Innovation in Unilever

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Find out how we combine global strength in R&D with local knowledge to create unique products with proven benefits.

Working in Unilever R&D

Collaborating with Unilever

More than 6,000 people work within R&D. Find out what types of jobs they do and where they are based.

Safety & environment

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Our role is to assure the safety and environmental sustainability of Unilever products and their manufacturing processes.

Open Innovation

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Could your design or technology create a new product or improve an existing one? Open Innovation could bring your idea to millions.

Our products and ingredients

What’s in Our Products

Find out about the ingredients in Unilever's home and beauty & personal care products.

Innovation will solve some of the greatest challenges facing our world

Our R&D locations

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More than 6,000 scientists, engineers, chefs and technicians work in Unilever's R&D centres around the globe - inventing new products and improving existing products to delight consumers everywhere.

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