ENGIE and startups
Major corporations and startups are natural partners.
ENGIE has created several initiatives for getting involved with startups:
• Taking a stake in them via the ENGIE New Ventures investment fund,
• Operational collaboration through calls for projects.
A case study: Vertuoz and Ubiant
ENGIE created Vertuoz, a platform for connected buildings. To enrich this tool, the Group launched a call for projects for startups who could suggest new innovative services or technological bricks to be included in it.
ENGIE, Symbio, Heliatek and Connit
Heliatek, Symbio and Connit, partner startups of ENGIE were at CES 2017 with ENGIE.
ENGIE & Sigfox
Sigfox, an ENGIE partnering start-up is a network for connected objects, currently working in 12 countries, mainly in western Europe and the United States.The network will link thousands of objects for industries and utilities.
With ENGIE, Sigfox has developed energy efficiency solutions for buildings.
ENGIE & Apix Analytics
APIX Analytics, one of the ENGIE Group’s partner startups, develops ultra-miniaturized gas analyzers to analyze the various compounds within a gas mixture.
Philippe Andreucci, CEO of APIX Analytics, agreed to answer our questions and tell us about his startup, which is revolutionizing the field of gas analysis