Shaping the future is a fascinating challenge for industry and society
Our automotive future is formed by social conditions and trends. It is our task to anticipate the future needs of our customers and to convert these needs into innovative technologies.
The technological challenges can only be mastered by intensive research and networked cooperation both inside and outside the company. Our mission is to continue meeting our customers’ wishes for individual and affordable mobility through sustainable technologies. We work together with our partners to achieve this goal.
Group Research has its headquarters in Wolfsburg and researches for all Group brands. International trend and technology scouting form part of our strategic orientation and we also operate from research bases in the US, Japanese and Chinese markets.
Our Research Fields
Science Award Electrochemistry
The BASF and Volkswagen international “Science Award Electrochemistry 2016” is now in its seventh year. Starting today, scientists of excellence from all over the world may apply online at www.science-award.com. The website also explains the participation conditions, procedure and selection process. Deadline for applications: June 30, 2019. Contributions submitted will be assessed by a jury comprising experts from BASF, Volkswagen and representatives from the scientific community. The award ceremony takes place in Wolfsburg on November 12, 2019.