Although a small independent research business, GRA has much experience in conducting research in European, Asian and North American markets - and is currently developing skills and knowledge in
the high growth BRIC markets.
Overseas based associates or UK based resources are used as necessary, cost-effective and practical.
Multi-lingual associates and nationals in Europe, Asia and North America.
Translation - relationships have been established with technical translation companies specialising in the industrial and technology field.
The lead consultant has extensive experience in using UK based information sources to explore overseas markets, sectors and organisations - work has often been conducted for larger
research organisations on a subcontract basis.
Data sources include Export Inelligence Library, City Business Library, International Databases, Reports, UK Library System, Universities, Trade Associations and International Chambers of
Commerce amongst many others. The lead consultant often uses London, West Midlands and Dublin locations to access business databases and information.
Skills in identifying partnership and collaboration opportunites between companies, particularly in vertical markets/channels eg software.
Overseas exhibitions and trade shows, particularly in the Engineering and Logistics sectors.
Skills to assist with evaluation and selection of suitable business partners for joint venture - technology transfer - licensing - distribution - vertical channels.