R&D builds and maintains long-term relationships based on scientific excellence, trust, complementarity, and diversity.
Pooling efforts with partners all along the value chain is one factor of success for open innovation. Air Liquide is proactive in innovation ecosystems across North America, Asia, and Europe, leading or being a key player in consortium projects. By participating in worldwide projects and programs (H2020, DOE, NEDO..), we can leverage and accelerate our own innovation and develop new market offers.
Within Europe, Air Liquide is a member of:
Through these Challenges, Air Liquide has identified researchers who have made scientific breakthroughs in areas, defined by the Group, that can be transformed into sustainable technologies through long-term partnerships. These scientific challenges, known as the #2018AirLiquideScientificChallenge, develop our scientific knowledge in essential small molecules and help prepare for the Group's future technologies.