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 Kai-An Cheng 13 Jun 2023
A combination of factors drove TSMC’s decision to build a fab in Arizona. These include proximity to key American integrated circuit design houses that account for 60% of its revenue, supply chain diversification, national security considerations and favorable government support, Kai-An Cheng, an in [...]

By Chingte Kuo 13 May 2023
Foxconn aims to start producing SiC semiconductors by the end of the year at a factory it acquired in Hsinchu, in northern Taiwan, in 2021. But, it will likely rely on semiconductors from Infineon for now, given the challenges that remain in scaling up production and in quality control.

"Th [...]

By Chris Hung 10 May 2023
After the opening of Paul Peng, president of the Taipei Computer Association, Chris Hung, vice president and director general of the Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC) took the floor, who outlined an overview of the changes on supply chains and countermeasures of the ICT (Information & [...]

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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