In October 2021, Neste made an investment decision to open a research and development center for the Asia Pacific Region in Singapore. In early 2022, Neste decided to change the name of this R&D Center to be APAC Innovation Center. This webpage includes all content about this Innovation Center, and our innovation works in the Asia-Pacific region and across the world.
Are you a difference maker? Are you passionate about being part of someting big? If so, join us at Neste APAC Innovation Center. We aims to make different types of renewable raw materials including wastes and residues available to be converted into high quality renewable and circular solutions, such as renewable diesel, sustainable aviation fuel, and renewable feedstocks for polymer and chemicals. We are currently hiring several positions for researcher and researcher assistant. Together, we create a healthier planet for our children!
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Neste’s newly opened Innovation Center in Singapore strengthens company's research and innovation expertise
First announced the intent to establish the APAC Innovation Center in Singapore in 2021, the first Research & Development center outside of Finland is fully operational since April 2023. The office space has been up and running at full speed since August 2022, followed by the completion of our state of the art laboratory at the end of Q1 2023.
Working at Neste as a researcher, how does it look like?
Innovation has played a key role in Neste’s transformation from a regional oil refiner to a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. To highlight the job opportunities at our APAC Innovation Center, we interviewed Leena Matilainen, the Head of APAC Innovation Center to share with us her career path at Neste, and what working at Neste as a researcher is like.
Recycling the unrecyclable: Solid waste into renewable fuel
Managing municipal and comparable commercial waste in an efficient and sustainable manner can be challenging. But managing such waste poorly – or not at all – can threaten our precious blue planet and everyone who calls it home.