Our R&D locations

Bangalore, India

Positive social impact as our business grows

The Bangalore R&D centre contributes to brands including Lifebuoy, Ponds, Fair and Lovely, Omo, Lipton and Knorr. Unilever's work on water purification is also driven out of this laboratory.

Colworth, UK

Positive social impact as our business grows

The Colworth lab is part of an innovation eco-system where Unilever R&D, entrepreneurs and academics can network and collaborate. It is also the home of Refreshment R&D and work on Safety Assurance.

Port Sunlight, UK

Positive social impact as our business grows

Port Sunlight is one of Unilever’s largest centres for research and development, creating new and improved products for global markets. The work contributes to brands such as Dove, Omo, Rexona and Sunsilk.

Shanghai, China

Shanghi, China

Our cutting edge Shanghai research centre focuses on global research and development for brands including Amora, Clear, Domestos, Dove, Hellmann’s, Knorr, Lipton, Lux, Magnum, OMO, Pond’s and Rexona.

Trumbull, North America

Trumbull, North America

Trumbull R&D centre supports over a dozen brands across Unilever’s Skin, Hair and Deodorants categories including Pond’s, Lux, Dove, Axe, Vaseline, Fair & Lovely, Lifebuoy, Degree, Sunsilk, Caress and TIGI.

Vlaardingen, The Netherlands

Vlaardingen, The Netherlands

Vlaardingen is the global development centre for our spreads and dressings brands, and the regional centre for laundry, skincare, hair care and machine dishwash products.

Our R&D centres located around the world help us to respond fast to changing needs, tastes and trends.

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