The development of photovoltaic systems – through which sunlight is converted to electricity – has accelerated rapidly over the past quarter-century, largely as a result of increased environmental awareness and high oil prices. There’s now a broad range of systems on offer, from the very small – providing power for individual pieces of equipment –
This year’s KPMG survey found that collaboration is becoming more important to global manufacturers, especially where innovation is concerned as a majority of respondents to increase collaborative their efforts with partner companies, key customers, and suppliers.
This year’s survey found that 72 percent of respondents worldwide believe the “next wave of transformational innovation” in manufacturing is either under way or will begin in 12 to 24 months
there was also a strong appetite shown for radical innovation (ie, the development of new product lines). Check out the full story here