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Our research and expertise centers

Eric Dehouck-Group Research and Innovation Vice President at SUEZ

With its worldwide network of research and expertise centers, SUEZ offers advanced technical and scientific know-how in water and waste that is capable of solving the new challenges facing the Group’s customers.

Eric Dehouck-Group Research and Innovation Vice President at SUEZ

An international network

Six competences centers working for the innovative management of resources

SUEZ calls on its international network of research and expertise centers to guarantee durable access to resources and to high-performance and innovative services.

Our areas of expertise

Preserving and reusing resources for the future

The Group addresses the multiple issues of resource management thanks to its pool of almost 400 researchers and experts. This network develops new solutions and validates technologies for the Group’s operational entities and customers.

In Europe

In Europe

CIRSEE – Paris (France)

The Paris-based International Water and Environmental Research Centre (CIRSEE) specializes in the production of drinking water, water distribution networks, the treatment and reuse of waste water, waste recycling, the management of health and environmental risks and, finally, data analysis.


researchers, engineers and experts


partners in France and abroad


technological platforms

Le LyRE- Bordeaux (France)

The goal of SUEZ’s Le Lyre research center, based on Bordeaux, France, is to innovate in the quantitative and qualitative management of water in order to limit the impact that large cities have on their environment.



+ 100

external collaborators


ongoing research projects

CETaqua – Barcelona (Spain)

The CETaqua Technological Water Center in Barcelona, Spain promotes and develops collaborative research projects into the management of the complete water cycle by bringing together national scientific partners (the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)). Its offer of expertise is completed by skills in the realm of the adaptation of infrastructures to climate change and in the economic aspects of water.


experts and engineers


technological centres


ongoing research projects

In America

In America

SUEZ WERCs – New York (United States)

SUEZ WERCs, SUEZ competence center based in New York (USA) has the mission to test water treatment for both municipal and industrial clients
In Asia

In Asia

SWRc – Shanghai (China)

The SWRc (Shanghai Water Research Centre), SUEZ competences center, based in the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP), is dedicated to research and development of innovative solutions to treat the wastewater produced by the petrochemical industry.

Singapore Research Centre – Singapore

The SUEZ Singapore Research Centre, based in South-East Asia, specializes in the implementation of innovative solutions for the management of urban water (automated meter-reading, storm water management) and the reuse of wastewater.
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