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Sustainable living

How to live sustainably without sacrificing your comfort

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Circular Economy

Find inspiration how to materialize a Circular Economy

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Smart design

Unleashing innovation through customer needs

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Seamless mobility

Mobility is at a crossroads with a greater potential for beneficial change than ever before.

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Sparking Collaboration: Inspiring Innovations in Sustainability, Technology, and Design

The impressions we collect personally and as a company encourage us to continuously develop new ideas ourselves, to help overcome the big challenges of our time and to make life more comfortable and often easier for people.

To create such innovations, we need partners. That’s why we want to inspire others to collaborate and join forces. Let us present you with our most fascinating cases and solutions from the areas of sustainability, technology and design. And hopefully we can spark in you the (great!) idea of reaching out to us.

Sustainable Living

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    Solution for robot vacuum design

    Explore sustainability in the intelligent robot industry with materials like Desmopan® CQ TPU & Bayblend® R CQ polycarbonate. 

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    Low carbon PU insulation 

    Our climate neutral   Desmodur® CQ MS enabled Recticel Impact, a PU insulation board range with 43% lower CO2 emissions.

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    Low carbon Desmodur® 

    Certified low carbon Desmodur® CQ MB enabled Selena Group  to create its Ultra Fast 70 low emission one component foam.

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    TPU for textiles

    Desmopan® TPU offers more sustainable and versatile options for woven yarns, tarp, nonwoven fabrics and synthetic leather.

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    More sustainable PU foam

    Mass balance and sustainable raw materials are key to achieving climate goals and the transition to a circular economy.

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    Embodied carbon reduction I Building the next stage of sustainability

    Reduce embodied carbon in the life cycle of buildings with PU/PIR insulation materials. Learn more now!

Circular Economy

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    TPU films in sports design

    Explore how Platilon® and Dureflex® TPU films enhance your sports equipment durability while keeping it light and agile.

  • Case study

    Solution for robot vacuum design

    Explore sustainability in the intelligent robot industry with materials like Desmopan® CQ TPU & Bayblend® R CQ polycarbonate. 

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    UV resins that are mostly bio-based 

    UV coatings with sustainable materials: Learn how to create ultraviolet coatings with up-to-83%-bio-based resins. 

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    On our path to a climate neutral world.

    Recognizing the urgency of sustainability, we're actively aligning our operations with Circular Economy principles. Securing both economic and political support is vital.

  • Case study

    Sustainable manufacturing of sockets and switches

    Discover a sustainable shift in switches and sockets with ABB and the use of Makrolon® RE to set new industry standards. Learn more now!

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    Polyisocyanate crosslinker portfolio from Covestro

    More sustainable IPDI product line with reduced carbon footprint, enabled via a mass-balance approach.

Smart Designs

  • Case study

    Solution for robot vacuum design

    Explore sustainability in the intelligent robot industry with materials like Desmopan® CQ TPU & Bayblend® R CQ polycarbonate. 

  • Case study

    Next-gen black panel displays

    With sophisticated films, we offer our customers advanced light management applications for next-gen instrument clusters.

  • Story

    TPU for textiles

    Desmopan® TPU offers more sustainable and versatile options for woven yarns, tarp, nonwoven fabrics and synthetic leather.

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    User-centered design

    Innovative materials for user-centric design in medical teenage treatment. Learn more now!

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    Aesthetic material solutions for designers

    Collaborate with us to design for circularity and solve the world’s sustainability issues … one product at a time.

  • Case study

    New EV wallbox design demonstrator

    Having an electric vehicle means charging it regularly. Discover Covestro’s more sustainable new wallbox charger design.

Seamless Mobility

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    Blockchain traceability for plastics in the auto industry

    Covestro worked with Porsche and Circularise, using digital blockchain technology to trace plastics in the value chain.

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    Thermal conductive Makrolon® TC in a solar car

    Our thermal conductive Makrolon® TC enables valuable weight savings as a headlight heat sink in the "Covestro Adelie" solar car.

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    More sustainable PU foams

    Learn how more sustainable feedstocks in PU foams can reduce the automotive industry carbon footprint and how we aim for full PU recycling.

  • Case study

    Next-gen black panel displays

    With sophisticated films, we offer our customers advanced light management applications for next-gen instrument clusters.

  • Case study

    Highly functional center console “interaction bar” made possible by Makrolon

    Covestro’s Makrolon Ai and its Direct Coating technology enable the BMW i7 series interaction bar. Find out more!

  • Story

    Automotive seat cushion 

    Polyurethane foams using  renewable feedstocks are enabling more sustainable automotive seats with much lower emissions. 

Electrification

  • Story

    Extend Wind Turbine Blade Durability with Leading Edge Protection

    Protecting the leading edge of wind turbine blades is vital to their longevity. Covestro offers advanced Leading Edge Protection (LEP) technologies for customized solutions

  • Case study

    New EV wallbox design demonstrator

    Having an electric vehicle means charging it regularly. Discover Covestro’s more sustainable new wallbox charger design.

  • Story

    Designing polycarbonate Chargers for future charging solutions

    Covestro supports collaborations with partners, customers and start-ups from creative designs to efficient product development.

  • Case study

    Customized printed electronics | Covestro

    Our Colibri demonstrator with printed electronics and smart surface technology gives you design flexibility.

  • Story

    Future-forward frontend gives designers multiple options

    Covestro works with auto designers who want to unleash their creativity with proven materials, technologies and expertise

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    Electrifying the future with new (CTI/FR)1 polycarbonates

    Covestro developed flame retardant polycarbonates with improved CTI for high voltage applications in EVs and EE.  

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