Research & development

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We apply our scientific capabilities and consumer insights to contribute to advances in nutrition, health and well-being.

Research discoveries

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Ground breaking research is the foundation on which Unilever's R&D programme is built.

Product innovations

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We use our knowledge and imagination to translate science into products that meet a range of consumer needs. In this section you can find examples of this work.

Collaborating with us

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Smart collaboration between ourselves and our partners allows us to leverage a greater mix of technologies and speed up time to market to deliver value none of us could achieve on our own.

Innovation will solve some of the greatest challenges facing our world
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We're always looking to connect with those who share an interest in a sustainable future.


Get in touch with Unilever and specialist teams in our headquarters or find contacts around the world.

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