OliKrom, the expert in color intelligence who works with manufacturers in all sectors – The art of transforming your idea into a product
OliKrom designs custom-made smart pigments and produces paints, inks and masterbatches. OliKrom supports manufacturers in their feasibility study (proof of concept), R & D development (medium / long term …), pre-industrial phasing (support of validation tests, prototyping, etc.). At the end, OliKrom produces paints, inks, masterbatches (from a few liters / kilos to the ton). Its team of experts is at your disposal for any technical assistance to industrial integration of intelligent materials (consulting, quality control, training ..). OliKrom® solutions are based on a new generation of patented pigments that change color with temperature, light and / or pressure.
In 2012, OliKrom won the National Contest of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research. In 2015, OliKrom receives the “SME Let’s Move” Trophy organized by RMC / BFM Business. In 2016, OliKrom is recognized as a global leader by the GLOBAL SMART MATERIALS INDUSTRY MARKET RESEARCH REPORT! … In April 2017, OliKrom and EIFFAGE sign a strategic collaboration agreement to increase road safety. In 2018, OliKrom opened its production site in Pessac (France). In 2019, OliKrom is launching the marketing of LuminoKrom photoluminescent road paint, which lights up at night to make mobility safer. In 2021, the team is expanding to support the arrival of new products on the market.
Corrosion, an economic and environmental issue An abysmal expense every year Corrosion represents about 3.5% of the world GDP per year. Based on this rate, 84 billion euros are lost each year in France. On … Read More
Open innovation in the space sector takes smart materials to new heights The ArianeWorks project A major program launched by ArianeGroup and CNES (Centre national d’études spatiales), ArianeWorks is an acceleration platform designed to step … Read More
Aerospace Valley, Europe’s leading aerospace competitiveness cluster Aerospace Valley, is today: +800 members, +150 events per year, 675 funded projects and +1000 accredited projects. In January 2022, following the last Board of Directors meeting, the … Read More
At the end of 2021, we celebrated our 7th birthday. Here we are in 2022, a year that is already shaping up to be a great one with the completion of numerous projects and the … Read More
In many industrial sectors, electronic equipment provides unparalleled precision. Today, their use is widespread. However, using electronics is not always the best solution for industrial safety. The use of thermochromic coatings is replacing thermo-sensors and/or thermometers: … Read More
At a time when many so-called “strategic” goods are still imported into France, the question of industrial sovereignty is on everyone’s mind. It is essential to secure a company’s activities and is a major lever … Read More
After several years of deployment to secure greenways and cycle paths throughout France, LuminoKrom® photoluminescent road paint created and produced by OliKrom is now distributed by Seaview Progress in the world of ocean racing, professional … Read More
What is a photochromic material? A photochromic coating (from the Greek photôs light and chromos color) is, by definition, made of a pigment/colorant whose optical properties change according to the light. These photochromic materials belong … Read More
On 9 September 2021, OliKrom presented its innovative solutions at the “Ceramics and Advanced Materials for Defence Day” organised jointly by the ALPHA-RLH and European Ceramics clusters. This was an opportunity to detail the range … Read More
OliKrom winners of the Open Innovation Factory of GRTgaz
In an economic context where corrosion alone represents between 2.5 and 4.5% of the world’s GDP, GRTgaz was looking for a partner capable of providing an innovative operational response to combat corrosion on the overhead … Read More
This phosphorescent paint can make the road shine overnight!
Innovation: the start-up OliKrom invents a road paint that lights up at night A French start-up has developed an interesting idea: a phosphorescent paint shining in the night. Already tested in real conditions on a … Read More
How to combine innovation and energy and ecological transition?
OliKrom puts its expertise at the service of the environmental transition Like the chameleon that can change colour to camouflage itself, coatings that adapt to their environment offer real opportunities to meet future environmental challenges. … Read More
BFM Business: The OliKrom gem deploys its LuminoKrom photoluminescent paint
Bordeaux-based company OliKrom manufactures a photoluminescent paint that captures and stores sunlight or headlight light and glows in the dark. Jean-François LETARD explains 15 years of research at the CNRS. OliKrom, expert in Color Intelligence, … Read More