Ioniqa Technologies

Year of investment: 2015

Ioniqa Technologies has a patented technology that uses magnetic colloidal systems with nanoparticles to break down PET into a re-usable monomer. The unique feature of this technology is its ability to remove pigmentation which opens up the range of available PET feedstock that can be recycled economically.

Black Bear Carbon

Year of investment: 2015

Black Bear Carbon converts used tires into prime grade carbon black and green energy via a proprietary pyrolysis process. Black Bear is an example of the circular economy, addressing an important societal need to re-use resources and reduce CO₂ emission.

QC Polymers

Year of investment: 2014

QC Polymers operates a polymer recycling plant with a nameplate capacity of 50,000 tons/year in Sittard-Geleen to produce polyethylene and polypropylene compounds from post-consumer and post-industrial waste. Typical applications are bottles, crates, pipes and automotive parts.