Solvay upholds the commitment of its founder to science and innovation through a host of initiatives. Around the world, our 2,100  scientists focus their passion and their energies on developing sustainable solutions to tackle societal challenges.

Research and Innovation lies into collaboration with universities, professorial chairs and business incubators for start-up companies to encourage and support scientific research.

Similarly, Solvay rewards the world’s foremost researchers and highlights the excellent quality of their work.

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From science to solutions

We innovate for a more sustainable chemistry.

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Meet our scientists

Our passionate scientists around the world are the incubators of scientific today and tomorrow solutions.

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Open innovation

Solvay works with customers, academia and start-ups to leverage creative ideas.

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Solvay ventures

Solvay Venture’s mission is to build bridges with entrepreneurs.

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Encourage science

The search for innovative solution is part of Solvay’s DNA.

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News and events

Find the Group’s latest stories.

2017 key figures

2,100
researchers
284
patents
€ 325 M/Y
R&I efforts
€ 80 M
allocated to funds and start-ups