Research and Development organization

Corporate

Corporate R&D
  • Environment & Energy Research Laboratory Development of technologies to reduce GHGs and recycle resources (biofuels, bio-chemicals, and CO₂ recycling) and bio-materials
  • Advanced Organic Materials Research Laboratory Development of advanced organic functional materials
  • Advanced Inorganic Materials Research Laboratory Development of advanced inorganic functional materials
  • Analytical Technology Center Providing advanced analysis and solutions to a wide range of fields throughout the Group
  • Idemitsu Kosan Collaborative Research Cluster for Advanced Materials Creating next-generation materials, enhancement and expansion of technologies
Production engineering
  • Technology development in the area of engineering design, construction, operation, quality control & assurance, and asset integrity & reliability
  • Technology-driven contribution to existing and new businesses
Technology & Engineering Center

Functional materials

Lubricants
  • Research and development of lubricants and tribology (lubrication technology)
Exterior view of Lubricants Research Laboratory
  • Local-based research and development of lubricants
  • Global development of lubricants products and technologies with the Lubricants Research Laboratory (Japan) as the mother research center
  • Rapid product development and provision of technical services to meet local needs overseas
  • Local-based research and development of lubricants
  • Global development of lubricants products and technologies with the Lubricants Research Laboratory (Japan) as the mother research center
  • Rapid product development and provision of technical services to meet local needs oversea
Idemitsu Lube Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. R&D Center
  • Local-based research and development of lubricants
  • Global development of lubricants products and technologies with the Lubricants Research Laboratory (Japan) as the mother research center
  • Rapid product development and provision of technical services to meet local needs overseas
  • Research and development of grease, rust prevention oil, cutting oil, etc.
Advanced materials & performance chemicals
  • Research and development of engineering plastics, adhesive base materials, functional liquid polymers, performance chemicals and functional coating materials
Performance Materials Laboratories building
  • Research and development of molded plastic products
  • Design, development, and analysis of customer grades of composite materials that meet customer needs
Electronic materials
  • Research and development of OLED materials
  • Research and development of OLED materials
Bitumen
  • Basic and applied research on asphalt and its applications
  • Development of high performance asphalt
Expressway
Agri-bio
  • Development of active ingredients for pesticides and feed additives derived from microorganisms and natural products
  • Development of safe and useful products for the protection of livestock and plants and prevention of diseases
Lithium-ion battery materials
  • Development of sulfide-based solid electrolytes for practical application in all-solid-state lithium ion batteries
Battery Material Development Center / Technology & Engineering Development Center

Power and renewable energy

Photovoltaic power generation
  • Research and development aimed at commercializing the recycling of solar panels, including silicon-based panels

Resources

Coal and environment
  • The only private research institute specializing in coal
  • Provision of technology services that anticipate needs and development of clean coal technologies to meet the needs of a low-carbon society
External View of Coal & Environment Research Laboratory
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