At OSE Services, R&D projects are being launched, focusing on the research and development of in situ analysis techniques and methods using portable instruments to detect counterfeits in the fields of Industry and Art


This service is dedicated to professionals wishing to benefit from R&D support and/or future partners wanting to form a consortium and develop collaborative R&D projects.


At OSE Services, the R&D department develops physicochemical analysis techniques and methods for detecting counterfeit products in the fields of Industry and Art. In order to maintain our competitiveness, we have continuously relied on technological innovations, processes, and services.

The issues at the core of our expertise are multiples. For its R&D projects, OSE Services builds interdisciplinary consortia, composed internally of highly specialized chemistry doctors and engineers from academic backgrounds, associated with renowned public and private collaborators, in order to propose innovative solutions to address the challenges of green chemistry as well as the preservation of our cultural heritage.


We accompany you by offering:

  • Strong support from our expertise, services, and innovative technological analysis devices
  • Strategic orientation for your projects through holistic, structuralist, and systemic approaches
  • Support in the development of your R&D projects by identifying scientific and technological challenges, as well as solutions and partners to help overcome these identified barriers
  • Customized monitoring throughout our services, tailored to the specific issues and stage of progress of the projects
  • Assistance in the funding application process for your R&D projects


  • Development of innovative and efficient analytical means of deployment on site or in our laboratory
  • Expertise in analytical, materials and green chemistry
  • Expertise in recycled plastic and textile materials
  • Expertise in counterfeints of artworks of the cultural and archaeological heritage

Research: bibliographic study and state of art, active monitoring, drafting and proofreading works, knowledge transfer from collaborative projects

Development: identification and removal of scientific and technological barriers, development and transfer of new technological methods

Innovation: generation of new ideas adapted to situations of use


  • Support and coordination of regional, national and international projects of excellence: ArtDetect, REHSTRAIN, InBioSynSolv, BiosuccInnovali...
  • Funding planning: ANR, HORIZON2020, R&D Booster...
  • Interdisciplinary network: strategic alliance and cooperative relationship with privileged partners from both universities and enterprises in support of innovation
  • Proactive management driving by prospective reflection
  • Active in Axelera, competitiveness cluster in Environmental Chemistry, and in-Thésame, Centre of Technical Expertise & Innovation



  • KUMAR-PATEL M., BECHU A., VILLEGAS J., BERGEZ-LACOSTE M. et al. 2018. "Second-generation bio-based plastics are becoming a reality - Non-renewable energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) balance of succinic acid-based plastic end products made from lignocellulosic biomass: NREU and GHG balance of succinic acid-based PBS products made from lignocellulosic biomass." Biofuels Bioproducts and Biorefining, vol. 12, n°3, p.426-441
  • BERGEZ-LACOSTE M. et al. 2014. "From chemical platform molecules to new biosolvents: Design engineering as a substitution methodology". Biofuels Bioproducts and Biorefining, vol. 8, n°3, p.438-451
  • DE CARO D., FAULMANN C., VALADE L., JACOB K., CHTIOUI I., FOULA S., SATGE-DE-CARO P., BERGEZ-LACOSTE M. et al. 2014. "Four Molecular Superconductors Isolated as Nanoparticles". European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry (24), p.4010-4016
  • BERGEZ-LACOSTE M. 2013. " Conception de biosolvants à partir de la molécule plateforme furfural, en laboratoires virtuel et réel ". Thèse de doctorat, Laboratoire de Chimie Agro-industrielle, Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse
  • FERREIRA E., WYSS K, DE VILLEMEREUIL V. et al. 2016. "The role of reconstructions in the identification of a wax/resin/gum tempera binder developed by Hermann Urban in 1901 and used by Cuno Amiet in 1902". In book: Painting with Tempera, c. 1900, pp.205-227. Publisher: Archetype Publications and SIK-ISEA. Editors: Karoline Beltinger, Jilleen Nadolny
  • KARAPANAGIOTIS I., DE VILLEMEREUIL V. et al. 2006. "Identification of the coloring constituents of four natural indigoid dyes". Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies 29 (10), p.1491-1502
  • BALCAR N., DE VILLEMEREUIL V. 2005. " Chimiste et artiste : témoignage d’une rencontre ". TECHNE 21


To accompany you in the best conditions, OSE Services, certified as a Young Innovative Company (JEI), is approved for French Research Tax Credit (CIR), which entitles you to tax deductions on our Research & Innovation services.


OSE Services is approved for the Research and Innovation Tax Credit since 2019 and its approval has been renewed until 2025.


OSE Services has implemented for several years a Quality and Safety Management system that perfectly meets our clients' requirements according to the ISO 9001 standards.

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