COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE FOR A FOOD AND BEVERAGE COMPANY

Problem & Context: The client team was in need of a global Competitive Technology Intelligence platform for informing its R&D scientists and also aligning management on emerging opportunities. Information on consumer trends, technology advancement, regulatory changes, packaging trends, health and nutrition was needed to develop innovation and growth strategies. The client team needed an information partner to provide structured [...]

EMERGING TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FOR U.S. BASED FOOD COMPANY

Problem & Context: The client partnered with SPA to monitor and identify emerging technologies, products and business divestitures/ strategies of select companies. SciTech Patent Art Approach & Deliverables: A 2-member team of food technologists from SPA was assigned on a full-time basis to support the client team. The Competitive Technology Intelligence program was designed to track peer companies and emerging technologies. [...]

REAL TIME FEEDS FOR AN EUROPEAN FOOD INGREDIENTS COMPANY

Problem & Context: The client partnered with SPA to set up a real time news feed alert to monitor specific companies and technologies on a daily basis. SciTech Patent Art Approach & Deliverables: A 2-member team of food technologists at SPA was formed to identify the list of news feed sources. A proprietary news aggregator interface was created in order to extract structured data [...]

STATE-OF-THE ART SEARCH FOR AN EUROPEAN FOOD & BEVERAGE COMPANY

Problem & Context: An European Food & Beverage company was interested in understanding current technologies and innovation space for packaging techniques for baked food products. SciTech Patent Art Approach & Deliverables: SPA’s Food technologists and packaging engineers were assigned the job. SPA conducted a landscape search pertaining to packaging techniques for baked food products with [...]

PATENTING ACTIVITY FOR A EUROPEAN BEVERAGE COMPANY

Problem & Context: A European based company that develops and commercializes protein based beverages was interested in understanding the patent activity in plant-protein food and beverages. SciTech Patent Art Approach & Deliverables: A team of Biotechnologists were assigned this task. Patent searches were conducted using multiple patent databases for the patents published in Europe in [...]