About us

Founded in January 2011, CALIXAR currently consists of a highly skilled team of 19 members (including 10 PhDs). CALIXAR’s team is led by corporate values: commitment, perseverance and humanism to reach high performances in membrane protein innovation.

Calixar Team – Lyon, October 2022

Chem2Stab Team – Avignon, April 2017

Chairman and CEO

Emmanuel DEJEAN

Emmanuel DEJEAN is co-founder of CALIXAR. He has a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Montpellier and has an engineering degree from the National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble. He spent 15 years in management and internal/external corporate venturing for Research and Innovation through different consulting companies before deciding to create CALIXAR. Emmanuel has been involved in more than 50 communications, 2 PCT patents and 2 Industrial Research Prizes.



Pierre FALSON is CNRS Research Director at French Research Institute in the Biology and Chemistry of Proteins (IBCP).
Pierre has D. Sc. in Biochemistry from Claude Bernard University Lyon 1 with certificate for managing Research activities. He has been involved in more than 100 communications (publications, conferences, posters), 8 PCT patents, 4 licences and obtained Maurice Nicloux Prize from French Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.