R&D

  • R&D Field
  • R&D Achievements
LG Chem's R&D Center, a center for next-generation materials and future technologies
LG Chem's central research center cultivates the main base technologies and secures technologies in the new business fields. Also, the research centers under
each business unit perform research activities and develop products that are required by the business units.
Through these activities, we aim to enhance our competitiveness in key technologies and carry out next-generation technological innovations.

Platform Technologies / Future Technologies

LG Chem's Corporate R&D center constantly reinforces its main base technologies such as Adhesion/Adhesive coating, process, simulation and analysis technologies to enhance the competitiveness of the current businesses. LG Chem also operates Future Technology Research Center to discover and nurture promising new future businesses such as eco-friendly/energy materials, new and advanced materials and inorganic materials.

ase Technologies / Future Technologies

Petrochemicals

LG Chem's strengthens competitiveness of the existing businesses and engages in research and development activities for new products based on our key technologies including polymerization, catalyst and process technologies. With the accumulated R&D capabilities, the research center focuses on developing highly-functional, Eco-friendly materials and creating new business opportunities.

Basic Materials

Tech Center focuses on technical service & development (TS&D) to provide technology development support for polymer products, develop new materials, venture into new fields and markets, and provide technical trainings. It has expanded its services beyond Korea into China (Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Ningbo), North America and Europe.

Basic Materials

Battery Solution

LG Chem's Battery Research Center performs research on battery materials such as electrode materials, separators and electrolytes based on the extensive technologies in the fields of electrochemistry, organic/inorganic materials, metals, polymers, etc. Based on the research results, the center develops high-capacity/high-output batteries and systems used for mobile devices, electric vehicles and energy storage systems.

Energy Solutions

Advanced Materials

Advanced Materials Research Center has carried out research with the aim of developing market-leading products in the fields of display, semiconductor, and environment Its main products include polarizing plate for LCD,3D FPR1), semiconductor material and water treatment filter.
The Advanced Materials Research Center will continue its research and development activities to develop products that are competitive in the global market based on its core technologies such as adhesives, coating, film processing, and liquid crystal application.

IT & Electronic Material

Life Sciences

The LG Chem’s Life Sciences R&D has carried out research in synthetic drugs, biopharmaceuticals, and diagnostic agents to improve health and welfare of the humankind. It has also constantly invested in R&D and focused its capabilities in developing new bioproducts.

Life Sciences