Collaboration has always been a key pillar for the Solvay group. We interact regularly with our with customers, experts in academia, bright minds from the startup community and other companies to leverage innovative ideas and find the best solutions for our customers. We call this collective effort “open innovation” and we've been at it for more than 30 years. It is our belief that working alongside others with complementary skills builds our collective knowledge.

Solvay Shanghai Technology Park, Shanghai, China

Joint laboratories

Collaborating with academia in joint labs.

Group of scientists


Main partnerships with international universities and institutes.


EU Innovation network

The European Commission's LIFE+ program supported sseveral projects of Solvay.