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Discover Syensqo Ventures’ Investment Portfolio

We invest in four areas that match our expertise and reflect key global business trends. Each area also helps advance our own sustainability goals – and those of our partners and customers. Discover our startup portfolio below.
Explore Syensqo Ventures' investments in electrification, resource efficiency, digital innovation, and businesses focused on improving quality of life. See how we’re helping shape a better future.

 

Electrification

As a leader in battery materials, lightweight composites, and high-performance materials, we’re investing in the electrification of everything. We’re leveraging low-cost renewable electrons to transform industries ranging from transportation to chemical production.

Sepion Solvay Venture

Sepion is an advanced materials company that ensures safe, energy-dense, lithium-metal batteries for long-range and low-cost electric transportation, using liquid electrolytes.

Sionic Energy Solvay Venture

Sionic Energy is developing a next-gen lithium-ion silicon battery. Based on advanced electrolyte materials and a pure silicon anode, it’s set to transform the electric vehicle market. 

9T Labs Solvay Venture

9T Labs sells a complete 3D printing solution for the high-volume manufacture of carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composite parts. 

Tau-group

Tau is a technology company focused on carbon-conscious protective coatings for standard and high-performance copper, aluminum, and steel wires.

icomat

iCOMAT’s proven and patented technology delivers components of any size at an industrial scale and at a low-cost. The company is working with a number of blue-chip customers in the aerospace and automotive sectors.

Resource efficiency

Syensqo Ventures supports the transition to sustainable, bio-based, circular, and low carbon emission materials. With an increased demand for sustainable high-performance products across key markets, we believe this to be a high growth area over the next decade. It’s also in line with our sustainability ambition.

DMC Solvay Venture

Dynamic Metabolic Control is a biotech company that is developing sustainable and economically viable bio-based chemicals using precision fermentation.

 

 

DePoly

Depoly has developed a universal chemical recycling process that converts waste plastics into raw materials without affecting their quality, creating a truly sustainable circular plastic economy.

 

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Chengyang Tech is developing breakthrough electrochemical technologies designed to change the way we produce and distribute chemicals, starting with hydrogen peroxide.

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Compact Membrane Systems’ (CMS) breakthrough OptipermTM platform provides bolt-on, modular solutions for existing facilities. The solutions are designed to help reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, expand capacity, and deliver new sources of revenue.

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Through eutectic technology, Bioeutectics mimics the way plants elaborate their own solvents using 100% renewable resources.

Improving quality of life

From personal care products to medical implants, we invest in the development of sustainable advanced materials that enable us to lead healthier and more active lives. 

Invizius Solvay Venture

Invizius is a spin-out from the University of Edinburgh that is developing potentially lifesaving products to reduce the complication rates among dialysis patients.

PrinterPrezz Solvay Venture

PrinterPrezz is developing advanced medical devices using processes that combine expertise in 3D printing, orthopedics, semiconductors and nanotechnologies.

Advanced connectivity 

We invest in the development of digital technologies that help customers design, develop, and adopt sustainable material innovations that address their business needs.

NobleAi Solvay Venture

Noble AI is a leading developer of software that helps R&D organizations speed up their innovation efforts.

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Plyable is an online marketplace considered the world’s leading custom composite mold producer.

Fund investments

Syensqo Ventures makes select investments into venture capital funds to help us expand our network in new geographies and emerging technology spaces.

 

Longwater Investment Solvay Venture

Longwater Investment is a pioneer investor in advanced materials and chemistry-related technologies in China. 

 

Richland Capital Fund Solvay Venture

Richland Capital Fund is a leading Chinese investment fund focused on the industrial technology sector.

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For more than a decade, Sofinnova Partners has invested in companies that use biotechnology to develop sustainable solutions for agriculture, food, chemicals, and materials.

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IndieBio is a startup development program that invests in and supports early-stage biotech companies using biology to address human and planetary health