Our Insights & Work

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

Pop that pill: A new generation of antibiotics promises a healthier future

The world is rapidly running out of effective antibiotics. For decades, we have relied on a simple course of antibiotics to treat common bacterial infections....
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Hardware-rooted security and its advantages in the IoT revolution

– The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) is not without danger, especially since the...
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Smart mirrors: More than just reflections

– Two startups have developed a range of “smart mirrors” — panel displays that provide high-definition...
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How technologies rewrite the lending process

– Most Americans are in debt, according to the average U.S. debt portfolio from Comet. And...
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What’s in the air outside my house? The personalized environmental sensor market is booming

– What’s in the air you’re breathing? Government agencies such as the United States Environmental Protection...

EXAMPLES OF OUR WORK

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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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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...
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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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Cryptocurrencies: The next disruptor of the fintech industry

– Today’s major cryptocurrencies have finally entered the mainstream. Bitcoin, Ethereum, LiteCoin, and many others are...
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The Latest Advances in Sustainable Packaging

– Sustainable packaging is a topic that has been discussed as far back as the 1970s,...
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How 3D Printing Is Redefining Industries

– 3D printing is a revolutionary technology, whose effects will be felt across multiple industries. It’s...
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Graphene: How this wonder material is transforming every industry

– This webinar summarizes key milestones in the development of graphene, highlights the state of current...

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Nanobots in 2018: Three recent advances shaping the future of research

– The field of nanotechnologies, which studies phenomena at the nanometer scale, 1 to 100 nanometers,...
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Can outsourcing R&D balance myopic business management?

– In April 2018, Ford Motor Co.’s CEO, Jim Hacket, announced plans to reduce spending by...
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Can emotion-detecting helmets increase productivity?

– Chinese companies are using helmets with electroencephalogram (EEG) sensors for their employees, raising both profits...
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The latest innovations in sustainable food packaging: Biobased cling film

– Food packaging plays an integral role in maintaining food quality and assuring food safety for...
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Welcoming a new era of barcodes: Insights from Niall Murphy, Co-founder & CEO of EVRYTHNG

– GS1 is a not-for-profit organization that develops and maintains global standards for various types of...
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Could a blood test diagnose a concussion?

– Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), commonly known as concussion, is the most prevalent form of...
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Pumped-storage hydropower plants: An attractive market opportunity

– Pumped-storage hydropower plants (PSHPs) are spreading worldwide and are at the center of engineering goals....
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Charged polymers: A sticky solution for our pesticide problem

– A team of MIT researchers have developed an innovative additive-based approach to make pesticides “stickier”,...
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Combating insurance fraud with AI

– Fraud affects every industry, and insurance is no exception. False declarations to the subscription, false...