Air Liquide believes that innovation must form part of an open ecosystem. In 2013, the Group created ALIAD, a venture capital company, to acquire stakes in promising start-ups in three areas: energy transition, healthcare and digital. We spoke to Matthieu Eyriès, director of this entity, which has eight members based in Paris and San Francisco.
Automated cars, intelligent production lines organising, and remote medicine: these are just some of the applications for 5G mobile broadband which – as futuristic as they sound now – will have been made possible by the new networks before the end of the decade.
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Antonio is a nurse and Laurenţiu a physiotherapist. Both work south-west of Milan, monitoring patients at home on behalf of Medicasa, an Italian subsidiary of Air Liquide Healthcare. The firm works with over 38,000 patients each year, representing approximately 1,700,000 home visits made by 1,600 home health professionals.
The Solar Impulse Foundation, created by the Swiss adventurer and opinion leader Bertrand Piccard, has officially labeled 1,000 “efficient solutions” that offer both profitability and sustainability. Twenty-five of these innovations were developed or supported by Air Liquide! Each of them in their own way are contributing to change the world.
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160,000 people in France suffer from Parkinson’s disease. That’s one in a hundred people over the age of 65. The figures are expected to double by 2050. Parkinson’s is an automaticity disorder characterized by slowness of movement, rigidity, and sometimes tremors when at rest.
With the new 5th-generation mobile networks currently being rolled out, watching films in high definition or enjoying lag-free face-time with family members while travelling will be just the start of a deep and lasting technological revolution. Real-time and reliable mobile broadband will soon allow countless internet connections, opening the doors to a range of revolutionary applications.
Heading to the northern coast of Brittany, near Bréhat (France). The home to outstanding marine life, including over 800 species of algae and hundreds of species of halophyte plants.
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Air Liquide inaugurated the largest membrane electrolyzer in the world In Bécancour, Quebec, at the end of January 2021. Offering unprecedented production capacity, the site makes it possible to produce low-carbon hydrogen on a large scale. This technology represents a world premier and brings us one step closer to building a low-carbon society. Read on for a look back at this incredible facility in five key figures.
As several regions of the world, including the United States, are facing a shortage of welders, Air Liquide’s U.S. subsidiary Airgas has expanded its training program. The goal? To help high school technology teachers and students learn new and advanced welding skills. One of the 29 initiatives supported nationwide by Airgas has reached 70 teachers in 12 high schools in Kansas.
In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic plunged most of the world into an unprecedented health crisis. To respond to this emergency, the Air Liquide Foundation created an exceptional fund of over 2 million euros to support scientific research organizations and partner associations. Lhousseine Touqui, Research Director at the Institut Pasteur, received funding through this initiative for his research project on the respiratory aggravating factors of COVID-19.
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