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Air Liquide Venture Capital ALIAD accelerates its investments in technology start-ups

ALIAD, new investments in technology start-ups

ALIAD, the venture capital arm of the Air Liquide Group, strengthens its position in future industries with four new equity investments in technology start-ups over the last six months: Carmat, Inpria, Poly-Shape, and Solidia Technologies. ALIAD has made 25 investments since its creation in 2013 for a total commitment of over 60 million euros.

In early 2016, ALIAD established one new partnerships in high tech with Inpria, to enable this young American company to increase its production for commercial purposes. This company based in the US state of Oregon, is developing a unique lithography technology for small surfaces (printed circuits on chips) for the semiconductor industry.