As a globally leading technology supplier, ANDRITZ’s business is constantly driven by technological innovations.
World-leading technologies in the fields of pulp and paper, hydropower generation, metal processing, and solid/liquid separation are the key to the success of our Group. World-class research & development and innovation are part of our DNA and contribute tremendously to this success.
Digital disruptions play a major role in the industrial landscape nowadays. Thanks to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), a highly expansive field of innovation has evolved and will change the industrial world significantly. With ANDRITZ Ventures, the ANDRITZ Group will act as a strategic investor, partner, and mentor to promising startups with highly competent and motivated management teams in the industrial sector.
Subject of ANDRITZ Ventures
ANDRITZ Ventures combines the venture capital and start-up investment activities within the ANDRITZ Group. We consider ourselves as a sparring partner for young companies working on technological innovations and driven by the aspiration to stay at the forefront in the sphere of Industrial IoT. With the capabilities of the ANDRITZ Group, we are in a position to offer in-depth industry know-how in our broad field of activities and product offerings as well as a global set-up in order to support market-changing products and their development side-by-side with highly motivated, tech-savvy startups.
In order to stay at the forefront of innovation and offer market-leading business models and products for our customers, it is key for ANDRITZ not just to keep pace with market developments, but also to stay ahead of them in terms of technology, service, and customer experience with the products we offer.
Digitalization and new technologies play a major role within the ANDRITZ Group. Besides internal R&D, we are constantly looking for investment and partnership opportunities in the various fields of Industrial IoT:
- Additive manufacturing with metal powders
- Augmented reality as an assisted tool for industrial service/optimization
- Autonomous systems/Digital twin solutions – simulation software for our systems
- Big Data Analytics (smart algorithmic, artificial intelligence, advanced analytics, deep learning)
- Cyber security for industrial applications
- Predictive maintenance solutions for industry
- Smart Laser Technologies
- Smart Sensor Technologies
Our main focus lies on startups that have developed a ready-to-market product/technology and also fit one of our business areas. Furthermore, the founder/management team should have a technical background combined with profound business knowledge. ANDRITZ invests with ANDRITZ Ventures mainly in Series A or expansion financing.
In selected cases, we also consider investments in startups that have developed ready-to-market products/technologies with proven prototype applications.
In both cases, the founder/management team should have a technical background combined with profound business knowledge.
If your business is active in one of the areas mentioned above, please send your business plan, including use cases and what you are looking for from the ANDRITZ GROUP, to
We will be happy to receive your applications and will contact you shortly with our feedback.