Think Next - For the forward thinkers in health

For the forward thinkers in health

Think Next is a boutique consultancy specializing in foresight and innovation in health.

We help pharma and health clients of all sizes to understand and harness the key trends that will shape the future of health.

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What we do

We help you to envision what the future could look like, what your customers will need, now and in the future, and which capabilities and resources you need to get there.

Envision the future

Trend analysis

Scenario workshops

Thought leadership

What does the world of tomorrow look like? We help you build this picture, understand the key trends, anticipate needs for your future customers – and act on it

Design future-proof experiences & products

Ideation sessions

Opportunity mapping

User-centric design

Strategic insights

We start with people, not technology. We tap into service design and insights methodologies to identify the jobs-to-be-done and the expectations of tomorrow.

Foster a future-oriented mindset

Inspiration shots

Innovation scanning
Start-up scouting

Upskilling & cultural change

How do you foster a more creative, optimistic and future-oriented mindset, and get your stakeholders on board? We’re your strategic partners and cheerleaders every step of the way.

We are future enthusiasts and health experts

We combine future thinking and health expertise, having worked across a wide range of health conditions.

We regularly interview patients, caregivers, doctors to spot emerging expectations.

That’s what sets up part from other trends agencies & futurists.

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Kidney or Liver

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Metabolic Disorders

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Skin Conditions

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Chronic Pain

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Rare Diseases

How we do it

At the heart of what we do is always the question: What does the future of health look like, and how to get ready for it?

To answer this question, we continuously scan the environment and look for signals of change:

We monitor the
  • regulatory landscape
  • start-up landscape
  • pharma landscape
  • tech landscape

We interview
  • patients
  • doctors
  • caregivers
  • futurists

We look at
  • innovations
  • data and insights
  • new business models
  • consumer trends

This helps us to curate our framework of trends based on qualitative and quantitative evidence, to build our internal library of innovations and early signals, and to anticipate and brainstorm ‘what if?’ questions.

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Working with trends and foresight required a mix of creativity and analytics. At Think Next, we love data, to help us evidence the trends we’re talking about.

How do people manage their health? How ready are they to embrace emerging technologies in health? Where do they look for health information?

All answered in the Patient Trendscoping research.

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Who we have worked with

To date, our clients have spanned large global pharmaceutical companies, healthcare agencies and start-ups.

100% of our work has been commissioned through referrals and word-of-mouth, from former colleagues, clients or project stakeholders.

We operate at global level

Our projects have taken us to ideation workshops from Shanghai to Atlanta, interviewing patients from Sydney or Calgary, and running focus groups in New York or London.


We’re curious globe-trotters, with a good sense of local nuances.

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