Past and future
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
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.
Calyxia is a home built on diversity of profiles, origins, skills and personal stories, all united and driven by a common mission to create an advanced and sustainable future.
At Calyxia, each talent can reach its full potential, each person can make a difference!
We are creative scientists, engineers, industrials, and business people dedicated to fighting pollution, protecting biodiversity, and improving the quality of life for all.
We innovate hand-in-hand with world-leading industries, to deliver a positive social and ecological impact on the planet. We are committed to partner as one team with our clients and anyone sharing our vision of an advanced and sustainable future for the chemical industry.
Respect and Kindness
We foster a safe, respectful, fair, and inclusive culture and working environment where individuality is valued as much as collaboration.
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.