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Find out more about the projects we’ve been working on, the innovations that have captured our interest and what we’ve been thinking about.

12th October 2016

innoVentures at the London Digital Business Forum

The innoVentures Managing Director; Roy Williamson was invited to present at the London Digital Business Forum last month on “How…

1st April 2015

Castrol and Roland Berger release report about the readiness of manufacturing for broader use of predictive maintenance

Castrol report highlights the significant potential of predictive maintenance to boost manufacturers’ productivity and profitability • Energy companies have eliminated…

31st March 2015

Powering acceleration and reducing NOx emissions in busy cities

Castrol innoVentures invests in US company Lightning Hybrids, helping to advance fuel efficiency for working vehicles around the world Castrol…

24th March 2015

Bringing Workshops into the Digital World

Castrol innoVentures makes its first UK investment by investing in CarVue – a cloud based garage management system designed specifically…

16th December 2014

Accelerating Innovation and Growth through Corporate Venturing

Global Corporate Venturing Magazine, December 2014 by Scott Bowman, Partner at Clareo With so much change, how are leaders to…

15th October 2014

Castrol launches landmark joint venture with leading US manufacturing consultancy

New entity, OPTIS will help manufacturers improve productivity and reduce costs  Leading global lubricants manufacturer, Castrol, has announced today that it…

18th June 2014

World cup innovation

At this year’s 2014 FIFA World Cup™ there will be two new major innovations: goal line technology and a new…

7th May 2014

innoVentures insight: Connected Car

In our latest insight Castrol innoVentures seeks to offer our comment on the digitisation of the automobile. The digitisation of…

10th March 2014

Making the connection with Peloton

Castrol innoVentures made three investments in 2013 but what is the link with technology company Peloton and why are we…

3rd March 2014

Carama launches service price calculator

Carama, Castrol’s online car care portal in Malaysia, has launched a Service Price Calculator, an innovative online tool giving car…

26th February 2014

innoVentures insight: 3D Printing

Almost daily we hear about exciting technologies and it can be easy to get carried away when a cool new…

14th February 2014

Castrol innoVentures welcomes Jon Salkeld

Jon Salkeld has joined Castrol innoVentures in the position of technology director, in a move that brings data and deep…

17th January 2014

Castrol innoVentures support Marine with GreenSteam™ investment

Last week we announced Castrol innoVentures agreement to invest $2million in GreenSteam™, a technology company specialising in energy saving solutions…

7th January 2014

Castrol innoVentures invests in the future with smart mobility vision

Castrol innoVentures, the strategic innovation arm of Castrol, confirmed today their plans to further invest in the development of smart…

12th December 2013

Zubie investment brings telematics into innoVentures’ portfolio

Castrol innoVentures, along with communications innovation leader Comporium, Inc., and OpenAir Equity Partners have invested in Zubie, a mobile and…

2nd December 2013

Carama by Castrol

CARAMA BY CASTROL OFFERS CAR OWNERS PEACE OF MIND WITH 3 MONTHS WARRANTY AND FAIR PRICE ASSURANCE Experience the confidence…

14th November 2013

Better Futures Document

Please find below the better futures document outlining our view of what the future could bring. The document is structured…

30th September 2013

Castrol innoVentures are delighted to welcome Angel Gambino to the team

We are delighted to welcome Angel Gambino to Castrol innoVentures as our general manager for Smart Mobility. In this new…

14th February 2013

Castrol innoVentures Makes Milestone Investment in U.S. Online Auto Repair Leader RepairPal

PRESS RELEASE Castrol innoVentures Makes Milestone Investment in U.S. Online Auto Repair Leader RepairPal Castrol innoVentures Group, Castrol’s strategic innovation…

21st August 2012

Castrol innoVentures help you find your way

Castrol innoVentures sponsor “London 24”, a mobile city guide for London. As part of the Smart Mobility territory, Castrol innoVentures…

3rd August 2012

Fluitec wins People’s Choice Award at Castrol innoVentures Competition

Fluitec wins People’s Choice Award at Castrol innoVentures Competition Recognized for innovation in the use of lubricants London, UK/MAY 29,…

29th May 2012

The B2C and B2B Models in 2020

Castrol innoVentures hosted the‘Expanding the Frontiers’ Insight Workshop in Singapore 14-16th of May. It explored future paths to consumers and…

25th May 2012

Castrol 20/20 Challenge London Finalists Chosen

The five finalists of the London Castrol 20/20 Challenge have been chosen and will be named at the  event next week…