Case Studies

Production Crisis Ideation

Production Crisis Ideation

Situation  A client’s medical material was clinically successful but had not yet received FDA approval due to mounting production concerns regarding product quality.  The FDA had informed the client that without a successful next trial, they would not entertain...

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New Platform Concept Ideation

New Platform Concept Ideation

Situation  A materials and chemicals client sought to take advantage of major natural resource and energy shortages that they could preferentially exploit commercially over the next five years and beyond.  The client specifically sought to either identify and develop...

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Innovation Accelerant

Innovation Accelerant

The Challenge A major building materials manufacturer was looking to add new products and ideas to their development pipeline.  A majority of the client’s innovation resources had become a casualty of the housing recession. Once it was clear the downturn had abated...

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Existing Platform Ideation

Existing Platform Ideation

Situation  A client's key market had been declining by over 10% each year for the past six years. Although dominant in their field, technological changes, as well as new customer practices of doing business were slowly decreasing the need for the client’s core...

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