Saudi Arabia's SABIC opens new technology centre in India

29 November 2013 11:23  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Saudi Arabia’s SABIC on Friday opened its new $100m (€74m) technology centre in Bengaluru, India, the chemicals major said in a statement.

The centre will house 300 scientists tasked to carry out research into new platforms for next-generation materials across various industry sectors, including construction, clean energy, electrics and electronics, medical devices and transportation, the SABIC said.

“Other initiatives include designing greener building materials to reduce environmental footprints and developing eco-friendly products in response to global megatrends and needs,” it said.

SABIC has 17 technology and innovation centres globally.

($1 = €0.74)

By: Nurluqman Suratman

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