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Innovation centre, Abu Dhabi

​In November 2015 H.H. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan inaugurated our state-of-the-art Innovation Centre in Sas Al Nakhl in Abu Dhabi, which serves as a hub of innovation in the field of polymer development and application technology. With a focus on Research and Development (R&D), our scientists, researchers, engineers and lab technicians join forces to use the advanced technologies, equipment and testing machines across the laboratory to ensure our products are providing the best value to our customers.

We organise visits by academic institutions, universities and organisations raising awareness about the importance of plastics and polymer science and developing the future talent in this growing field. We have contributed to over 500 innovative patents that is over 30% of the total patents developed in the UAE, while around 20% of the Borouge sales volume is generated from new products developed in the centre.

Application centre, Shanghai

​Our Application Centre in Shanghai provides testing support and advance compounds for the automotive industry in the Asia North region. The facility focuses on developing the best resins to create a variety of mobility parts including bumpers, door panels and dashboard consoles.
Our services:

  • Product research and Development
  • Analytical and Physical Testing
  • Intellectual Property Rights Patenting
  • Social Activities and Academic Support
  • Global Innovation Network​​

Supporting customers

The mission of the Innovation Centre is to contribute to making Borouge the leading provider of plastics solutions in the Middle East / Asia region. Strategically located in the Sas Al Nakhl area of Abu Dhabi, the vibrant capital of the United Arab Emirates, it is close to the customers in UAE and the Middle East region, and to the 2 million tonne per year Borstar PP and PE production plants in Ruwais. Equipped with state of the art tools for plastic processing and analysing, the Innovation Centre will initially focus on development of pipe, film and moulding applications. Wire and cable applications will be introduced in conjunction with the Borouge 3 project, which increases the production capacity to 4.5 million tonnes per year. A smaller Application Centre is located at Borouge's compounding Plant in Shanghai, China. The main focus is development of compounded Automotive applications, and support to customers in the North East Asia region.