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Innovation Campus Mumbai

Innovation Campus Mumbai an important pillar of BASF’s global research and development network, and the second largest R&D site in Asia Pacific.



  • Operational from March 2017
  • 20,000 square-meter campus is a collaborative space housing scientific and technical laboratories, modern offices, a full-scale auditorium, cafeteria and employee amenities.
  • Accommodations for up to 300 scientists from India and other parts of the world.
  • Bringing all new and existing research and development activities in Mumbai under one roof
  • Housing research activities from all the three technology platforms at BASF

Sustainability features

  • Designed to meet the silver standards of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the world’s most widely used third-party verification for green buildings -- with secondary façade to minimize heat up by direct sun light, energy efficient LED lights, rainwater harvesting, a reflective roof with photovoltaic panels, and a windmill to generate energy from renewable sources.
  • Over 50 percent lighting in the building will be generated from renewable sources, which is also supported by many innovative solutions from BASF.

Research Focus Areas

  • Crop Protection
  • Process Development
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Development activities in Performance Chemicals, Care Chemicals and Pigments & Dispersions