Press releases

7 January 2019

A French start-up has developed an interesting idea: a phosphorescent painting glowing in the dark. Already tested in real conditions on a section of bike path, this painting should have beautiful days ahead ! Tests … Read More

2 January 2019

The startup from Gironde OliKrom has developed a phosphorescent paint that shines at night. Another bright idea for the company specializing in smart pigments that react to heat, impact and chemicals. “It’s fabulous, it looks … Read More

18 December 2018

It is the Rochelais Sellsy who signed the most important fundraising of the region in 2018 with 7 M €. Startups Blue Vallet (€ 6m) and Poietis (€ 5m) complete the podium. In total, the … Read More

7 December 2018

The dream of Icarus almost realized, the possibility to think for IronMan, ear plugs very smart … As the end of the year, Maxisciences took a tour of all the innovations that marked the year … Read More

22 November 2018

When you start, getting a contract with a big company is a nice success. Provided you know how to be respected. Here are six points that need special vigilance. After knocking on the doors of … Read More

14 November 2018

This luminous floor marking, unique in France, helps to enhance the safety of cyclists. First in France, a luminous bike path thanks to a painting that stores sunlight and restores it at night, was inaugurated … Read More

13 November 2018

This is a first in France. Eiffage Route and the company OliKrom from Gironde, which formalized their collaboration a year ago, yesterday inaugurated a luminescent cycle track in Pessac. First objective: to strengthen road safety by … Read More

12 November 2018

INNOVATION The company from Pessac (Gironde) Olikrom and the group Eiffage Route presented this Monday their luminescent road, supposed to improve the visibility of road marking at night …   This luminescent painting, that is … Read More

8 November 2018

Industry of the Future Awards : and the winners are … The first event dedicated to SMIs and startups on the way to the industry of the future, gave its verdict on Thursday, during a … Read More

16 October 2018

This startup produces intelligent pigments that change color when subjected to particular thermal or physical conditions. A technology aimed to detecting including counterfeit products. Manufacturers of goods likely to be copied may be interested in … Read More

9 October 2018

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. “It is fabulous. It looks … Read More

8 October 2018

  Whether it’s developing smart materials for safer roads or connected medical instruments to help doctors make the best-informed decisions, CNRS research is at the heart of a number of start-ups. We take a look … Read More