Background Note | HBS Case Collection | October 2003 (Revised March 2004)

Semiconductor Industry, 2002, The

by Marco Iansiti and Marcin Strojwas


The semiconductor industry has exhibited an unparalleled rate of innovation since its birth over 50 years ago. Describes how technological innovation has shaped industry structure.

Keywords: Technological Innovation; Industry Structures; Semiconductor Industry;


Iansiti, Marco, and Marcin Strojwas. "Semiconductor Industry, 2002, The." Harvard Business School Background Note 604-045, October 2003. (Revised March 2004.)