The increase in the number of chronic diseases,(1) new patient expectations, hospital overcrowding, and higher costs for treatment and its follow-up are major challenges for our healthcare systems. This new landscape provides an opportunity to collectively reinvent the patient pathway for chronically ill patients by focusing on personalized home care.
Marie-Paule Battista and Abdoulahi Sarr, Access Oxygen intrapreneurs at Air Liquide, are working hand in hand to deploy oxygen therapy treatments to small health centers in rural and periurban areas in Senegal. An interview.
In 2018, Air Liquide launched its second Scientific Challenge, focusing on research projects aimed at reducing air pollution and fighting climate change through Essential Small Molecules . In the topic “H2 is coming!”, the French researcher Christophe Copéret, professor at ETH Zurich, was selected because of the work of his research team on the development of catalysts that convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into methanol.
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The stakes are high. With 425 million adults affected worldwide1, diabetes is a pandemic. This chronic disease is ever-growing, and may affect as many as 629 million people by 20452. The intensive medical supervision required seriously hampers the daily habits and lifestyle of patients.
The goal of Bertrand Piccard's Solar Impulse Foundation is to identify 1,000 "efficient solutions" that are also profitable and sustainable. To date, 16 innovations developed or supported by Air Liquide have received the Solar Impulse label. Here we take a closer look at four of them: CryonodTM, Ozone Strong Water, HyRis and an indoor air purification solution.
In the area of hydrogen mobility, France stands out as a world leader with its fleet of Parisian taxis. The 2018 Hydrogen Plan projects a massive conversion of light individual vehicles and buses. As regards Asia, Korean government intends to make the country a leading actor, with more than 500 hydrogen stations by 2030.
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Drawing on its international expertise in welding and cutting gases, Air Liquide has pioneered an innovative offer that eases the difficult work of welders: Qlixbi, a breakthrough packaged gas offer including a new generation gas cylinder and a suite of digital solutions designed with welders, for welders. We spoke to Craig Hall, managing director at IM Fabrications Ltd., about the benefits that Qlixbi have brought to his workshop.
California and China both understand just how important it is to develop new energy sources if we are to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. California is deeply invested in sustainable development and for several years now has had an ambitious hydrogen mobility policy – this, in a country where the car is queen and oil is its king. China, whose cities are suffocating beneath clouds of particle emissions, is speeding up its deployment of hydrogen technology in the transport sector.
Hydrogen mobility is a topic of growing interest and is now seen as a viable alternative to combustion and all-electric vehicles. Let's take a look at six countries at the forefront of this energy revolution and where Air Liquide is deeply involved. Stop one with Japan and Germany, which are pioneers in this field.
Air Liquide ranked 1st in the eCAC40 trophy
This prize rewards the French top 40 companies for their digital maturity.
In April 2017, Air Liquide entered into a partnership with the U.S. start-up accelerator Techstars. Launched in 2007 in Colorado, this accelerator partners with large companies to select and support start-ups that teach them their agile and focused working method in return. Techstars has served as a springboard for over 1,500 projects.
As the first and only gas company to offer an in-house craft beer expertise, Air Liquide, through its U.S. subsidiary Airgas, supports the bubbling American craft beer market. We met with Dan Peterson, Brewmaster & Director of Operations at Ferment Brewing Company.
It was 150 years ago!
The periodic table of elements was conceived in 1869 by Dmitri Ivanovitch Mendeleïev. Discover some of these molecules on our Gas Encyclopedia.