At Solvay, we have always been driven by our strong conviction that science is essential in addressing society’s greatest challenges and the needs of citizens around the world. Our commitment to innovation goes beyond technical development and strives to create financial value as well as value for society at large. We have innovated tailor-made ecosystems that optimize the exploitation of natural resources and encourage sustainable mobility to ensure that our future is as bright as our present.


Nicolas Cudré-Mauroux, Solvay Research & Innovation Group General Manager, shares his thoughts and insights on science and innovation


2018 key figures

€ 350 M/Y
R&I efforts
€ 80 M
allocated to funds and start-ups





Electric car charging station
Anticipating growing demand in electrification

From liquid to solid-state batteries: Our solutions for clean mobility

With battery growing in popularity, we are in the driving seat for top-notch materials for fast-charging and safer batteries to accelerate on clean mobility.

Nicolas Cudré-Mauroux

Nicolas Cudré-Mauroux designated European CTO of the Year!

The European Industrial Research Management Association (EIRMA) has just designated Solvay's Research and Innovation General Manager, Nicolas Cudré-Mauroux, 2018 European CTO of the Year for his winning vision of the digital future!