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The LED light-emitting diode market - France

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1.1 Presentation and scope of study

The light-emitting diode (LED or LED by anglicism) is a electronic component generating light when an electric current passes through it.

The LED market is composed of several segments, including, in the order of the processing chain This includes the manufacture of the chip, the assembly of the LED module (also called LED package), the LED bulb and finally the LED lamp (the complete luminaire). [ Bpi France ]

The LED market is experiencing a very strong dynamism for several years, with a multiplication of innovations and new solutions. Thus, the field of application of LED technology now covers a very wide latitude, from lighting for private individuals to the automotive industry, including health, medicine, connected objects, televisions, smartphones..

This broadening of the scope of possibilities for LED technology places this market at the heart of many economic and future challenges, intensifying competition between the world's electronics giants and innovative new entrants positioned in niche market sub-segments.

1.2 The global market: a growing market

In ****, the global LED market was estimated at $**.** billion. Forecast data indicates that the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of **.*% over the period ****-****, reaching a market of nearly $*** billion in ****. [***]

The data below includes both LEDs as a simple electronic component but also all their derivatives and ...

1.3 The domestic market is experiencing double-digit growth

In ****, the French lighting market was estimated at *.* billion euros. Considering that the market shares previously given at the global level also apply to France, it can be estimated that the French LED market (***) is worth approximately * billion euros.

In terms of volume, in ****, the number of LED lamps sold in ...


2.1 Lighting in France

The primary interest of a LED is its creation of light, and as such, one of the main sectors determining demand is that of lighting. Lighting in France covers many segments and types of users: from residential to public lighting, including industry, commerce and offices.

Worldwide, total electricity consumption for street ...

2.2 The development of connected objects drives the demand for LEDs

LEDs, as an electronic component, are a central part of connected objects, and the worldwide demand for LEDs is therefore taking full advantage of the boom in these objects. Unlike other types of lamps, LEDs are electronic components and as such can be integrated into circuits and thus into many connected ...


3.1 Structure of the electronic component manufacturing activity in France

The manufacture of light-emitting diodes falls within Class **.**Z of the current NAF classification entitled "Manufacture of electronic components". This category includes several activities, including the manufacture of LEDs, but also the manufacture of electronic resistors, printed circuits, transformers, etc. [***]

The scope associated with the data provided below is therefore broader ...

3.2 The world's LED manufacturing giants

While there are a few French players specialising in the manufacture of LEDs and derivative solutions, LED production remains concentrated in the hands of a few global giants. Indeed, the very heavy investments in R

Among the global giants in the sector are Nichia, Osram (***) and Seoul Semiconductor.

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3.3 French LED start-ups

Although France is still weak in the production of LEDs, the country has an increasing number of companies and start-ups specialising in their use.


The Grenoble-based start-up Aledia, founded in ****, has developed a *D LED solution based on more than *** patents that could revolutionize the display. This technology offers both ...


4.1 A complex and innovative technological product

An LED (***). [***]

Classification of LEDs

LEDs can be classified according to different criteria:

Their colour: LEDs can be white or coloured Their power: LEDs can be said to be low power (***). High-power LEDs provide more light, with a ratio of up to *** lumens per Watt of power.

Composition of LEDs

Semiconductor ...

4.2 The price competitiveness of LEDs is constantly improving

Price is a key element in understanding the LED market: indeed, the growth of this market is largely conditioned by the evolution of the price competitiveness of LEDs compared to other types of lighting.

The data provided by INSEE for category **.** (***), entitled "Electronic components", are considered below. This category includes LEDs ...

4.3 Spin-off technologies


The acronym OLED stands for organic LED. This technology is used extensively in televisions because it has many advantages: the screens are brighter and more contrasting, and the TV consumes less energy than an LCD TV.

In addition, these components offer increased flexibility, allowing the development of new designs: for ...


LED market favoured by strict regulations in the lighting market

Since the beginning of the ****s, several successive directives have excluded different bulb models from the European markets, particularly the French market. In ****, incandescent light bulbs will first be withdrawn from the markets. [***]

Similarly, halogen bulbs were withdrawn from the market as of * January **** er september ****. This decision is mainly based ...

5.2 Technical criteria and labelling

In France, LED bulbs and lights must comply with the NF EN *****/A* of **** standards which define the technical criteria that LED luminaires must meet. The standard NF de ****: EN *****, defines the requirements of sécurité́ for LED luminaires. The operating voltage of a LED lamp must not exceed **V alternating ...


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