R&D Policy

With over 16% of employees dedicated to R&D, DIANA places innovation at the heart of its growth strategy.


Customer-oriented innovation 

DIANA R&D works in close collaboration with its customers in order to support their development strategies: close to 80% of R&D programs take place within the framework of a partnership.

This R&D customer orientation is shown in :

  • The integration of R&D and sales teams, to design tailor-made offers

  • A geographical organisation of R&D throughout all continents, enabling itself to adapt to specific local needs and raw materials


Integrated R&D

R&D covers the entire value chain :

  • Fundamental Research : understanding of living mechanisms
  • Development / Application: industrialisation of innovations and tailoring to meet customers' needs