Market Research Firms produce structured reports analyzing collected data to give insight about a market sector or product. These reports are another resource for investigating prior art for your project. Common features of a report include:
To find a report related to your project, you will first need to identify the Industry Category in which your work falls. BCC Research and EMIS are two general databases that compile reports on a variety of industries. The table below details the categories within each database:
|Emerging Markets Information Services (EMIS)||
The library subscribes to many databases that host Market Research Reports and Industry Reports. Visit the STEM Entrepreneurship & Business Industry Research guide to see more. Reach out to your library contact with any questions you have about Market Research.