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Examples of Our Insights & Work

June 01, 2023

How is gut microbiome analysis driving personalized nutrition?

Gut microbiome analysis is revolutionizing the field of personalized nutrition, offering tailored dietary approaches based...

May 24, 2023

Discovering new methods for recycling and reusing electronic components in the automotive industry

About the client: The client, a prominent tier 1 automotive supplier, sought to explore innovative...

May 19, 2023

Securing the road ahead: The Auto industry’s response to car hacking

Cars nowadays are equipped with automated software. This software enables drivers to enjoy smooth connectivity...

May 18, 2023

Microplastics in Industry: Identifying Risks & Opportunities for Action

Microplastics are small plastic particles measuring less than 5 mm that do not biodegrade and...

May 11, 2023

Benefits of hyperautomation in logistics: Examples and use cases

Prioritizing hyperautomation will be a major differentiator for organizations – big or small – from...

May 05, 2023

Identifying the best biofuel and suppliers to lower maritime transportation emissions

About the Client: The Client is a Major Mining Company. The Client set a goal...

May 02, 2023

Three Steps to Becoming a Better Technology Scout

Technology scouting is an art and a science. Here are three expert tips on how...

April 26, 2023

Enhancing healthcare with ChatGPT

In this episode, Maikel and Jeremy discuss ChatGPT in terms of how it and other...

April 25, 2023

How virtual power plants can save the U.S. trillions in grid upgrades

Generating and consuming renewable energy presents challenges due to intermittency and geographical limitations. To address...

April 19, 2023

How ChatGPT Works

ChatGPT is an LLM built on the Transformer architecture, which has enabled it to have...

April 13, 2023

The global technology race: Is China truly ahead of the West?

The  Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) recently released a report titled “The Global Race for...

April 08, 2023

Hyperautomation & the Future of Business

Hyperautomation is an especially promising technology for small and medium-sized enterprises as they are expected...

March 30, 2023

ChatGPT & the future of everything

Large AI models like ChatGPT are just the beginning of a new wave of knowledge...

March 21, 2023

Innovative applications of AI/ML in food safety & manufacturing

As the food and beverage (F&B) industry faces new challenges related to food safety and...

March 18, 2023

Advances in sustainable agriculture: Trends, strategies, & technologies

With the world’s population growing rapidly and the impacts of climate change becoming increasingly apparent,...

March 10, 2023

Non-invasive ketone detection: Emerging trends and opportunities

There has been growing interest in personalized products and health monitoring among consumers, particularly in...

March 08, 2023

Hard surface flooring market: A competitive analysis

About the Client: The Client came to PreScouter for help in learning as much as...

March 03, 2023

Navigating the IIoT landscape: From theory to practice

The Industrial Internet of Things, or IIoT, is a subset of IoT that focuses on...

February 23, 2023

A wireless future for implantable medical device charging

Electronics have been finding their way into everything, and implantable devices are not an exception....

February 15, 2023

World Economic Forum 2023: 5 Key Takeaways

The World Economic Forum is an international not-for-profit organization focused on promoting cooperation between the...

February 01, 2023

Clean label flavors: Interview with an expert in flavor technologies

Laura is a food and chemical engineer focusing on flavor creation, product development, and flavor...

January 30, 2023

Low-power sensor technologies for cold storage logistics applications

About the Client: The Client is a Global Leader in HVAC and Logistics Solutions. As...

January 24, 2023

The future of consumer goods: Harnessing hyper-personalization and mass-customization

Personalization is shaping the future of consumer goods. Manufacturers are increasingly turning to direct-to-consumer channels...

January 20, 2023

Technologies that improve electric grid resilience

Whenever a natural disaster hits, the electric grid is often damaged, disrupting the ability of...

January 10, 2023

Roadmap for Increasing Organizational Agility in the Aerospace & Defense Sector

About the Client: The Client is a global leader in the aerospace & defense sector....

January 04, 2023

Graphene manufacturing: Expert insights you might have missed from 2022

Isabella Borghetti is an industrial manager working in the automotive and nanotechnology industry. She has...

December 22, 2022

Technology landscape for improving O&G field operations efficiency

About the Client: The Client is a multinational oil & gas company. The Client wanted...

December 20, 2022

New technologies to avoid pipeline failures

Any method that can proactively act to moderate factors such as pressure and changes in...

December 15, 2022

Applications of robotics in quality assurance and maintenance

Here, we highlight new approaches being enabled by advanced robotics and advanced AI to streamline...

December 13, 2022

Fusion ignition achieved ushering a new era of clean energy

Nuclear fusion is a process in which atomic nuclei fuse together, which results in the...

December 08, 2022

Technology takes center stage at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar 

Global sporting events have always been opportunities for technological innovation. The 2022 World Cup is...

December 03, 2022

Why the medical aesthetics industry is crisis-proof and growing

During the last two years of restrictions and lockdowns due to the pandemic, the business...

December 01, 2022

The esports apparel market: Unmet needs and future opportunities

Despite the immense influx of capital into the esports industry, professional esports athletes are currently...

November 24, 2022

Analysis of technologies and markets for captured CO2 utilization and storage

About the Client: The Client is a global cleantech company specializing in energy from waste....

November 15, 2022

Early warning systems: Cellular agriculture as a case study

An early warning system is an integrated system of monitoring and awareness that enables businesses...

November 10, 2022

Technology landscape of automotive electrical/electronic architectures

About the Client:  The Client is a leading global automotive Tier 1 supplier. The Client...

November 04, 2022

The clean label market: An expert take on misconceptions, challenges and trends

Stefan has been a food science researcher and product developer for over 20 years. He...

November 02, 2022

Waste shredder plants: Regulations, challenges, and solutions

Every year, cities produce up to 2.1 billion tons of solid waste, with metal waste...

October 26, 2022

Carbon Nanotubes: From Space Suits to Protective Clothing

Lunar dust is a major environmental challenge to overcome in space exploration. Ever since Apollo...

October 25, 2022

Why a Blanket Ban on Fluoropolymers is Not the Answer: The Vital Role of PTFE in Life-Saving Applications

Fluoropolymers comprise a subset of over 9,000 chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)....

October 21, 2022

Breast cancer research in 2022: Ten breakthroughs in detection and treatment

Despite numerous efforts, breast cancer continues to represent a significant burden on society. In 2021,...

October 19, 2022

Ongoing identification of novel targets for development within oncology

About the Client: The Client is a pharmaceutical company focused on drug development for cancer....

October 14, 2022

To Mars and Beyond: Emerging technologies in spacesuits

NASA and PreScouter discuss emerging technologies in spacesuits, and what innovations are turning spacesuits into...

October 13, 2022

Cost-effective and environmentally friendly coating solutions for saw blades

About the Client: The Client is a major tool manufacturing company seeking to produce an...

October 12, 2022

Graphene Manufacturing in 2022

Graphene is the thinnest material (1 atomic layer thick) known to humans, which makes its...

October 05, 2022

Remote survey and assessment technologies for the mining industry

About the Client:  A leading service provider to the mining industry wanted to understand remote...

October 03, 2022

Plant-Based Proteins: Market Analysis & IP Landscaping of Meat, Dairy and Egg Alternatives

Plant-based proteins must resemble animal-based proteins in appearance, smell, and flavor. Additionally, they must have...

September 27, 2022

Newborn screening: What advances are unlocking new medical interventions?

Newborn screening (NBS) originated in the 1960s, when Dr. Robert Guthrie developed a blood test...

September 18, 2022

Deflating climate change through the Inflation Reduction Act

One of the key pillars of current US President Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign was...

September 14, 2022

The Monkey Pox-cast

In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy, Joao, Maikel, and Ryan discuss Monkeypox...

September 02, 2022

Mono-Material Packaging: New guidelines, current scenario, and key players

The current flexible packaging sector depends on multi-material packaging, which is difficult to recycle. This...

August 22, 2022

Top 3 Challenges Procurement Teams Face

Included in this white paper: The importance of determining economic lot size (ELS) and how...

August 14, 2022

How to achieve carbon neutrality with offsets and energy certificates

After discussing how COP26 will impact organizations in our last summit, here our panel of...

August 11, 2022

Analysis of surgical site infection detection and prevention software platforms

About the Client: The Client, a Fortune 500 medical device producer, was interested in developing...

July 24, 2022

Innovative technologies for improving the efficiency, reliability, and safety of O&G construction

About the Client: The Client was a major international Oil & Gas company. Their technology...

July 21, 2022

How new technologies are reshaping the building façade coatings market

Deterioration in building façade coatings can be caused by a wide range of factors, such...

July 15, 2022

Identification of contract manufacturers to produce a new household cleaning product

About the Client: The Client, a major manufacturer of household products, was scaling up a...

July 12, 2022

Drug stability strategies and innovations

A box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back room of a pharmacy...

July 10, 2022

Identifying targets for acquisition in the industrial automation space

About the Client: The Client, a European manufacturer of electric motors and fans, asked PreScouter...

July 07, 2022

Crowdfunding as Voice of the Consumer

Generally, brands rely on customer interviews, surveys, and focus groups to identify and understand consumer...

July 01, 2022

Digital transformation technologies in the pharmacovigilance signal detection space

About the Client: The Client, a major biopharmaceutical company, wanted to assess the current state...

June 28, 2022

How will the Fashion Act restyle the global fashion industry?

Fashion business is known for its speedy and constant changes. It is not unusual for...

June 25, 2022

Landscape of products leveraging plant-based protein blends for waste stream upcycling

About the Client: The Client was a Fortune 500 Food Company that came to PreScouter...

June 24, 2022

Where are we in the COVID-19 pandemic journey?

In this edition of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Maikel Boot discuss the...

June 24, 2022

Hydrogen as a Fuel for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Plants

Currently, using hydrogen as a fuel for CHP plants with a goal of reducing greenhouse...

June 23, 2022

Blockchain for logistics operations offers clear advantages

The use of blockchain in the logistics sector offers a clear impact to the profitability...

June 17, 2022

Technology scan for a pulp & paper company looking to achieve zero-emissions operations

About the Client: The Client for this Research Support Service Project, was a major pulp...

June 16, 2022

CAR T-cell therapy: Targeting cancer cell antigens with genetically altered T cells

Immunotherapy is one of the most exciting and promising new developments in cancer treatment. By...

June 08, 2022

PFAS regulations: Addressing “forever chemicals” in food packaging and other products

Making products last longer and be more resistant to heat, oil, stains, grease, and water,...

June 03, 2022

Pharmaceutical data management

  In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer, Maikel Boot, and Ryan...

June 02, 2022

Pharmaceutical R&D spending trends in 2022

The pharmaceutical industry plays a crucial role in human well-being. Investment in research and development...

June 01, 2022

Clean Label Flavors: Expert insights into clean labeling trends and examples of clean label flavor solutions

Flavor is a key driver for consumer preference and purchase intent. Clean label flavors are...

June 01, 2022

The Time to Prepare for Quantum Disruption is Now

Chicago, IL: PreScouter, a Chicago-based research intelligence company, has compiled a new Intelligence Brief that...

May 27, 2022

Novel imaging technologies to integrate into an existing aesthetics device

About the Client: The Client, a leading developer of aesthetic and medical treatment systems, was...

May 26, 2022

Thermoset recycling: Expert insights into processes and challenges

Sudhin Datta is a retired Senior Research Associate at ExxonMobil Chemical, in the polymers business....

May 20, 2022

Identifying unmet needs in the powder coating market

About the Client: The Client, a specialty chemicals company, came to PreScouter for help gaining...

May 18, 2022

Cellular reprogramming: Personalized medicine for each patient and each disease

Can you imagine a world where doctors have the ability to replace disease-causing cells with...

May 14, 2022

Energy management system landscaping to identify potential acquisition targets

About the Client: The Client, a multinational solar energy company, engaged PreScouter in this Research...

May 13, 2022

State of Battery Recycling: Can we meet our LIB recycling obligations by 2030?

In the European Union, the draft of the new Battery Directive sets LIBs for electric...

May 11, 2022

Alternative PFAS Chemistries

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are widely used to impart resistance to heat, oil, stains, grease,...

May 06, 2022

Identifying trends in artificial intelligence and edge-computing security

About the Client: The Client was a leading producer of programmable logic devices that wanted...

May 04, 2022

Decentralized clinical trials vs traditional clinical trials

Over the last decade, an important change in the approach to clinical trials has taken...

May 03, 2022

Beyond the package: Tackling the plastic problem from within

Plastic pollution is currently one of most discussed environmental issues worldwide. Two of the main...

April 29, 2022

Identifying market opportunities for biopolymers

About the Client: The Client in this case, a leading biotechnology and bioinformatics company, engaged...

April 29, 2022

CO2 conversion & utilization pathways: Techno-economic insights

Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas known as one of the main contributors to climate...

April 23, 2022

Investigating engineering validation practices to improve product development processes

About the Client: The Client was a global OEM in the automotive space seeking to...

April 23, 2022

Augmented reality in surgery

Is augmented reality (AR) the future of surgery? In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts...

April 22, 2022

Ecommerce packaging: Insights from industry expert Bob Makofsky

Bob Makofsky is an expert in packaging with almost two decades of experience, including an...

April 14, 2022

Artificial intelligence: The future of healthcare diagnostics is here to stay

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become synonymous with transformative medicine. One can say that AI is...

April 13, 2022

Quantum Computing and Cybersecurity: Preparing for Post-Quantum Cryptography

Quantum computing (QC) represents the biggest threat to data security in the medium term since...

April 11, 2022

Innovative Recycling Solutions for Thermoset Plastics

Chicago, IL: PreScouter, a Chicago-based research intelligence company, has compiled a new Intelligence Brief that...

April 11, 2022

Strategies for Overcoming Chip Shortage Challenges

Chicago, IL: PreScouter, a Chicago-based research intelligence firm, has compiled a new Intelligence Brief that...

April 11, 2022

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles & the Future of Sustainable Driving

Chicago, IL: PreScouter, a Chicago-based research intelligence firm, has compiled a new Intelligence Brief that...

April 11, 2022

Electric Vehicles and Data Centers Are Making the Switch to 48V Systems

Chicago, IL: PreScouter, a Chicago-based research intelligence firm, has released a new report that looks...

April 08, 2022

Landscaping new technologies to make hand tools safer

About the Client: The Client was a major tool manufacturing company that wanted to ensure...

April 07, 2022

US biofuel regulations: What to know now to get ahead in the energy transformation

Measures and regulations to protect the environment from carbon emissions are not new, but the...

April 01, 2022

Antibody-drug conjugates: A promising new class of targeted cancer therapy drugs

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in six deaths are cancer related. In...

March 25, 2022

Techniques to separate byproducts for more sustainable chemical processing

About the Client: A major chemical processing company at the forefront of sustainability had designed...

March 24, 2022

Natural Alternatives to Common Food Colors

Recent bans on colored food additives that are deemed “unsafe” are accelerating the development of...

March 18, 2022

Organ transplants

In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer, Ryan LaRanger, and Maikel Boot discuss...

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