BASF is looking for digital innovation partners

We want to find answers to the big challenges facing the world today: food, housing, mobility. We also want to improve how we run our company, how we produce, deliver, and innovate. Digitalization is a key component in all of these endeavors. This is where you come in.

We are currently looking for solutions to address the following topics:

The new smart Verbund site of BASF will be located in Zhanjiang, a city in province of Guangdong in Southern china. The new site will become a core part of BASF’s production network worldwide, serving customers in Guangdong but also throughout the region. This new Verbund will be instrumental in catapulting BASF’s growth in Asia Pacific. At this site, digital solutions and smart manufacturing concepts will be based on cutting-edge technologies that maximize efficiency and ease the complexities in daily decision making.

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Automated information exchange between BASF and our vendors

BASF is looking to implement an event-driven architecture that can be leveraged for near real-time data exchange with our vendors. This will enable the exchange of information on both sides triggering decisions that are crucial inputs in the next stages of the supply chain process. Real-time communication with our strategic supplier will promote effective collaboration reducing costs and designing more efficient supply chain processes.
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Smart procurement solutions

BASF is seeking to set up a truly digital procurement process making the procurement team a key player in accelerating innovation while boosting the efficiency of purchase-to-pay process and reducing costs. Technologies should focus on the following key areas: enabling automated /agile operations, minimizing spend/overhead costs in procurement, enabling smarter procurement as well as leveraging supplier and internal procurement data to create insights.

Our offerings

Your solution is ready to hit the market? Here’s what’s in it for you when you partner with BASF.

Beyond Chemistry

We want to improve in many areas of life. If you think you can contribute with your startup or your solution we want to hear from you. For instance, for these areas:


You think your solution would fit to us? 

We look forward to hearing from you! 

Looking for Capital?

BASF also offers investment opportunities for startups.
Find out more via BASF Venture Capital.