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The ESCO (Electronic Systems: Challenges and Opportunities) Report was published on Thursday 27th June. The result of a collaboration between the leading trade associations including GAMBICA and stakeholders in the electronic systems community, this "state-of-the-nation" report provides a strategic blueprint for its future. Click here to visit the ESCO web page




To download a copy of the report click here



GAMBICA co-authored the report, taking the lead on the Manufacturing chapter



"Industrial electronics, notably instrumentation and automation, has a key part to play in the expansion of the UK's high value manufacturing base. It generates wealth not only in automation and manufacturing but also in other sectors"

Dr Graeme Philp Chief Executive of GAMBICA discusses UK Manufacturing in the context of ESCO

click here to view webcast


Leadership forum

GAMBICA successfully nominated Juergen Maier to the Leadership Forum, representing the automation industry within the electronics sector.



"I am delighted to have been invited to join ESLF and I am particularly passionate about demonstrating how advanced automation enabled by electronic systems can become a strategic enabler enhancing the global competitiveness of the UK manufacturing sector."

Juergen Maier, Managing Director, Siemens Industry Sector UK & Ireland

For more information on the Leadership Forum, please click here


Press links

Click the links below to see some of the press associated with the ESCO report

Process and Control Today - GAMBICA joins drive to boost UK electronics by 55%

The Telegraph - Electronics sector in UK 'could expand by 55pc'

New Electronics - ESCO Report targets 55% growth in electronic systems sector by 2020

City AM - New plan to lift electronics into UK's top sectors

Components in Electronics - UK targets 55pc rise in electronic systems to create £120billion industry by 2020

EE Times - UK aims for 55 percent rise in electronic systems to create GBP120bn industry by 2020

Drives & Controls - Report calls for 55% boost of UK electronics sector to £120bn

EPD&T - Report sets out 55 per cent growth and job strategy