Journal de bord

How to assess and improve a cat’s wellbeing

20 June 2017 | Press releases

Alcimed, a consulting company specializing in innovation and the development of new markets, reviews the various pillars surrounding cats’ wellbeing and the methods used to assess it. A look back at the evolution of the concept of animal welfare over time The wellbeing of cats and other animals has not always been a concern for […]

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In-flight connectivity: a major challenge for airlines

12 June 2017 | Press releases

Alcimed, a consulting company specializing in innovation and the development of new markets, provides an update on the evolution of connectivity in aircrafts. Between the improvement of passengers’ experience and flight efficiency, connectivity is a key issue for airline companies. In-flight connectivity has been a key issue in the aeronautics sector for the past two […]

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World Environment Day

4 June 2017 | Press releases

On the occasion of World Environment Day on June 5, Alcimed, a consulting company specializing in innovation and the development of new markets, discusses three key themes: water quality, smart agriculture and hydrogen mobility. Water quality: One of the major challenges facing agriculture is water quality. Access to water is a global challenge in which […]

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The encouraging emerging options in infertility treatments

1 June 2017 | Press releases

Alcimed, a consulting company specializing in innovation and the development of new markets, takes a look at issues related to infertility and explores the current and future approaches that can provide better support for infertile couples. Infertility is a global health problem that has seen a sharp increase in prevalence over the past 20 years. […]

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Access to healthcare in Africa: challenges and innovations

24 May 2017 | Press releases

On the occasion of World Africa Day on May 25, Alcimed, a consulting firm specializing in innovation and the development of new markets, is revisiting the issue of access to healthcare in Africa. Access to treatments for infectious diseases (HIV, hepatitis B and C, malaria, tuberculosis, etc.) remains a challenge in Africa. Awareness of non-communicable […]

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Smoking cessation aids: state of the reimbursement situation

Can the recent increase in the reimbursement of smoking cessation aids significantly reduce smoking in France? On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, 2017, Alcimed, a consulting company specializing in innovation and the development of new markets, is taking a look at the available smoking cessation support systems, their coverage by […]

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Plastic bottles with a bright future

19 May 2017 | Press releases

Alcimed, a consulting company specializing in innovation and the development of new markets, offers an overview of key innovation trends in the field of PET plastic bottles for beverages. There are six major trends behind the latest innovations in the plastic bottle industry: lighter packaging, the creation of innovative designs, improved energy performance during production, […]

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Plastic bottles with a bright future

Alcimed, a consulting company specializing in innovation and the development of new markets, offers an overview of key innovation trends in the field of PET plastic bottles for beverages. There are six major trends behind the latest innovations in the plastic bottle sector: lighter packaging, the creation of innovative designs, improved energy performance during production, […]

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Satellites and New Space, a revolution in the aerospace market

17 May 2017 | Press releases

Alcimed, a consulting company specializing in innovation and the development of new markets, examines the arrival of new players and new services that have disrupted the space sector in the past few years. This trend, termed “New Space”, is breaking the traditional framework of satellite launch and operation. Toulouse, May 17, 2017 – The space […]

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Nutritional labelling: a new system for food transparency

15 May 2017 | Press releases

Paris, May 15, 2017 – Alcimed, a consulting company specializing in innovation and the development of new markets, examined Nutri-Score, the new voluntary nutritional labelling system which will be available in France from next April. A need to improve nutritional information for consumers Advertisements, recommendations of healthcare professionals, dietary controversies… every day, the contemporary eater […]

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The Clean Label movement: how is the food industry trying to adapt to new consumer demands?

3 May 2017 | Press releases

Alcimed, a consulting company specializing in innovation and the development of new markets, has embarked on the exploration and analysis of a new underlying trend in industrial foods, driven by consumer choice: simplicity and naturalness. Lyon, May 3, 2017 – Since consumers became aware of the highly processed and “chemical” aspect of industrial foods, initiatives […]

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The infant milk market: new opportunities, innovations and diversification

20 April 2017 | Press releases

Paris, April 20, 2017 – With a world production estimated at several million tons in 2015, the infant milk market is stagnating in Western countries. As a result, manufacturers have sought new opportunities in high-growth areas, and are also looking to reinvent themselves around new alternative offers. Alcimed, a consulting company specializing in innovation and […]

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Hydrogen mobility: towards the need for charging infrastructures

13 April 2017 | Press releases

Paris, April 13, 2017 – As cities pursue a zero emissions goal and users’ interest in cleaner and quieter engines increases, so does the demand for fully electric vehicles. However, one of the major obstacles to their expansion remains the range of at most 300 km, and the relatively long charging time (several hours). To […]

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Specific Language and Learning Disorders (SLLD) in children and adolescents: towards structured responses to avoid pathway disruptions

11 April 2017 | Press releases

Paris, April 11, 2017 – In an average primary school class, it is estimated that 2 to 4 students require special support due to a Specific Language and Learning Disorder (SLLD). Despite the high prevalence, these disorders remain under-diagnosed and under-managed, which can lead to serious academic difficulties for children. Faced with these problems, the […]

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