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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., DysolHaasFinechemMetal ChekPexaPSASherwinBabbCo, SOCOMORE and Testron.

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.

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, defense and security major systems, equipment, subassemblies, and associated software. 

France Chimie is a professional organization that 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.

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

  • A 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

BIOSYNTHEZ develops food supplements, cosmetics and packaging.

BOUGE TA BOITE is a 100% women's business network designed by and for women entrepreneurs, to help them surround themselves with others, develop their sales and flesh out their strategy by drawing on the power of the collective.

BREIZH FUNDING, the crowfunding news in Britanny and the project leader for Gwenneg, a “Breton” crowdfunding platform. –

CENTILOC offers a solution using NFC geolocation to monitor stock levels in real time, easily and visually, for a large number of industries.

HY-GENERATION is the brand of electric thrusters. These marine thrusters change their morphology to gain performance and autonomy.

ISYBOT designs and manufactures industrial collaborative robots (CoBots), to answer effectively the problems of collaboration of the worker and the machine. Examples: to increase productivity of non-automated and unpredictable tasks giving time to skilled workers, or delegate painful tasks to COBOT (MSD), securing production flow.

PAPKOT creates the first true alternative to plastic packaging thanks to a at-scale technology to provide paper with the same properties as plastic, converting silicon, the most abundant material on Earth, and cellulose, the most abundant biopolymer, into a nanostructured material to remove plastic from single-use packaging.A fully biodegradable and recyclable packaging.

TERATONICS is a Paris-Saclay based Deep Tech startup with a proprietary technology for contactless non-destructive testing (NDT) and imaging. They specialize in Advanced Terahertz Photonics.

WAOUP is a committed player for innovation that believes in meaningful innovation, and in its transformative power for a more efficient, fairer and more sustainable economy. WAOUP imagines, creates and operates innovative businesses: it gives birth to global solutions, virtuous economic models, and implements teams and entrepreneurial strategies.


We look forward to hearing about your project. Please send any inquiries or project presentation to [email protected].

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