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IHS Goldfire: Consumer

Fuel product pipelines with breakthrough products

Hoping to avoid commoditization and obsolescence? Do you want to leverage lessons learned and stop ‘reinventing the wheel’?

Using the IHS Goldfire software platform helps you anticipate changing market demands and innovate using the latest technologies. The IHS Goldfire software connects engineers and technicians with difficult-to-find internal and external knowledge, competitive intelligence and insights into consumer sentiment so they can deliver cutting-edge consumer products.. Using Goldfire for consumer goods enables you to:

  • Speed time to market
  • Anticipate and respond to consumer trends
  • Identify untapped market needs
  • Detect disruptive innovation opportunities
  • Assess competitive edge and intellectual property strength


“Goldfire is an outstanding tool to stay abreast of science and technology evolution as well as to carve innovation projects.”
Alain Jacques, Associate Director, ExternalInnovationColgate-Palmolive

“Goldfire allows us to identify real added value within our research by giving our scientists quick and efficient access to existing scientific and technical knowledge. We use Goldfire in two key steps of our innovation process: Research Landscaping and New Product "Freedom to Operate". This fits well with my favorite George Bernard Shaw quote on innovation: ‘If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples, then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas’."
Claude Ecochard, Idea to Concept ManagerRoyal Canin

“Invention Machine’s problem-solution knowledge indexes are a superior way to deliver technical content to the technical community. Teams can now collaborate across technical disciplines and generate new ideas faster than ever before.”
Renowned manufacturer of household, beauty &personal care products

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