Company network

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Alliances

AEROCHEMICALS

Aerochemicals is a dynamic alliance of international specialists in specific markets within the aerospace industry. The alliance is committed to providing a wide range of essential products, services and technical support. International suppliers for OEM and MRO, Aerochemicals members are the leading suppliers of a wide range of products and services including cleaning and stripping, surface preparation, paint, temporary protection and non-destructive testing products for aircraft, engines and sub-assemblies such as landing gear. They also offer chemical packaging and management services.

It represents 11 manufacturing locations, 40 sales offices, 7 R&D labs, sales > US$100,  and over 250 workers worldwide.

Socomore is one of the founding members. Members include Contec Inc., Dysol, HaasFinechem, Metal Chek, Pexa, PSA, SherwinBabbCo, Socomore and Testron.

EMC2 competitiveness cluster

EMC2, the French industrial cluster dedicated to advanced manufacturing technologies, promotes investment in innovation that will ensure the future of a strong French manufacturing sector, a crucial component for economic prosperity.

EMC2 defines technological priorities and coordinates high-value collaborative innovation projects by creating synergies between large international groups, small and medium-sized companies, research laboratories and training. It provides a wide range of services in order to turn innovation into new processes and products and speed up the industrialization and research outcome for companies’ growth and competitiveness. Socomore is a member of EMC2.

GIFAS

SOCOMORE is a member of GIFAS, the French aerospace industries association. GIFAS has more than 369 members, from major prime contractors and system suppliers to small specialist companies. They cover the full spectrum of skills from the design, development and production of aerospace systems and equipment to maintenance and operation.  Activities extend from civil and military aircraft and helicopters to engines, missiles and armament, satellites and launch vehicles, plus aerospace, defence and security major systems, equipment, subassemblies and associated software. 

UIC

UIC (Union of Chemical Industries) is a professional organisation which gathers all the chemical companies together, and offers them a structure in which to exchange and meet. It helps them in their development, and represents and supports them in the various fields in which it is active.

VENETIS

The VENETIS Employers’ Group, one of Socoomore’s local partners, helps companies in Southern Brittany adapt to complex changes in their environment by pooling their labor needs. VENETIS offers competent and versatile employees who will accompany them as their business evolves. Frédéric Lescure is a member of the Board of Directors.

Socomore Ventures

Socomore Ventures

Created at the beginning of 2015, Socomore Ventures is an investment fund dedicated to supporting start-ups and technologies relevant to the Socomore Group. The fund complements Socomore’s “open innovation” approach, and the R & D activities that play an important role in our strategy. 

Our investments focus on chemical and new material technologies with existing or potential applications in our key markets: aerospace, transportation and energy.

Investment Strategy

We target early-stage and seed investments that include a minority interest, as well as venture capital and angel investment funds.

Investment conditions

  • Committed and highly ambitious team that is ready to collaborate with the Socomore Group
  • Technology related to specialty chemicals or new materials
  • Proprietary technology that has achieved proof of concept or first commercial sales
  • Existing or potential applications in aerospace, transportation or energy
  • Potential for Socomore to add value beyond the capital investment
  • Clear growth strategy and identified needs/requirements

Socomore Added Value

Socomore Ventures not only offers financing. We also support our investments through access to our industrial, commercial and technological resources and networks around the world. For example, Socomore can provide added value through access to:

  • Laboratories and an R&D network
  • Know-how in industrialization and growth
  • A global marketing and distribution network
  • Intellectual property and patent experts
  • Key global aerospace customers

 

Portfolio companies

Breizh Funding, the crowfunding news in Britanny and the project leader for Gwenneg, a “Breton” crowdfunding platform.

http://breizhfunding.bzh/ – https://www.gwenneg.bzh

Electro Propulsion is the brand of Hy-Generation electric thrusters. These marine thrusters change their morphology to gain performance and autonomy.

Since 2010, OLNICA supports its customers in securing their products and materials. Thanks to its team of experts, OLNICA supports companies in defining and setting up tracers to guarantee the authenticity of their products.

 

 

Contact

We look forward to hearing about your project. Please send any inquiries or project presentation to ventures@socomore.com.

For projects, please make sure to include a technology description, business plan with executive summary and description of required resources and intended use.