Didier Roux (France) was born in 1955, former student of the ENS de Saint-Cloud, he was a member of the CNRS from 1980 to 2005. He is recipient of numerous awards and honors. He holds the silver and the Innovation medal of the CNRS. He creates two start-up in 1994 and 1998, he was Deputy Scientific Director of Rhone Poulenc and Rhodia between 1997 and 2005. He has been from R & D and Innovation Vice President of Saint Gobain (2005-20017). He is a member of the Institut de France (French Académie des Sciences) and member of the National Academy of Technologies of France. He has been professor at College de France (2016-2017). He is currently President of Unitec and Vice President of the foundation “La main à la Pâte”.