Market Research


Seasoned entrepreneurs often wish they’d put more effort into researching the market before starting up in business. Sound knowledge of your market is key to success of your business – and crucial if you are looking to attract investment. Technologists are often reluctant to speak about their innovation for fear of competition. But addressing the market early is important. Mistakes made here cost a lot to put right later.

daVinci Ventures provides a specialist service designed specifically for early stage companies and research groups. Through a combination of desk-based analysis and direct customer contact our package offers a cost-effective route to planning the business covering:

  • Application mapping and segmentation
  • Market size and growth potential
  • Customer needs and product requirements
  • Key players and partners
  • Competitive position and pricing


  • EuroTempest Targets Market Growth

EuroTempest Targets Market Growth

In 2007 a group of researchers from the Aon Benfield Hazard Research Centre at UCL set up a new spin-out to provide meteorological services to [...]

Loughborough makes a Material Difference

Over a number of years Loughborough University has developed world-leading expertise in modelling material structures for application in the high-temperature stages of gas turbine engines. [...]

  • Winds of Change at the UK Met Office

Winds of Change at the UK Met Office

As a trading group within the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Met Office has up to now enjoyed a quasi-monopolistic position [...]