Innovations are our drivers for growth

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 assume a key role here as they make a crucial contribution, above and beyond existing solutions, 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. With solutions tailor-made for our customers we are setting new standards and securing our long-term business success.

We work globally in interdisciplinary teams. Our knowledge and competence centers consist of three central research areas. In conjunction with the development units of our corporate divisions BASF New Business and BASF Venture Capital you will form the core of our worldwide knowledge verbund. Across the world more than 10,600 employees work in different specialist areas at around 70 sites in our research and development units. Intensive cooperation partnerships with more than 600 excellent universities, research institutes and companies provide new impetus to our research.


The power of connected minds

Have a look at this short video and get to know Cathy from our research team in Shanghai. She tested the Infinergy material and continuously tries out new combinations to develop them further together with our customers.