Technology focused market research firm iSuppli Corp has acquired Wicht Technologie Consulting (WTC), a market intelligence firm covering the photovoltaic and Micro Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) sectors.
“Technology companies around the world now are focusing on the solar/photovoltaic segment, bringing to bear their expertise in diverse areas such as wafer processing, cell manufacturing and complex systems integration,” said Derek Lidow, president and chief executive officer of iSuppli Corp. “Those companies that can successfully identify and capitalize on the technologies, products and regions that will dominate the future of the photovoltaic market stand to benefit enormously. To help the industry understand the fast-changing world of solar systems, iSuppli is launching its Photovoltaic service, which will provide unique essential data and analysis including complete input/output models.”
“WTC has been able to help numerous companies to realize the potential of photovoltaic technology,” said Dr. Henning Wicht, chief executive and founder of WTC. “Now, we are pleased to bring our data and analyses and match them to iSuppli’s global brand and extensive geographic footprint.”
WTC was formed by Dr. Henning Wicht in 2000.