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INAM Welcomes AGC as Newest Industry Member


INAM – Innovation Network for Advanced Materials

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The Innovation Network for Advanced Materials Welcomes AGC Inc. as Newest Industry Member

Berlin, Germany (17.09.2021)—INAM, the Innovation Network for Advanced Materials announces AGC Inc. as their newest Industry member. With over 80 companies and institutions, AGC joins the network of members that have a shared interest in innovation in Advanced Materials.

INAM is a global network of companies and research institutes in the field of Advanced Materials. Their mission is to support innovative ideas, products and processes in the field of Advanced Materials with the aim to accelerate the global market entry of technology innovations by providing access to infrastructure and collaboration between corporates, startups and research institutions.

“AGC’s membership with INAM comes at the most perfect time,” said Antonia Caraveteanu, INAM’s Managing Director. “We have shifted a lot of our focus toward Asia, especially with our ExplorAsia project where we are encouraging startups and SMEs to consider both Germany and Asia in their globalization strategies. We have been seeing a big trend towards internationalization and AGC’s membership with INAM is big step in that direction. INAM is looking forward to supporting them in their endeavours.”

About AGC Inc.

AGC Inc. is the parent company of the AGC Group, a world-leading glass solution provider and supplier of flat, automotive and display glass, chemicals, ceramics and other high-tech materials and components. Based on more than a century of technical innovation, the AGC Group has developed a wide range of cutting-edge products.

The AGC Group generates annual sales of approximately $15B through business in about 30 countries. With regards to bold Initiatives for sustained growth and development, AGC is pursuing further growth in both core and strategic businesses. Core Businesses are based on existing technologies, products, and services - such as glass, chemicals, displays, and ceramics - and provide a stable long-term profit base.

Meanwhile, strategic businesses actas growth engines by taking on the challenge of creating new technologies, products, and services in the target fields of Mobility, Electronics, and Life Science. As for Mobility, cover glass for car-mounted displays, fluorine-based materials for fuel cells, and 5G-compatible glass antennas. In terms of Electronics, semiconductor-related materials, optoelectronics materials, components for next-generation high-speed communications, and fluorinated products for electronics. And with regards to Life Science, synthetic pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals and biopharmaceuticals.

In addition to accelerating growth in strategic business areas, we will explore new business areas such as energy-related businesses. We also aim to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions resulting from our business activities by 2050.

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About INAM

INAM, the Innovation Network for Advanced Materials, is a global network of companies and research institutes in the field of Advanced Materials. INAM’s goal is to enable the right connections and make technological innovations become reality by working closely with startups, SMEs, corporations and research institutes to start, grow and transform the development of Advanced Materials.

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17 September 2021 AGC
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