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Testimonials

“Pave A New Kind Of Pathway To Commercialization”

• Greentown Labs (United States)
• Cleantech incubator
• A Saint-Gobain partner

“At Greentown Labs, our mission is to help clean tech and energy tech startups solve the world's biggest energy and environmental challenges. We believe that the kind of direct, shared-space collaboration and expertise-sharing between a global company like Saint-Gobain and our resident startups paves a new kind of pathway to commercialization with extraordinary potential."
Emily Reichert, CEO & Executive Director, Greentown Labs
   
“Develop Alternative Energy Solutions”

• MTPV (United States)
• Waste heat conversion to energy
• Joint-development agreement with Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials

“Through the use of Hexoloy® from Saint-Gobainís Engineered Ceramics, MTPV has developed a new technology that enables waste heat conversion to energy. In addition to demonstrating innovation, this partnership exhibits Saint-Gobainís sustainable development by contributing to our customerís growth and by improving the environment through alternative energy solutions.”
Mark Picket, Worldwide Sales Director, Armor and Structural Ceramics, Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials 
   
“Stimulate our potential”

• Corso Magenta (France)
• Sustainable, multi-layer, ready-to-use paint systems
• Commercial partnership with Placoplâtre

“We might easily have expected a David and Goliath type of relationship. With Saint-Gobain, nothing could be further from that. We met people who were really open and interested in listening to us, and who stimulated our potential for innovation.”
Thomas Baudin, Associate General Manager, Corso Magenta
   
“Add Credibility To Our Business”

• Concrete Canvas (United Kingdom)
• Cement impregnated fabric that hardens to form a durable concrete layer
• Exclusive distribution agreement with Point.P Travaux Publics (Saint-Gobain Building Distribution)

“To have a partnership with a major player in the industry was a key milestone for us and has proven to be very successful in the time we have been working together. With the rapid growth that we continue to experience, it can help take our business to the next level. As a new material in a highly conservative industry, partnering with Saint-Gobain has added credibility to Concrete Canvas throughout Europe.”
William Crawford, cofounder and co-director, Concrete Canvas
   
“Explore all technology”

• Environmental Technologies Fund (ETF)
• European venture capital fund
• A Saint-Gobain partner

“To unearth innovative ideas, Saint-Gobain’s NOVA team relies on a very extensive network. This is an original way of working that we at Environmental Technologies Fund really appreciate. Curious about all forms of pioneering technology and its advantages, the NOVA team is ready to invest in these projects while also exploring the potential of the companies that develop it.”
Henrik Olsén, Partner, Environmental Technologies Fund
   
“Create new traditions”

• Navitas Capital
• American venture capital fund
• A Saint-Gobain partner

“Be creative and open to new ideas, be driven by the desire to explore new avenues: sometimes, you can simply use innovation to create new traditions. That is precisely the focus of NOVA and Saint-Gobain. It is why we want to grow with this Group.”
Jim Pettit, Managing Partner, Navitas Capital
 
 
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