IntertechPira provides events, market research, publications, strategic and technical consulting to niche, emerging and high growth industries.

Markets covered include lighting and displays, clean energy, home and personal care, industrial biotechnology, performance materials and chemicals.

The organisation is renowned in many of these markets for its high calibre conferences, which regularly draw large numbers of delegates for annual networking and industry knowledge sharing. More recently the IntertechPira name has become known for its authoritative market intelligence with a wide range of reports available providing independent market insight.

IntertechPira is a division of Pira International. It was formed in 2005 when Pira International acquired Intertech Corporation as part of an expansion into niche, emerging and high growth industries.

In addition to offices in the US and UK, the organisation has specialist consultants world-wide.

In December 2010 Pira became part of The Smithers Group. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, The Smithers Group of companies provides technology-based services focused on defined markets. Sharing many of the values and goals Pira has, all Smithers companies are known by their clients as Trusted Providers of Innovative Solutions. By integrating science, technology and business expertise, Smithers goal is to add value throughout the life cycle of clients' products, by utilizing testing, consulting, information and compliance services.