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We create chemistry – Innovations for the future

A growing need for food, energy and clean water, limited resources and a booming world population – reconciling all these factors is the greatest challenge of our time. Innovations based on chemistry play a key role here, as they contribute decisively to new solutions.


employees in research and development worldwide

~2,028 million €

 expenses for research and development


R&D locations worldwide


R&D projects


new patents worldwide in 2018