Scientific & Competitive Monitoring

How can we help you ?

Scientific and competitive monitoring allow you to scan and understand your business environment proactively.  It lets you transform data into a high value development tool.

Defoort Consultant is your preferred partner if:

  • You are undertaking monitoring and wish to outsource it regularly or as a one off
  • You need to audit your monitoring methods and / or optimise them
  • You don’t know where to start when choosing monitoring tools
  • You want to position scouting practices at the heart of your team

Julie Defoort is friendly, professional, a pleasure to work with and always happy to help. She always delivers on time. Her expertise on the research tools and in the subject matter relating to our industry is invaluable. Working with Defoort Consultant saves me a considerable amount of time.

Competitive Intelligence Analyst
Industrial Microbiology

Our solutions

Technology Monitoring

  • Scientific literature scouting
  • Patent scouting

Competition Monitoring

  • Market evolution watch
  • Companies stakeholders scouting
  • Competitors scouting

CI Consulting

  • Audit of monitoring methods
  • Competitive Intelligence tools benchmark
  • Competitive Intelligence tools implementation


Do you need some additional expertise? 
Defoort Consultant will guide you in exploring the markets and technologies to develop business in new industries.

  • Plant biotechnology
  • Plant health and nutrition
  • Molecular biology
  • Fermentation technology
  • Food biochemistry
  • Human health and nutrition
  • Animal health and nutrition
  • Green chemistry

One step further?

Want to develop your skills or your team’s capabilities? Defoort Consultant can offer training on a variety of topics.

We always start by taking time to understand your business and requirements, so as to propose the best solutions to your problems.

by phone or video conference.


Defoort Consutant is a consulting firm based in North East England, founded in 2017 by Julie Defoort.

We serve life science, biotechnology and food science companies.  We specialise in research and analysis of scientific, technical and competitive intelligence.


Defoort Consultant
70 Medomsley Road
D8 5HP, Consett
United Kingdom

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