Digitalisierung in der Forschung
China (Mainland)
Who we are
China (Mainland)
Who we are

Research and Development for a sustainable future

Effective and efficient R&D is a prerequisite for innovation. We are well positioned: With approximately 11,000 employees at 70 locations, we work on sustainable solutions for our customers every day. We benefit from the growing opportunities that digitalization and supercomputing power offer us.

Our three global research divisions are run from our key regions – Europe, Asia Pacific and North America - complementing our customer-facing business segments to form the core of our Know-How Verbund.

R&D Sites with proximity to customers and markets

Microcosm of research

Electron microscopy images visualize what is usually hidden to the human eye.

Digitalization in R&D

Digitalization in R&D

We integrate digital technologies into everyday operations and make them an integral part of any R&D project workflow to boost effectiveness of research, increase efficiency and open up new innovation opportunities - and we are supported for example from the supercomputer Quriosity.

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Our research focus

Innovations in chemistry provide answers to key challenges. Take a look at some of our projects dealing with raw materials, environment and climate, food and nutrition, and quality of life.