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Open innovation  | June 21, 2021 | 6 mins

ALIAD: the (many) advantages of innovation capital

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.

Digitization  | June 04, 2021 | 3 mins

How 5G technology is as simple as it is revolutionary

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.

ACT for a sustainable future

Healthcare  | April 28, 2021 | 4 mins

Knowledge sharing for better care of chronic patients

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.

Energy transition  | April 23, 2021

Hype: the zero-emissions hydrogen taxis

How can we fight air pollution while continuing to transport passengers around major cities like Paris? By eliminating polluting exhaust emissions from vehicles, starting with taxis.

Energy transition  | April 22, 2021 | 4 mins

1,000 solutions for tomorrow’s world

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.

Discover the H2OME fiction podcast

A 6-episode sci-fi story about how we managed to build a sustainable society by leveraging the systemic abilities of hydrogen

Healthcare  | April 12, 2021 | 1 min

Parkinson's disease: crossed views on the management of the pathology

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.

Digitization  | March 04, 2021 | 5 mins

5G technology: a revolution that is already happening

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.

Healthcare  | February 18, 2021

Marine biotechnologies

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.

Génération Hydrogène

Relive this 100% digital event to know everything about hydrogen!

Energy transition  | February 08, 2021

Inauguration of the world's largest PEM electrolyzer

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.

Industry of the future  | December 15, 2020 | 4 mins

Facilitating professional trade development for young people

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.

Science  | December 04, 2020 | 5 mins

COVID-19: contributing to research against the disease

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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Digitization  | November 25, 2020

IBO: harnessing the power of digital

Digital technologies are key to optimizing the entire bulk gases supply chain, enabling more efficient, reliable and energy-efficient delivery rounds. Discover the benefits of "Integrated Bulk Operations" in a pilot country, Canada.