Ouest Valorisation is the technology transfer company for public research in Western France. Its goal is to reinforce the position of higher education institutions as players in the regional, national and European economic development. It has financial resources that can be invested in R&D projects selected by its team and targeting market needs.
Ouest Valorisation makes innovation resources from public research available to businesses. It is the key player between public research and the industrial sector.
Go Capital manages investment funds for a total value of over €100 m. It invests primarily in the first years of development of companies to fund their R&D, commercial growth and international expansion. In order to remain close to the companies funded, it invests primarily in corporations located in Western France. It targets high growth potential companies in sectors such as health care & medical, technology (hardware & software) and innovative services.
Created in Grenoble in 1999 to spur seed investment, Emertec today is a national capital-risk company, managing € 140 m. with a special positioning thanks to both its investment strategy and its relationship with key players in the relevant sectors. The investment strategy focuses on growth based on sustainable development and long term increase in energy costs. The mission is to create value by turning disruptive technological innovations into financial and commercial successes. Emertec has established close links with key industrial players, most of which are investors in its funds.
Pierre-Yves Divet is a private investor in the chemistry sector, where he has an international track record over several decades in leading chemical companies.