R&D Tag

Spotlight Hexagon: Fusing the Physical World with the Digital

25 Nov, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Founded in 1992 to build sensor and measurement tools for factories, farms and mines, Sweden’s Hexagon AB is at work today fusing the physical world with the digital. By integrating hard data collection with software, mobile and cloud-based technologies, this Knowledge Leader uses the tools...

Pharmaceuticals: Value WIthin The Healthcare Industry

26 Feb, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Markets

The heatlhcare sector has been the leadership group over the last five years in all geographies of the MSCI World Index.  The most well known industries within the healthcare sector are the biotech and pharmaceutical industry....

Emerging Market Intangibles

15 Jan, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Markets

Considering our focus on investing in the most intangible-rich companies in the world, it is no surprise that we follow investments in intellectual property very closely.  Unsurprisingly, corporations in developed countries invest more in R&D, advertising, and firm-specific resources than their emerging market counterparts....

Show Me the R&D

09 Apr, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

As long-time readers know, we are big believers in the intangible benefits of companies’ investments in items like research and development.  Among constituents of MSCI Europe, where do we find the most R&D?...