Research & Development

We apply our scientific capabilities and consumer insights to contribute to advances in nutrition, health and well-being.

Lighten your load

Woman does washing using Persil Small and Mighty

Our clever new gel tablets get your laundry brilliantly clean and they're better for the environment. How do we do it?

Cool ice cream innovations

Magnum ice creams being made in factory

Unilever has found a way to make ice cream healthier as well as really tasty. It has all been possible thanks to a new ice cream ingredient discovered by Unilever's ice cream scientists.

Extra protection when you need it

Rexona deodorants for men on shelf

With Rexona you know your deodorant won't let you down. Our body-responsive technology kicks in when it’s needed most, giving you the confidence to face the day's challenges.

Our People


Some of our employees give you an insight into the opportunities in R&D in Unilever.

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We're always looking to connect with those who share an interest in a sustainable future.


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