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As a winner of worldwide innovation challenge, Veolia invited at the Elysée Palace

July 23 rd, the president of France welcomes the 110 winners of the worldwide innovation challenge. The contest, supports by the french government, was organized to identify the french economy challengers of tomorrow.

Veolia, whose Move2Chem green chemistry project was awarded in March, was represented by Anne-Sophie Lepeuple, head of Veolia’s Biotechnology and Agronomy research team.

The goal of the Move2Chem project is to recycle waste from food and beverage industries by chemical transformation into new materials and products such as dyes and solvents. The project is carried out by Veolia Research & Innovation teams in partnership with SAS Pivert and Sofiprotéol.

Press Release - 4 April 2014 (41.14 KB)

This award will enable the Group and its partners to speed up initial testing and bringing them to full developpement and industrialize processes created.