We work with a future mindset, as we are always ready for potential developments and changes.
Vopak's commitment is to store vital products with care, this helps to meet the needs of a growing population. These needs include providing access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy, and facilitating the introduction of cleaner, low-carbon energy and feedstocks; improving air quality; and contributing to a safe and healthy work environment for our employees and contractors.
In line with these ambitions, we have set up Vopak Ventures to identify investment opportunities in start-ups and scale-ups in new technologies and emerging value chains. In this, we focus on three areas:
New Energies, Feedstocks & Sustainability
With the New Energies, Feedstocks & Sustainability fund, we focus on funding ventures facilitating new sustainable solutions in areas such as zero emission fuels, green feedstocks, recycling solutions and flow batteries etc.
Operational Excellence & Asset Management
With the Operational Excellence & Asset Management fund, we look into funding ventures close to our terminal operations who could work with us in continuously striving to make our activities more efficient, effective and as safe as possible.
Platforms, Data & Digital
With the Platforms, Data & Digital fund, we identify opportunities of funding on ventures that employ data and new digital technologies in efforts to improve our service towards customers, while improving and supporting operations and reducing the environmental footprint.
What do we offer?
Operating globally with over 70 terminals spread across six continents, Vopak offers unique worldwide market access and scaling opportunities.
Knowledge and Network
With over 400 years of experience in the storage industry, we have gathered ample knowledge of the industry through changes and new developments. In addition, our global presence and established reputation ensure a broad network of expertise and partnerships.
Financial and Strategic Support
As an active partner, Vopak Ventures not only offers financial support to the ventures, but also actively provides strategic guidance befitting the specific venture and its chosen path.
Our basic investment principles
- Our typical financial investment over the lifetime of a venture varies from €0.5 to €10 million. We typically take minority stakes.
- We are not only an active partner, but are often also customers and serve on boards.
Vopak Ventures is a 100% Vopak entity.
Contact our Vopak Ventures team
We are an experienced and enthusiastic team of industry and investment professionals. We are always seeking innovative new ventures. Please contact us via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Portfolio Vopak Ventures
New energies, Feedstock & Sustainability
The LOHC technology of Hydrogenious is a solution for a variety of applications in hydrogen logistics, as it enables the safe and easy hydrogen-handling by storing hydrogen in a liquid.
Extreme lightweight (5% of traditional glass panels) and low-cost raw materials (silicon based) are key enablers to produce solar power at the lowest Levelized Cost of Energy.
HyET Hydrogen is a leading SME in the field of electrochemical hydrogen compression. HyET has introduced a commercially viable Electrochemical Hydrogen Compressor.
Xirqulate converts low-calorific residual flows and high-calorific waste flows into a clay substitute as a secondary raw material for the ceramic industry or as an additive in concrete.
Xycle is committed to build a plant in the Netherlands with the goal of converting plastic waste into high quality feedstock to contribute to the circular economy.
Elestor is working toward minimizing electricity storage costs as it is often a barrier to the energy transition. To do so, they are introducing large-scale cost-effective HBr storage technology.
Operational Excellence & Asset Management
TWTG is an expert I-IoT company developing smart products for the industry. For us Industrial Internet of Things is much more than just technology.
Falcker is an expert in drones and robotics. Autonomous unmanned vehicles (UAV) help to gain inspection data from hard to reach or unsafe areas.
Performance Rotors harnesses smart drone technology for confined and GPS-denied spaces, protecting both man and infrastructure through their customized services.
Aquacycl changes the way wastewater is managed. By offering module on-site systems to test high-strength organic waste streams, energy-neutral wastewater treatment is being realized.
Aeromon's mobile and fixed devices detect, measure, and visualize multiple gases and particulate matter. These enable automatic reporting of emissions with real-time process insights.
Platforms, Data & Digitalization
NxtPort brings transparency to the supply chain through a neutral data-sharing platform. Its mission is to unlock the potential of sharing existing data amongst the port's players.
data.world provides a platform that helps individuals and organizations work with data, making it easier to get clear, accurate, fast answers to business questions.
Teqplay helps manage port operations easily. They provide port call reporting services for real-time insights and predictions to make the best informed decisions.
diize provides smart digital solutions to make processes on board and on shore more efficient by facilitating collaboration and data sharing.