As a Freudenberg corporate function, Corporate Innovation plays a vital role in continuing to strengthen innovation throughout the Freudenberg Group. Corporate Innovation monitors the Group's innovation performance, drives specific technology platforms and supports the Business Groups in implementing their innovation strategies as well as in strengthening their global research and development activities.
The key elements of Corporate Innovation are:
Career and training opportunities
Corporate Innovation and Corporate R&D in particular offer University graduates a career start in the Freudenberg Group as up-and-coming researchers. Qualified experts have the opportunity of a specialist career within Corporate R&D. Furthermore, Corporate R&D offers various career development training seminars both for Freudenberg employees as well as external people who are interested. Additional details about career and training opportunities can be found
Some 250 employees work in Corporate Innovation at Freudenberg & Co. KG and Freudenberg New Technologies SE & Co. KG.