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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.

Science

Propelling space titans

Industry of the future

"With Connect, Air Liquide has completed an important step in its digital transformation by beginning the large-scale deployment of the factory of the future"

Guy Salzgeber
Executive Vice President, Europe Industries Hub Executive Vice President
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
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

Hydrogen could contribute to

20%

of CO2 emissions reduction targets by 2050

Read the press release dated November 13, 2017
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.

Digitization
The big challenge of the infinitely small

Electronics is at the heart of the digital transformation that is profoundly changing the way we live, work, and communicate. New and ever more powerful technologies are created every day at a nanometric scale.

Healthcare
E-health: at the heart of changes in healthcare

Healthcare is experiencing a revolution. Digital technologies have become an integral part of healthcare, transforming usages and economic models in ways that benefit patients and health professionals alike. In 2017, the innovative solution Chronic Care Connect™ has been developed in this environment undergoing major changes.

Digitization
The Industrial Internet of Things: the connectivity of the future

Product traceability, real-time stock tracking, resource optimization... The irresistible worldwide expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT), which makes it possible to gather and transmit data generated by Internet-connected objects, is profoundly changing industrial practice and customer behavior in every sector.

Industry of the future
Understanding additive manufacturing