News from Sud-Ouest Gironde newspaper: the bike path that light up is tested in France

Specialized in “smart pigments”, the start-up from Gironde Olikrom has teamed up with the Eiffage group to create a photoluminescent paint. The first experiment is currently being conducted in Pessac.

Two kilometers of bike paths were equipped in the district of Saige. TH.DUSSEAU

Two kilometers of bike paths were equipped in the district of Saige. TH.DUSSEAU


“It is fabulous. It looks like a trick!” Responded the mayor of Pessac (33), Franck Raynal, discovering the photo in the new premises of the company Olikrom he was inaugurating. The image is of a tree-lined cycle path, taken in the moonlight, and on which appears a long luminous trail of green color. No special effects or photomontage. Simply the effect of the photoluminescent paint deposited by the company on …

Read the rest of the article Sud-Ouest Published in french on 09/10/2018 at 8:14 am by THOMAS DUSSEAU gironde@sudouest.fr.