Aranca has proven expertise in tracking the home care technology sector, having covered more than 100 specific home care technologies for over 25 OEMs and Tier1 home care solution providers. With over 100,000 man-hours of research experience in home care sector, we help our clients understand R&D roadmaps, landscape assessment, and white space analysis across a whole gamut of home care sector including smart home appliances, kitchen and general appliances, air and fabric care, and cleaning solutions.

Our analysts have conducted over 200 projects in home care industry, empowering our clients to monetize existing technical know-how, scout technology and acquisition in the sector, study technology landscape focusing on innovation, and product design for emerging technologies and markets.

Track Record

200+ Home Care IP Research Projects conducted


Projects conducted.

100+  Home care technologies covered


Home care technologies covered by our consultants.

25+ Home Care IP Research Clients


Clients, including OEMs and Tier 1 home care solution providers.



Man hours of research experience.

Domain Expertise

Significant breadth and depth of experience across the Home Care domain.

Smart Home Appliances

  • Security Solutions
  • Lighting Solutions
  • Entertainment Solutions
  • HVAC Solutions
  • Weather Monitoring Solutions

Kitchen Appliances

  • Mixer
  • Juicer
  • Grinders
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Refrigerators

General Appliances

  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Purifiers
  • Insect Repellent Machines
  • Water Heaters

Air Care

  • Room Freshener Sprays
  • Air Dehumidifiers
  • Air Purifiers
  • Electrostatic Air Filters
  • Air Filter Cleaners

Fabric Care

  • Detergents
  • Fabric Conditioners
  • Fabric Whiteners
  • Fabric Softener
  • Fabric Sprays

Cleaning Solutions

  • Toilet Cleaners
  • Floor Cleaners
  • Specialist Surface Cleaners
  • Surface Wipes
  • Multi-Purpose Cleaners

Examples of Our Work in Home Care

Technology Intelligence

R&D Strategy Roadmaps

  • Identifying various home theatre light control solutions to enhance viewing pleasure
  • Technology roadmap for technologies related to elimination of malodorous substances in kitchen scrubs
  • Identification of alternative enzymes for detergents

White Space Analysis

  • Opportunity assessment pertaining to stone cleaning solutions in the emerging south Asian markets
  • White space analysis related to floor cleaning solutions
  • Market identification for air purifying compositions in developing nations

Technology Landscape | Innovation Focus

  • Technology landscape on pumps used in vacuum cleaner
  • Medication reminder and pill organizer technologies identification
  • Technology identification pertaining to fabric whitener compositions

Monetizing Existing Technical Knowhow

  • Valuation of a patent related to water based air freshener compositions
  • Monetization strategy identification for a portfolio related to climate control air conditioning
  • Potential partner identification for air purification technologies

Technology Scouting and Acquisition

  • Scouting for technologies related to color changing cleaning compositions
  • Scouting for technologies related to process for manufacturing non-toxic chemicals used in toilet cleaners
  • Scouting for technologies pertaining to allergen detection and signalling for indoor spaces

Product Design for Emerging Technologies/ Markets

  • Technology support for designing algorithms for increasing coverage and reducing power of baby monitoring systems
  • Scouting for technologies pertaining to solar powered room air freshener dispensers
  • Technology assessment pertaining to user alert systems/ mechanisms upon increase in indoor allergen levels

IP Strategy

Prosecution Support

  • Invalidity search related to water hardness testing technology used for washing machines
  • Patentability study for apparatus for filing room freshener in bottles
  • Patent drafting for technology pertaining to dehumidifiers used in HVAC system

Prior Art Searches

  • Prior art search related to a foaming solution used for cleaning blades of grinders
  • State of art search for technologies related to temperature control in 3-door refrigerator
  • Invalidity search related to thermal insulation structure of mosquito repellent machine

Portfolio Analysis

  • Patent quality assessment of a patent portfolio related to air filters used in air conditioners
  • Identification of key patents for licensing opportunities of a motor manufacturing company for grinder
  • Patent portfolio analysis of a Swedish company manufacturing microwave oven

Technology/ Patent Landscape

  • Technology landscape on pumps used in vacuum cleaner
  • Competitive landscape for fabric spray compositions with a long lasting effect
  • Benchmarking of patent portfolio related to defrosting technologies used in refrigerators

Licensing Program Support

  • Assessment of in-licensing opportunities for a digital lock manufacturer
  • Assessment of in-licensing opportunities for technology related to manufacturing of key for door lock systems
  • Out licensing support for patent related to controls of air handling unit in HVAC

M&A Support

  • Due-diligence of IP portfolio related to an ambience based color and control feature of smart television
  • Due-diligence of IP portfolio related to Fabric softener compositions
  • Potential partner identification for technology pertaining to assembly of host to vacuum cleaner

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