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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.

Implantable optical biosensors: The “bright” future of diagnostic medicine?

There is burgeoning demand for point-of-care testing and real-time biomarker monitoring tools in the field of biomedicine to tackle chronic health issues such as, but...
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Profitable sustainability: 10 companies making food waste edible again

– Food waste occurs all along the supply chain, from farm to fork. With an estimated...
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As clocks “spring forward”, how will this affect your health and daily routine?

– Daylight saving time (DST), also referred to as summer time, is the practice of setting the...
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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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Blood cancer: Can we improve patient survival?

– Today’s best treatment options for blood cancer kill tumor cells with high doses of radiation...

EXAMPLES OF OUR WORK

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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 – 2018

– 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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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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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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Open Innovation in Automotive: The Cadillac Paradox

– In 2014, the automotive industry was abuzz with talk about Cadillac. For years, the brand...
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How taxes and bans are fueling innovation

– Government regulations such as taxes and bans are generally intended to improve standards of living...
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Sugar reduction innovations: 5 companies with sweet solutions

– The food and beverage industry is under constant pressure to reduce the amount of added...
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Designed to dissolve: Bioresorbable medical devices

– It’s a surgeon’s dream. A device that can be implanted into the body that takes...
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10 Alzheimer’s breakthroughs you should know about

– Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer, who first reported its...
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Artificial Intelligence for Everyone

– To the average person, artificial intelligence (AI) is more science fiction than science fact. While...
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Will perovskite solar cells be the beacon of solar energy?

– Perovskite solar cells (PSCs) have risen in only nine years as the hottest next-generation photovoltaic...
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Promising New Medical Devices of 2018: A Year in Review

– As the new year kicks off, it is a good time to look back and...
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The next generation of neuroscience tools

– Neurological disorders cost the United States about $800 billion every year. It has been estimated...