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advanced Business & Technologies

Incubator of New Technologies and Markets

With a strong expertise in cutting-edge technologies and inspired by disruptive mindsets, advanced Business & Technologies (aB&T) opens new business frontiers for the Group.

Our Mission

Air Liquide advanced Business & Technologies develop, shape and incubate significant new markets, sustainable for Air Liquide and for the Society.

We develop user-focused, innovative and competitive solutions, from the high tech fields(Space, Aerospace, Scientific Research…), to the Energy Transition territories (Hydrogen Energy, biogas…), with a collaborative spirit and an appetite for entrepreneurship.

1,300 employees including more than 120 Group experts
Hype taxi to Paris : hydrogen vehicle

Transition to clean energy

As part of its contribution to the energy transition challenge, Air Liquide drives innovation in clean transportation and offers natural energy sources to replace fossil fuels.

advanced Business & Technologies has developed unique expertise in managing the entire hydrogen value chain, as an energy vector for clean transport. Air Liquide is contributing to the emergence of this sector by supporting deployment of the necessary hydrogen stations on a worldwide scale.

We also designs biogas purification solutions and offers multi-energy stations. The biomethane produced can be used as a substitute for natural gas and can be injected directly into the gas distribution network or used as fuel for vehicles.

A Global Organization

aB&T is structured into several entities:

Advanced Business develops, invests in and implements solutions based on the molecules of the Group and technologies for the customers’ benefits

Advanced Technologies provides solutions to state-of-the-art industries and the high tech sector and offers unique expertise in extreme cryogenics

Advanced Investment (ALIAD) is the Group’s investment vehicle which contributes to the growth and competitiveness of Air Liquide by investing in innovative startups

aB&T operates more than a dozen subsidiary companies in 12 countries on 3 continents, and employs almost 1,300 people.

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Air Liquide aB&T : Incubator of New Technologies and Markets