Porphyrin Synthesis Revolutionized : Porphychem's Groundbreaking Services And Products



Photodynamic therapy / Photoimmunotherapy
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Solar Cells
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Porphychem Company

PorphyChem is a chemical company specialized in the synthesis of porphyrins, phthalocyanines and BODIPYs. Our products are key precursors for research and industrial use in the fields of health, energy, smart materials and chemical processes. The mission of PorphyChem aims to help you reach your goals while improving quality, reducing global cost and saving time. In this way, PorphyChem offers a large panel of products and services to fulfill both industry and research needs.

More than a manufacturer, PorphyChem is focused on the development of technologies using porphyrins, phthalocyanines and BODIPYs. PorphyChem aims to assist industrial companies or healthcare institutions in their innovative product developments based on porphyrin technologies. The PorphyChem team is at your complete disposal to offer you tailored advices and practical solutions for your specific projects.

Based on more than 35 years of experience in porphyrin and phthalocyanine chemistry, PorphyChem fields of expertise range from design to manufacture of photosensitizers for a specific application. Our know-how includes :

  • Synthesis of porphyrins, phthalocyanines and related compounds as well as key building blocks
  • Metallation of all types of macrocycles using almost all the metals from the periodic table
  • Extractions and purifications of natural porphyrinoid substances
  • Incorporation and grafting of porphyrins, phthalocyanines and related compounds into metal oxide materials
  • Physico-chemical characterization of porphyrins, phthalocyanines and related compounds
  • Optimization of the chemical manufacturing process
  • Design and process development of a product for a specific application

Scientific Advisory Board

Prof. Roger Guilard
Prof. Roger Guilard
Roger Guilard is Professor of Chemistry at the University of Burgundy in France. He received a PhD. in heterocyclic chemistry in 1971 from University of Burgundy in Dijon ...
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Prof. Karl M. Kadish
Prof. Karl M. Kadish
Karl M. Kadish is currently Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor at the University of Houston and held the title Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry ...
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Prof. Mathias O. Senge
Prof. Mathias O. Senge
Mathias O. Senge is Professor of Organic Chemistry at Trinity College Dublin. He studied chemistry and biochemistry in Freiburg, Amherst, Marburg, and Lincoln ...
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Prof. Mathias O. Senge
Prof. Tomas Torres
Tomás Torres is Head of the Institute for Advanced Research in Chemical Sciences (IAdChem) and Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Autónoma University of Madrid ...
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International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-13)
International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-13)
16 April 2024
PorphyChem will be exhibiting at the International Conference on Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (ICPP-13) in Niagara Falls (USA) from June 23 to 28, 2024. We hope to see you there! http://www.icpp-spp.org/
1st Åsgard Horizon French-Norwegian Symposium​
1st Åsgard Horizon French-Norwegian Symposium​
19 March 2024
PorphyChem, sponsor of the 1st Åsgard Horizon French-Norwegian Inorganic and Materials Chemistry Symposium which will held at Dijon, France from May 30 to 31, 2024.
19 March 2024
PorphyChem, sponsor of the GECOM-CONCOORD 2024 which will held at Ax-les-Thermes, France from May 19 to 24, 2024.



1. What sets Porphychem apart in the world of Porphyrin Synthesis ?
PorphyChem is a highly specialized company whose expertise is focused on the synthesis of porphyrins.

2. How can Porphychem's Porphyrin Synthesis solutions benefit your research or industry?
As expert in porphyrin chemistry, PorphyChem is able to design and synthesize all types of porphyrins you may need for your application.

3. What are the primary applications of Porphyrin Synthesis in health and science?
Porphyrins are well-known photosensitizers used against cancer cells and bacteria. These derivatives are also used as sensors, catalysts and light-harvesting systems.

4. Why choose Porphychem for all your Porphyrin Synthesis needs?
PorphyChem ensures you high-quality products and competitive prices.

5. What cutting-edge technologies does Porphychem use for Porphyrin Synthesis?
During many years, PorphyChem has developed new innovative synthetic methods leading to high-quality porphyrins.

6. How is Porphychem shaping the future of Porphyrin Synthesis in medicine and research?
PorphyChem has developed hundreds of new porphyrins that have never been described before and having applications in many fields of research.

7. What are the success stories of clients who have used Porphychem's Porphyrin Synthesis solutions?
PorphyChem is proud to supply hundreds of clients across the world, from academia to industry, from sme to large companies.

8. Why is Porphychem the go-to choice for Porphyrin Synthesis products that deliver results?
PorphyChem’s synthetic procedures have been trusted for many years by our clients that are looking for high-quality products and services.

9. Why do leading researchers and industries trust Porphychem for their Porphyrin Synthesis requirements?
PorphyChem is above all attentive to the needs of its customers and is able to respond to very specific needs.

10. What is Porphyrin ?
Porphyrin is an organic conjugated macromolecule. Its name comes from Greek porphura which means purple due to its color.