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Some News About Us

DEINOVE: the industrialization process of the carotenoids program enters Phase II


  In November 2016, DEINOVE launched the shift from laboratory to industrial scale, accompanied by the company Processium* . The […]

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News: Processium New offices in Villeurbanne


Processium development comes along with the construction of new premises which will locate in the same place its team of experts […]

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News: Deinove signs a partnership with Processium to prepare for the industrialization of its carotenoid production process


In 2016, DEINOVE obtained proof of concept for the production of carotenoid molecules from optimized Deinococcus strains: 5 conventional molecules […]

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Our Story

10/2002 : Founded by Pascal Rousseaux and a team of engineers from the industry, with the support of the Rhône-Alpes Region, Entreprendre Network, Oséo-Anvar and Total Regional Development. The company is incubated in a laboratory of the Lyon 1 university, on the La Doua campus.

Pascal Rousseaux, President, Doctor engineer of the Mines de Paris School, an expert in chemical process engineering and separation techniques, has a rich experience in process design and engineering. He was in charge of the "Separative Techniques" department and responsible for outsourcing of the process department at RHONE POULENC / AVENTIS and prepared himself for the creation of the company following the cycle "Program to support the creation of a" Company "of EM Lyon.

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2005 : Member of Axelera network, a chemical industry-environment cluster . Pascal Rousseaux is part of the strategic think tank "eco-efficient plant" of this same cluster.

2006 : Moving into the Insavalor Innovative Business Center on the scientific campus of La Doua Lyon Tech.

2008 : First contract in the market of industrial biotechnology.

2010 : Member of the cluster IAR (industries & agro-resources). Implementation of a structured approach to export (Northern Europe).

07/2012 : Extension of our offices, still in the Insavalor Innovative Business Center.

2013 : Processium is selected as a "Pépite" company by Grand Lyon for its strong growth potential. In this context, it has received support to prepare its evolution over the next five years. Processium is a member of the BPI excellence network.

01/2014 : Creation of the Brazilian subsidiary in Brazil (Campinas): PROCESSIUM DO BRASIL PESQUISA E DESENVOLVIMENTO LTDA

2015 : Processium realizes thanks to Exchange and Alternativa stock exchange a fund raising of up to 550k €.

2018 : Bigger and New Processium laboratory and office.

Our Locations


Most of our team is located in Lyon France and since 2014 we have build a subsidiary in Campinas (SP), Brazil  

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