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Fresh coat of innovation

Global leader in paint and coatings taps the Xinova global innovator network for new solutions to old challenges

Co-innovation Experts

In pursuit of new paint and coating technologies, Netherlands-based Akzo-Nobel, the world’s largest paint and coatings company, entered a co-innovation partnership with Xinova, leveraging its global innovator collective of 12,000 experts across numerous fields. The partnership helps AkzoNobel align market demand for new products with technologies in the diverse Xinova IP portfolio, or new inventions developed and curated from the global innovator network.

Lasting Shine

The long-term relationship provides AkzoNobel the potential for new coating technologies that will improve its competitive position in the global marketplace. Other benefits include the option to expand and spin off discoveries generated through this partnership, opening future product development and commercialization opportunities.

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Visionary Synergy

AkzoNobel is a major producer of specialty chemicals with a passionate emphasis on developing and delivering sustainable solutions to their customers. In line with their guiding philosophy of Tomorrow’s Answers Today™, AkzoNobel continually seeks new technologies to provide improved products to industries and consumers worldwide.

This collaboration with Xinova aims to enhance the innovation pipelines available to AkzoNobel to help us achieve our goal of continued improvement and new product introductions.

Jos Keurentjes, AkzoNobel Director of Open Innovation

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