R&D Strategy

Create groundbreaking materials, and pioneer markets with technology and development prowess

Niche & Global No.1 Continually designing innovative value is at the heart of Kureha's corporate DNA

R&D Policy

Ever since its founding days, Kureha's spirit has been: "if it doesn’t exist, let's create it." Bringing together knowledge and experience accumulated since our founding, we pursue research and development that generates next-generation value.

Kureha fully utilizes its technologies in organic synthesis, polymer science, carbon characterization, evaluation and analysis, and process engineering to support its existing businesses. with support from its existing businesses. In doing so, and while focusing on future society and fusing its priority research themes of environment, energy, life science, Electronic and Mobility, Kureha is actively working to:

  • Extract unexplored growth potential from our existing businesses, including extending current technologies to other applications and generating new products in strength markets
  • Pioneer new business fields
R&D policy

R&D Strategy

Kureha's integration of R&D strategies,business strategies and intellectual property strategies enables continuous enhancement of the efficiency and speed of research and dovelopment.Kureha focuses particularly on:

  • Clarification of business models(concept design) through exploration of customer value
  • Proliferation of research themes through elevated R&D resources and activities
  • Promotion of open innovation through use of outside resources
R&D strategy