Our Insights & Work

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

How taxes and bans are fueling innovation

Government regulations such as taxes and bans are generally intended to improve standards of living and reduce environmental damage. These regulations can have a powerful...
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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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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...

EXAMPLES OF OUR WORK

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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...

More Insights

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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...
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The Internet of Plants: Building a network of cyberplants

– A fascinating side of the Internet of Things is that researchers are currently exploring how...
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The present and future of ingestible sensors – The new taste of science

– What is an ingestible sensor? In simple terms, they are ingestible electronic devices, roughly the...
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The holy grail of recycling: AI-powered robots

– Our planet is facing a serious issue. Due to rapid urbanization, people are generating a...
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CRISPR: A message of hope and caution

– The robust gene editing tool CRISPR has conferred a never-before-experienced freedom in selectively modifying genes...
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Icebergs in Africa! Ingenious or an excessive waste?

– Water scarcity is an inevitable bullet that is speeding towards us in the years to...