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The Single-Use Plastic Directive and its impact on the use of bioplastics in the CPG and F&B industries

Demand for sustainable products has been growing among consumers, leading brand owners to a desire to shift away from nonbiodegradable plastics in single-use articles. This...
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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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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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Migraines: Our current understanding and novel therapeutic possibilities

– Migraine is the third most prevalent illness in the world, with almost one billion people...

EXAMPLES OF OUR WORK

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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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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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Investigating investment opportunities in the cybersecurity sector

– About the Client: The Client is a leading global provider of logistics, operations, training, and...
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Identifying cutting-edge plastic recycling technologies

– About the Client: The Client is a large energy company that develops, constructs, and operates...
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The Importance of Workplace Testing

– Businesses are struggling as they face challenges related to concerns about employees contracting COVID-19. The...
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Disruptive technologies and tech trends in AI and ML for automation

– About the Client: The Client is an F500 manufacturing company with a diverse portfolio of...
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Development roadmap of novel image sensing technologies for a major chip-making equipment supplier

– About the Client: The Client is a top global semiconductor equipment supplier that develops and...
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Identifying Technologies to Convert CO2 into Liquid Fuels

– About the Client: The Client is a large energy company that develops, constructs, and operates...
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Market Analysis for a Major Textile Manufacturer

– About the Client:  The Client is a multi-billion dollar textile company and one of the...
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Identifying Digital Infrastructure for the Upstream Operations of a Global O&G Company

– About the Client: The client is a leading global multinational company with an extensive portfolio...
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Finding New Markets for a $2B Aerospace and Defense Company’s Technology

– The Client is a $2 billion aerospace & defense company that had developed an advanced...
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Exploring New Business Opportunities in the Lithography Space

– About the client: The Client is a global leader of photolithography systems for the semiconductor...
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Identifying new and disruptive technologies to support a F500’s internal R&D teams

– The Client is a multinational interactive Fortune 500 entertainment company that provides entertainment products to...
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Hydropower: The Next Frontier

– Hydropower is shifting from a flexible source of energy covering peak loads in a fossil...
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Increasing a multinational IT company’s digital component capabilities

– About the client: The client is an American multinational information technology company that provides product...
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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...
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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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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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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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Electrification Trends in Mobile Machinery

– About the Client: The Client is a Fortune 500 company and a world leader 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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Evaluating Longevity Risk

– The following is a case study of the work that was carried out by PreScouter...
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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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The applications of embedded sensors in the manufacturing value chain

– Embedded sensors have helped optimize the performance of manufacturing machinery, leading to greater efficiency and...
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Novel drug delivery methods to overcome the blood-brain barrier

– Neurodegenerative diseases are extraordinarily difficult to treat due to the unique physiology of the brain....
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How are smart medical devices enhancing telemedicine?

– The disruption caused by COVID-19 is boosting a shift toward telemedicine. A recent report revealed...
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Can’t touch this: What technologies are taking touchless retail to the next level?

– It’s no secret that the pandemic has had a crippling effect on a large part...
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Adoption of smart technologies toward increased water quality

– Water treatment is required for applications ranging from human consumption to industrial operations and is...
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Reducing PPE waste with sustainable textiles and novel decontamination systems

– Personal protective equipment, commonly known as PPE, is equipment that is designed to protect the...

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