Inventure is currently engaged in/or developing upstream and downstream partnerships to allow access to raw material supply, process validation and produced product market opportunities. Current/potential partners include:
Wilmar International Limited
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Singapore, Wilmar is Asia’s leading agribusiness group. The company is ranked amongst the largest listed companies by market capitalisation on the Singapore Exchange. Wilmar’s business activities include oil palm cultivation, oilseeds crushing, edible oils refining, sugar milling and refining, specialty fats, oleochemicals, biodiesel and fertilisers manufacturing and grains processing. At the core of Wilmar’s strategy is a resilient integrated agribusiness model that encompasses the entire value chain of the agricultural commodity processing business, from origination and processing to branding, merchandising and distribution of a wide range of agricultural products. It has over 300 manufacturing plants and an extensive distribution network covering China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries, and a workforce of over 90,000 people.
Wilmar’s portfolio of high quality processed agricultural products is the preferred choice of the food manufacturing industry, as well as the industrial and consumer food businesses. Its consumer-packed products occupy a leading share in its targeted markets. Through scale, integration and the logistical advantages of its business model, Wilmar is able to extract margins at every step of the value chain, thereby reaping operational synergies and cost efficiencies. Wilmar remains a firm advocate of sustainable growth and is committed to its role as a responsible corporate citizen.
General Atomics (GA) basic research into fission and fusion that has matured into competence in many technologies including the nuclear fuel cycle, laser technologies, drone aircraft, and synthetic military grade jet fuel from biomass. General Atomics was awarded a DARPA Phase I/Phase II contract for the generation of “advanced synthetic jet fuel from algae” project. Inventure is a key technology component of the GA program and has been selected as the target jet fuel intermediate extraction and conversion technology for this program.
SG Biofuels is a bioenergy crop company that is meeting global demand for sustainable plant oil by using breeding and biotechnology to produce elite hybrid seeds of Jatropha. With a fully integrated platform featuring a world-class leadership and science team, the most advanced crop improvement program in the industry and partnerships addressing the complete value chain, SG Biofuels is bringing the opportunities of Jatropha to reality.
(NOTE: Several Inventure collaboration partners have restricted our ability to disclose their involvement, thus the list above does not represent a complete list of clients/partners.)