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Innovation at Evonik

Innovation at Evonik

As builders of the future, we work to improve life. By thinking beyond chemistry. Today and tomorrow.

What will our world look like in 10 or 20 years? What will humanity need? What challenges do we have to face? And what solutions can we use to deal with them? In more than 100 countries, more than 30,000 Evonik employees work to make the world – and everyday life – a better place. 

Evonik wants to find solutions to real world problems with innovative Ideas, teamwork and practical solutions to make the world at Evonik a better place. The production and supply of lipids for the production of mRNA vaccines is part of this. Learn more about innovation and working at Evonik in our #WhyWeDoIt video. In our campaign #WhyWeDoIt, employees tell us what they appreciate about their work and why they do what they do every day.

Evonik wants to find solutions to real world problems with innovative Ideas, teamwork and practical solutions to make the world at Evonik a better place. The production and supply of lipids for the production of mRNA vaccines is part of this. Learn more about innovation and working at Evonik in our #WhyWeDoIt video. In our campaign #WhyWeDoIt, employees tell us what they appreciate about their work and why they do what they do every day.

Patents held and applications filed

approx. 24.000

Registered/pending trademarks

approx. 7.500

R&D employees

approx. 2.560

R&D locations

 37

R&D ratio

3,5%

R&D expenses (2020)

€433 million

Meet the Team behind innovation at Evonik
Elena
assistant plant manager. Nutrition & Care
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Javier
Distribution Chief. Administrative Services
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Andreas Fischer
Chief Innovation Officer (CIO). Resource Efficiency
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Haihua
Chemist. Resource Efficiency
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Alfonso
Master´s degree in Functional Materials. Creavis
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Steven
Lab Chemist Synthesis. Resource Efficiency
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Maren
Innovation Processes. Resource Efficiency
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Torsten
Information Specialist. Administrative Services
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Derya
Doctoral student. Creavis
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Innovation NEWS
Career News
#WhyWeDoIt - Varun
"At Research Development and Innovation, in the Product and Process Development, I design polyamide-based materials for high performance applications based on novel material concepts. Our solutions are used for applications all over the world in different market segments such as Industrial and Energy, Consumer Goods, Aerospace, Automotive and more. With being applied in so many diverse markets I see a great impact on improving life in numerous ways. We push the limits of our products to make them better and create new materials based on chemical formulations and suitable process technologies for our customers." #WhyWeDoIt #ResearchDevelopmentAndInnovation #News
Career News
Increase knowledge through networks
In his role as head of Innovation Networks in Corporate Innovation at Evonik, Dr. Christoph Weckbecker establishes diverse relationships with universities, industrial partners and start-ups. #LeadingInInnovation #Creavis #StartUp #News
Career News
UNITECH meets Evonik
At this year’s get-together, the current UNITECH interns had the opportunity to find out more about the diverse work at Evonik. #News #International #Engineering #UNITECH #Network #Exchange #Engineeringtalents #GetTogether #StudentNetworks
Career News
Innovative Work at Creavis
As Evonik's strategic innovation unit, Creavis offers those with scientific expertise and business-oriented thinking a wide array of career opportunities. #InnovateForGrowth #Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten #Innovation #Creavis #News
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Innovation process at Creavis
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#WhyWeDoIt - ARTJOM
As an Innovation Project Manager, Artjom is proud to work with his team at Evonik Creavis on innovative solutions for a sustainable future? #ResearchDevelopmentAndInnovation #WhyWeDoIt #Innovation #Creavis #News
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Who we are
A portrait of Evonik about our strategy, our employees, innovation and our products - and about everything that makes Evonik stand out. #News #Evonik #Essen #innovation #strategy #epaper #products #employees
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#MyJobIn60Seconds - Andreas
Andreas is Vice President Technical Center and Technology Leader at High Performance Polymers. As part of our new "The Guest Editor" series, we challenged him to explain what he's doing in 60 seconds. Get ready for one minute full of deep purple spirit! #News #Engineering #HumanChemistry #TheGuestEditor #BuildingBridges #MyJobIn60Seconds #SmartMaterials #HighPerformancePolymers
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#WhyWeDoIt - Diego
"We were involved in the development of lipid nanoparticle formulations for mRNA vaccines for clinical trials; for most of us it has been the experience of a lifetime!" #Vaccine #Vancouver #mRNA #Covid-19 #WhyWeDoIt #Innovation #News
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