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February 2017

6 Feb

5 Tactics to Improve Your Technology Scouting

Identifying cutting-edge technology is simply the first step of technology scouting. The key to effective tech scouting is to capture the right opportunity at the right time. We assembled a list of five tactics to help you streamline your process. 1. Discover the Unknown While an abundance of new start-ups and patents has made scouting more worthwhile than ever, information gathering is becoming more difficult. The AUTM survey released earlier this year revealed an 11.3% increase over the record number of patents issued set in 2013 and a 12% increase in startups launched [1]. Given this growth, technology scouting has become a key strategy for companies to remain competitive and augment their R&D processes. While there is no lack of ideas, the...
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