Research and Innovation: the keys to development

POLARIS has been an expert in the field of lipochemistry or the chemistry of lipids for over 20 years now. POLARIS’s expertise and passion in this area has made it a renowned specialist in the field, particularly in processing polyunsaturated fatty acids via eco-friendly synthesis processes.

POLARIS’s specialist approach to lipochemistry results in expertise in:


From the laboratory to the pilot plant, our R&D facilities allow us to carry out different steps in the process prior to the industrial stages.


Research areas

Research is a key strategic tool for POLARIS as it pursues its fixed objective of innovation. Thanks to its perfect control of lipochemistry, POLARIS develops new generation molecules and innovative products. Its priority areas of research are primarily focused on Omega-3 and its vectorisation to target organs.


Scientific partnerships

Because we believe innovation stems from exchanges and pooled expertise, POLARIS works closely with universities, research bodies and scientific experts such as the INSERM and INRA research centres.

Because developing the local economy is equally important to us, POLARIS has been a partner of institutions such as Valorial, Pôle Mer Bretagne, Bretagne Commerce International, CBB Capbiotek, and more from the very start.


Patents: the gateway to innovation

Thanks to POLARIS’s R&D, our patents cover a broad spectrum in innovation: formulations, manufacturing procedures, innovative molecules, and more. Developing and registering patents cements the potential for innovation and multi-skilled talents of POLARIS’s R&D teams.


Formulation: Polaris added values

POLARIS owns a formulation department dedicated to supporting our clients in their unique, innovative formulation development projects, while complying with regulations and the latest scientific advances.

Drawing on a defined set of specifications, the POLARIS team offers:

  • innovative formulas of oil blends adapted to the nutraceutical and food markets
  • innovative formulas of softgel capsules adapted to the nutraceutical market