Innovative Chemistry: Arkema's R&D strategy
In an ever changing world, manufacturers constantly have to adapt their offer to the constraints of their markets. In order to develop new materials and bring them to fruition, the Arkema Group is counting on a strong R&D and an Open Innovation strategy. Discover what Innovative Chemistry really stands for.
The R&D teams boast experts who carefully watch market trends, and relentlessly work at putting in place pioneering and sustainable solutions.
Their work revolve around 6 R&D platforms:
- Lightweight materials and design
- Electronic solutions
- New energies
- Home efficiency and insulation
- Bio-based product
- Water treatment
Innovative With: The magazine with the ideas of the future
Discover INNOVATIVE WITH, a new magazine that sheds light on our unique R&D expertise in innovative materials and on our collaborations with leading experts - laboratories, SMEs, start-ups - on promising topics such as new technologies or new energies.
This first issue is dedicated to our electroactive and piezoelectric polymers. This materials with incredible properties will be totally integrated into our daily lives in the future. Thanks to them, car dashboards will become entirely tactile, connected clothing will be able to detect the slightest health anomaly, and paper-based electronic devices will enable real-time biological testing. These materials will revolutionize the electronics, medical and automotive sectors! Arkema unveils the state of the art of its collaborative R&D in this field.