Facts & Figures

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

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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
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    Around 300 studies with 8,500 participants at our own test center and more than 1,000 studies with over 30,000 participants worldwide