Business Intelligence to Accelerate Sustainable Innovation
The Growth Garage is the business incubator built by the Advanced Materials Division of Mitsubishi Chemical Group (MCG). Its mission is to support and grow new ideas using our technologies and advanced engineering materials to help tackle some of today's biggest engineering challenges. MAPEGY is a key partner of the Growth Garage program by helping in researching the latest trends & technologies, start-ups & potential partners in the respective field.
“To meet the challenges of tomorrow, we have to nurture the visionaries of today.” - Tim Vorage, Sr. Manager and Founder Business Incubator Growth Garage. "The use of data intelligence will accelerate the adaption of innovations that contribute to the Circular Economy".
Using MAPEGY Scout platform the Growth Garage team discovered Rotite as an incubation partner and built a successful partnership with in-depth competitor analysis to successfully incorporate fastener technology in their current product line.
Listen to Tim Vorage in the video below, explaining how does the innovation process work at the Growth Garage and how MAPEGY plays an important role supporting, "not only internally but also externally", the company's steps. Our CEO, Dr. Peter Walde is also in the Growth Garage jury. Tim also explains how did they supported Rotite "to further their value proposition".
MAPEGY gave us a direction to find a solution: Rotite Technologies. And with the help of MAPEGY we did support Rotite in their innovative project: integrated single-material connection with predictable behavior. - Tim Vorage (MCAM)
The Partnership: Rotite Technologies & MAPEGY
Stuart Burns, Innovation Director at Rotite Technologies confirms: "MAPEGY has been very beneficial to help direct our technical direction. The insights that MAPEGY provided us, business intelligence, have refocused our technical direction". And we at MAPEGY are very proud to be the bridge in this glorious partnership. Here the full video testimonial by Stuart Burns and Tim Vorage.
[0:00 - 2:26]: Stuart Burns, Innovation Manager at Rotite Technologies: how did SCOUT support Rotite Technologies.
[2:30 - end]: Tim Vorage, Sr. Manager and Founder Business Incubator Growth Garage at Mitsubishi Chemical Group, MCAM: closing statements.
About the speakers
Tim Vorage, Sr. Manager and Founder Business Incubator Growth Garage at Mitsubishi Chemical Group, MCAM. Passionate about open innovation and business development, Tim is supporting innovators and entrepreneurs globally to achieve their dreams and contribute to a sustainable future. He's passionate for open innovation and business development that is based on the circular economy, which resulted in founding the Growth Garage.
Stuart Burns, Innovation Director at Rotite Technologies Ltd. Stuart has spent the past 15 years as an experienced inventor, product designer, and university lecturer. Stuart is passionate about problem-solving, and has a background in design for safety-critical industries-including marine and construction.
About MCAM and Growth Garage
Mitsubishi Chemicals Advanced Materials, MCAM, works to “make ambitious ideas possible”. How? They assist inventors in locating the ideal components, layouts, and manufacturing procedures that will enable them to commercialize their ideas more quickly, sustainably, and cleanly. As a top producer of high-performance thermoplastics and composites available as semi-finished goods and finished parts around the world, they support the realization of ambitious ideas in a variety of applications and sectors, from aeronautics to bioprocessing.
Growth Garage is the business incubator from the Advanced Materials Division of Mitsubishi Chemical Group (MCG). Their mission is to support and grow new ideas using their technologies and advanced engineering materials to help tackle some of today's biggest engineering challenges. They are offering the opportunity for engineers and innovators to pitch them their ideas. Successful applicants will receive their full support, expertise and materials to help develop their projects from initial prototype to final product.
About Rotite Technologies
Rotite Technologies is an industrial technology company with a patented technology dedicated to creating advanced fasteners and connectors for businesses in the manufacturing, consumer goods, aerospace, automotive, and marine industries. Their goal is “to bring your connecting systems into the 21st century”.