Evonik opens its First Research Hub in Singapore
Singapore: Germany-based specialty chemicals company Evonik today opened its first research hub for resource efficiency topics in Singapore, internationalizing its research into the areas of functional surfaces and additive manufacturing. Evonik has been present in Singapore for more than 20 years and with this strong regional footprint the company has positioned itself as a market leader in the specialty chemical industry, particularly in Asia.

Furthermore the new R & D hub will be the home for Evonik's project house tissue engineering, which is under the leadership of Creavis, the strategic innovation unit of Evonik. Overall the new hub in Singapore showcases Evonik's strategic decision to expand the internationalization of its research and development activities.

Located in Biopolis, the home for international and groundbreaking research in Singapore, the hub offers national and international professionals and graduates - spanning from engineers to scientists - a creative environment for innovative ideas in a highly interactive workplace. Talent from all over the world will be brought together to carry out pioneering R & D by integrating scientific and technological capabilities in a collabor ative lab concept.

With the research hub, Evonik is expanding its collaboration with public and private research institutions and organizations. Evonik has formed a partnership with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore to develop novel technologies in additive manufacturing for industrial application.