Potential market

SECTION I: The product

 

1a

The innovation potential of this product is related to:

 

  • Technology-driven innovation (under the influence of the development of science – the market is not ready for the product)
  • Market-driven innovation (as a result of market surveys, the market expects the product)
  • Replacement of existing product
  • Product related to cost reduction
  • Radical new product
  • Other, what…
Other. The humanoid robot can be a spectacular show.

Humanoid robots are used as a research tool in several scientific areas.

Researchers need to understand the human body structure and behaviour (biomechanics) to build and study humanoid robots. On the other side, the attempt to simulate the human body leads to a better understanding of it.

 

 

1b

What added value for end-users does the product hold?
• higher quality
• Better technical characteristics
• Other …
There is no product yet, but the expectations are showing better technical characteristic than existing models have.

 

 

1c

What is the Unique Sales Proposition of the potential product?
Complexity

 

 

 

SECTION 2: The Market

 

 

2a

What is the target market for the product?

National ¨

European X

Global ¨

Please describe the characteristics of your target market.

European.

 

 

 

 

2b

How the product is characterized from the following options? Number of companies producing similar products in the field.

• Base – applied by all companies in the industry

• Leading – applied by a single or limited number of competitive companies

• Key –at a development stage, but has already proven its potential

There are several thousand companies and research institutions dealing with research in this area.

 

 

2c

What type of market demand will be satisfied?

• Existing demand – the market is already developed

• hidden (latent) demand – the market has yet to be developed

Existing

 

 

2d

What is the current stage of the product’s market life cycle?

• Implementation, implementation in production (leading to a radically new product offers)

• Growth (rapid spread within the industry or outside it)

• maturity (parameters of the technical characteristics of manufactured products reached their maximum, higher-grade products can be manufactured on the basis of technological substitution)

Implementation

 

 

2e

Strategic partnerships (existing or potential).
A company dealing with top level pneumatics and mechatronics.

A potential investor.

 

 

SECTION 3: The Competition

 

3a

What is the competition within your target market?

Humanoid Entertainment Robots

Domestic robots

Industrial Humanoid Robots

 

 

3b

What competitive advantages will the introduction of the new product ensue?

• lower prices based on lower production costs

• product differentiation (uniqueness of the product proposal)

Product differentiation and cheaper

 

 

3c

Potential products relate to the following price range:

• High price range

• Average price range

• Low price range

High price range

 

 

3d

Potential products will be marketed:

• To regulated markets (e.g. heat supply, water supply, universal telecommunication services, agricultural products, fishing industry, architectural services)

• To markets operating on the principle of free negotiation between agents on the market

These markets are operating on the principle of free negotiation

 

 

 

 

SECTION 4: Indicators

 

Estimated cost of the new products  
Expected market volume (potential / maximum number of users)  
Expected sales volume  
Expected market share of the company (proportion between sales and total company sales in the relevant market)  

 

KEYWORDS QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT (0-5).

 

Please put X as appropriate. 1 2 3 4 5
Added-value potential       X  
Size of future market demand     X    
Competitive positioning of the product   X      

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