Expertise

Artificial Intelligence

Critical Future excels in applying Artificial Intelligence to unleash productivity and profits for our clients. Critical Future’s PhD Consultants have specialist expertise in Artificial Intelligence and cutting-edge methodologies derived from current active study as PhD Researchers at world-renown universities.

PHD Machine Vision

Critical Future is working in the field of Artificial Intelligence with some of the largest companies in the world,as well as SMEs and has completed some ground-breaking projects.

Case Study Using Machine Vision to Detect Diseases

Our client is a leading European healthcare company specialised in Artificial Intelligence. The client themselves had invested substantially already in AI, but turned to Critical Future to do something even more advanced. To create the first AI Tool that can use Machine Vision to review a picture taken by someone on their smart phone, and tell them with scientific accuracy whether they have skin cancer.

This ground-breaking project involved training a Machine to review thousands of images and identify skin diseases. The project was completed by our specialist consultant a Machine Learning & Robotics PhD with a specialism in Machine Vision.

It produced an Artificial Intelligence software which is now set our client ahead of the market in Healthcare.

Data Analytics

Critical Future is the Data Analytics consultant of the biggest firms in the world; including Europe’s largest manufacturers, the world’s largest FMCG companies, the world’s largest logistics businesses. Critical Future also advises smaller companies and SME’s on data and business analytics. 

Data Analytics is crucial for any company to understand its Market, Clients, Risks, Products and to maximise value from customers. Critical Future is a market leader in Data Analytics.

Our Consultants have PhDs in topics such as Data Analytics, Statistics, Mathematical Economics, Computer Science and IoT. As our consultants are currently engaged on these topics at leading universities they hold the most up-to-date cutting-edge knowledge in a field which changes extremely quickly.

Our PhD Consultants use Machine Learning algorithms to analyse data and are able to build Custom Software. This Custom Software can be specific to your company, solving your business problems and providing Business Intelligence Tools which can run on your Desktop and integrate with your systems.

Case Study in Business Analytics 

Our client is one of the largest manufacturers in Europe.
Critical Future was engaged to analyse over 10 million data points to generate insights and drive efficiencies from Customers, Products, Risks, culminating in producing a custom-software Business Intelligence tools.

Critical Future’s PhD Consultant has expertise in both Advanced Statistics and also Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.

The end result has been millions of data points, turned into simple actionable insights to drive profitable growth and reduce costs for our client.

Healthcare Consulting

Critical Future is a specialist consultant to the Healthcare sector. Our consultancy enables Healthcare companies to expand into new markets, develop their in-house technology, and achieve Reimbursement.
Critical Future has consulted leading healthcare providers such as the NHS, as and many other healthcare companies.

Case Study in Reimbursement Strategy

Our client has developed a novel treatment for fighting bacteria. The challenge for the client is to have the product distributed by healthcare providers in the UK and Germany. This will enable doctors to proscribe the treatment to patients and for our client to receive Reimbursement.

Critical Future PhD Consultant is a specialist in Economics, analysed the UK and German healthcare systems, examined the structure of the markets, and the process and requirements for Reimbursement. Critical Future was able to provide a step-by-step guide to achieving Reimbursement in the UK and Germany.

Case Study in Market Expansion

Our client has developed a diagnostic which can treat a disease impacting millions of people in Latin America. Critical Future was able to Analyse the Latin America’s market, identify the most attractive market, examine the regulations and trends, and provide a specific detailed go-to-market strategy for our client to launch their diagnostics business.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Critical Future’s work on M&A ranges from helping an Investment Bank to understand M&A trends across Europe, to identifying acquisition targets, and facilitating deals.

Case Study

Critical Future was engaged by a 4 billion Euro turnover German technology leader, to help identify acquisition targets in range of 200 million Euros.  

Critical Future Consultant, a PhD in International M&A, was able to analyse the market, screen new innovative players, and identify high potential M&A targets. The client was extremely satisfied and engaged with the targets for direct talks.

Private Equity

Critical Future excels in applying technology to the Private Equity sector. Critical Future PhD Experts have specialist expertise in areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science and Data Analytics which spur innovation in private equity. As our consultants are currently engaged on these topics at leading universities they hold the most cutting-edge knowledge in a field which changes rapidly.

Critical Future is the technology consultant to leading Private Equity firms supporting with Technological Due Diligence, and Custom-Software Development which incorporates Management expertise.

Case Study Automated Investment Sourcing

Automated Investment Sourcing and Scoring Tool
Critical Future has developed a technological tool.

The tool is able to score private equity investment targets based on our client’s specific criteria which included employee head count growth, EBITDA, revenues, references in specific sources, etc.

The tool integrates with the clients’ CRM enabling them to receive specific scores for how attractive a particular investment target. This saves a great deal of manual work and drive efficiencies cutting-costs and also driving growth through an Automated Investment Sourcing & Scoring tool.

Supply Chain & Logistics

Critical Future has as clients 4 of the 10 largest logistics companies in the world. Our expertise in logistics ranges from answering key strategic questions such “Will 3D Printing Disrupt Logistics?” to developing custom logistics software.

Critical Future also works with world-renown logistics experts such as Professor Jan Godsell of Warwick University.

Critical Future combines Artificial Intelligence with logistics such as in our groundbreaking Deep Reinforcement Learning Vehicle Routing project.

For example, Critical Future was recently asked to build a software for a Logistics Business. Our consultant is a PhD in Logistics and Technology, and therefore has cutting-edge business expertise as well software skills in Python and R. The end result of these projects is a custom company specific software that has built-in expertise in the logistics industry.

Strategy Consulting

Critical Future is the strategic advisor to many of the world’s leading brands, as well as many mid-market companies and SMEs.

Critical Future has tackled scores of strategic projects for world-leading organisations which have had a positive financial impact x 100.

Competitor Analysis

Critical Future is a market leader in completing Competitor Analysis. As our consultants are PhD experts they have unique access to competitors.

Market Analysis

Critical Future’s market analysis combine comprehensive desk based research with primary research. This involves in depth interviews with management executives and also mass surveys. We combine rigorous research of the highest academic standards with insight, analysis and strategic recommendations.

Critical Future’s custom Market Analysis reports support our clients to capture their markets.

International Market Entry Strategy

Critical Future is extremely well positioned to advise clients on International Market Entry Strategies. Our PhD Consultants are present in over 30 countries around the globe enabling us to offer local market knowledge. We have supported clients enter markets including UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Scandanavia, India, China, Latin America, Middle East, United States and Africa.

Critical Future offers strategic guidance on entering a market from the overall market, to competitors, routes to market and strategic recommendations. We also offer hands on support in the market from establishing a presence via social media, to physical offices and distributor agreements.