Innovestor, with its partner team, is scouting for international circular economy solutions in spring 2022. This scouting process is a cost-efficient shortcut to meet leading industrial brands such as Neste, Kemira, Oulun Energia, Alva, and VTT.
For a startup this is a unique and straightforward opportunity to introduce their technologies to corporate partners who are hungry to take new innovations to global markets. In April 2022, partners, and ca. 20 invited startups will meet in online 1:1 meetings and discuss the co-operation possibilities for the future.
“We wish to meet startups, which are searching for an industrial partner to support and help them in their international growth stage. What we can offer to a startup is a channel to the markets and application expertise in our key operation areas.” -Reetta Strengell, Director at Kemira R&D.
We are especially looking for new technologies in the following areas:
- Use of bio-based waste (inc. fuel, chemicals, new materials)
- Industrial side streams (inc. construction waste)
- Plastic and electronic waste
- Industrial decarbonization (inc. Power-to-X)
Come and find out if you have the match for growth with this partner team!
Neste invests and partners with promising startups developing scalable renewable or circular solutions for transportation, chemicals and beyond. We invest from pilot stage onwards (technology readiness level 6), with typical 1-10 MEUR tickets in A & B rounds. We add value to our portfolio companies through (i) access to Neste capabilities & network, (ii) Executive support through the board, (iv) Financing -Antti Ritala, Head of Venturing and Acquisition, Neste
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“We wish to meet startups, which are searching for an industrial partner to support and help them in their international growth stage. What we can offer to a startup is a channel to the markets and application expertise in our key operation areas.” -Teemu Koskela and Tuomas Savola from the board of directors in Oulun Energia
Short introduction of the partner team:
Neste is the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel refined from waste and residues, introducing renewable and circular solutions also to the polymers and chemicals industries. In 2021, Neste placed 4th on the Global 100 list of the most sustainable companies in the world.
Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process, and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, water treatment and oil & gas.
Oulun Energia’s foundation lies in energy production and in ensuring that heat and electricity have a safe way to reach people. We are also determined to build a sustainable future based on the circular economy. We take responsibility for people and our environment, and our goal is to achieve carbon neutrality in our energy production in 2035.
Alva-yhtiöt provides the corner stones of living: water, heating, and electricity. We work together with our customers to make energy efficient and green choices and to ensure sustainable asset management. We are a visionary and future-oriented companion dedicated to the success of our customers. The owner of Alva-yhtiöt Oy is the City of Jyväskylä.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd is a state owned and controlled non-profit limited liability company. VTT provides research and innovation services and information for domestic and international customers and partners, both in private and public sectors.
Innovestor is a Nordic early-stage venture capital investor which also supports corporations in forming cooperation partnerships and mutual business models with startups and scaleups. We are supporting the partner team in its efforts to find new innovations in the circular economy.
For more information, please contact:
Lassi Starck, Corporate Venturing, Innovestor: +358 400 528 408