AkzoNobel’s Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) strategy is focused on creating bigger, bolder innovations to drive profitable growth. It’s about ensuring that we pioneer technologies with major potential and putting the right resources behind them. To do this, we are directing a greater proportion of our expenditure towards major innovations.
Specifically, we have identified the 50 largest innovation projects with the highest potential impact currently being carried out by our businesses. Major programs on water-based decorative and protective coatings, next generation antifouling coatings, self-healing coatings, low energy curing, delivery systems, bio-renewable raw materials and advanced processing technologies all feature in this list of exciting developments.