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BASF to Set Up Electronic Materials R&D Center Asia Pacific at Sungkyunkwan University in South Kore

November 7, 2013

BASF has announced plans to set up its new Electronic Materials Research and Development (R&D) Center Asia Pacific in partnership with Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) in Suwon, South Korea. Located within the SKKU campus approximately 30 kilometers from Seoul, the facility will serve as an integrated hub for electronic materials research in the region. The new R&D Center is scheduled to open in 2014.

As part of BASF’s global R&D network, the new R&D Center will focus on researching specialty and process chemicals, inorganic materials and formulations for high-performance applications for semiconductors, displays, organic electronics, LEDs and photovoltaics, offering a wide range of innovative solutions for the electronics value chains.