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Flexible Electronics Market Size & Trends Analysis Report By Component, By Application (Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Healthcare, Industrial), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2023 – 2030

Report ID : 3055
Date : 2023-09-20
No of Pages : 150
Format : PDF

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Report Overview

The Flexible Electronics Market was valued at 25.64 billion in 2022 and expected to grow at CAGR of 11.01% over forecast period. The growing demand for lightweight, portable, and long-lasting electronic devices in industries such as consumer electronics, healthcare, and automotive is encouraging the use of flexible electronics. Furthermore, advances in materials science and manufacturing techniques enable the production of flexible and stretchable components, enabling innovation in wearable technology, flexible displays, and IoT devices. In addition, the growing emphasis on energy efficiency and sustainability is propelling the development of flexible solar panels and energy storage solutions.

Furthermore, the demand for conformable and adaptable electronics for applications such as curved screens, foldable smartphones, and smart clothing drives R&D and market growth. Finally, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the use of remote monitoring and telemedicine, driving up demand for flexible medical devices. These factors are combining to drive the growth of the flexible electronics market.

Component Outlook

Based on Component, the Flexible Electronics Market is segmented into Displays, Batteries, Sensors, Memory Devices, Others. Displays segment accounted for largest share in 2022. Consumer demand for innovative and visually appealing electronic devices such as smartphones with foldable screens and curved-edge displays is driving the adoption of flexible display technologies. Furthermore, advances in organic light-emitting diode (OLED) and organic thin-film transistor (OTFT) technologies are enabling the development of thinner, lighter, and more energy-efficient flexible displays, which is increasing their appeal. Furthermore, the rise of wearable technology and augmented reality (AR) applications is fueling demand for flexible displays, which provide conformable and immersive viewing experiences. Furthermore, the automotive industry's shift toward in-vehicle displays, as well as the aerospace sector's interest in lightweight, flexible cockpit displays, are paving the way for flexible display adoption to expand. These factors, taken together, contribute to the rapid growth and innovation in flexible displays.

The increasing demand for portable and wearable electronic devices, such as smart watches, fitness trackers, and flexible medical devices, is driving the demand for compact, lightweight, and bendable power sources. Furthermore, the proliferation of IoT devices, which frequently require flexible batteries to fit a variety of form factors and applications, is driving market growth. Furthermore, battery technology advancements, such as flexible lithium-ion batteries and emerging solid-state batteries, are increasing energy density and improving the performance of flexible power solutions.

Application Outlook

Based on Application, Flexible Electronics Market is segmented into Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Healthcare, Industrial.  Consumer Electronics accounted for largest share in 2022. Consumer demand for sleek, lightweight, and portable devices such as foldable smartphones, flexible e-readers, and wearable technology such as smart watches and fitness trackers is driving innovation in this sector. Furthermore, advances in materials science and manufacturing techniques are enabling the development of durable and bendable consumer electronics, which is increasing their appeal. Furthermore, the ongoing digitalization of daily life, combined with the growing trend of remote work and entertainment, is increasing the demand for flexible displays that provide diverse viewing experiences.

The growing emphasis in the automotive industry on vehicle connectivity, electrification, and autonomous driving is driving demand for flexible electronics. Flexible displays, sensors, and printed electronics are critical in the development of seamless and adaptable in-vehicle infotainment systems, advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), and smart interiors. Second, the push for lightweighting to improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions is encouraging the use of flexible electronic components and wiring systems that can conform to complex vehicle shapes while also reducing weight. Furthermore, the increasing popularity of electric vehicles (EVs) and the demand for flexible battery solutions, as well as the expansion of EV charging infrastructure, are driving the development of flexible energy storage and power distribution systems.

Regional Outlook

North America is emerged as leading market for Flexible Electronics Market in 2022. The presence of leading technology companies, research institutions, and innovation hubs in the region fosters R&D efforts and accelerates the development of flexible electronics. Second, the growing demand for lightweight, portable, and energy-efficient electronic devices across industries such as consumer electronics, healthcare, aerospace, and automotive is driving the adoption of flexible electronic solutions. Furthermore, the region's emphasis on sustainability and environmental concerns encourages the development of environmentally friendly and recyclable flexible materials and manufacturing processes.

Asia Pacific accounted to second largest share in 2022. The region's strong manufacturing capabilities and well-established electronics industry, particularly in China, South Korea, and Japan, position it as a global hub for flexible electronics production. Furthermore, rising consumer demand for innovative and lightweight electronic devices, combined with rising disposable income in emerging economies, is driving market expansion. Furthermore, the region is seeing a rapid increase in the use of flexible displays, sensors, and printed electronics in a variety of applications such as smartphones, wearables, and automotive components.

Flexible Electronics Market Report Scope

Report Attribute Details
Market Value in 2022 USD 25.64 Billion
Forecast in 2030 USD 55.65 Billion
CAGR CAGR of 11.01% from 2023 to 2030
Base Year of Forecast 2022
Historical 2018-2021
Units Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2023 to 2030
Report  Coverage Revenue forecast, Industry outlook, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends
Segments Scope By Component,  By Application
Regions Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, CSA and MEA
Key Companies Profiled LG Electronics; MFLEX; Palo Alto Research Center LLC; SAMSUNG; SOLAR FRONTIER K.K.; 3M; E INK HOLDINGS INC; First Solar; General Electric; ITN Energy Systems Inc.;

Global Flexible Electronics Market, Report Segmentation

Flexible Electronics Market, By Component

Flexible Electronics Market, By Product

Flexible Electronics Market, Regional Outlook


  • Germany
  • UK
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • France
  • Italy

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Australia


  • Brazil
  • Argentina


  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Africa



1       Market Overview

2       Market Drivers

3       Market Restraints

4       Market Opportunities

5       Value Chain for Flexible Electronics

6       Standards and Regulations for Flexible Electronics

7       Flexible Electronics Market Porters Analysis

8       Flexible Electronics Market Pestle Analysis

9       Flexible Electronics Market: Vendor Landscape

9.4        Porter’s Five Analysis

10         Flexible Electronics Market, By Component

11         Flexible Electronics Market, By Product

1       Major Developments and Strategic Initiatives

2       Market Positioning

3       Market Share Analysis

4       North America

4.1        U.S.

4.2        Canada

4.3        Mexico

5       Europe

5.1        Germany

5.2        UK

5.3        Spain

5.4        Russia

5.5        France

5.6        Italy

6       Asia Pacific

6.1        China

6.2        Japan

6.3        India

6.4        South Korea

6.5        Australia

7       CSA

7.1        Brazil

7.2        Argentina

8       Middle East & Africa

8.1        UAE

8.2        Saudi Arabia

8.3        South Africa

9       Company Profiles

9.1        LG Electronics

9.1.1         Company Overview

9.1.2         Financial Performance

9.1.3         Product Portfolio

9.1.4         Strategic Initiatives

9.2        MFLEX

9.3        Palo Alto Research Center LLC

9.4        SAMSUNG

9.5        SOLAR FRONTIER K.K.

9.6        3M

9.7        E INK HOLDINGS INC.

9.8        First Solar

9.9        General Electric

9.10      ITN Energy Systems Inc.