worldwide/Taiwan/China market trends and forecasts
  • Over 3,000 ICT research reports available from year 2001
  • In-depth focus on supply and demand based on primary research
Trending Topics
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Smart Healthcare
  • Green Energy
  • Fintech
  • Cybersecurity
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Transformation
  • Electric Vehicle
  • Digital Governance
Information Technology
  • Performance Computing
    • Desktop, Motherboard
    • Server, Cloud/Datacenter
  • Smart Mobile Computing
    • Notebook PC
    • AR/MR/XR
  • Mobile Technology and Devices
    • Smartphone
    • Mobile Embedded Devices
  • Mobile and Broadband Application
  • Enterprise and Home Network
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Beyond 5G Communications
  • Smart City
Software and Services
  • IT Service and Software
  • eCommerce and Digital Economy
  • Innovation Business Model
  • User Behavior Insight
  • Application IC and Components
  • Intelligence Networking Components
  • Semiconductor Industry
    • Fabless IC
    • Semiconductor Foundry
    • IC Packaging and Testing
Research Methodology
Primary research with a holistic, cross-domain approach
Our exhaustive primary research methods are central to the value that MIC delivers. A combination of questionnaires and on-site visits to the major manufacturers provides a first view of the latest data and trends. Information is subsequently validated by interviews with the manufacturers' suppliers and customers, covering a holistic industry value chain. This process is backed up by a cross-domain team-based approach, creating an interlaced network across numerous interrelated components and system-level devices to ensure statistical integrity and provide in-depth insight.

Complementing our primary research is a running database and secondary research of industry and market information. Dedicated research into the macro-environmental trends shaping the ICT industry also allows us to forecast future development trends and generate foresight perspectives. With more than 20 years of experience and endeavors in research, MIC’s methods and methodologies include:
  • Component supplier interview
  • System supplier interview
  • User interview
  • Channel interview
  • IPO interview
  • Focus group
  • Consumer survey
  • Production database
  • Financial data
  • Custom database
  • Technology forecasting and assessment
  • Product assessment and selection
  • Product life cycle
  • Added value analysis
  • Market trend
  • Scenario analysis
  • Competitor analysis
Media Coverage
By Ya-Wei Ku 26 Oct 2023
“Japan, the US’ Silicon Valley and Southeast Asia – those markets are being promoted simultaneously,” said Ku Ya-wei, a section manager with the government-supported Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute’s software research centre.

“Southeast Asia and Japan are nearby, while in the US [...]

By MIC Research Team 23 Oct 2023
Taiwan’s Semiconductor Industry: A Global Force with Local Roots
Taiwan’s semiconductor industry thrives with a local workforce of 600,000 individuals, contributing significantly to the island’s economy. Holding an 18% share of the global market, Taiwan stands second only to the U.S., which boas [...]

TSMC’s German Venture
By Kai-An Cheng 14 Sep 2023
“Customer demand is the top priority in overseas investment,” while factors such as the completeness of the local supply chain, construction and operation costs, HR support, and government subsidies “are significant considerations,” says Cheng Kai-an, a senior industry analyst at the semi-government [...]

Contact Information
MIC's headquarters are located in Taipei, Taiwan at the following address:
19F., No.216, Sec. 2, Dunhua S. Rd.,
Taipei 106, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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