As population growth, increasing energy needs and climate change create challenges for our global society, Solvay remains committed to upholding our founder’s commitment to science and innovation. Around the world, our 2,100 scientists focus their passion and energy on transforming our daily innovations into real life solutions that help billions of people.

Every day we strengthen our own expertise while encouraging and supporting scientific research through collaborations and partnerships with universities, professorial chairs and startup business incubators. And we bolser future innovations by rewarding the world’s foremost researchers and highlighting the excellent quality of their work.

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From science to solutions

Innovating for a more sustainable tomorrow.

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Meet our scientists

Our passionate scientists around the world are at the heart of our scientific solutions.

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Open innovation

Working alongside our customers, the brightest minds in academia and entrepreneurial startups to create the next big idea.

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Solvay Ventures

Building bridges between the industry’s most innovative minds and forward-thinking entrepreneurs to invest in the future of science.

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Encourage science

The search for innovative solutions is ingrained in Solvay’s DNA.

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News and events

A rundown of the Group’s latest accomplishments, updates and thought-leadership.

2017 key figures

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