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

Research and Innovation are based on collaboration with universities, university professors and business incubators for start-up companies to encourage and support scientific research.

Similarly, Solvay rewards the world’s foremost researchers and highlights the excellence 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

Worldwide, our scientists devote the passion of their work and passion into creating new and innovative solutions for tomorrow.

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Open innovation

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

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Solvay Ventures

Solvay Ventures' 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