Our corporate venture capital program invests and commercially partners with emerging technology and materials science companies. The program is designed to support entrepreneurs working on innovative, disruptive technologies, which will support our business strategies, providing value to our customers and strategic partners.
We can partner with entrepreneurs in many ways, including minority equity investments, joint development agreements, non-recurring engineering projects, reseller relationships, and other forms of strategic technical and commercial partnerships.
Our goal is to combine the best of both worlds: disruptive technology and entrepreneurial thinking with operational excellence at a global scale.
Our Focus Sectors
Connected Items: Enables a broad set of use cases from inventory management to consumer engagement
Sustainability and Waste Management: Sources more sustainable materials, supports innovative recycling solutions, and enhances product life cycles
Personalized Customer Experience: Helps brands provide personalization, customization, and more engaging product offerings for customers
Advanced Materials: Expands our portfolio of label, film, coating, and other functional materials while developing our industry capabilities and relationships
Data: Enables data acquisition, management, analytics, and monetization across complex global value chains
Industry 4.0: Improves automation and efficiency of industrial manufacturing and global supply chains, including next generation IoT platforms