1. 10 Aug 2022  |  Global

    Global Sustainable Innovation in Water Generation and Purification Growth Opportunities

    The growing water scarcity is driving advancements and innovation in water generation and purification technologies.

    More than 4 billion people lack water for at least 1 month every year. Furthermore, it is estimated that by 2025, half the world´s population could potentially face water scarcity. Factors driving an increase in water scarcity include climate change, climate-related catastrophes, ground water contamination through the increasing usage of pesticide...

  2. 28 Jul 2022  |  Global

    Frost Radar™: Elevators and Escalators, 2022

    A Benchmarking System to Spark Companies to Action - Innovation that Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines

    The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly changed the way buildings, including their elevators and escalators, function. This industry in the recent past has transformed quickly and drastically because of supply chain disruptions, logistical challenges, and increased digitalization. This has led to changes in the way elevators and escalators are designed, ...

  3. 21 Jul 2022  |  Europe

    Frost Radar™: European Facility Management, 2022

    A Benchmarking System to Spark Companies to Action - Innovation that Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines

    The European facility management (FM) industry suffered a significant shock with the COVID-19 pandemic. The market is bouncing back, however, with future growth focused on technology and sustainability. The industry is undergoing a major transformation driven by technological innovation, new business models, emerging value propositions, competitive...

  4. 30 Jun 2022  |  Global

    Global Building Technologies and Services Sustainability Innovation and Growth Opportunities

    Technology Strategy to Focus on Sustainability-related Innovation

    Businesses continue to respond to the impact of two major trends; the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and climate change. The pandemic has created financial austerity among public and private organizations, and companies have also accelerated decarbonization in business operations as a way to gain competitive edge. As companies are resuming busines...

  5. 28 Jun 2022  |  Global

    Trend Opportunity Profiles—Home Ecosystems

    Innovative Digital Solutions Suite and Home Automation Service Models Create New Growth Opportunities

    With more customers preferring to stay home following the COVID-19 pandemic, they want to make their living spaces multifunctional and efficient. Homes will serve multiple purposes: work, entertainment, relaxation, shared living, and health and wellness. Home ecosystems and service-based models that assist people with everyday tasks will cause a so...

  6. 28 Jun 2022  |  Global

    Global Aquaculture and Horticulture Lighting Growth Opportunities

    Sustainable Innovation Culture Advancing the Development of Energy Efficient Grow Lights

    Improving agriculture productivity and output is vital to maintaining food security, given the impacts of the rising global population, demand for quality produce, shrinking arable land, and climate change. Horticulture and aquaculture lighting are viable solutions to boost crop produce and stimulate animal growth in a controlled environment. Li...

  7. 27 Jun 2022  |  Europe

    European Facility Management Growth Opportunities

    Transformative Mega Trends of Technology and Sustainability will Drive Post-pandemic Facility Management Recovery

    The European facility management (FM) market suffered a significant shock due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the market is bouncing back, with future growth focused on technology and sustainability. The industry is undergoing a major transformation, driven by technology innovation, new business models, emerging value propositions, competitive d...

  8. 24 Jun 2022  |  North America

    Global Elevator and Escalator Growth Opportunities

    Increasing Digitalization Bolstering Transformational Growth of the Industry in the Post-Pandemic Era

    After a highly challenging pandemic-filled 2020, the elevator and escalator market recovered in 2021 to register a global growth of 5.7% in revenues. While activity in the early part of 2021 were somewhat hampered by the pandemic, the later part of the year recovered well to post much higher growth than 2020. The recovery speed varied with the regi...

  9. 21 Jun 2022  |  North America

    Global Smart Water Meter Tracker, 2022

    Water Conservation and NRW Reduction Policies to Ensure Transformational Growth of the AMI-based Water Segment

    Water utilities across the globe are in various stages of implementing polices and regulations that will enable water conservation and reduce non-revenue water (NRW), with advanced smart water meters being the focal point of investment. For over a decade automated-meter-reading-based (AMR based) smart water meters were the most adopted. However, th...

  10. 21 Jun 2022  |  Global

    Global Oil and Gas Outlook, 2022

    Energy Transition, Decarbonization, Digitalization, and New Business Models Drive Industry Transformation

    The oil and gas industry recovered strongly in 2021 after recording an all-time low in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Oil prices in 2021 increased by 70.5% and reached a yearly average of $67.7 per barrel. Amid the geopolitical chaos and Russo-Ukrainian, the oil price rose to $117 per barrel in Q1 2022. Despite the better-than-expected recovery...