The Aair Lichens company was created
in March, 2000 by the Dr Philippe Giraudeau, Graduate of University,
Researcher, in scientific collaboration with the Dr Richard Lallemant,
(Lichenology and Atmospheric Pollutions Bioindication ), who is
the Scientific consultant of this Company.
A contract for research application was concluded with this University,
following the French legislation law framework (law of July 15th,
1999, Innovation and Research application).
Foundation: March 2000
RCS Nantes 429 598 485
17 rue des chevrettes
F 44470 Nantes Carquefou
Phone : (+33) 240 30 14 90
Fax: (+33)240 30 14 60
Aair Lichens is an independent
Company, both for its stockholders equities and for its
Dr Philippe Giraudeau
formed at the University of Nantes
Cursus of Biomonitoring - Botanical Garden, University of
Ancient responsible for laboratory in medical Biology.
Qualified personality for the Regional Environment Committee.
Dr Richard Lallemant
Bioindication of the Atmospheric Pollutions, Lichenology and
Atmospheric pollutions University of Nantes.
Scientific council for the Aair Lichens Company, responsible
for the international relations.
Member of the Office, Local Association of the Air Quality
Founder of the French Lichenology Association.
In order to benefit from the latest and most advanced techniques
Aair Lichens systematically calls upon competent specialists,
such as officially certified laboratories for lichen, soil
and milk analysis, and upon territorial mapping specialistsA
collaboration network with French and international lichenologists
and atmospheric environment allows Aair Lichens to keep in
contact with scientific advances.
The arrival of Aair Lichens® in the economical field and
its desire to innovative air quality research, were underlined
by four trademarks, three patents are pending.
IGQA® or Global Index of Air Quality
- Use of lichens in the Dioxins
and furans analysis (Li-Diox®).
- Use of lichens in
the Polycyclic Aromatics Hydrocarbon analysis (Li-HAP®).
- Use of lichens in
the follow-up of nitrogen dioxides (Li-NOx®).