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Start-up | 19 May 2022

Orbia invests in lithium-ion battery recycling firm

Funds will support Battery Resourcers to develop a commercial processing facility with the annual capacity to process 10,000 tons of used batteries, or the batteries from approximately 20,000 electric vehicles (EVs) per year, as well as next-generation energy storage technologies

Start-up | 14 May 2022

Koch Industries invests in battery materials startup 6K

The Series D proceeds will fund production expansion for premium 3D metal powders in its 6K Additive division and accelerate the deployment of cathode production plants in its 6K Energy division

Start-up | 29 March 2022

BASF invests in US-based sustainable plastic sourcing platform

Oceanworks offers a powerful platform for brands looking to reliably secure high-quality sources of ocean, ocean-bound, and averted PCR plastic

Start-up | 23 March 2022

Dow invests in waste plastics recycling technology startup

Plastogaz’s proprietary catalytic hydrocracking technology solution is unique in that it is more efficient, and less energy intensive than some other current forms of advanced recycling

Start-up | 21 March 2022

LG Chem to host global innovation challenge for startups

LG Chem will receive innovative technology ideas in a total of four sectors such as circular plastics, renewable hydrogen, carbon utilization, and sustainable battery materials from March 16 to May 1

Start-up | 12 March 2022

Dubai-based agrochemical startup AgFarm opens offices in India

Company's products will only be available on e-commerce platforms like nurture.retail, DeHaat, AgroStar, FAARMS etc at never-before attractive prices

Start-up | 22 February 2022

Braskem partners with startup accelerator to develop sustainable plastics solutions for agribusiness

The company will be connected to startups from the innovation hub named AgTech Garage, located in Piracicaba (SP), for the development of technological and innovative solutions in the chemical and plastics industry

Start-up | 22 February 2022

Solvay invests in Zurich-based 3D printing startup

9T Labs provides a cost-competitive solution for manufacturing that will allow structural CFRP parts to replace metals at a much faster rate in demanding applications in many sectors such as aerospace, automotive and healthcare

Start-up | 18 February 2022

Evonik invests in medical start-up to improve patient recovery after open-chest surgery

Evonik has invested in CircumFix Solutions, that has developed a new sternal closure device using high-performance polymer from Evonik

Start-up | 12 February 2022

Orbia invests in green hydrogen technology developer Verdagy

The $25 million funding round is led by TDK Ventures with the participation of Orbia Ventures, BHP Ventures, Doral Energy Tech Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Shell Ventures and Temasek

Start-up | 10 February 2022

Basf, Orbia Ventures invest in Israeli biotech startup

FortePhest is developing a new technology to combat herbicide-resistant weeds and invasive plants

Start-up | 05 February 2022

Cemex invests in UK-based green hydrogen startup HiiRoc

The investment is part of CEMEX’s roadmap to achieve its ambitious climate action goals under its Future in Action program, investing today in one of the most relevant sectors for decarbonizing cement operations

Start-up | 13 December 2021

Govt. to organize Innovation Week to encourage startup ecosystem

The proposed week-long event will comprise of specific themes - International engagements, market access and incubation support, funding support to startups

Start-up | 11 October 2021

Agri biotech start-up raises $6.6 million

Funds will be used to develop products to combat climate change and manage agricultural pests

Start-up | 27 August 2021

MeitY's SAMRIDH Scheme to support 300 startups

An investment of up to Rs. 40 lakh to the start-up based on current valuation and growth stage of the start-up will be provided through selected accelerators

Start-up | 24 August 2021

Yokogawa invests in US-based data analytics startup

Fluence Analytics provides combined hardware and software analytics solutions to polymer manufacturers

Start-up | 23 August 2021

Kemira invests in Finland-based data analytics startup

SimAnalytics’ Factory Harmonizer tool has proven its capacity to help process operators run their production more efficiently and with less disruptions

Start-up | 19 August 2021

Evonik invests in two Chinese funds focused on advanced material technologies

The two leading funds focus on advanced materials, high-end manufacturing equipment, digital transformation, and green technologies

Start-up | 11 August 2021

Henkel invests in material science focused fund in China

Henkel will get access to an exceptional annual deal flow of more than 1,000 start-ups with strong deal sourcing capabilities providing innovative technologies with a strong focus on advanced materials and closely related digital business models

Start-up | 28 July 2021

Biotech startup Protera raises $10 million in series A funding

Protera has been developing its artificial intelligence technology, allowing it to craft functional protein ingredients that are clean-label and animal-free





Green hydrogen can be an important lever to achieve net zero by 2070
Green hydrogen can be an important lever to achieve net zero by 2070
Nikhil Kalane Consultant, Management Consulting - Energy and Chemicals, PWC

Research is the foundation of building the future
Research is the foundation of building the future
Samir Somaiya Chairman and Managing Director, Godavari Biorefineries Ltd

FY 2022-23 is going to continue to be a tough year
FY 2022-23 is going to continue to be a tough year
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