Reckitt opens new R&D centre in SG

Singapore – Reckitt, the global leader in consumer health, hygiene, and Nutrition, announced the launch of its new Research and Development (R&D) Centre. It will serve markets worldwide with a key focus on the ASEAN region, spearheading advancements in health and hygiene innovation on a regional and global scale. 

According to Mr. Vijayanand Sinha, President of ASEAN, Japan and Korea at Reckitt, “The opening of this new R&D Centre in Singapore is an exciting milestone for Reckitt as we push the boundaries of innovation to provide consumers with effective self-care products to promote their health and hygiene, thus supporting the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals for health and wellness.”

“We are happy to be able to leverage Singapore’s community of experts and its thriving innovation ecosystem to accelerate our efforts to develop groundbreaking solutions that protect and enhance the well-being of people worldwide,” he said.

The launch supported by EDB has opened job opportunities for both local and regional talent including in areas of research, product development, consumer science, and quality.


“Reckitt’s decision to set up its R&D Lab for Personal Care in Singapore is a testament to our strong position as an innovation hub for businesses. Reckitt will be able to tap into the established network of scientific institutions and research talent base in Singapore, to drive advancements in its Personal Care portfolio. The new lab will help Reckitt be closer to the growing consumer market in Southeast Asia and enable the company to create new products for the region,” said Ms. Cindy Koh, Executive Vice President, Accounts, EDB.

“The power of innovation is transformative, and contributes to building a more sustainable future,” emphasised Ms. Laura Clark, Vice President of R&D at Reckitt. “Our newly launched lab exemplifies our commitment to developing science-backed solutions that will benefit both our society and our planetary health for a cleaner and healthier world.

New centre expands Reckitt’s commitment to building a cleaner and healthier world by advancing health and hygiene innovation to meet changing consumer needs.

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