Pioneer of mRNA vaccine technology awarded the 2022 Solvay Prize
Katalin Karikó has been awarded the 2022 Science for the Future Solvay Prize for her work on the biochemical modification of synthetically produced messenger RNA, which has enabled the rapid development of vaccines - most notably the life saving Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.
Pushing the boundaries of space exploration
The world witnessed the successful launch of the giant James Webb telescope, which aims to observe the first stars that lit up the universe. And guess what? Solvay was on board too!
3 questions to Dr Peter Piot
Our top COVID questions answered by world-renowned microbiologist Dr. Piot, honorary chairman of the Solvay Solidarity Fund
Meet the lab leading research for more sustainable chemistry
The Eco-Efficient Products & Processes Laboratory (E2P2L) in Shanghai is an international research lab focused on sustainable chemistry and innovation driven by digital technology.
2020 Integrated Report and Annual Report
Facing an unprecedented crisis, Solvay demonstrated that it is essential to customers, employees, and local communities and is emerging stronger. Access the extended versions and discover more on Solvay's bonding stories of success.
How did Solvay perform in Q3 2021?
Solvay experienced strong demand in most of our businesses and achieved record sales in Specialty Polymers.
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