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The Chemicals and Natural Resources industry is transforming, driven by overlapping global trends like sustainability, digitization, and personalization, and hastened by the pandemic.

Incorporating customer-centricity and sustainability in their operating models, segment leaders and smart followers within the industry are looking at physical and digital technologies, solutions, and business models to answer, adapt and accelerate in these uncertain times.

FutureBridge supports the Chemicals and Natural Resources industry with its extensive techno-commercial experience and network to solve its complex business challenges around innovation, growth, and sustainable development.

Chemicals & MaterialsSustainability

Chemical Recycling: Is it Optimal Solution for Most Plastic Problems?

About 400 million tonnes of plastic are produced every year and more than one-third of that is for single use. A small fraction of the disposed of plastic is recycled leading to the plastic waste problem that we encounter today as some plastic products can take even...

Chemicals & MaterialsSustainability

New Business Opportunity Identification for Self-healing Polymers

A leading advanced materials & specialty chemicals company aimed at understanding various existing & upcoming self-healing technologies focused on polymers to assess new business opportunities and determine the strategic direction in terms of development,...

Opportunity Assessment: Amorphous Metals in Electric Mobility

Chemicals & MaterialsAdvanced and smart materials

A Leading material supplier and component manufacturer sought to unearth both existing and upcoming opportunities for its amorphous metal...

M&A Opportunity Assessment in Mining Drilling Fluids Space

Chemicals & Materials

Our client, a leading mining equipment manufacturer, wanted to expand its portfolio into the drilling fluids space through an inorganic...

Technology Landscape for Fire Resistant Composite Materials

Chemicals & Materials

A global composite material manufacturer wanted an assessment of alternate technologies (not matrix-based) for improving fire resistance...

Emerging Manufacturing Technologies Assessment for Float Glass

Chemicals & Materials

Our client specializes in float glass manufacturing & they wanted to understand the innovations in context with technologies relevant...

Eco-friendly Alternatives to Single Use Plastic

Leading brand owners have set up an aggressive roadmap to replace SUP with alternative materials on account of regulative reasons as well as to enhance their brand equity as well. Join our #webinar to understand the challenges and potential solutions towards SUP replacement and anticipated trends to curb SUP.

 

Eco-friendly Alternatives to Single-Use Plastic

Leading brand owners have set up an aggressive roadmap to replace SUP with alternative materials on account of regulative reasons as well as to enhance their brand equity as well. Join our #webinar to understand the challenges and potential solutions towards SUP replacement and anticipated trends to curb SUP.

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How can I be faster and more dynamic in product development?
Who are tomorrow’s competition in base chemicals?
What can I learn from other industries in sustainability?
When can digital technologies give me an advantage?
Where will suitable and lucrative unmet needs be?
What are my competitors planning to do? Can you help to benchmark them?
Where will regulations close or open my market?
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What are the opportunities for service business?
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  • How can I be faster and more dynamic in product development?
  • Who are tomorrow’s competition in base chemicals?
  • What can I learn from other industries in sustainability?
  • Where will suitable and lucrative unmet needs be?
  • What are my competitors planning to do? Can you help to benchmark them?
  • Where will regulations close or open my market?
  • How do I find new market segments?
  • What are the opportunities for service business?
  • What are the capabilities of start-ups in my industry?
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  • Which are the promising waste sorting / pre-treatment technologies available?
  • Which packaging materials would be replacing virgin plastics?
  • What innovations are driving waste to chemicals initiatives?
  • Which chemical recycling technologies should we invest?
  • Which alternative feedstocks are more sustainable?
  • How are innovations linked with customer unmet needs?
  • Who are my university partners for future innovation?
  • How will the demands for sustainability and traceability impact my future R&D direction?
  • Which biotech technology would be relevant for chemicals production?
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  • Partner And Supplier Identification & Assessment
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  • Predicting the movements in volume numbers in my industry?
  • Who are my tomorrow’s competition?
  • Where can I find new start-ups?
  • Materials availability, cost & technology change overtime? Will it impact my potential?
  • Where will unmet needs be?
  • What are the key consumer trends? Impact on my business?
  • Finding new market segments?
  • What can the start-ups in my industry do?
  • Where can I disrupt other industries?
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  • How can I be faster and more dynamic?
  • What innovations will disrupt my industry in the next few years?
  • What can I learn from other industries?
  • Introducing new technology?
  • What would be the impact of digitalization / industry 4.0?
  • Are there any solutions out there that improve quality, efficiency?
  • Find new partners?
  • What can the start-ups in my industry do?
  • Materials availability, cost & technology change overtime? Impact?
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  • What is the impact of sustainability on our business?
  • How regulations vary per region / country and how do they impact us?
  • Which are best-fit carbon capture technologies?
  • What are the winning circular business models?
  • How various bio-waste can be upcycled to be used in F&B, Pharma, HPC, etc. industries?
  • Which chemical recycling technologies are likely to win?
  • How do we continue to be a sustainability leader?
  • What is the future of plant / mill / refinery / shop floor / etc.?
  • What new features / designs / materials should be there in the product of the future?
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Chemicals & MaterialsNew customer solutions

Our client specializes in electric and battery-powered passenger vehicles. They needed our help to develop a manufacturing...

Cobalt Supply Risk Assessment for Opportunity Identification

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