Case studies

How innovation professionals use UMI.

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Convince investors.

Mini Green Power puts technology at the service of humans to transform plant residues into energy, electricity and heat in a clean, local and cost-effective way.

In the initial phase of the project, the startup Mini Green Power wanted a quality deliverable in order to objectively retranscribe the market interest for their innovation and thus convince investors for a fundraiser.

Mini Green Power
Qualified opinions

47

Qualified opinions

Business leads

42

Business leads

Suggestions and expectations

79

Suggestions and expectations

Ideas for new applications

22

Ideas for new applications

The comments we received clarified the main expectations of the market, which enabled us to adapt our communications about our technology.

CEO, Mini Green Power

Refine the orientation of the project.

Veolia, the world leader in optimized resource management, develops and deploys solutions for water, waste and energy management that contribute to the sustainable development of cities and industries on five continents.

In the initial phase of the project, Veolia needed to verify that their innovation had not already been realized by others, but also to ensure the real existence of the need.

Veolia
Qualified opinions

52

Qualified opinions

Business leads

45

Business leads

Suggestions and expectations

95

Suggestions and expectations

Ideas for new applications

60

Ideas for new applications

The UMI market exploration report gave us the answers we needed by identifying the main actors in the market: potential partners, competitors in the sector, and potential major clients.

Dorothée Lenes, Program Director Recherche & Innovation

Measuring the potential of an innovation.

EDF, the leading producer and supplier of electricity in France and around the world, brings together all the professions of production, trade and electricity networks.

Involved in a strong innovation policy, the energy company has long sought to collaborate with UMI to assess the market potential of their latest innovative project.

In order to identify the market for their latest innovation project, EDF sought to quickly obtain returns from qualified professionals in a specific field and on a global scale.

edf
Qualified opinions

76

Qualified opinions

Business leads

67

Business leads

Suggestions and expectations

166

Suggestions and expectations

Ideas for new applications

108

Ideas for new applications

We are convicted that the UMI campaigns have a lot to offer us in terms of project development.

Pascal Rioual, Deputy Innovation Director

Getting qualified contacts that can be exploited in the future.

Aquasure has designed a new generation of water purification tablets for home use that work with contaminated, clear, or turbid water.

In the initial phase of the project, Aquasure was looking for a solution to develop its business and find partners to distribute its innovation.

umi-cas-client-aquasure
Qualified opinions

31

Qualified opinions

Business leads

14

Business leads

Suggestions and expectations

40

Suggestions and expectations

Ideas for new applications

9

Ideas for new applications

The responses we got from professionals via the platform gave us confidence in the relevance of our solutions.

Denis Chavanis, CEO

Optimize the management of a patent portfolio.

The KIC InnoEnergy is one of the branches of the E.I.T. – the European Institute of Innovation and Technology which contributes to the development of the innovative capacity of the Union and its Member States.

KIC’s mission is to help Europe convert research findings into economic assets by integrating the three components of the knowledge triangle: innovation, research and training.

KIC Innoenergy wanted to know the potential of 4 innovations to identify new applications, generate business leads and manage their technology transfer.

InnoEnergy
Qualified opinions

54

Qualified opinions

Business leads

67

Business leads

Suggestions and expectations

166

Suggestions and expectations

Ideas for new applications

108

Ideas for new applications

We realize that the UMI platform is deeply useful at various stages in innovation projects.

Richard Biagioni, CEO
Objective

Objective

Validated, impartial insights

Volume

Volume

Around 40 insights per study

Fast

Fast

Results in less than a month

Global

Global

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