Our Collaboration with BASF

Delivering Industry-Specific Operational Excellence

BASF and IntelliSense.io have forged a strong collaboration that brings together Scientific AI with years of mining process expertise and chemistry, dedicated to the mining and metals industry.

Together we deliver what mining professionals need: industry-specific operational excellence combined with real-world, on–the–ground experience.

BASF Partnership

Investing in Success with BASF Venture Capital GmbH

Our collaboration began back in 2020 with BASF Venture Capital leading a strategic investment round in IntelliSense.io.

IntelliSense.io is extremely proud to partner with BASF VC as we share the same customer-focused ethos and are both dedicated to developing new technologies and disruptive business models that create sustainable growth opportunities for the future of the Mining and Metals industry.

We are excited to be able to draw on their 20+ years of investment experience in the industrial sector.

The world is becoming increasingly digital and artificial intelligence can make a vital contribution in many areas.

The IntelliSense.io team offers a flexible and future-proof system that can help to optimize the metal lifecycle from extraction to processing to disposal.

We believe in the IntelliSense.io team and the potential of this technology, and we are delighted to support this innovative solution with our investment and industry expertise.

Irene Yang

Principal - Venture Capital North America, BASF Venture Capital GmbH & Board Member, IntelliSense.io

We are thrilled to have such close collaboration with BASF.

The opportunity to enhance our product portfolio with their many years of mineral processing and chemical expertise will drive unrivalled value for our customers.

The global reach of their team of mineral processing experts will help us to accelerate the urgent digital transformation need of the Mining and Metals industry.

We are delighted to have Irene join our board.

Sam G.Bose

Founder & CEO, IntelliSense.io

BASF Mining Solutions: Maximizing Net Metal Production

The collaboration between the two companies extends deeper into the BASF Mining Solutions division, bringing together years of expertise and knowledge in mineral processing and ore beneficiation chemistry with software and AI expertise from Intellisense.io.

Our committed goal is to support our joint customers with unique decision-making applications designed to improve process efficiencies, maximize net metal production and assist our customers to strengthen their sustainability and safety efforts.

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As an independent corporate venture capital unit of BASF, we want to accelerate the further development of the chemical industry by investing in young companies and funds that develop new technologies and disruptive business models.

Our mission goes beyond pure financing: We support our portfolio companies with in-depth industry knowledge, insights into international markets and access to BASF’s global network.

Together with our entrepreneurs, we want to create sustainable growth opportunities for the future of our industry.

BASF Mining Solutions

BASF is the world’s largest chemical company and leading chemical provider for the mining industry, bringing 155 years of chemical expertise and over 25 years in providing solutions to the mining industry.

Organised around the Verbund (“Integrated Plant”) BASF focuses on adding value through the efficient use of resources. At our Verbund sites, production plants, energy and material flows, logistics, and site infrastructure are all integrated, with a mining portfolio of over 280 patents. BASF provides practical help based on proven data models developed over years in 200 operations and saving $4 bn and counting.

Discover how IntelliSense.io Optimization Applications can be applied to your operations processes

Mine to Market: Value Chain Optimization

Our process optimization apps can be deployed on a specific process bottleneck or expanded across the entire value chain.

They are powered by our Scientific AI Decision Intelligence Platform, brains.app.

Stockpile and Inventory Optimization

Stockpile & Inventory Optimization

Grinding Optimization App

Grinding Optimization

Thickener Circuit Optimization

Thickener Optimization

Flotation Circuit

Flotation Optimization

Solvent Extraction Optimization App

Solvent Extraction (SX) Optimization

Leaching Optimization App

Leaching Optimization