A Lead Development Engineer at a water treatment company needed assistance on whether or not to initiate internal R&D on a potentially emerging application of UV LED technology.
Nerac analysts reviewed patented technologies, identified key industrial and academic players who are developing this new LED technology, and highlighted the key issues/barriers for this application to become commercially viable.
The Nerac findings and insights provided a clear picture of the time scale and details in each stage of the proposed R&D endeavor. Nerac provided an important component for making a strategic business decision as to how the client should position themselves in the medium and long term.
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- 59Issue: The CEO of a large manufacturing company asked Nerac to provide an opinion on the advisability of engaging in a joint venture with a company in the field of concentrated photovoltaics (CPV). One of the key issues for the client was the technical feasibility and market outlook for the underlying CPV technology being given…
- 55Issues: Client engaged Nerac for an independent, third party assessment of their turbo expander in place of throttle valves at letdown stations for natural gas distribution systems. The overall intent was to understand the future opportunities in a market which transcends traditional and alternative energy. Nerac was engaged to evaluate the following: Identify the international…