Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited (SCEU) is a principal subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation headquartered in Japan with a global team of more than 78,000 people based in 66 countries and ranked in the Fortune Global 500 for 28 years.
SCEU operates across Europe, Middle East, and Africa region with a presence in 22 countries through 17 offices, providing products and services across industry sectors such as mineral resources, energy, automotive, construction, food, electronics, chemicals, metal products, logistics & supply chain, shipping, leasing, aerospace, and infrastructure.
The Business Development Unit (BDU) of SCEU creates new and impactful business by identifying future industrial and digital transformation trends, disruptive start-ups, and cross-industry business development opportunities, including strategic alliance with leading companies across Europe. We also invest in start-ups and innovative projects, having assisted many companies expand and enter new markets. Through five global corporate venture capital funds including Presidio Ventures Europe, BDU helps Deep Tech start-ups secure their place in the global market by offering solid financial support, business expertise, and growth opportunities.
Our BDU members are excited to be at the technological frontline and edge of innovation in a start-up ecosystem such as Level39!