We love working with Aster Fab – they broaden our analysis horizon and increase the speed with which we move towards the future.
Head of the Saipem Innovation Factory

Leading industry partners we’ve joined forces with…

Our expertise in the hard-to-abate industries


We help OEMs, Tier-1 suppliers and the aftermarket adapt to the electrification of vehicles.

We partnered with an industrial lubricant supplier to explore the creation of a CVC fund to invest in sustainable alternatives developed by startups. Read more here.


We help material suppliers, engineers, contractors, sub-contractors and commissioners in the transformation of the construction value chain.

We partnered with a leading player to better understand the emerging trends in the hybridization of buildings and scout, score and engage with startups in this space. Read more here.


We help chemical companies to build sustainable product portfolios and collaborate accross the value chain to reduce emissions.

We helped a chemical player to conduct a carbon footprint assessment (scope 1, scope 2 and scope 3) and identify action levers for reducing their emissions. Read more here.


We help generators, TSOs, DSOs, utilities and retailers to deliver their services with greater flexibility. 

We guided a Transmission System Operator (TSO)’s Innovation department towards its target innovation roadmap. The latter was composed of 4 clusters, 27 technologies and 140 sub-technologies. Read more here.


We help freight and cargo carriers, as well as transport operators, engage in large-scale decarbonization.

We facilitated a material handling supplier closing an acquisition deal with a battery startup. Support ranged from deal valuation, term sheet drafting, negotiation and due diligence. Read more here.


We help factory rejuvenate in favor of a cleaner future through greener machinery, better waste management systems and greater energy efficiency of equipment and buildings.

We supported an automotive parts manufacturer in the industrialisation of its startup deal flow. By continuously scouting startups and conducting in-depth research, we succeeded in building a robust dealflow across all strategic themes. Read more here.


We help mining companies make bold Net Zero commitments and turn their decarbonization roadmaps into action.

We enabled a major mineral supplier structure its engagement with CleanTech startups. Through a series of workshops, we guided the strategy team to ask the right questions and, using a proprietary methodology, to select the right portfolio of Open Innovation vehicles. Read more here.


We help nuclear players tap into the world’s most innovative technologies to achieve breakthroughs in inherent safety, advanced manufacturing and fuel design.

We partnered with a major nuclear player to evaluate the opportunity to invest in a startup specializing in 3D mapping of radioactive contamination on decommissioned sites. Read more here.


We support leading Oil & Gas players in their pivot by investing in low carbon technologies, including renewables, bioenergy, hydrogen, CCUS and more.

We supported a leading Oil & Gas player in its Carbon Capture Utilization & Storage (CCUS) roadmap. During this process, we scouted 433 startups, rated 41 and initiated 5 partnership engagements. Read more here.


Wherever you are in your decarbonization roadmap, we galvanize action by empowering innovation, sustainability, venture capital and M&A teams to tap into the startup gold mine.

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We are a team of investors, decarbonization experts, strategy & innovation consultants and entrepreneurs.

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