Life Sciences Tools Consulting


AKT has completed hundreds of engagements across a broad spectrum of life sciences tools and technologies, including animal models, tissue systems and technologies, cell culture systems and imagers, molecular analysis tools and robotics / liquid handling, and many others.  Our life sciences tools and technologies clients include large and emerging companies as well as investors.  We have conducted a wide variety of engagements including opportunity assessments for novel technologies, transaction support, strategic-option assessments, and foundational growth strategies for our clients.

Client Issues

AKT’s extensive experience has allowed us to assist clients resolve many issues.  Among others, we have worked with clients to answer the following critical questions:

  • What is the ideal launch plan for our next-generation research instrument?
  • What is the optimal product launch and reagent-menu strategy for an emerging instrument player?

Examples of Our Work

To learn more about how we help our clients create value, please refer to these case examples:

  • AKT worked closely with a client to develop a comprehensive understanding of the current genome-service market in China, which has been growing at a rapid pace in recent years.  In addition, AKT identified potential market opportunities and evaluated the competitive landscape.
  • AKT provided a strategic assessment of the U.S. cell therapy processing market and a potential business model for the client, a Japanese life science tools company.  AKT evaluated the market from many angles including size and growth, customer needs, the regulatory landscape and reimbursement to develop an attractive business model for the client.

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