Saint-Gobain complements its significant commitment to in-house research and development by identifying start-up companies on the leading edge of emerging technologies that mesh with Saint-Gobain’s areas of strategic interest. NOVA External Venturing is the “match-maker” between start-ups and Saint-Gobain business units.
• Established March 2006
• Small core teams in U.S., Europe and Asia
• Works closely with venture capital funds and corporate venturing organizations
• 1,800+ start-up companies identified as potential partners to date
• 40+ partnerships initiated