Who we are

Our Research and Development

Effective and efficient R&D is a prerequisite for innovation. We are well positioned: With approximately 10,000 employees around the globe, we work on sustainable solutions for our customers every day. We benefit from the growing opportunities that digitalization and supercomputing power offer us.

Our most recent topics and highlights

Battery recycling: Closing the loop in electromobility

Research focus

We are a global leader in chemical industry R&D. Our researchers in labs around the globe are working on hundreds of research projects to meet the challenges of our customers.

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Our global R&D network

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.

Our methods and enablers

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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