Our R&I centers in Europe

R&I CentersKey Competencies
Brussels (Belgium)Solvay’s center of excellence for exploring new boundaries
Dombasle (France)Solvay's center of excellence for soda ash and sodium bicarbonate technologies, formulations, and market development
Laboratory of the Future (Bordeaux-Pessac, France)Solvay's center of excellence for high-throughput research and development methodologies
La Rochelle (France)Solvay's center of expertise for rare earth technologies
Lyon (France)Solvay’s center of expertise in organic chemistry, advanced processes, and material science innovation
Lyon (France)The Technyl Innovation Center (TIC) and Technyl Application Center (TAC) in Lyon, France, are Solvay’s World Class R&T Centers for Engineering Plastics
Paris (France)Solvay's center of excellence in the field of sustainable formulations, modifying surface chemistry, and fluid behaviors as well as inorganic chemistry
Torrelavega (Spain)Solvay's center of excellence for soda ash, sodium bicarbonate and derivatives businesses
Freiburg (Germany)Solvay’s center of excellence in the fields of acetylation, spinning, and smoke filtration
Hannover (Germany)Solvay’s center of expertise in fluorine chemistry
Bollate (Italy)Solvay’s center of excellence in Fluoropolymers and Alternative Energies research
Heanor (United Kingdom)Solvay’s primary R&I center for the development of composites for industrial applications including serial Automotive
Oldbury (United Kingdom)An R&I center of excellence supporting Technology Solutions’ phosphorus derivatives business
Wilton (United Kingdom)The centre of expertise for Composite Materials strategic technology
Wrexham (United Kingdom)Solvay’s center of excellence for composites product development and application research and engineering