* 1.
For what type of business are you responding?
* 2.
In which industrial sector does your business operate?
* 3.
What is your main product(s)/technology?
* 4.
Please indicate below the size of your company in relation to number of employees.
* 5.
Are there any regulations relating to your product(s)?
* 6.
How do you develop prototypes (i.e. demonstration, tooling, one-offs, small scale etc) from concept? Select all that apply.
* 7.
On average, how often do you develop prototypes?
* 8.
How do you see your prototype development approach changing in the next 5-10 years?
* 9.
On average how much do you pay for your prototype development? (response on each)
Per individual item
Per project
Total annually
£0 - £250
Per individual item
Per project
Total annually
£251 - £500
Per individual item
Per project
Total annually
£501 - £1000
Per individual item
Per project
Total annually
£1001 - £5000
Per individual item
Per project
Total annually
£ 5001 - £10000
Per individual item
Per project
Total annually
More than £10000
Per individual item
Per project
Total annually
* 10.
On average what percentage of your prototype development (relative to cost) is supported by an external provider?
* 11.
What would you expect from an external provider to support prototype development? (select all that apply)
* 12.
Please indicate below, typical timeframes for both Product Development and Product Lifetimes.
0 - 1 month
2 - 6 months
6 - 12 months
1 - 2 years
2 - 5 years
5 - 10 years
+ 10 years
Product development
0 - 1 month
2 - 6 months
6 - 12 months
1 - 2 years
2 - 5 years
5 - 10 years
+ 10 years
Product lifetime
0 - 1 month
2 - 6 months
6 - 12 months
1 - 2 years
2 - 5 years
5 - 10 years
+ 10 years
* 13.
Typically, what prototype numbers are needed per project?
* 14.
Briefly describe the process for turning prototypes into production.
* 15.
What would you describe as your main industry drivers/trends?
* 16.
How do you continue to develop/support your product through the 'product lifecycle' i.e. Introduction, Growth, Maturity & Decline? (select all that apply)
* 17.
Are there additional services internally/externally that are not currently covered that could add value? (select all that apply)
* 18.
Is your organisation already involved with 3D printing?
* 19.
Would your establishment be interested in 3D printing with embedded electronics? (please select all that apply)
* 20.
How often would your establishment want to be involved in such an activity (3D printing with embedded electronics)?
* 21.
Please indicate what may be needed for you to consider this type of technology (3D printing with embedded electronics)
* 22.
What factors do you consider most important in developing 3D printing with embedded electronics?
* 23.
How much would you be willing to pay for the services outlined below? (response on each)
£0 - £250
£251 - £500
£501 - £1000
£1001 - £5000
£5001 - £10000
more than £10000
Sample Production
£0 - £250
£251 - £500
£501 - £1000
£1001 - £5000
£5001 - £10000
more than £10000
Feasibility Study
£0 - £250
£251 - £500
£501 - £1000
£1001 - £5000
£5001 - £10000
more than £10000
Mechanical Parts
£0 - £250
£251 - £500
£501 - £1000
£1001 - £5000
£5001 - £10000
more than £10000
Demonstration Units
£0 - £250
£251 - £500
£501 - £1000
£1001 - £5000
£5001 - £10000
more than £10000
Productionisation
£0 - £250
£251 - £500
£501 - £1000
£1001 - £5000
£5001 - £10000
more than £10000
Risks/Safety
£0 - £250
£251 - £500
£501 - £1000
£1001 - £5000
£5001 - £10000
more than £10000
Complete Turnkey Engineering Solution
£0 - £250
£251 - £500
£501 - £1000
£1001 - £5000
£5001 - £10000
more than £10000
* 24.
Does this service interest you (3D printing with embedded electronics)?
* 25.
Would you like to be contacted following your response to this survey?
26.
Contact details