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One eagerly anticipated innovation in 2020, the Saint-Gobain-designed Precimask, a transparent and durable mask equipped with a ceramic particle filter, will go on sale at the start of the year.
This Wednesday 25 November 2020, Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and CEO of the Saint-Gobain Group, Benoit BAZIN, Chief Operating Officer, and Armand Ajdari, Vice-President, Research & Development, met with the teams of Saint-Gobain Research Paris.
These new business models are today the ideal terrain to detect tomorrow's trends and stay in the race for innovation. At Saint-Gobain, NOVA is the team in charge of partnerships with start-ups and incubators.
Saint-Gobain in Hungary has launched weberNEON, a new colorful range of renders that glow in the dark. This innovation, based on the principle of luminescence, allows unprecedented customization of buildings.
Designed for laying ceramic tiles and stone, webercol flex éco contains new raw materials sourced from the recovery of industrial by-products to reduce CO2 emissions and the need for natural resources.
On the way to the mobility of tomorrow! A bicycle, a boat, a rocket ... All these modes of transport have one thing in common: they all call on Saint-Gobain solutions! As a global group, we have a role to play in reducing the ecological cost of transport. Thanks to the diversity of our products and services, we are able to support activities promoting more sustainable mobility: here are a few examples!
Vice President Internal and External Venture, he explains how the events of 2020 have turned the startup world on its head but how they have also acted as a significant catalyst for innovation.
Masks will be radically different by the end of 2020 with the market release of the PRECIMASK. The new-generation mask is transparent, comfortable and has an unlimited lifespan thanks to its ceramic particle filters designed by Saint-Gobain Research Provence, France.
Alstom and SNCF have co-developed the fifth generation of high-speed trains that will come into service in 2023. Saint-Gobain is supplying all the windows for this transport of the future.