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How new technologies are reshaping the building façade coatings market

Deterioration in building façade coatings can be caused by a wide range of factors, such as soot deposition, biological growth, acid rain corrosion, or a...
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Identification of contract manufacturers to produce a new household cleaning product

– About the Client: The Client, a major manufacturer of household products, was scaling up a...
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Crowdfunding as Voice of the Consumer

– Generally, brands rely on customer interviews, surveys, and focus groups to identify and understand consumer...
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How will the Fashion Act restyle the global fashion industry?

– Fashion business is known for its speedy and constant changes. It is not unusual for...
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PFAS regulations: Addressing “forever chemicals” in food packaging and other products

– Making products last longer and be more resistant to heat, oil, stains, grease, and water,...

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Alternative PFAS Chemistries: How can we reduce our dependence on forever chemicals?

– Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are widely used to impart resistance to heat, oil, stains, grease,...
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Beyond the package: Tackling the plastic problem from within

– Plastic pollution is currently one of most discussed environmental issues worldwide. Two of the main...
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Innovations in Ecommerce Packaging

– In this Intelligence Brief, we profile nine companies from around the globe providing ecommerce packaging...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Personalized Packaging Technologies

– Report Highlights: For the modern consumer, the shopping experience is becoming much more than simply...
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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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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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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 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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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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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...

Case Studies

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Landscaping new technologies to make hand tools safer

– About the Client: The Client was a major tool manufacturing company that wanted to ensure...
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IP landscape to determine areas of opportunity for nonwovens to promote skin health

– About the Client: A major personal care company engaged PreScouter in this Research Support Service...
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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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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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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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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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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 “Unicorn” Investment Opportunities in the Mobility Sector

– About the client: The Client’s organization is a major insurance service provider in Europe. The...

Media

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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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Novel acne treatments clear skin with fewer side effects

– Current acne treatments can be accompanied by undesirable side effects such as skin dryness, peeling,...
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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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Blockchain in the CPG industry

– The consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry is transforming rapidly. In the past decade, technologies from...
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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...
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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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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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