Facts & Figures

Some interesting key facts & figures about our global Research & Development at a glance.

Quick Facts

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    More than 900 people working in R&D worldwide
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    Approx. €200 mio. investment into R&D in 2021
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    About 2,000 active patents and approx. 60 new patents filed in 2021
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    Research center in Hamburg, two innovation centers in China and the US, and development labs in Brazil, India and Japan
    Around 300 studies with 8,500 participants at our own test center and more than 1,000 studies with over 30,000 participants worldwide