Expertise

Health

Photodynamic therapy / Photoimmunotherapy
Antimicrobial photodynamic inactivation
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Chemical Processes

Catalysis
Photocatalysis
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Smart Materials

Sensors
Molecular electronics
Metal-organic frameworks
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Energy

Solar Cells
Artificial Photosynthesis
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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 isat 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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Dr. Jean Michel Barbe
Dr. Jean Michel Barbe
Jean-Michel Barbe is Research Director at the CNRS in France. He received a PhD. in Physical Chemistry in 1985 from the University of Burgundy in Dijon.He spent one year in 1987 ...
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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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News

Symposium Supr@Lyon
Symposium Supr@Lyon
14 November 2018
PorphyChem, sponsor of the Symposium Supr@Lyon which will held at Lyon, France from December 12 to 14, 2018.
Check out our new perspective in Photochem. Photobiol. Sci.
Check out our new perspective in Photochem. Photobiol. Sci.
27 September 2018
Some Activities of PorphyChem Illustrated by the Applications of Porphyrins and Related Systems in PDT, PIT AND PDI. by Roger Guilard and Benoit Habermeyer Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2018DOI: 10.1039/C8PP00222C
New Catalogue Products 2018
New Catalogue Products 2018
13 February 2018
Six new products are now available from our catalogue among them hemin-based compounds, BODIPYs and the boron subphthalocyanine chloride!

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