Combining emerging technologies with existing problems is often the key that unlocks the door to the next breakthrough new product. PCDworks maintains an unparalleled technology research database and a deep technical understanding over a broad range of industries. Client services include Database Access, Technology Scanning, and Focused Research.
Access to PCDworks Technology Database
PCDworks constantly scans a broad range of technological areas in order to characterize new developments and technologies. These research findings are catalogued in a comprehensive technology database, searchable by category and keyword. Clients can choose short or long term access to all or parts of this continually updated database. This important resource includes a history of significant technological milestones, new technology descriptions, engineering materials datasheets, design strategies, and manufacturing methodologies.
PCDworks continually scans for technologies of interest to our customers and their respective industries. The targets for these scanning efforts include business acquisition candidates, competitive products, useful technologies for new product development, and upcoming technologies which may enable specific new product designs. Potential deliverable formats for this service include weekly newsletters, frequent reports and discussions, blog writing and newsfeeds.
For those looking for a more targeted approach, a focused research program can identify specific technology needs and allow clients to:
In contrast to technology scanning, which can span months and years, focused research projects have defined time constraints and can last from one week to four months, concluding with a report and analysis of the findings.