Germany's Bayer inaugurates polymer R&D centre in Shanghai

21 May 2013 09:18  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Bayer MaterialScience said on Tuesday it has inaugurated its polymer research & development centre in Shanghai, China.

The firm’s Asia-Pacific innovation hub will develop “novel ideas for the use of high-performance plastics, foams and coatings in key sectors such as mobility, construction, IT and renewable energy”, the company said in a statement.

“We are aiming to reach a global innovation footprint for Bayer and its partners by exporting China-made technology to the rest of the world by 2020,” said  Patrick Thomas, CEO of Bayer MaterialScience.

Bayer MaterialScience is a subgroup of Germany’s Bayer Group.

With additional reporting by Chow Bee Lin

By: Nurluqman Suratman

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