Avantium is a leading chemical technology company and a forerunner in renewable chemistry. Together with its partners around the world, Avantium develops efficient processes and sustainable products made from biobased materials. Avantium offers a breeding ground for revolutionary renewable chemistry solutions. From invention to commercially viable production processes.
The long-term vision of Tereos is the valorization of agricultural raw materials and the development of quality food products. Tereos is a leader in the sugar, alcohol and starch markets. Through 49 industrial sites in 16 countries and the commitment of its 23,000 employees, Tereos supports its customers close to their markets with a broad and complementary range of products. In 2016/17, the Group achieved a turnover of €4.8 billion.
OMV MACHINERY S.R.L. is the direct heir of OMV Divisione Meccanica, a company founded in 1963 to design and build thermoforming machines. OMV exports its machines since the early 70's. The company stands for refined technique, outstanding quality and ability to provide custom-made solutions.
ALPLA is one of the leading companies in plastic packaging. Around 18,300 employees worldwide produce custom-made packaging systems, bottles, closures and moulded parts at 172 sites across 45 countries. The high-quality packaging is used in a wide range of areas, including for food and drinks, cosmetics and care products, household detergents, washing and cleaning agents, engine oils and lubricants. ALPLA celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2015.
Nestec S.A. offers commercial research and consulting services to Nestlé S.A. and its subsidiaries. The company also provides scientific research and technological development services. The company is based in Vevey, Switzerland. Nestec S.A. operates as a subsidiary of Nestlé S.A.
The LEGO Group is a privately held, family-owned company with headquarters in Billund, Denmark, and main offices in Enfield, USA, London, UK, Shanghai, China, and Singapore. Founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, and based on the iconic LEGO® brick, it is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials.
Spinverse is the Nordic leader in innovation consulting, specialised in driving open innovation ecosystems, arranging funding and commercialising emerging technologies. We believe in innovative solutions in industries such as health, electronics, ICT & security, bioeconomy & renewables, manufacturing and energy to tackle the major global challenges.
nova-Institute is a private and independent institute, founded in 1994; nova offers research and consultancy with a focus on bio-based and CO2-based economy in the fields of feedstock, techno-economic evaluation, markets, sustainability, dissemination, B2B communication and policy. Today, nova-Institute has 25 employees and an annual turnover of more than 2.5 million €.