On April 2, 2022, Marc Dolatkhani, CEO of PolymerExpert, answered the questions of Vincent Touraine in the program Focus PME on BFM BUSINESS TV. The opportunity to explain the core business of PolymerExpert and our future challenges.

In a few words PolymerExpert is :

An innovative French SME in the field of polymer materials. Created in 2000, this company of research and development by contract works in close collaboration with its customers in the following sectors:

  • Technology transfer
  • R&D contracts
  • Intellectual property licensing
  • Characterization and analysis
  • Production contracts.


The activities of PolymerExpert are the following:

  • Synthesis of innovative polymers according to precise specifications
  • Large scale polymer synthesis or formulation
  • Characterization and analysis with state-of-the-art equipment


PolymerExpert has also developed its own materials for medical devices, cosmetics, and automotive applications…. These include smart polymers such as: shape memory polymers, photochromic polymers, self-repairing polymers, sliding polymers, and gelling polymers. Finally, since 2014, PolymerExpert has dedicated part of its activity to green chemistry and has taken the challenge of creating innovative, high-performance and bio-based materials.

Based in Pessac near Bordeaux, the company currently employs 25 people and generates a turnover of 5.3 million euros. In 2021, the company will revolutionize the world of cosmetic ingredients with EstoGel® Green, a 100% biosourced polymer certified by COSMOS. Unanimous success of the profession since it has been rewarded many times: Ingredient of the year by Cosmetiquemag Awards, 2nd Prize of the formulation at Cosmet’Agora, Special Jury Prize at Lipids and Cosmetics, Finalist of the Cosmetics Victories in the category of industrial prize, Finalist Innovation Awards In Cosmetics, functional ingredient.

What about tomorrow? Innovating, again and again. Whether in the medical industry, the transportation sector or cosmetics, PolymerExpert’s ambition is clear: improve the daily life of society!