Come and meet AXELERA at Pollutec Lyon 2016!

AXELERA will be exhibiting at the upcoming Pollutec 2016 trade show (from November 29 to December 2 at Eurexpo in Lyon). The AXELERA group exhibit booth will feature ten of the cluster’s members (Hall 4, booth K 108). Axelera will also be organizing a number of activities and giving talks of interest to members and partners, both at and in parallel to the event.

The AXELERA booth (K 108) will be located in Hall 4, right at the entrance to the show near the ADEME (France’s energy agency) and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes regional government booths. 

This year, ten AXELERA members will be exhibiting at our group booth. The exhibiting members—whether they are businesses, technology platforms, or educational and training organizations—represent the broad diversity of our network spanning the chemical and environmental sectors.

Atanor : R&D, design engineering, audit, and consulting for energy, industry, and the environment.

Bio2E : Environmental engineering firm specializing in the treatment of industrial effluents

Cogebio : Designs, manufactures, and installs biomass-to-energy (electricity and heat) conversion equipment

Envisol : Consulting and engineering for site and soil depollution projects

Ethera : Develops, manufactures, and commercializes testing equipment for chemical air pollution and depollution solutions

Inevo Technologies : Process engineering

INSA Lyon : Higher education and research in process engineering, the environment, and materials and polymer chemistry; will present the ME4 Master’s program (in environmental management and energy eco-efficiency)

Odotech : Odor measurement, odor impact audits and studies, OdoWatch electronic nose

Provademse : Shared resource center for innovative eco-businesses providing assistance with sustainable waste, water resource, raw-materials, and energy management in highly-anthropized (industrial and urban) areas

UV RER : Builds UV-C ultraviolet disinfection and treatment systems for fluids, surfaces, and air




  • Facility tours organized by ADERLY (the Greater Lyon economic development agency) for international trade show visitors only

Tour 1

9 a.m.–12 p.m.: CityTechs Tour in Lyon

1 p.m.–6 p.m.: Waste treatment at Plaine de l’Ain

Tour 2

1:25 p.m.–5 p.m.: CERN Laboratory of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (departure from Lyon by bus at 11:00 a.m.)




  • 11:20 a.m.–12:05 p.m.: Lecture by Jacques Méhu, Provademse, at the Forum Ville Durable (Sustainable Cities Forum) on the Guayaquil, Ecuador estuary depollution and rehabilitation project as an international proving ground for Axelera members’ environmental technology know-how and expertise
  • 4:50 p.m.–5:35 p.m.: Lecture by a representative of Greater Lyon at the Forum Eau et Assainissement (Water and Water Treatment Forum) on the Axelera-certified SMILE R&D project (a city water measurement and monitoring station)



  • 10 a.m.–12 p.m.: Info Day Environnement, with the EEN network and Sophie Loquen, National Point of Contact for H2020 (topic on water or recycling, TBC)

learn more at https://www.b2match.eu/greendays2016-pollutec

  • Afternoon: B2B meetings via the EEN network Greendays platform

learn more at https://www.b2match.eu/greendays2016-pollutec)

  • Entreprises & Environnement Awards (MEEM, ADEME) ceremony at the Pollutec TV studio (time TBC)




  • 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.: Axelera lecture by representatives of Ethera and Odotech at the Forum Qualité de l’Air (Air Quality Forum) on innovative technologies and products for air quality
  • 2 p.m.–3 p.m.: Axelera Invest Club Innovation Tour; investors will tour five innovative Axelera member SMBs participating in the event
  • 3 p.m.–4 p.m.: EIP (Innovative Cluster Company) seals to be awarded to 20 Axelera and Tenerrdis members at the Greater Lyon exhibit booth
  • 1:30 p.m.–4 p.m.: Intercluster meetings with water and recycling clusters from Belgium, France, and Switzerland (location TBC); 
  • 4 p.m.:–6 p.m.: Wine and Cheese tasting at the Axelera booth in conjunction with Greater Lyon
  • 3 p.m.–3:45 p.m.: ADEME (French energy agency) lecture at the Forum Qualité de l’Air 2 (Air Quality Forum 2) on the circular economy applied to CO2 recycling through four projects led by industrial companies; four speakers including Axelera’s Cyril Dartiguelongue



  • Eco-business Export Awards (ADEME, Bpifrance, Business France) ceremony at the Pollutec TV studio (time TBC)
  • 10 a.m.: Tour of the Greater Grenoble Intermunicipal Authority Aquapôle water treatment plant (by AEPI, the Grenoble-Isère economic development agency)

learn more at http://www.grenoble-isere.com/emailing/pollutec2016/

  • Throughout the day: B2B meetings via the EEN network Greendays platform

learn more at https://www.b2match.eu/greendays2016-pollutec




  • 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Axelera press conference at the Pollutec press room
  • 1:10 p.m.–1:55 p.m.: Axelera lecture at the Forum Industrie Durable (Sustainable Industry Forum) on the Valenthin low-temperature industrial-waste-heat recovery project; with speakers Cyril Dartiguelongue, Axelera; Philippe Buchet, Engie; and Clément Gantiez, Enertime
  • 4:30 p.m.–6 p.m.: Wine and Cheese tasting at the Axelera booth in conjunction with the Greater Grenoble Intermunicipal Authority to be attended by Greater Grenoble Intermunicipal Authority President Christophe Ferrari






  • 9:30 a.m.–10:15 a.m.: Axelera lecture by Anne Dubromel of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes regional government at the Village Sites et Sols (Site and Soil Village) on the ID Friches project as an innovative collective response to speed the reconversion of industrial brownfields in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
  • 1:10 pm.–1:55 p.m.: Axelera lecture at the Forum Industrie Durable (Sustainable Industry Forum) by Franck Baco-Antoniali of Axel’One on Axel’One Analysis services to help businesses develop innovative industrial analysis solutions