Les défis posés aux chimistes pour un développement durable. Des exemples de réponse.

par Philippe MARION, Directeur de la branche Chimie Organique, Solvay Corporate Research & Innovation

Philippe Marion has been graduated from National Chemistry School of Montpellier in 1987 and received his PhD degree in organic chemistry and catalysis from Lyon University in 1990 under the supervision of Dr M.Joucla and Dr J.Jenck in a joined lab between Rhone Poulenc and CNRS. He has then been hired by Rhone Poulenc where he hold different positions as researcher, project, team and department manager always in Research and Innovation within Rhone Poulenc, Rhodia and now Solvay. His research has driven to the development of different products and processes in the field of specialty chemicals and performance products. He is coinventor of around 80 patents and coauthor of 25 publications or book chapters. Today, he manages an advanced organic chemistry team for Solvay Corporate Research & Innovation while having transversal responsibility as a Solvay fellow scientist and as a leader for catalytic technologies.