Test Track for Coatings

Innovation is At the core            of everything


 We are your premier innovative business partner.                                                                             Benefit from increased speed-to-market time, state-of-the-art products, and sustainable solutions. 


Innovation Competence Portfolio
Innovation Technology Competence Backbone

Clear differentiation in coatings competencies based on strong technology competence backbone

Particle technology. Silicone chemistry. Surfactant technology. Polymer chemistry. Our broad technology toolkit addresses all kinds of surface phenomena and enables "formulary play" to increase innovation and collaboration in the coatings industry.

In our modern laboratories, research projects are carried out in close consultation with our customers with the aim of creating innovative, customer-specific solutions and remaining pioneers in developing new technologies.  

"Smart surface solutions" Competence center

Within our new competence center "Smart Surface Solutions", we're working on some of the remaining unsolved challenges in the coatings industry such as anti-fouling, anti-icing, anti-microbial, easy-to-clean, and corrosion protection characteristics. Our holistic approach comprises a variety of technologies, functionalities, and applications. To ensure a focused approach, we have established several interdisciplinary, dedicated project teams with quick reaction times. "Smart Surface Solutions" utilizes the full potential of the broad technology portfolio of Evonik's Resource Efficiency segment.

R&D Competence

More than 250 experts in our Applied Technology & Innovation Management team work around the world, developing new coating additives and optimizing the formulations of our customers. With 16 Technical Service Labs around the world, we're always close to the market. We work not only for our customers but with them - in a trusting and reliable partnership. Thanks to our decades of experience and our continuous research, we offer deep market insights and long-term forsights .

Don't hesitate to contact us and benefit from increased speed-to-market time,  state-of-the-art products, and sustainable solutions. 

Fully automated formulation testing

Test Track for Coatings

Additive Testing Facility

A new, fully automated high-throughput system for testing coating formulations enables Evonik to cut down significantly on time spent searching for the optimal formulation. In doing so, we accelerate not only our own pace of innovation, but also that of our customers. 

Test Track for Coatings
Anti-Fouling Additives

Anti-Fouling Additives

Evonik already has effective solutions for anti-fouling coatings in its portfolio. We are now working on new formulations for the effective protection of ship hulls against bio-fouling, using fewer biocides or even dispensing with these altogether.

A cloak of invisibility for ships
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