Chemicals and materials | Sagentia Innovation

Chemicals and materials

Sagentia Innovation works with some of the largest chemical and material companies to innovate new products for different target end-markets, enabling them to differentiate and drive up the value chain.

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We help our chemicals and materials clients to address the challenges posed by market trends and dynamics, especially with respect to delivering performance in the face of low cost competition. Key areas, such as circularity and sustainability, are high on our clients’ agendas.

Our coverage of our clients’ markets is comprehensive and deep, with experience across a range of technology areas with different end-market targets.

Types of projects might include:

  • Identifying and verifying the market opportunity and receptivity to novel chemistry and materials-enabled product solutions.
  • Finding technologies to functionalities needed in market or for manufacture.
  • Evaluating the disruptive potential, associated barriers to adoption, and commercial business models for new chemistries and materials in specific market applications.
  • Creating technology and product roadmaps to help customers plan their innovation to enable business growth.
  • Delivering advanced manufacturing solutions with sensor and control systems, complementing in-house expertise.

Technology for today and tomorrow

Technology for today and tomorrow

Our cross-collaborative way of working ensures our clients get the best minds at the right time to create ground-breaking products. This often delivers faster and more robust progress at every stage of innovation and product development project.

Our multi-disciplinary teams allow us to look at every project from every angle and bring together the fundamentals of science with the pragmatism and application of engineering.

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What’s special about us?

Why do we do it?

Where we add value

What’s special about us?

  1. Innovation. We mix technical depth with a broad range of scientific, commercial, and user-focused skillsets to tackle our clients’ toughest problems. We deliver strategies and solutions that disrupt the status quo
  2. Insight. We bring intellectual rigour and experience to our clients’ work; we challenge and drive return on investment
  3. Speed. We work fast, with teams focused on end-goals, quality and time-to-market, operating in markets we know and understand
  4. IP. We put our clients first. If we work on a patentable piece of technology on behalf of a client, our clients always get the IP
  5. Regulatory. As part of Science Group PLC we have access to >100 regulatory and compliance specialists

Why do we do it?

  1. Because it matters. We seek to help our clients make a difference to real lives
  2. To raise the bar. By sharing our breadth of expertise and experience across the markets we know we can facilitate and accelerate successful innovative growth and business strategies
  3. For our clients. When we work with our clients they see us as their partners. Their success is vital to us and we are genuinely excited and delighted when they select us to be part of their journey to research and develop
  4. We love it. We’re fascinated by science and technology, the world in which we live and the macro trends and issues which are changing our lives. We want to help shape transformation

Where we add value

  1. If something seems an impossible task, we can deconstruct it and come up with a plan
  2. We will take on – and deliver against - moonshots
  3. We believe we have one of the widest skills bases anywhere and can take on some of the more unusual or challenging projects. If it’s a weird one, give us a shout
  4. We’ll always tell our clients if we can’t help, or if we think there’s someone better for the job
  5. If you are responsible for looking at macro trends in your businesses that might pose a threat or create an opportunity and you need to do more digging – we can dig for you. And more than that we’ll make sense of what we find and give you next steps
  6. We enjoy our work. And we think you’d enjoy working with us too

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