Due to the challenges of increasingly scarce resources, we must speed up the development and implementation of radically new solutions. Our innovation ecosystem calls on a worldwide network of centres of excellence in collaboration with the world’s leading research centres. We also work with a generation of pioneering start-ups.
Innovating for our customers

Supporting our clients towards a sustainable growth model

Our strategy relies on an ambitious research and innovation policy goals to shape a sustainable environment now. Allowing for a highly differentiated offer and enables our customers to achieve greater efficiency in the environmental management.
2 Protecting air quality

Protecting air quality

SUEZ is rising to the challenge of air quality: the Group offers innovative solutions that use new technologies and draw inspiration from nature to improve the quality of the air we breathe.
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CircularChain, the circular economy blockchain

To support regions in their environmental transition and help industrial companies make their road maps a reality, SUEZ draws on smart digital solutions such as its development of CircularChain, the circular economy blockchain.
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Contributing to the emergence of the sustainable agriculture of the future

The environmental transition, new diets, demands for traceability, demographic growth, the need for protein... All these challenges will determine the future of agriculture at a time when the transition to a circular economy is vital. SUEZ is innovating to provide farmers with global and integrated solutions that will improve the management of the resources.
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1 Transforming waste into value

Transforming waste into value

The creation of secondary raw materials is at the heart of the new circular economy. It’s a way of coping with the increasing scarcity of natural resources and rising raw materials costs. We’re innovating to accelerate recycling and offer real world solutions to our customers.
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4 Creating new water resources

Creating new water resources

As the population grows and urbanization continues, the pressure on water resources is increased. We’re addressing this by developing innovative solutions, like the artificial aquifer recharge, desalination and the reuse of waste water technology.
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5 Using digital tools at the service of the environment

Using digital tools at the service of the environment

Digital technology is an efficient way to approach the environmental issues facing our customers around the world. We constantly innovate, to support their initiatives to improve the performance of their facilities.
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6 Optimizing the water and wastewater treatment networks

Optimizing the water and wastewater treatment networks

Climate change, rampant urbanization and ever stricter regulations, the management of water has become more complex than ever. On the strength of our expertise, SUEZ is working to develop new solutions capable of monitoring water networks in real time to continuously improve the quality of the water delivered.
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7 Reducing health and environmental risks

Reducing health and environmental risks

Every year, SUEZ invests in research and innovation projects to improve the quality of water supplies and works hand in hand with the French and international regulatory authorities. Our company develops new technologies to eliminate emerging pollutants in its dedicated research laboratory.
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8 Harnessing the energy out of water and waste

Harnessing the energy out of water and waste

At SUEZ, we’re combating climate change by developing innovative solutions to reduce our customers’ greenhouse gas emissions, to optimize their energy consumption and to encourage the use of high-potential renewables.
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Our innovation ecosystem

Internal research meets open innovation

SUEZ’s innovation policy is based on various programs and projects managed internally, and with a strong commitment to open innovation. Shortening development cycles and reducing time-to-market of its products and services.
1 Our research and expertise centers

Our research and expertise centres

With its worldwide network of research and expertise centres, SUEZ offers advanced technical and scientific know-how in water and waste that is capable of solving the new challenges facing our customers.
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4 Our international partnerships

Our international partnerships

In an ever-changing world, innovation is essential and the source of a competitive advantage. We’re convinced innovation must be based on a network of external partnerships with different players.
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