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Developing new patent property for industrial manufacturing


This case study of a Fortune 500 industrial manufacturing company is based on an April 2024 survey of CAS customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CAS SciFinder saves me time finding chemical compounds and polymer references that provide insights into industrial development that would be hard to find otherwise. It’s a trusted source that isn’t being datamined or fed into an AI competitor.”


The business challenges that the profiled company faces and is using CAS SciFinder to help solve:

  • Finding research precedent
  • Uncovering synthesis options

Use Case

The key areas that the surveyed company uses CAS SciFinder to help include:

  • Assessing the IP landscape
  • Devising synthetic plans
  • Finding commercially available chemicals
  • Preparing for laboratory experiments
  • Staying up to date on research in their field

The researcher agrees that CAS SciFinder provides the following benefits to their experience:

  • It gives me access to a comprehensive collection of scientific content
  • It is easy to use
  • It quickly provides precise search results
  • I am confident that I am not missing results relevant to my research
  • It improves my collaboration with colleagues
  • It helps improve the effectiveness of my research


The surveyed company achieved the following results with CAS SciFinder:

  • Accelerated discovery
  • Improved productivity
  • Increased confidence
  • Reduced costs

This all led to the successful development of new patent property.

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of CAS by TechValidate.

TechValidate verifies the identity and organizational affiliation of all participants that contribute to published research data. When research participants so desire, we also guarantee their anonymity so that they may share information honestly and freely.

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