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Japanese multinational company seeking startups for collaboration within the field of energy storage and related battery systems

Deadline: April 12, 2021

Who are we?  

  • We are a Japanese multinational company, in existence for over 100 years, globally active in more than 70 markets (B2B) and regarded as one of the leading global chemical companies. 
  • We have 30,000 employees and a portfolio of nearly 13,500 products.  
  • Our strength is in design, development and manufacturing of advanced materials by leveraging our core technology “polymer chemistry”. 
  • We have been listed 8 consecutive times in the Clarivate Analytics “Top 100 list in most innovative companies” which demonstrates our innovative culture.     

What are we looking for in startups?

Overall, we are focused on 4 major domains; Living, Hygiene & Healthcare, Processing, and Transportation.  Currently, in view of the rapid changes in the ‘Transportation’ domain, we are now looking globally for startups to collaborate with in the field of energy storage and related battery systems, in the following areas:

  • Novel battery systems and concepts 
  • Battery SoH (State of Health) monitoring systems 
  • Thermal runaway preventive materials 
  • Thermal-/ fire blocking materials
  • Thermal conductive materials 
  • Solid state batteries separator materials 
  • Solid state batteries electrode materials 
  • Solid state batteries electrolyte materials
  • Solid state batteries self-healing materials

What do we offer? 

  • A high tech- and innovative environment, well equipped labs and necessary funding to further develop/scale your technologies and/or materials. 
  • Access to the rapidly changing automotive market in Europe by making use of our vast network in this domain. 
  • Create a synergy between your company and ours, and the ability to co-create novel future battery-systems/ technologies/ materials. 
  • Option to support your company financially.

Next Steps/ Timing

  • We hope to begin collaboration with startups in the above areas in the 1H 2021.
Deadline: April 12, 2021
Posted on: March 15, 2021
Location: E-meeting (WebEx, Skype, Zoom, etc.)
Key Words:

Who are we?  

  • We are a Japanese multinational company, in existence for over 100 years, globally active in more than 70 markets (B2B) and regarded as one of the leading global chemical companies. 
  • We have 30,000 employees and a portfolio of nearly 13,500 products.  
  • Our strength is in design, development and manufacturing of advanced materials by leveraging our core technology “polymer chemistry”. 
  • We have been listed 8 consecutive times in the Clarivate Analytics “Top 100 list in most innovative companies” which demonstrates our innovative culture.     

What are we looking for in startups?

Overall, we are focused on 4 major domains; Living, Hygiene & Healthcare, Processing, and Transportation.  Currently, in view of the rapid changes in the ‘Transportation’ domain, we are now looking globally for startups to collaborate with in the field of energy storage and related battery systems, in the following areas:

  • Novel battery systems and concepts 
  • Battery SoH (State of Health) monitoring systems 
  • Thermal runaway preventive materials 
  • Thermal-/ fire blocking materials
  • Thermal conductive materials 
  • Solid state batteries separator materials 
  • Solid state batteries electrode materials 
  • Solid state batteries electrolyte materials
  • Solid state batteries self-healing materials

What do we offer? 

  • A high tech- and innovative environment, well equipped labs and necessary funding to further develop/scale your technologies and/or materials. 
  • Access to the rapidly changing automotive market in Europe by making use of our vast network in this domain. 
  • Create a synergy between your company and ours, and the ability to co-create novel future battery-systems/ technologies/ materials. 
  • Option to support your company financially.

Next Steps/ Timing

  • We hope to begin collaboration with startups in the above areas in the 1H 2021.

Application Requirements

In your response, please

  • Concisely what you offer & your match with the company above and their interest
  • Any relevant cases / customer stories (can indicate industry/size if not ready to go public)
  • Application Requirements

    In your response, please

    • Concisely what you offer & your match with the company above and their interest
    • Any relevant cases / customer stories (can indicate industry/size if not ready to go public)

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