Alcimed’s Health team guides the daily work of players of the Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Medical device, Diagnostics, Vaccines and Animal Health industries, as well as their technology and service providers. Our clients sit both at the Corporate Global Level as well as within R&D and Business Units. We explore and develop their uncharted territories, by anticipating scientific disruptors and technological shifts (e.g. new lines of research and investment, assessment of technologies/partners), developing new markets (e.g. new products / innovative services positioning, business model changes, etc.), defining entry & expansion strategy in new territories (e.g. BRICS and beyond) and through strategic foresight (e.g. possible futures, new usages).
Aeronautics | Space | Defence
The Aeronautics/Space/Defence teams work with major players (e.g. integrators, Original Equipment Manufacturer, institutions) on challenges related to technological innovation (e.g. ALM, smart tools, augmented reality, data analytics, cobots), innovation markets (e.g. new services, new business models, value analysis), high-growth regions (e.g. opportunity analysis, sector mapping, partner research), strategic foresight (e.g. Factories of the Future, new entrant impact, space applications of tomorrow, digital revolution) and new ways of working (communities, role-playing games, experience sharing, open innovation).
The Energy and Environment team work with companies involved in renewable energies, oil & gas, power, water, waste, energy efficiency, energy management, industrial gases, tertiary and nuclear industries. The uncharted territories we explore may be new market approaches (e.g. designing new services, devising innovative business models, seizing opportunities in adjacent markets, implementing unexpected partnerships, motivating communities of customers), technological developments (e.g. the impact of new technologies, analysing the actions of market leaders and innovators, building an ecosystem of technology partnerships, drawing up an R&D roadmap) or simply to establish positioning on new issues (e.g. IIoT, circular economy, sharing, blockchain…).
From their base camps, Alcimed’s Agri-food teams explore both human and animal nutrition throughout the value chain for players involved in agribusiness, ingredients and finished products, while focusing on key topics: snacking, naturality, packaging, proteins, health/wellness, co-products, etc. Our explorers work with major industry players and SMEs on strategies around innovation (e.g. innovation approach, open innovation), growth drivers (e.g. emerging countries, new business activities, new partners), new products/services and business models.
Our Chemicals/Materials/Cosmetics teams work with major chemists, materials manufacturers, formulators and cosmetics companies on challenges related to technological innovation (e.g. new applications, smart materials, innovative solutions), new sales approaches (e.g. new distribution channels, ‘digital’ sales) new business opportunities (e.g. new services and usages, partnerships), business development (e.g. funding sources in high-growth regions, sector analyses), strategic foresight missions (buildings & work sites of the future) and new ways to collaborate (e.g. communities, open innovation, co-creation).
The IPP teams work with all European, local and national institutional players to explore sectors and new innovation approaches, develop business and territories, and draw up large scale projects : defining strategies, structuring/establishing roadmaps, carrying out trend analyses and inspiring benchmarks… We have also developed expertise on building and implementing public health policies with the Ministère de la Santé, CNSA, ANESM, ARS, university hospitals (CHU) and clinics, patient organizations, the rare diseases sector, and services for people with disabilities.
The mobility and transportation sector is facing profound changes being brought about by technological innovations such as digital automation, market deregulation, novel modes of transportation, new consumption trends, and the emergence of new competition. Alcimed’s mobility team serves key organizations in the public transport, railway, and automotive sectors to help them face new industry challenges that include: electricity storage, autonomous modules, mixed-mode transportation, new transportation services and their business models, big data processing, and new materials that reduce vehicle weight, …
The Alcimed cosmetics team serves stakeholders in the cosmetics industry at early stages to make decisions regarding technology(inspiring technologies from other fields, technological roadmaps, and research partners, …), current business opportunities (strategic partnerships in emerging countries, alternative sourcing, customer experience, …), future projects (future analysis, news concepts, …), and digital collaborative tools (platform of exchange, e-community).
The Alcimed private equity team helps private equity firms invest in mid-cap companies, positioned across our sectors of expertise. In addition to conducting screening and strategic due diligences, on both buy-side and sell-side, Alcimed also provides assistance to portfolio companies accelerate their growth, and innovate.