Welcome to our Open Innovation Space

We want to connect with anyone who has expertise or innovative solutions that fit with our business. These could be anything from a newly patented technology requiring co-development to a finished product ready to be launched. We also recognize that there are good ideas out there where the fit might be less obvious, or where the need simply hasn’t been identified yet. If you believe this is the case, then please submit your idea.

Guidance on submitting ideas

Questions? Interested in taking your idea to the next level? Feel free to contact our Business Development Manager New Technologies below.

Examples: specific areas of interest

  • - Key technologies related to our product portfolio
  • - Bio-based surfactants
  • - Industry 4.0
  • - Waste-water treatment
  • - Cellulose technology
  • - Chlor-alkali
  • - Electro-chemistry
  • - Small particle (sub-micron) technologies

Your idea can be a good fit if it:

  1. 1.Offers solutions to problems generally encountered during the development and manufacturing of products found in our portfolio or if you have identified an unmet need that will add significant value to our consumers.
  2. 2.Comes with protected intellectual property rights - do not share it if you do not own it.
  3. 3.Can be shared withouth disclosing confidential information
  4. 4.Does not comprise of a sales pitch for commodities or services

Send your idea to us!

Submit your idea

Before you start, carefully read the guidance above and learn more about our review process and about the  terms and conditions around your and our intellectual property rights.

Imagine Chemistry 2019 launched

Jan 8, 2019

Nouryon partners with Unilever, investment companies and startup networks to accelerate innovation in chemistry.

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Markets worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.