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Funding lower-priority clinical trials

Exploring a new mechanism to fund the timely execution of deprioritized trials

Introduction: Some biopharma companies have built pipelines that offer more development opportunities than their resources allow them to pursue. Promising clinical trials may be moved down the priority list and their execution delayed – resulting in decline of asset value against a fixed...
Oil & gas

Unconventional hydrocarbons in Latin America

From dreams to reality

Production of unconventional hydrocarbons became globally prominent in 2010, when the US, for the first time, reached a daily output of 1 million barrels of tight oil. In Latin America, where high unconventional hydrocarbon potential has been widely recognized, Governments noticed the...
Oil & gas, Utilities & alternative energy

The future of automotive mobility

Winning the power play in tomorrow’s radically changed automotive ecosystem

Automotive as it has evolved over the last 100 years is perceived by many as leading to massive problems over the world. Driven by wealth, urbanization and increasing car-park pollution and congestion, effects have increased globally and need to be addressed.Technological development...
Automotive

Italian gas distribution tenders

An opportunity for utilities companies and infrastructure funds

The Italian gas distribution sector The Italian gas distribution sector is highly fragmented: the top six DSOs represent ~70% of the existing 22 million delivery points (DPs), while the remaining 30% is split among more than 200 players.In order to increase companies’ efficiency...
Utilities & alternative energy

The ultimate battle in the sky

Arthur D. Little explores the future development of long-haul air travel

Winning the long-haul battle is key to compete in the up-coming “hyper-consolidation” eraThe low-cost model is finally emerging for long-haul flights, and even still being in its infancy, it is raising the question of the economic sustainability and the future of legacy carriers....
Aerospace & defense, Travel & transportation

What’s in the future for fuel cell vehicles?

Will hydrogen fuel cell vehicles fully demonstrate their benefits with the uptake scenario still uncertain and OEMs already investing?

Arthur D. Little has already analyzed and reported the evolution trends in traditional and innovative powertrain technologies. In this report Arthur D. Little provides its perspective on the present and future of fuel cell vehicles (FCVs), providing a synthetic comparison with other technologies,...
Automotive

Consolidate, diversify or perish

Arthur D. Little Media Flow of Funds, 2017

The media industry is experiencing a massive digital transformation. This creates a complex and volatile environment for media companies and the transformation will significantly affect value flows going forward. Traditional media companies will need to take (tough) portfolio decisions as the...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

The customer meeting of the future

Seamless, personal and at the right time

The new wave of digitalization is driven by changes in customer behavior and rapid technology development that contribute to new business logic for companies and organizations. Being able to meet customers’1 or citizens’ specific needs is central. This means a change of focus from specific customer...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Strategy

A radical change in the consumption of energy in cities

Substantial savings can be achieved in a decade

Energy efficiency has been a hot topic for several years. It is one of the most important levers when improving the productivity of developed societies, as well as their environmental impact - a unit less of energy consumed for the same productive activity reduces not only costs, but also the...
Utilities & alternative energy

The Future of Healthcare

How to embrace the opportunity?

We’re living in exciting times! Unprecedented changes are ahead of us: artificial intelligence, the internet of things, big data, and social and commercial networks are radically changing the way we live and do business, and the impact of these changes will go above and beyond the...
Healthcare & life sciences