Business Solutions | Open Innovation



Venturing is part of Matex’s Business Development. We are looking in particular for investments in early- and expansion-stage companies that fit to Matex’s investment criteria.


Our main investment focus are early- and expansion-stage companies. We are looking for companies with innovative ideas in the field of specialty chemicals and with solutions in the areas of:

Cleantech, Bio-based & Other Specialty Chemicals, Advanced Materials in Color Science, Antimicrobials


Business development competencies, Access to Matex’s customers, Access to our application development capabilities, Piloting and manufacturing


If you or your company have an innovative technology and business idea that has potential to create new growth opportunities in collaboration with Matex, we’d like to learn more about it. To start a dialogue, we invite you to send us a summary of your business plan addressing the following topics: Read More

Unique selling proposition of your technology including IP, Market attractiveness, market potential and competitive intensity, Financial projections, Your team and any other relevant information that can better facilitate the description of your project.

We will carefully evaluate the information you provide and will respond to you as quickly as possible.

In the first stage please submit only non-confidential information and documents. Based on our first assessment we would enter into a non-disclosure agreement in the second phase.

Shenyang Research Institute of Chemical Industry SYRICI.

In 1993, Matex entered into a partnership agreement for research and development with Shenyang Research Institute, China and till today they still retain their 15% stake in our China subsidaries namely SMC and MCT... Read More

Shenyang Research Institute of Chemical Industry (SYRICI), established on January 8, 1949, is the first national comprehensive chemical research institutes. In May 1999, through the approval of Ministries and Commissions directly under the State Council, SYRICI became a large-scale scientific and technological enterprise unit directly under the central government. In April 2007, under the approval of the State Council, SYRICI was reorganized with a Fortune 500 company China "Sinochem Group" to be a wholly-owned subsidiary.

SYRICI focus on pesticides, dyestuffs, new chemical material; R&D and industrialization for chemical engineering, environmental engineering, biological engineering, chemical engineering design and other engineering technologies.

Research Institute of Chemical Advanced Materials

The original Dyestuffs Research Institute, officially became the Research Institute of Chemical Advanced Materials in 2011. Its primary areas are research on synthesis of dyes, organic pigments, related auxiliaries and commercialization process and applications as well as R&D of intermediates and other functional fine chemicals. The institute is the largest, most complete and integrated dyestuffs research organization in China nowadays. In the past 60 years, the technical achievements of various types of dyes, organic pigments, textile dyeing and printing assistants, dye intermediates that researched and developed by SYRICI have been marketed extensively and applied in commercialized production. These have played important roles in developing the national economy and enriching material and cultural lives of the people.

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Colour Spectrophotometer

In the 1990s, we were appointed agents for the company to develop business in selected market areas. Read More


The Company develops, manufactures, markets and supports innovative color solutions through measurement systems, software, color standards and services. Expertise in inspiring, selecting, measuring, formulating, communicating and matching color helps users get color right the first time and every time, which translates to better quality and reduced costs. Serves a range of industries, including printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, automotive, paints, plastics, textiles, dental and medical.

Anti-microbial Products

In the 1900’s till early 2000’s, we entered into a partnership agreement to help the company to develop business in selected market areas and industries, for the treatment of allergens by controlling dust mites, fungi, mould, mildew and bacteria. Read More

Anti Microbe

It is a global leader in the field of antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti algal, and anti-dust mite treatments. We are committed to helping clients deliver fresh, durable, and innovative products by providing antimicrobial products for textiles, plastics, foams, coatings, and more.

We offer unmatched antimicrobial expertise, established brands, and comprehensive services. Our state-of-the-art antimicrobial laboratories specializing in Microbiology, Chemistry and Application Testing will collaborate with you to develop a powerful antimicrobial program. Offering on-going Quality Control (QC) services, we are committed to delivering maximum antimicrobial performance to our customers.