For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and improved quality of life. Today, Kemira’s global R&D team, industry knowledge, scientific expertise, and innovation strategy are focused on helping the pulp & paper, water treatment and energy industries operate more efficiently and sustainably.


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Discover more about our innovation

Our approach to innovation comes down to why we do it: Chemistry with a purpose. Better every day. Sustainability, efficiency, and continuous improvement are some of the guiding principles that define our innovation drivers, how we innovate and the type of collaborations we pursue.

Innovation drivers

Climate change, circularity and clean water are some of the defining challenges of our time. Kemira’s innovation strategy brings together chemistry and advanced digital solutions to address these issues.

How we innovate

Kemira’s approach to innovation draws on our unique expertise, technology and IP as well as collaboration with our global network of customers, commercial partners and research institutions.

Collaborating with Kemira

We are always open to working with our customers, suppliers, universities and other organizations. Learn more about opportunities like hackathons, cooperation programs, and open innovation challenges.

R&D and Technology Center Network

With R&D Centers on three continents, our global network of researchers
innovate with customers and other partners around the world.