A CENTURY OF EXPERTISE IN PHOSPHATE CHEMISTRY
WORLDWIDE LICENSE FROM LiFePO
+C LICENSING AG
As a world leader in the production of phosphates,
Prayon benefits from a century of expertise in phos-
phate chemistry. Headquartered in Engis (Belgium),
Prayon has two manufacturing sites in Belgium, one
in France and one in the United States.
The Group offers:
Large-scale production capacity
A high-speed, low-cost continuous process
A preferred supplier status to the food
processing industry, ensuring high quality,
traceability, purity and performance.
beLife’s lithium iron phosphate was initially devel-
oped by the French Atomic Energy and Alternative
Energies Commission (
). In 2008, a technology
transfer agreement was signed with Prayon allowing
the Belgian company to fully exploit CEA’s patented
In May 2012, Prayon obtained a worldwide license
for its product from
+C Licensing AG
+C Licensing (an affiliate of Clariant AG)
represents patent owners Hydro-Québec (Canada),
Université de Montréal (Canada) and the Centre
National de la Recherche Scientifique (France).
The LFP patent rights associated with the license
include worldwide protection for LFP technology,
patents on the invention of basic LFP materials,
carbon-coating patents usable with LFP materials
and carbon coating process patents.
Prayon is the sixth company to reach such an agree-
ment with LiFePO
+C, which grants a limited number
of sublicenses to suitable LFP/LMP producers capa-
ble to address the market demand with high quality
products. Today beLife benefits from this licence.