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24, July 2020
As a result of several years of academic research, BeFC is declared the inventor of the ultra-thin biofuel battery. These fuel cells offered by BeFC are naturally part of the renewable energy sector and have a low impact on the environment, sharing Demeter’s vision for a sustainable future. This exciting start-up shows its ambition to…

23, July 2020
Easy Charge, a subsidiary of VINCI Autoroutes and VINCI Energies dedicated to electric mobility, and the Fonds de Modernisation Ecologique des Transports (FMET) managed by Demeter, have been awarded the concession contract to operate the public EV charging network eborn. Covering eleven departments in south-eastern France, the eborn network has been set up to support…

21, July 2020
Demeter portfolio company Lactips has developed, in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic, a water-soluble bond designed to seal and limit the handling of laundry bags used by health care workers. Produced in collaboration with a French manufacturer, it has made it possible to make the handling of infected linen safer and to limit the…

20, July 2020
As part of the Programme d'investissements d'avenir (PIA), Grenoble-based start-up Apix Analytics has just completed a new €5 million financing with its historical shareholders, the Ecotechnologies Fund, which is managed on behalf of the State by Bpifrance, Demeter, Supernova Invest, KREAXI, Engie New Ventures, ALIAD (Air Liquide Venture Capital), BNP Paribas Développement, BNP Paribas and…

30, June 2020
Grenoble, France – June 30, 2020. eLichens’ Cranberry CO2 NDIR gas sensor has been selected by HONEYWELL to power its latest portable CO2 detector for Industrial Safety, HONEYWELL BW™ SOLO CO2 Serviceable Single-gas Detector. For further information, please refer to the Press Release

25, June 2020
Lille, France, 24 June 2020 - Today, Sencrop announced that it has been chosen as a Trimble Select Partner for agriculture. Under the Trimble Select Partner Program, Sencrop’s connected ag-weather stations will be available to customers through the Trimble and Vantage™ distribution networks in the European Union (EU) and in the United Kingdom (UK) as…

19, June 2020
In the midst of the Covid19 crisis, Demeter continues to invest in innovative and dynamic players in the energy transition: the D6A fund invests in ZE ENERGY (ZEE) through a €4 million capital increase. Demeter is the leader of this funding alongside the German fund HTGF, the investor EverWatt, a subsidiary of EverGreen, and the…

18, June 2020
Join a major player in private equity for energy and ecological transition. Link to the internship offer Please send your application to Christophe Desrumaux at christophe.desrumaux@demeter-im.com  

16, June 2020
Paris, June 16th 2020 - Demeter announces that it has signed an agreement with the Swiss company Givaudan, a world leader in ingredients for cosmetics and fragrances, for the total sale of the company Alderys, a participation of the Emertec 4 fund since December 2011. This transaction will enable the fund to achieve a very…
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