We work with a future mindset, as we are always ready for potential new developments and changes.
Our commitment is to store vital products with care, this helps to meet the needs of a growing population and to reach society’s broader goals. These goals include providing access to affordable, acceptable, sustainable and reliable energy, and facilitating the introduction of cleaner, low-carbon fuels; 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 two areas: Sustainability and Digitalization.
With our sustainability fund, Vopak focuses on ventures facilitating new sustainable solutions in areas like, zero emission fuels (e.g. hydrogen), green feedstocks for the industry, recycling solutions, carbon capture storage, and flow batteries etc.
With our digitalization fund, Vopak focuses on ventures with new technologies to improve the service towards our customers and make operations more efficient, effective, and safe, as well as reduce the environmental footprint.
Vopak's 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 active partners, often customers and frequently serve on boards.
Vopak Ventures is a 100% Vopak entity.
Portfolio Vopak Ventures
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.
HyET Hydrogen is a leading SME in the field of electrochemical hydrogen compression. HyET has introduced a commercially viable Electrochemical Hydrogen Compressor.
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.
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.
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.
A3D is an expert in digitizing process facilities using 3D scanning technology, mapping sites for analysis, modelling and documentation within the process industry.
Falcker is an expert in drones and robotics. Autonomous unmanned vehicles (UAV) help to gain inspection data from hard to reach or unsafe areas.
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.
Performance Rotors harnesses smart drone technology for confined and GPS-denied spaces, protecting both man and infrastructure through their customized services.
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.