Innovations are our driver for growth

Hochleistungskatalysatoren für die Chemie / High performance cat

Set new standards in research and development.

As a global company BASF is already looking for the answers to tomorrow's questions today. Chemical innovations play a key role as they make a crucial contribution, above and beyond existing solutions and to virtually all industry sectors. We are continuously working on new products and solutions as well as on innovative technologies and modern production processes for a sustainable future. We are setting new standards with tailor-made solutions for our customers and securing our long-term business success.

We work globally in interdisciplinary teams. Our knowledge and competence centers consist of three central research platforms. Together with the development units of our corporate divisions, BASF New Business and BASF Venture Capital they form the core of our worldwide knowledge network. Across the world more than 10,600 employees work in different fields of expertise in around 70 sites in our research and development units. Intensive cooperations and partnerships with more than 600 excellent universities, research institutes and companies provide new impetus to our research.  

Learn more about how BASF has revolutionizes adidas running shoes

The special thing about adidas Boost™ running shoes is their midsole made of Infinergy™: It absorbs the foot's impact while jogging and immediately returns the energy to the runner. Learn more about the team behind it in this film.