Kao aims to understand scientifically the essential nature of phenomena in order to create new value. We do this by implementing matrix management across fundamental technology research and product development research.
The R&D division is the engine behind Kao's efforts to constantly produce innovative and high value-added products to achieve Yoki-Monozukuri. This is an introduction to Kao's R&D philosophy, research fields and organizational management.
Kao promotes R&D efforts in product design and applied technology along with consumer research, helping us achieve a deep understanding of the needs and lifestyles of global consumers.
Kao conducts research that identifies the structure of phenomena and substances in various fields in order to make truly valuable products.
External organizations within Japan as well as overseas have recognized Kao R&D by awarding and publishing significant accomplishments in various scientific fields.
Awards and Publications, new content
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