About us

Adionics' History

Adionics is a private French company created in 2012 after five years of research with the ambition of becoming a leading technology provider in saline water valorization.

Adionics has succeeded in developing a highly selective extractant composition (Flionex) for the extraction of lithium salts.

2021-2022

Pre-commercial phase

2021-2022
2021

Fundraising of 7M €

(BPI France, historical & new investors)

2021
2017-2021

R&D and lab projects

on Lithium extraction

2017-2021
2018

Second Pilot Plant installed in France

Seawater desalination

2018
2017

Strategical pivot to Lithium extraction

2017
2016

First Pilot Plant

Masdar in UAE – Seawater desalination

2016
2015

MAJOR PATENT APPLICATION

2015
2014

First liter of Flionex®

2014
2012

Adionics founded

2012
2008

Start of Liquid-Liquid salts extraction research

2008

Investors

Historically supported by its founder, Guillaume de Souza, and its first investor, Daniel Le Gal (ex-cofounder of Gemplus).

In 2017 & 2018, a pre-series A tour for €4 million with historical investors and new investors: Supernova Invest (Marine Glon) Amaury Bierent, entrepreneur (Ovive), other entrepreneurs and Business Angels.

In 2021, a series A tour for €7 million with historical investors & BPI France (Samia Belabed) + Celeste Management.

Investors Adionics