Scientific, Business and Competitive Intelligence Searches

TPR is an established and trusted provider of scientific, business, and competitive intelligence information by searching and reviewing secondary information resources.   We possess the most comprehensive team of industry experts, accustomed to supporting R&D, legal, upper management, marketing, competitive intelligence and other divisions, with the search results needed for key business decision-making, often supporting and bolstering a company’s own in-house search and analysis teams.

Decision-Driving Insights

Simply put, we offer you more than information – we offer you insight.

In the competitive worlds of technology and life sciences, you need a search team that understands your industry intimately, and provides the essential mix of scientific expertise, subject matter insight, and hands-on experience necessary to deliver effective, decision-driving insights.

In the life-sciences area, for example, TPR provides secondary research for:

  • Strategic intelligence
  • Business intelligence
  • Scientific intelligence
  • Market insights and analysis
  • Pipelines, clinical trials
  • Regulatory intelligence
  • Competitive landscapes
  • Patents, licensing, deals
  • Emerging Markets

Areas of Expertise

Clients appreciate TPR’s diversity of expertise and research experience that covers a wide range of scientific and business literature search projects, cutting across multiple technologies and industry sectors.

Examples of some of the search projects TPR conducts include the following applications:

  • Biomedical Searching and Analysis
  • Company Business and Financial Data
  • Competitor Intelligence and Landscapes
  • Customized Alerts and Feeds
  • Emerging Markets
  • Key Opinion Leaders, KOL
  • Legal and Patent Searching
  • Licensing and Deals
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing Insights
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, M&A
  • Scientific Literature Searching and Analysis
  • Technology Landscape Studies
  • Other – Custom Projects
  • Pharmaceuticals and Biologics including:
    • Small Molecules and Chemical Structures
    • Biosequences
    • Pharmacology
    • Pharmacokinetics
    • Toxicology
    • Animal Alternatives
    • Pre-Clinical/ Clinical Pipeline
    • Epidemiology
    • Disease Landscapes
    • Health Outcomes
    • Drug Safety and Regulatory Reports
    • Others

In the highly regulated world of pharmaceutical and bio-therapeutics for example, we cover searching relating to all stages of a drug’s progression from discovery research, through pre-clinical assessment, clinical, regulatory, safety, medical information, post marketing surveillance, and business and competitor information. We possess advanced knowledge in all major disease areas such as:

  • Arthritis and Inflammatory Diseases
  • Cancer/Oncology
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Congenital Diseases and Genetic Disorders
  • Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Immunologic and Hematologic Diseases
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Nutrition and Deficiency Diseases
  • Other Organic Diseases
  • Respiratory Diseases

Expert Searchers

TPR’s search experts understand your industry, having previously worked from the inside, bringing the essential mix of scientific knowledge, subject matter expertise, and hands-on experience to every search. Our search team is comprised of top-of-their-field information scientists, each with relevant academic and research qualifications combined with 10-15+ years of previous searching experience at leading companies supporting internal departments.

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Resources, Coverage and Foreign Language Options

TPR will focus in on the resources pertinent to your search question. Our searchers have years of experience mining online resources in addition to accessing libraries, universities, and other research based institutions.

Our coverage includes bibliographic, biomedical, business, pipeline, clinical trials, conferences, patents, grant information, competitors, and much more, depending on the objective of the search.

For deeper coverage (competitors, market potential, potential collaborators, etc.), we can search on-the-ground in local languages in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, including emerging markets (BRIC – Brazil, Russia, India, China; MIKT – Mexico, Indonesia, S.Korea, Turkey).

Pricing and Turnaround Time

TPR will provide a custom-built estimate with various cost and search options. Alternatively, clients may provide a fixed amount for the search and we will use our experience to construct the most effective search strategy within the given budget.

TPR’s average delivery time for scientific and business searches ranges from 24 hours to 1 week (larger, more in-depth projects may require longer).

For competitive intelligence searches and analysis, TPR’s average delivery time is 1-4 weeks (depending on the depth of the search).

Please provide us with your deadline and we will confirm our ability to meet this deadline in your estimate.  We are often able to expedite search results without rush fees.

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Results Format

A well-organized, easy-to-read report will be delivered upon completion of the search. TPR’s standard search report includes the following, and may be fully customized based on your preferences:

  • Search Request Summary
  • Search Approach
  • Search Findings
  • Search Strategy
  • Sources Searched
  • Online References
  • May include:
    1. Discussion of references
    2. Tables, slide decks, visualizations, graphs, spreadsheets, etc.
    3. Annotations and highlighting of references
    4. Hyperlinks
    5. PDF copies of references
    6. Executive summaries
    7. Other value-added features, based on client’s preferences and type of search

Please let us know your preferred report format and features you would like to see in the search report to make it as functional and easy for you to use as possible.  We will carefully note your preferences to ensure the right deliverable every time.

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