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Articles with insights from PreScouter's experts, as well as examples of the kind of custom intelligence they deliver to clients.

5G gives utilities and power producers a connectivity upgrade

5G (fifth generation) is the latest generation of cellular/wireless network technology that is already here and promises to deliver (i) data as much as 100...
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Blockchain in Healthcare & Life Sciences

– PreScouter reviews three broad areas of blockchain deployment, at various stages of maturity in the...
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Automotive lightweight materials: The age of the composite

– The automotive industry is going through an important development phase to address major issues concerning...
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New EU regulations on medical devices: What changes from May 26, 2020?

– Medical technology, or “medtech”, covers a vast spectrum of healthcare products, ranging from everyday products...
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PreScouter 2019 round up: The 10 most read stories of the year

– Before the new year comes rolling in, here we present the top ten most popular...

EXAMPLES OF OUR WORK

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AI and Industry: How Machine Learning Is Impacting Industries

– In this Disruptors report, PreScouter investigated 5 machine learning algorithms and how they are impacting...
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Identifying “Unicorn” Investment Opportunities in the Mobility Sector

– About the client: The Client’s organization is a major insurance service provider in Europe. The...
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The Future of Transportation: An Autonomous Landscape

– What technologies are shaping the future of automation in the transportation industry? In this Intelligence...
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Green Cosmetics: Eco-friendly Products and Key Ingredients

– What eco-friendly ingredients are being championed by existing and emerging players in the cosmetics industry,...
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Meat Alternatives – 2019

– PreScouter investigated the current state of meat alternative space by identifying key drivers and technologies...
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Embedded Sensors for Manufacturing

– How can embedded sensors be applied throughout the manufacturing supply chain? In this Intelligence Brief,...
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Disruption in Human Robot Collaboration

– The next great period of growth in manufacturing productivity will be driven, at least in...
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State of the Electric Vehicle Lithium-Ion Battery Market 2019-2030

– Report Highlights: Advancements in battery technology and the electrification of the automobile have contributed enormously...
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Personalized Packaging Technologies

– Report Highlights: For the modern consumer, the shopping experience is becoming much more than simply...
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The Impact of Advancements in Biotechnology on the Treatment of Disease and Aging

– With the biotechnology sector expected to reach nearly 727B USD by 2025 and with enormous...
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Drivers and Innovations in the Adaptive Clothing Market

– Report Highlights: International fashion industry network FashionUnited estimates that the total apparel market is worth...
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6 Startup Water Management Technologies

– What technologies and/or companies have emerged in the last few years in water management? The...
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Electrification Trends in Mobile Machinery

– About the Client: The Client is a Fortune 500 company and a world leader in...
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Smart Road Technologies Shaping the Future of Transportation

– Report Highlights: Key driving trends: Electrification Infrastructure Improvements Safety and Improved User Experience Renewable Energy...
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Extending Shelf Life: Food Treatment Methods

– Report Highlights: In previous reports, the PreScouter team focused on extending food and beverage shelf...
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Disruptive Battery Technologies

– Report Highlights: PreScouter identified the following 10 disruptive battery technologies: Each technology is analyzed from...
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Extending Shelf Life: Next Generation Additives

– Report Highlights: An interesting push in this area is not only the use of plant-...
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Extending Shelf Life: Novel Packaging

– What are some novel packaging technologies currently in development for extending the shelf life of...
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What are the applications of artificial intelligence in drug discovery & development?

– The question that PreScouter addresses in this intelligence brief is: what are the applications of...
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What companies are offering commercially available solutions in the smart packaging domain?

– Report Highlights: PreScouter identified 11 companies that are already offering commercially available solutions for smart...
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Can we control machines with only our minds?

– What if we didn’t have to physically intervene between our thoughts and a machine’s action?...
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Evaluating Longevity Risk

– The following is a case study of the work that was carried out by PreScouter...
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Natural Replacements for Sugar in Beverages

– Sugar plays an important role in the food and beverages industry due to its sweetness...
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Carbon Dioxide as an Eco-Friendly Refrigerant for Electric Vehicles

– Chemical manufacturers are frequently unveiling new refrigerant blends that address the global warming potential (GWP)...
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“Clean Label” Ingredients for Flavor Enhancement

– The following is a case study of the work that was carried out by PreScouter...
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Late-Stage Technologies that Minimize Financial Risk

– The following is a case study of the work that was carried out by PreScouter...
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Next-Gen Infection Control Technologies

– The following is a case study report of the work that was carried out by...
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From AI to drug delivery: How phase change materials are disrupting your industry

– This report serves as a guide through the emerging applications for phase change materials. The...
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Eco-Friendly Diapers: Current Market Outlook

– There are several eco-friendly diapers on the market. This inquiry listed the top 5 ‘green’ diaper brands...
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Synthetic biology: The future of food, pharmaceuticals, fuel and chemicals

– The field of synthetic biology is rapidly developing. Its aims are no less than engineering...
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The Internet of Things: State of technology report

– In this report, we explored the Internet of Things (IoT), and its impact on four...
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9 disruptive technologies changing the world

– In the past 25 years, modern society has undergone a number of significant changes due...
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Graphene: How this wonder material is transforming every industry

– Graphene, an atomically-thin, two-dimensional layer of carbon, has been touted as a miracle material: in...

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Proactively Preventing Failure – Staying on top of disruptive technologies

– This is video #4 from our Proactively Preventing Failure series where experts discuss how they...
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Personalized Medicine: Moving from Average to Personal

– We present here a handful of examples from some recent advances that showcase how personalized...
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Proactively Preventing Failure – How quickly do you iterate from the customer feedback loops?

– In this panel discussion, innovation leaders discuss how they proactively stay on top of competitors,...
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Proactively Preventing Failure – When does the voice of the customer enter into the project?

– In this panel discussion, innovation leaders discuss how they proactively stay on top of competitors,...
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Proactively Preventing Failure – How to manage non-incremental innovation projects?

– In this panel discussion, innovation leaders discuss how they proactively stay on top of competitors,...
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Lithium battery chemistries that will dominate the electric vehicle market

– What battery technologies will have the largest share of lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles?...
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Battery technologies that could revolutionize energy storage in the next five decades

– The race to build the next innovative battery is heating up. Sofiane Boukhalfa and Navneeta...
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Green seems to be the new black with today’s companies

– Going green would appear to be the trend among today’s companies all over the world...
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New tech for old industries: Leveraging renewable energy in surprising places

– In 2017, 70% of net new global power generating capacity came from renewable energy. Renewable...
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PreScouter Case Study

– In this case study, we helped a Fortune 500 client in the pharmaceutical industry improve...
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Properties and Side Effects of Artificial Preservatives

– In a previous article entitled, Why preservatives are bad for your health, we presented scientific...
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How AI is spreading across industries

– Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to the ability of computer systems to perform tasks that would...
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How Uber and Amazon are transforming the logistics industry

– The following statistics give an insight into the size and the importance of the logistics...
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10 Quick Facts About Lentein

– Lentein is a protein-rich green powder produced by Parabel. It is a “whole food concept” that...
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How bio-inspired materials are revolutionizing industry

– Nature serves as one of life’s most creative and innovative scientists, and can sometimes provide...
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Autonomous technology in transportation

– For a number of years, the autonomous operation of vehicles, machinery, and other mechanics has...
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3 Steps to Becoming a Better Technology Scout

– This infographic was adapted from a previously published article. For more information, the full article...
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Components of a Hybrid Nuclear-Renewable Energy System

– Hybrid nuclear-renewable energy may play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas pollution, along with...

More Insights

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The future of healthcare: Smart sensors and digital biomarkers

– What are smart sensors and digital biomarkers? Smart sensors are devices that take input from...
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Emerging technologies in aircraft maintenance: Robots and drones

– Several aerospace companies are investing in the development of automated solutions to not only improve...
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The PreScouter Journey: From Idea to Execution

– The following is a chapter from the book “Dynamic Entrepreneurs of the 21st Century” that...
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What are the disadvantages of cryptocurrencies?

– Much time has been spent lauding blockchain and cryptocurrencies in this series.  However, cryptocurrencies suffer...
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Advances in point of care diagnostics in resource-limited settings

– Think about the last time you were sick with a cold or a flu. If...
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6 innovative technologies that can fight the climate crisis

– Amid growing concern about the increasingly negative impacts of the climate crisis, innovative technologies need...