Scientific & Competitive Studies

How can we help you ?

The success of your R&D (and innovation) projects relies on your teams having a continuous supply of updates and emerging scientific advances in your field. Competitive landscape also influences your strategic direction and regular monitoring is essential.

Defoort Consultant enables you to outsource your literature search and provides technology and competitive intelligence analysis on your industry.

Our solutions

Data Research

  • Scientific & Technical Literature Review
  • Scientific & Technical Literature Review
  • Prior Art, Freedom to Operate & Patent Opposition Literature Review*

* Defoort Consultant only performs the scientific literature and patents research. All patents analysis are to be performed under the supervision of a qualified patent attorney.

Landscape Analysis​

  • Technology Analysis & Mapping
  • Market Players Analysis & Mapping
  • Market Trend Analysis


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?

One off studies are excellent to establish a picture of your at a precise time. But how do you stay up-to-date with developments in your market?

One off studies, however, can be an excellent basis for selective monitoring of your competitive and technology landscapes. 

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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