POLYMEM SA (Impasse de Palayre, 31100 Toulouse, France) started its business in 1997, specializing in the development and manufacturing of membranes based upon hollow fibres. POLYMEM develops and manufactures also equipment based upon membrane filtration. POLYMEM sells its products to the most important actors on the water and wastewater markets: Veolia, Ondeo, Saur, and smaller national and international SMEs. Polymem modules family has obtained in 2005 the NSF/ANSI61 certificate. At the present time 2012, 35 people are employed by POLYMEM, achieving a turnover around 3 million of Euros. Between 6 and 8 peoples are employed at full time in the R&D department of the company.

POLYMEM is working on gas separation, membrane contactor and dense membrane. POLYMEM was partner of the European project Cesar in which they designed and built a 10 m² hollow fibers membrane contactor. POLYMEM is currently partner of French cooperative projects Cicadi, Amelie and CO2Energicapt.

POLYMEM has pilot spinning lines and industrial hollow fiber spinning lines which could be used for R&D projects. POLYMEM has laboratory facilities for membrane characterization and performance evaluation tests either in liquid and gas filtrations. Finally POLYMEM has a design office where, in relation with R&D department membrane, modules could be designed.