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As a 2016 CNRS Innovation Medal laureate, Cathie Vix-Guterl takes a look back on her career. As a chemist, she heads the Material Science Institute in Mulhouse and the Mica Carnot Institute she contributed to both create and successfully establish in the Alsace region. A peerless research director and innovation manager, she is also an expert in carbon materials, ceramics and hybrid materials. Her basic and applied research work is dedicated to the controlled synthesis of new materials, their multiscale characterisation and the study of their properties.