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Automotive lightweighting: Strategies for improving fuel efficiency

The automotive industry has been reinventing itself to become more and more sustainable, starting with automotive lightweighting: the replacement of metal parts with lighter materials...
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Are fuel cell electric cars better than battery electric cars?

– In the absence of an infrastructure to support FCEVs, BEVs are the more favorable option...
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Developing novel veterinary rheumatoid arthritis therapeutics

– About the Client: The Client was a major biopharmaceutical company looking to develop new therapeutics...
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Evaluating a potential investment opportunity in an energy storage system platform company

– About the Client: The Client was a major manufacturer of solar photovoltaic modules that runs...
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Process analytical technologies in pharmaceutical manufacturing

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

EXAMPLES OF OUR WORK

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White space opportunities in esports apparel

– The gaming industry is larger than ever, bringing in more revenue than the worldwide box...
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Supply chain resilience: What does the future of supply chains look like?

– The supply chain plays a significant role in the strategic business strategies of original equipment...
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Quantum computing in the chemical industry

– Quantum computing (QC) is recognized as a game-changing approach that allows complex computations to be...
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How is saliva transforming the at-home testing space?

– The idea of using saliva as a diagnostic method has existed since 1975. However, it...
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Blockchain in the automotive & logistics sectors

– Blockchain technology simplifies and speeds up processes, reduces risks, and increases transparency and trust between...
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Green Chemistry Alternatives For Common Chemicals

– Going from a fossil- to renewable-based world requires a major shift in the way we...
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Aligning Animal-Free Testing with Sustainable Practices

– Increased consumer interest in safe, natural, sustainable and cruelty-free cosmetics and personal care products is...
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Space Opportunities and 2021 Budget Allocations by Major Space Research Organizations

– As governmental A&D organizations publish their funding priorities each year, it’s crucial for commercial A&D...
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Applications of Artificial Intelligence in the Sports Industry

– Forward-looking professional sports franchises are increasingly relying on analytics. Our research shows that across multiple...
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Saliva-Based Substance Abuse Screening for the COVID-19 Era

– Evidence shows COVID-19 has been worsening America’s drug problem. In a CDC survey of US...
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Hydrogen-Based Energy Adoption in Aviation

– Hydrogen-based energy is the generation of energy that uses hydrogen and hydrogen-rich fuels in fuel...
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Toxic Metals in Baby Food: The Congressional Findings and What They Mean for Food Companies

– Included in this Intelligence Brief: A summary of the subcommittee’s findings Recommendations for food companies...
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Metal Contamination in Food & Beverages: Strategies for Managing Metal Contaminants in Food Production

– Food companies are coming under increasing scrutiny for the levels of toxic and other harmful...
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The 48V Shift in EVs & Data Centers: Unlocking More Power With Lower Emissions

– 48-volt infrastructure defines a system used by the automotive and data center industries to deliver...
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Achieving Greenhouse Gas Goals: How Organizations Can Measure and Reduce Carbon Emissions

– Climate change is the biggest existential challenge of our times that can potentially disrupt business...
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Extending The Shelf Life Of Food & Beverages

– In the past few years, we’ve noted a number of approaches aimed at shelf-life extension,...
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Reusable Packaging Solutions: Time To Make The Switch!

– As opposed to conventional or expendable packaging that is usually wasted after their intended single...
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Preventing Workplace Closures: How To Implement A Simple COVID-19 Workplace Testing Strategy Today

– Companies can ensure business continuity by keeping easy-to-use COVID-19 test kits on-site. For less than...
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The Future of Aerospace: A Technology Development Roadmap For The Next 30 Years

– Here, we identify and forecast the evolution of technology innovation sectors integral to the aerospace...
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How Investments in Third Wave AI Are Generating 5x Returns Today

– AI is killing a generation of businesses, while those making AI investments are seeing a...
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5G Core: What does the next generation of networks look like?

– Unabated broadband growth is fueled by a growing demand for ubiquitous and interactive multimedia services....
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Achieving Greenhouse Gas Goals: Metal Industry Strategies For A Low-Carbon Future

– Included in this report: What are the drivers and political framework pushing steel manufacturing companies...
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Consumer Interest In Healthy Homes: Market Overview and Key Techs

– In this report, we highlight the current state of the healthy home market, the main...
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The Current Status of Graphene Production in 2020

– In order to understand the current status of graphene production, PreScouter identified 18 companies that...
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Startups Developing Nanocellulose Products in 2020

– The global nanocellulose market is valued at USD 297 million and expected to grow to...
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The Retail Landscape in 2020 & Beyond

– The retail sector has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic which won’t be ending...
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What are some of the applications for chemical-mechanical planarization (CMP)?

– Chemical-mechanical planarization (CMP) was originally developed to overcome processing issues in microelectronics manufacturing, such as...
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Renewable Energies: The Place To Go

– COVID-19 has impacted all industries and renewable energy is no exception. The present document aims...
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How COVID-19 Is Driving Innovation In The Food & Beverage Industry

– To date, there have been over 10 million confirmed cases and over 500,000 deaths due...
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COVID-19 & Natural Resources: How To Continue Operations Safely

– The natural resources sector has been significantly disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic due to closures...
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How Can Workplaces Offer COVID-19 Testing?

– In this report, we detail all of the currently available COVID-19 workplace testing options, detailing...
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When will the COVID-19 pandemic end?

– In this report, we’ll cover what companies can do sustain, and even grow, in this...
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Manufacturing challenges of critical COVID-19 medical equipment and how the industry is responding

– The COVID-19 pandemic has very clearly shown that most of the world is lagging in...
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Emerging disinfection technologies for manufacturers and consumers

– In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing an upsurge in novel technologies...
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COVID-19: How R&D Responded & What We Learned for Future Outbreaks

– As there is no approved treatment for COVID-19, the current standard of treatment has been...
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COVID-19: Current Response

– In this Intelligence Brief, Prescouter discusses the epidemiology, current standards for treatment, diagnostics, and prevention...
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Sugar Reduction & Sugar Substitution Technologies – 2020

– Over the last 5 years, there has been an increase in the number of published...
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What Energy Storage Devices Will Power Aerospace Vehicles of Tomorrow?

– We highlight novel state-of-the-art aerospace vehicles currently in development, as well as the different energy...
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How Is Personalized Medicine Being Applied and Adopted by Industry?

– The industry has long recognized the promise of personalized medicine, with many new entrants in...
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Towards a Circular Economy: Zero-Waste Technologies & Initiatives

– Here, PreScouter looks at 10 companies offering a zero-waste technology or initiative, with the greater...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Epigenetics

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer, Ryan LaRanger, and Maikel Boot...
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COVID vaccines vs. natural immunity

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

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer, Ryan LaRanger, and Maikel Boot...
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The future of telemedicine

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger discuss telemedicine...
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Identifying technologies for reducing the mining sector’s GHG emissions

– About the Client: The Client, a mining industry support group, came to PreScouter for help...
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Proteomics

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger discuss proteomics...
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Identifying contract manufacturers to produce a novel probiotic fruit snack

– About the Client: In order to remain competitive in the F&B industry, companies need to...
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Automated logistics technologies: Delivering the goods with automated trains

– This video profiles the world’s first automated heavy-haul, long-distance rail operation. It’s part of a...
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Value chain analysis of maritime shipping strategies to reduce CO2 emissions

– About the Client: The Client, a global resource extraction company, engaged PreScouter in this Research...
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COVID-19 Booster Shots

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast,  Jeremy Schmerer is joined by Maikel Boot...
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A Candid Conversation about Academic Research

– In this edition of the Truncated Thoughts Podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger have a...
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Consultations on digital solutions for agriculture commodity trading

– About the Client: The Client, a technology consulting company, was looking to develop best practices...
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Urban Greening to Fight Climate Change

– The greening of grey surfaces can deliver multiple benefits, such as the mitigation of urban...
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Bacteria

– In this week’s episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Maikel Boot have...
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Benign Tumors

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger discuss benign...
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Identifying sanitation confirmation technologies for transport and other businesses

– About the Client: The Client was a major producer of consumer packaged goods. In light...
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Nutritional Supplements

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger discuss nutritional...
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Client testimonial from Diamond Foods: Raising employee morale

– In this video, Erin Clem of Diamond Foods tells us how the PreScouter Dx testing...
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Aortic Stenosis

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger have a...
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Investigating the use of 5G and 6G for new product development in the automation sector

– About the Client: As a global leader in applying automation and optimization processes, the Client...
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Infectious Diseases and Public Health

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

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Joao Guerreiro rejoins Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan...
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Synthetic Biology

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger discuss synthetic...
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An Overview of Drone & EVTOL Regulations

– According to the latest drone numbers, 70.5% of registered US drones are recreational, but these...
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Long-Read DNA Sequencing

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger are joined...
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Sustainability in Healthcare

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger are joined...
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Client testimonial from Diamond Foods: A user-friendly testing solution

– In this video, Erin Clem of Diamond Foods tells us what she likes about the...
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Investment and development opportunities for quantum systems in the aerospace defense sector

– About the Client: The Client is an aerospace defense company. The Challenge: The Client came...
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Autoimmune Disease Perspectives

– Truncated Thoughts Podcast: Short Discussions on Big Ideas in Healthcare In this episode of the...
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Developing a metro autonomy platform

– About the Client: The Client is a global leader in railway systems who engaged PreScouter...
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Brain-Computer Interfaces

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger discuss brain-computer...
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Automated Logistics Technologies: Delivering the goods with DRONES

– Automated technologies are disrupting the logistics sector – and leading the way are DRONES. Here’s...
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Client testimonial from Diamond Foods: Finding the perfect workplace testing solution

– In this video, Erin Clem of Diamond Foods tells us how Diamond Foods was impacted...
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Analyzing the emerging smart living market in Europe for investment strategy-making

– About the Client: The client is an insurance holding company headquartered in Europe. The Challenge:...
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Nanotechnology Applications in Medicine

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger are joined...
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Lab on a Chip

– In this episode, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger discuss the idea of a “Lab on...
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Identifying the regulation landscape and technological alternatives to chrome VI plating

– About the Client: The Client in this case was a major tool manufacturer. One of...
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Future of mRNA Therapeutics

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy and Ryan are joined by team...
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Bioreactors

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger discuss the...
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Finding renewable raw material suppliers for green packaging solutions

– About the Client: The Client, a major chemical company, was highly interested in sustainability and...
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Advancements in Cardiology

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger have a...
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Regenerative Medicine

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger discuss regenerative...
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Identifying sanitization technologies for residential kitchen applications

– About the Client: The Client, a major US manufacturer of plumbing fixtures, came to PreScouter seeking...
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3D Printing in Healthcare

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger discuss 3D...
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Helping a UK-based Company Reposition in Western Canada to Unlock New Market Opportunities

– About the Client: The Client is a leading engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firm who...
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Drug Delivery Systems

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger discuss drug...
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Stem Cell Therapy

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy and Ryan dive into stem cell...
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Battery Technologies for Healthcare

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy and Ryan engage in a discussion...
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Robotic Surgery Part II: 5G and Soft Robotics

– In this week’s episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger continue...
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The Role of Robotics in Surgery

– In the tenth episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy and Ryan discuss applications of...
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Providing subject matter expertise to help a specialty motor manufacturer develop a sales and growth strategy

– About the client: The client was a European manufacturer of specialty motors used in high-end...
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Over-the-Counter Drugs

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger discuss over-the-counter...
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Identifying key players in sensor development

– About the Client: The Client is a leading global aerospace and defense technology company. The...
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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

– In this episode of the Truncated Thoughts podcast, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger start a...
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Generic and Biosimilar Drugs

– In this episode, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger discuss generic and biosimilar drugs in the...
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Quantum Computing in Healthcare

– Truncated Thoughts is presented by PreScouter. The podcast is focused on discussing innovative topics, trends,...
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A CRISPR Chat

– In this episode Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger delve into the world of CRISPR. It...
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Emerging trends and new suppliers of satellite Earth gateway components

– About the Client: The Client is a company in the defense sector. The Challenge: The...
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MRNA Vaccines

– In this episode, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger discuss MRNA vaccines. Why is the development...
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Digital Health Conversation

– In their podcast debut, Jeremy Schmerer and Ryan LaRanger have a brief conversation about healthcare...

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Nutraceuticals: The promises and challenges of medicinal foods

– Current trends in biological research have indicated a strong link between health and diet. Nutraceuticals...
Article

Will point-of-care diagnostics be the next disruption in healthcare service delivery?

– The point-of-care diagnostics market is projected to grow rapidly within the next decade, despite high...
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The rise of COVID variants: How worried should we be?

– The war against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes COVID-19,...
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Tokyo Summer Olympics: What are the hottest tech innovations?

– The Covid-delayed 2020 Summer Olympics are finally underway in Tokyo; and thanks to Olympics technology...
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These companies are revolutionizing the applications of nanocellulose across industries

– Cellulose is the most abundant sustainable and renewable biopolymer on Earth, found in plants, algae,...
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New rheumatoid arthritis treatment insights

– Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease that affects 1% of the world’s...

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