CASE STUDIES

Cosmetics

COMPANY & PROJECT

Cosmetics: research project on product usability

REQUIREMENT

Development of an algorithm to predict “hand positions” during a make-up activity, with sensor data

SERVICES PROVIDED

Construction of a “beta” learning algorithm with a neural network on a set of “fake” hand positions
Construction of a similar algorithm to predict real make-up hand positions

DELIVERABLES & BENEFITS

Prediction tool assessing the probabilities of hand position on the basis of input data

Petroleum

COMPANY & PROJECT

Petroleum : study of the performance of new products

REQUIREMENT

Study of fuel properties on the performance and wear of car engines

SERVICES PROVIDED

Experimental design set-ups to limit the number of tests
Statistical modelling of the different study answers anticipated, using PLS models
Estimation of the effect of the different fuels and study of the variability induced in engine performance

DELIVERABLES & BENEFITS

Study report assessing the impacts of fuel properties and specifying the optimal product composition to respond to the client’s challenges, under their constraints, and delivering the best performance

Pharmaceutical lab

COMPANY & PROJECT

Pharmaceutical laboratory: meta-analysis consolidating 15 years of clinical studies

REQUIREMENT

Standardization of 42 databases from clinical studies conducted over a period of 15 years and meta-analysis of these data

SERVICES PROVIDED

CDISC conversion of heterogeneous databases from 42 clinical studies
SAS programming, safety and immunogenicity analysis
Statistical report including raw and synthetic tables

DELIVERABLES & BENEFITS

CDISC databases
Study report

Telecoms

COMPANY & PROJECT

Telecoms: evaluation of the performance of a new contract subscription process

REQUIREMENT

Field study to assess the impact of a new customer pathway under real-life conditions of in-store subscription

SERVICES PROVIDED

Design of a tablet app to monitor and record the customer pathway and the time required for specific actions/steps
Management of the field study in 10 stores in France over a 2-week period (recruitment, training, team management)
Data merge, data management and data analysis

DELIVERABLES & BENEFITS

Study report assessing the time and financial benefits provided by the new process (employee performance, expected financial impact with national roll-out)

Food proc. indus.

COMPANY & PROJECT

Food processing industry : study of a product line and remediation of defects

REQUIREMENT

Study of impact parameters on a production line and assessment of their consequences on the finished product as part of a continuous improvement project

SERVICES PROVIDED

Management of a DMAIC project to map the process, define the production variables, and the expected gold standard
Analysis of production data and construction of a statistical model “explaining” product parameters with the production variables
Assessment of the impacts, definition of the real gold standard, and management of the “improvement” and “check” steps of the DMAIC

DELIVERABLES & BENEFITS

Study report defining the impact of the production parameters on the finished product and its quality
Definition of further steps to improve the industrial process

Food market.

COMPANY & PROJECT

Food marketing: market study of product placement strategy for different countries

REQUIREMENT

Establish the nutritional/sensory placement of a dairy product against its competitors and according to the consumption preferences of different countries

SERVICES PROVIDED

Data mining and multivariate analysis of nutritional and sensory surveys
Characterization of sensory preferences among population clusters

DELIVERABLES & BENEFITS

Study report defining consumer profiles in the target markets

Pharmaceutical lab

COMPANY & PROJECT

Pharmaceutical laboratory: statistical activities in -Omics projects

REQUIREMENT

Obtain support to define study methodologies for and analyze data from various -Omics projects

SERVICES PROVIDED

Definition of statistical methodologies adapted to clinical designs and study objectives
Exploratory analysis to identify prognostic biomarkers
Analysis of different types of data (transcriptomics, RNAseq, qPCR, etc.) to achieve various objectives

DELIVERABLES & BENEFITS

Statistical methodologies
Analysis algorithms
Study reports

Medical device

COMPANY & PROJECT

Medical device: improvement of analytical methods

REQUIREMENT

Devise and lead a training session for industrial teams, and coach them in their everyday data analyses

SERVICES PROVIDED

Study of analytical routines/habits and the statistical needs of field teams
Design of a tailor-made program and training session
Consulting on methodologies, review, or to perform specific analyses (SPC, control charts, sampling, etc.)

DELIVERABLES & BENEFITS

Training document
“Hotline” support to confirm choices and analyses
Consultancy and study reports

Cosmetics

COMPANY & PROJECT

Cosmetics: describe the diversity of skin microbiota

REQUIREMENT

Set a score for microbiota diversity, identify biomarkers correlated with skin biodiversity and compare the impact of different products on this biodiversity according to the subject’s origins.

SERVICES PROVIDED

Construction of diversity scores
Correlation studies between biological parameters and diversity scores
Subject classification
Description and comparison of different products

DELIVERABLES & BENEFITS

Diversity score calculation method
Statistical report assessing the differences between skin zones and populations

Medical network

COMPANY & PROJECT

Medical network specialized in cardiology: study of the change in the use of anticoagulant treatment and comparison of mortality between 2 registers from 2003 and 2017

REQUIREMENT

Comparison of 2 registers, 15 years apart. Use of “propensity score matching” (PSM) methodology

SERVICES PROVIDED

Determination of prognostic factors for PSM
Reduction of the population to compare these registers using PSM
Multivariate analysis presenting predictors of anticoagulant intake
Evaluate mortality between these 2 registers

DELIVERABLES & BENEFITS

Statistical analysis plan
Study report

Veterinary lab

COMPANY & PROJECT

Veterinary laboratory: conversion and improvement of a VBA macro in SAS programs

REQUIREMENT

Conversion of a VBA macro into an SAS macro and implementation of new functionality to bring flexibility to statistical analyses, and application to a first study database

SERVICES PROVIDED

Data management for the study and database cleaning
Conversion of the VBA macro into SAS
Descriptive analysis
Creation of a statistical model (ANOVA and ANCOVA) to analyze the effect of treatment

DELIVERABLES & BENEFITS

SAS program/macro
Statistical report

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