Pharmaceutical / Biotech, Specialised Engineering


Past and future

Their story

Their story

Calyxia is an innovative and high-tech SME in the chemical industry that has developed a disruptive technology in the fight against microplastic pollution. The result of over 25 years of fundamental research in emulsion science at Harvard University (USA) and ESPCI Paris - PSL (France), Calyxia has launched the world's first easily biodegradable microcapsules with advanced performance, leaving no trace in the environment.


Calyxia is born as a spin-off of ESPCI-PARIS PSL and Harvard University


French president François Hollande opens Calyxia first Facility


First investment round


Calyxia establishes its first industrial site in Bonneuil-sur-Marne, Ile-de-France


Calyxia is awarded the EIC Accelerator grant from the European Commission


Calyxia reaches 15 employees


As part of its series A investment round Calyxia raises 15M euros and reaches 25 employees


Calyxia reaches 50 employees


Calyxia is awarded the i-demo R&D investment grant by the French Government as part of the France 2030 Development


Calyxia starts its series B investment round, lays the first stone of its second industrial site in Limeil-Brevannes Ile-de-France, and reaches 100 employees

Their vision

Our Mission : To build an advanced and sustainable future for the chemical industry, by providing leading manufacturers with innovative microcapsules that contain, protect, and deliver valuable chemical and biological ingredients.       

Our vision : We believe that high-performance and eco-engineered chemical solutions are essential to fight pollution, protect biodiversity, and improve the quality of life for all.

Our main goal is to help all our partners achieve sustainable development goals and we do so by recruiting the best minds in town.

Their vision

Commitments and CSR

Calyxia is a signatory of the Responsible Care Global Charter, the CSR framework for the chemical industry. This unified commitment brings together the global chemical industry in favor of safe chemical management throughout their life cycle, while promoting their role in improving quality of life and contributing to sustainable development.

As a signatory of the Responsible Care Global Charter, Calyxia is committed to: Developing a corporate culture, protecting people and the environment, strengthening chemical management systems, engaging with business partners, involving stakeholders, and contributing to sustainable development.