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Fast and Focused Opportunity Exploration

Today's innovators, from startups to Fortune 500's, lack effective or affordable methods to generate compelling, or actionable ideas for growth and innovation.

For the price of a market report, Aperture SpacesTM provide a customized, data-driven, and fully explorable view of unmet market needs in areas relevant to your organization.

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What Are SpacesTM?


SpacesTM are curated datasets focused on surfacing the unmet market needs in important and fast-changing market areas, explorable in our web platform. Built by analyzing >100M diverse data sources, we boil the ocean so you don't have to.

With SpacesTM, your team can surface data-driven opportunities for innovation and growth 100x faster than current approaches.


Innovation & Marketing

Identify promising new areas for strategic product and market development


Research & Development

Focus R&D where your technologies overlap with market and customer needs


Consulting & Journalism

Rapidly understand the challenges and what matters in complex and fast-moving area


Company Intelligence

Identify, analyze, and monitor the companies working on areas most relevant to you

Contact Aperture to Get Started

Get in touch with us to see a demo and learn how to get a Space for your technology or project. If needed, we also offer additional consulting services to help you get the most from our data.

Contact us to learn more.

Key Features


Instantly Visualize The Landscape


Each Space - whether focused on a market, technology, trend, etc. - includes 100's of companies, applications, and technologies in need of new solutions at the market, product, service, component, and even material level.

Instantly see which areas of the market have important and emerging needs or, as an option, those that fit best with your company's products and technologies.


Uncover Hidden Market Needs 


Go beyond the trend and technology level to see the specific unmet market needs and customer problems in your space. Each Space includes 1,000+ specific, important, and trending problems, surfaced and profiled for easy analysis.

Each unique problem can provide the specific inspiration your need for building new products, services, or strategies.


Find Connections to Your Technologies


When you need to find opportunities for your specific products or technical capabilities, Aperture can pinpoint the applications and problems that you can address. See how your technologies map onto specific markets or widen the view to surface the best opportunities across all markets.

Our technology profiling process analyzes your public data footprint to customize your view based on an individual technology, or even an entire division or company.


Example SpacesTM Topics


Carbon Capture, Utilization, & Storage                          

Broad coverage of the carbon capture and management challenge. See relevant market and societal issues, from farming, to air travel, to material production, and key challenges with emerging technologies - from Direct Air Capture, to Biochar, and more. 


Fire Protection Technologies

With the sharp increase in catastrophic forest fires and the health risks associated with our previous generation of fire retardants, new challenges are arising for smart technologies and materials to help prevent fire damage.



Electric vehicles and associated infrastructure have come a long way in the past decade, but there are still enormous challenges and opportunities for innovation


3D Printing 

Much more than a hobbyist technology, 3D Printing, and other additive manufacturing technologies continue to revolutionize the world of manufacturing and present continued areas for innovation for materials, production equipment, testing, and more

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Smart Materials 

The SpaceTM covers a broad range of new-age materials including electro-active polymers, self-healing coatings, optoelectronic materials, and adaptive textiles and adhesives. See where innovation is going and the challenges still in need of new solutions



Explore issues with emerging battery and other energy storage technologies and their related application, including flexible and transparent batteries, solid-state batteries, and more


Quantum Computing

Learn the key technical bottlenecks and associated market challenges in quantum information processing, including quantum computing, quantum communications, quantum cryptography, and more


Smart Grids

Identify opportunities in the area of smart grid and micro grid technology necessary to enable more a more efficient, distributed, secure, and resilient power transmission and management system

Don't See What You're Looking For? 

Most of the SpacesTM we build are customized to fit our client's needs and specific topics of interest. In as little as 1-2 weeks, we can tailor something that works for you. Contact Us to Learn More >

Why Aperture Spaces?

1. Specific

Spaces include data-driven insights about technologies, companies, and their unmet market needs down to specific products, services, components, companies, and more. No superficial analysis here - just detailed, actionable data-driven insight.

2. Immersive

Unlike generic market research reports, Spaces let you explore the "guts-level" data driving key trends and innovations. Drill into the details and underlying data sources, and explore hidden connections that otherwise would go unnoticed.

3. Accessible

Spaces are priced at about the cost of a market report with no required long-term commitments or user restrictions, so they are within reach of virtually any team - from startups to Fortune 500s.

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