R&D and Technology

R&D Mission

Mitsui Chemicals' R&D is the driving force in the Mitsui Chemicals Group for achieving and maintaining superior levels of R&D competitiveness in three business domains: Performance Materials, Advanced Chemicals and Basic Chemicals.

Mitsui Chemicals Group constantly pursues innovation and the materialization of dreams with the wonder of chemistry, thereby actively promoting its research and development activities.

Global Science Network –

Linking Researchers throughout the World Mitsui Chemicals' researchers network with major universities around the world by engaging in exchange programs, hosting international symposia, and receiving objective evaluation and advice from outside professors on R&D activities. Joint research is also vigorously pursued with the goal of creating business opportunities. In addition, research results are presented at annual conferences of various societies held in Japan and abroad, and theses are published in journals. Moreover, Mitsui Chemicals hosts international symposia related to catalysis science and advanced materials, and has established the “Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Award” since 2004 with the aim of contributing to the sustainable development of chemistry and the chemical industry.

Mitsui Chemicals Global Science Network extends beyond national borders and strengthens communication between people of industry and academia to provide forums for creative collaboration and experience sharing in chemical technology research. Mitsui Chemicals Group constantly pursues innovation and the materialization of dreams with the wonder of chemistry by accelerating the integration of knowledge.