Who we are
We are accelerating progress towards a low-carbon future by investing in energy innovation and seeking the most disruptive ideas and technologies while also looking beyond.
Eni Next is Eni's Corporate Venture Capital company, created to integrate corporate research, carried out by internal and external researchers and in joint projects with other partners, with open innovation, enhancing the value of dynamic and innovative start-ups through early-stage financing and successive capital increases.
In particular, Eni Next evaluates and invests in companies developing technologies with a lower carbon footprint for energy production, improved efficiency for our industrial operations and digital solutions.
Who is Eni?
Eni is an integrated energy company with some 31 thousand employees in 69 countries around the world. They work at every stage of the value chain, including exploration, oil and natural gas development and extraction, power generation from cogeneration and renewable sources, traditional and bio-based refining and chemicals and the development of circular economy processes. The company will implement CO₂ capture and storage initiatives, the use of blue and green hydrogen and forest conservation projects (REDD+ initiatives), with the aim of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. Over the last few years it has changed its energy mix to reduce its impact on the planet and contribute to decarbonization. Eni thereby contributes to a socially just energy transition, with the aim of promoting access to resources in an efficient and responsible way.
Find further information on Eni’s website.
Our vision and values
We are looking for new technological solutions leading towards energy transition and beyond. We want to build long-term relationships going beyond financial support. We believe in creating development and deployment partnerships.
Every day, we forge new paths toward shaping the energy industry of the future
Protecting the environment ensuring a socially just approach while guaranteeing long-lasting results
Accelerating innovation by creating a dynamic ecosystem between corporations and start-ups
Striving for excellence while valuing creativity and embracing diversity and inclusion
Full decarbonization is the final destination and Eni Next is the highway to collect concepts generated in imaginative minds around the world. We want to harness that creativity and build long-term relations which lead to innovation and business outcomes.
Board of Directors
Eni Next’s Board of Directors approves the annual guidelines for the company’s corporate venture capital activities.
Meet our External Advisory Committee
The invaluable expertise of our External Advisory Committee (2019-2020) has provided excellent guidance and stimulus as we analyze future opportunities and challenges.