The Michel-Eugène Chevreul Institute is a CNRS Research Federation (FR2638) which brings together four Research Units from the Hauts-de-France region working in the field of Chemistry and Materials. Its role is to structure this sector, to increase its visibility and to coordinate the common actions that are developed there both at regional and national level. The Chevreul Institute hosts an advanced characterization platform as well as an technological engineering platform for chemistry and materials open to academic and partnership research. +