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Healthcare
Breathing life thanks to an innovative automated ventilation system

In 2014, while he was conducting research on cardio pulmonary ventilation, Jean-Christophe Richard, a professor of resuscitation, joined Air Liquide Medical Systems (ALMS) as Medical Director with one foot still squarely planted in the world of research. This is where he developed CPV, an innovative automated ventilation system used in resuscitation during cardiac arrest.

Energy transition
Bertrand Piccard: 1,000 solutions for a sustainable world
Energy transition
2018 Paris Motor Show: hydrogen makes its way

The 2018 Paris Motor Show (or Mondial) paid special attention to new technologies and alternative energies: electric, hybrid, natural gas for vehicles, etc. And naturally, hydrogen energy fitted in this trend. Toyota offered the general public the chance to test its Mirai model, while Hyundai unveiled its new 100% hydrogen vehicle NEXO. Overview.

Customer experience Read on

"Behind any exceptional patient service, there are always engaged employees"

François Jackow
Member of the Air Liquide group Executive Committee in charge of the Healthcare activities
Open innovation
Paris Innovation Campus: open to the innovation ecosystems

Located on the Plateau de Saclay in France, the Paris Innovation Campus includes Air Liquide’s largest Research and Development Center. Inaugurated in September 2018, this flagship for the Group’s innovation is, by design, customer centric, open to innovation ecosystems, and favorable to collaboration – as early as next year it will host a deep-tech start-up incubator.

Customer experience
Airparif, monitoring air quality in and around Paris

When it comes to measuring air pollution, the weather is as important for Airparif as prevailing traffic conditions: anticyclones, lack of wind, temperature inversions, etc. Throughout the year, the organization measures air quality in Paris and its region and issues alerts when pollution spikes are expected, which in turn helps public policymakers take the necessary measures.

Digitization
Facial recognition, a booming technology

Facial recognition is one of the numerous applications of image sensors, which uses images of people captured by video cameras, websites and existing photographs. It has made tremendous improvements over the past years, and its market is expected to grow with the increased demand for the technology involved in payments, social media, targeted advertising, healthcare and enhanced surveillance techniques.

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"Sharing knowledge, venturing outside our comfort zone, learning from other sectors: this spirit of constant learning is vital to staying ahead in a fast-moving globalized world!"

Benoît Potier
Chairman & CEO
Science

Propelling space titans

Energy transition
Upgrading biogas to biomethane: the Pot-au-Pin Énergie initiative

For the first time in France, the entire biomethane value chain is represented at a single site. Discover the Pot-au-Pin Énergie site located in Cestas, near Bordeaux.

Science
Understanding the air separation process
Energy transition

Did You Know?

10 to 15

million cars and 500,000 trucks could be powered by hydrogen by 2030!

Source: Hydrogen Scaling Up - study of the Hydrogen Council - November 2017

Science
Producing hydrogen from water and solar energy

In 2016, the Group launched a contest called the "Air Liquide Essential Small Molecules Challenge". Competing on the topic "Sunny H2 in a bottle", American researcher Kevin Sivula was recognized for his work on using photoelectrocatalysis to produce hydrogen.

Energy transition
Towards a hydrogen society

While many regions in the world have already started to shift towards greener energy, there are still significant challenges ahead. Hydrogen is a useful alternative to help meet these challenges and provide clean energy.

Science
2018 Air Liquide Scientific Challenge

Inventiveness, curiosity, collective intelligence, and entrepreneurial spirit are at the heart of Air Liquide’s innovation approach. That means developing cooperation with the international scientific community (academics, technology institutes, startups, private R&D…): this is why we have launched a Scientific Challenge.

Open innovation Read on

"Open Innovation, a key to transforming customer experience"

Benoît Potier
Chairman & CEO