Our R&D locations

Bangalore, India

Positive social impact as our business grows

The Bangalore R&D centre contributes to brands including Lifebuoy, Pureit, Ponds, Fair and Lovely, Radiant, Omo, Brooke Bond, Lipton, Walls and Knorr. Unilever's recent initiative on water purification was also driven out of this laboratory.

Colworth, UK

Positive social impact as our business grows

The Colworth lab is part of an innovation eco-system where Unilever R&D, entrepreneurs and academics (the site is near Oxford and Cambridge universities) can network and collaborate.

Port Sunlight, UK

Positive social impact as our business grows

Port Sunlight is one of Unilever’s largest centres for research and development, creating new and improved products for global markets.

Shanghai, China

Shanghi, China

Our Shanghai research centre focuses on global research and development for brands including Amora, Clear, Domestos, Dove, Hellmann’s, Knorr, Lipton, Lux, Magnum, OMO, Pond’s and Rexona.

Trumbull, North America

Trumbull, North America

Trumbull R&D centre supports over a dozen brands across Unilever’s Skin, Hair and Deodorants categories including Pond’s, Lux, Dove, Axe, Vaseline, Fair & Lovely, Lifebuoy, Suave, Q-Tips, Degree, Sunsilk, Caress, Lever 2000 and TIGI.

Vlaardingen, The Netherlands

Vlaardingen, The Netherlands

Vlaardingen R&D is the global development centre for our spreads and dressings brands, and the regional development centre for laundry, skincare, haircare and machine dishwashing products.

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We have more than 6000 scientists, engineers, chefs and technicians working around the globe inventing new and improving existing products to delight consumers everywhere.

Our R&D centres located around the world help us to respond fast to changing needs, tastes and trends.

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