To complement our own knowledge and technology base, we are cooperating with external partners such as universities, institutes and industry partners. Collaboration with external partners helps us to fulfill our ambition to be leading in our core technologies, to identify and adapt relevant new technologies early and to have an active network of technology partners.
Covestro has polycarbonate innovation hubs in all three major regions: North America, Europe and Asia. They can serve customers all over the world with their expertise in products, applications, technologies and developments always taking into account local needs and requirements. Reflecting on the strong growth in Asia, we have recently expanded our innovation hub in Shanghai.
Innovation is a joint effort incorporating close contact to customer, following market and industry trends and technical development.
By using our technical core competencies in flame retardants, fillers, modifiers, surface technology, injection molding and compounding, we generate new products and applications to meet today’s requirements and to accompany tomorrow’s trends.