About the company


Members type

1000 Brussels, Belgium

Company size

Ernest Solvay



  • Clean water and sanitation

  • Affordable and clean energy

  • Industry, innovation and infrastructure

  • Sustainable cities and communities

  • Responsible consumption and production



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Solvay is a global company driven by proud and committed chemists. Asking more from chemistry.

Created in 1863, Solvay is a global company driven by proud and committed chemists. With our historical anchorage in Europe, our products serve diversified markets worldwide, from consumer goods to energy, with one main aim – to improve quality of life and customer performance. The drive to achieve our aim has resulted in 90 percent of our revenue being generated from businesses that are among the top three global leaders in their field.

Labelled solutions

Seed coating technology

S-Boost is a class of innovative macro molecules designed to shape soil's physical properties around the seed.
Solution Label April 2019 Solution

Process for cleaning of flue gases

SOLVAir® is a highly efficient flue gas-cleaning solution using Sodium-Based Sorbent for Air Pollution Control by dry injection.
Solution Label June 2019 Solution

Polymers to extend battery life

Solef® PVDF is a copolymer used to coat the separator in Li-Ion batteries with an additional layer in order to extend cycle life etc.
Solution Label August 2019 Solution

Captures pollutants from urban and industrial wastewater.

Capterall® is a non-toxic mineral designed to capture and treat a large range of pollutants in wastewater.
Solution Label December 2019 Solution

Sustainable chemical blowing agents providing valuable plastic's functionalities to a wide range of applications.

Alve-One® is a range of tailored made foaming agents for multiple industries (automotive, construction, packaging, ...) with improved impact for the environment.
Solution Label December 2019 Solution

A scale control technology used in the alumina process.

MAX HT® prevents the formation of impurities and contaminants in heaters resulting in optimized energy consumption and reduced emission.
Solution Label December 2019 Solution
Investment info
Investment Solvay

Type of investor
Corporate Investor,

Assets under management (in euro)

Investment in maturity type
A - Prototype testing 1:1 in lab
B - Prototype testing in the real world

Type of Funding rounds
Seed, Series A, Series B,

Sector(s) we usually invest
Filtration, Purification, Wastewater treatment, Quality enhancing technologies, Water recycling, Desalination, Solid state batteries, Flow batteries, Other advance storage technologies, Nanotechnologies, Biotechnology, Green chemistry, Composites materials, Coating, Carbon capture and storage, Other carbon sequestration solutions, Carbon trading and offset, Emission control solution, Bioremediation, Sensor and other air quality measurement solutions, Carbon valorization, Toxin and waste minimization, Industrial raw material efficiency, Industrial water efficiency, Sustainable packaging, Hybrid electric, Plug-in hybrids, All electric, New vehicle types, Rail transport innovation, Components, Crop farming innovation, Precision irrigation, Precision fertilization, Waste treatment, Extraction, Mining innovation, Bio-based substitutes to minerals and metals, Mineral and metal processing,

Geographic investment
South America, Northern America, Eastern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe,