Innovation is one of the pillars of the Group’s strategy. Innovating enables Air Liquide to ensure its competitiveness, open up new markets and to create new growth opportunities. In our culture of innovation, ideas, collaborations, agility and entrepreneurship are inseparable.
Supporting the trends
Air Liquide has boosted its innovation effort to support the trends that drive its markets: the digital revolution, urbanization, aging population, industry globalization and resources constraints.
In a constantly changing world, the dynamic management of interactions with innovation ecosystems, which is known as “open innovation”, has become a key innovation factor.
Thanks to the development of a large number of collaborations between its operating and Innovation entities and customers, scientific partners and technology institutes, SMEs, suppliers and start-ups, this “open innovation” allows Air Liquide to explore new growth opportunities.