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Projet Solstice - Démarrage du projet 28-05-2024

May 28, 2024

Axel’One and partners launch new textile 5R solutions project SOLSTICE

Launched today, the SOLSTICE project supports sustainable growth in the textile sector by raising customer awareness, enhancing recycling with new sorting methods, ensuring feedstock traceability using the Digital Product Passport, and providing data and guidelines to decision-makers.


October 3, 2019

Louis VOVELLE becomes President of Axel'One

On October 3, 2019, the CorRTEx consortium (“Corrosion Research, Technology and Expertise”) was officially launched on Axel’One PPI around a workshop co-organized with Axelera. The consortium brings together 8 public and private partners around a common equipment: a high pressure and high temperature corrosion loop. The equipment allows to simulate various corrosive environments and is equipped with online measuring instruments.


July 9, 2019

Louis VOVELLE becomes President of Axel'One

On July 3, 2019, Louis VOVELLE, Senior Vice-President Innovation and R&D of Elkem, was appointed by the Axel’One’s Board of Directors as President of the association. He continues the missions carried out by his predecessor, Philippe JACQUES, Managing Director at EMIRI (Energy Materials Industrial Research Initiative)…


May 16, 2019

One year after its inauguration, Axel'One Campus is a complete success

In spring 2018, the third Axel’One site was inaugurated on the LyonTech-la Doua campus in Villeurbanne. Axel’One Campus, a site dedicated to fundamental research for innovative materials and processes, has grown considerably since its opening…

Un pas décisif vers l’industrialisation de matériaux nano-poreux (MOFs) est franchi

October 18, 2018

A decisive step towards the industrialization of nano-porous materials (MOFs)

Better compression of gas for storage, cooling solutions for data centers or buildings, air purification, faster wound healing for patients… there are so many uses for nano-porous materials (MOFs) to meet future challenges in health and energy. In 2018, the partners of a European project developed two processes for the synthesis of MOFs at the pre-industrial scale and at a competitive cost making these applications possible.

Inauguration Axel'One Campus

April 23, 2018

Inauguration Axel'One Campus

Located at the heart of the campus of LyonTech-La Doua, the new Axel’One campus site is the essential upstream link of the research-transfer-industry network. Built on 2,000 m², it was designed for small-scale experimentation and the sharing of research tools. As soon as it opens, it will host over 40 collaborative research projects from metropolitan academic laboratories in the fields of innovative processes and materials. The chemistry and the environment of the future will be developed on the Axel’One Campus.

La plateforme d’innovation collaborative Axel’One ouvre sa gouvernance

February 1, 2018

The Axel'One Collaborative innovation platform opens its governance

On January 31, 2018, the General Assembly of the chemical-environment Axel’One Platform opened up the association’s governance to new members to be in line with its new roadmap. Two new industrial members (Adisseo and Elkem Silicones), already part of the platform, have joined the Board of Directors and the Axel’One office.


May 11, 2017

Three SMEs in the field of innovative materials join Axel'One to accelerate their development and growth in Europe

The company NEOLIFE, the start-up – Odice Innovation and the Canadian start-up – Exigence Technologies along with its subsidiary Exigence Technologies France, all three working in the field of innovative materials, joined the Chemistry-environment collaborative platform – Axel’One, to boost their innovation and develop new product lines.

Axel’One obtient 1,8 M€ de financement

September 29, 2016

Axel'One receives €1.8 M in funding under the future Investment program for the development of a new activity focused on industrial analysis

The Axel’One Collaborative innovation platform benefits from funding of 1.8 million euros over 4 years through the Future Investment Program (PIA) – Industrial projects for the Future (PIAVE), a program piloted by the Commissariat General in Investment (CGI) and operated by Bpifrance, to launch the industrial analysis platform, Axel’One Analysis, in partnership with a consortium of 7 industrial partners. With 6 dedicated team members and more than one million euros of online analysis tools that are already operational, the platform, initiated by IDEEL as a result of the innovative collaborative project, pools together skills and tools for R&D projects. It provides a perfect interface between suppliers of instrumentation and measuring devices, industrial users of these new technologies and academic laboratories.