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Emerging opportunities for photovoltaic-hydropower hybrid plants

Hydropower and solar power plants have, in the past, been developed separately. Recently, hydro and solar plants have started to be merged into photovoltaic-hydropower hybrid...
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Home medical devices: Security and regulations

– Modern technology has brought about an evolution in medical devices, making them smaller, more accurate,...
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A peek into the current innovations in infant and toddler nutrition

– According to experts, breastfeeding is the gold standard of infant nutrition. Despite the known benefits...
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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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Season 1, Episode 3 – Aging Life Care Managers

– In this episode, we’ll take a closer look at how individuals who specialize in caring...

EXAMPLES OF OUR WORK

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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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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?...
Case Study

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)...
Case Study

“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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Additive Manufacturing in High Tech

– Additive manufacturing (AM) for high tech applications is beginning to emerge in the industry. This...
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Season 1, Episode 2 – Mobile-Angel

– In this episode, we’ll take a closer look at how a truly democratic organization can...
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Operating Workplaces: How to keep manufacturing during the COVID-19 pandemic

– Following best practices for social distancing, hygiene and disinfection is crucial for manufacturing-centric workplaces. By...
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Season 1, Episode 1 – Origin USA

– Today we dive deep into Origin USA and its President Pete Roberts. Pete walks us...
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Additive Manufacturing in Consumer Packaged Goods

– Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) is one of many major industries on which 3D-printing technologies will...
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Additive Manufacturing in Energy Production

– The energy and natural resources industries have not been at the forefront of additive manufacturing...
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Proactively Preventing Failure – Culture and Innovation

– This is video #5 from our Proactively Preventing Failure series where experts discuss how they...
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Additive Manufacturing in the Aerospace & Defense Industry

– Additive manufacturing for aerospace and defense (A&D) applications first began in the mid- to late-1980s....
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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...
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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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3D printed drugs between emerging innovations and current challenges

– 3D-printed medicines, developed through the layer-by-layer addition of material, are becoming increasingly attractive alternatives to conventionally manufactured...
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How COVID-19 is catalyzing innovation for the chemical industry

– The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about unprecedented disruption in the functioning of several industries and...
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AI in the fashion industry

– The fashion industry is one of the biggest industries in the world. It’s estimated to...
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The automotive industry: Driven by innovation

– From the year 1886, when Karl Benz rolled out the world’s first Motor Wagon, to...
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Alternative sources for graphene production

– Ever since its isolation in 2004, graphene and graphene-like materials (e.g., graphene oxide, graphene nanoplatelets)...
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How recommendation systems are driving change in the retail sector

– The rise of e-commerce: A growing number of customers are switching to e-commerce for their...

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