Innovative Chemistry

In an ever-changing world, innovation must be able to address the energy and technology challenges. Mostly focused on sustainable development, the Arkema Group’s R&D activities make it one of the most innovative chemicals manufacturers in the world.

By placing sustainable development at the heart of its innovation policy, innovation becomes a source of growth for the Group, as well as a lever for technological progress for its customers.

Arkema Group R&D key figures

Meeting the exponential needs for energy, drinking water and electronics of a world population expected to reach 9 billions by 2050, becomes an unprecedented challenge.


To bring its R&D into line with the main trends driving the world now and

in the future, the Group draws on five solutions-oriented resesearch platforms: