Fouad LAOUTID PhD in Polymer Science from University of Montpellier (Ecole des Mines d’Alès), his main research area is the development of new fire safe polymeric materials containing free halogenated flame retardant systems while considering additional functional properties i.e. mechanical and thermal performances. He has in charge of academic and industrial research projects and has more than 30 publications in international journals, 6 chapters of book and is co-inventor of 7 patents.