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Key Slides from our BASF Research Press Conference "From Science to Innovations - How Chemistry Contributes to Health Solutions". More info at http://on.basf.com/GYInVd

Key Slides from our BASF Research Press Conference "From Science to Innovations - How Chemistry Contributes to Health Solutions". More info at http://on.basf.com/GYInVd

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  • 1. From Science to Innovation –How Chemistry Contributes to Health SolutionsBASF Research Press Conference on March 29, 2012
  • 2. Moving BASF to the next level –The importance of innovationDr. Andreas KreimeyerBASF SEMember of the Board of Executive DirectorsResearch Executive Director
  • 3. BASF today – the leading chemical company No. 1 – 3 market positions in over 75% of businesses Active management of portfolio towards higher returns and less cyclicality Focus on innovative products and solutions Operational excellence with unique Verbund concept Strong earnings power, high cash flow generation and a strong financial profile Generation of long-term attractive shareholder returns 3
  • 4. Demographic challenges set the stagefor the future of the chemical industryNine billion people in 2050 but only one earthResources, Food & Nutrition Quality of LifeEnvironment & Climate Chemistry as enablerSustainability Innovation focus Growth of 60% ofand innovation on materials chemical production chemical productionas main driver and solutions above GDP in emerging countries 4
  • 5. BASF’s “We create chemistry” Strategyputs focus on sustainable innovations Growth drivers: sustainability, innovation and investments Expansion of Functionalized Materials & Solutions Additional value from industry groups and cross-disciplinary innovation Technology and operational excellence in all businesses and regions Internationalization of organization according to market needs 5
  • 6. Innovation at BASFR&D 2011 at a GlanceResearch for the future: with our innovative products and processes,we provide sustainable solutions for global challenges. 10,100 R&D employees Corporate Research Chemicals Around 2,800 projects Plastics 9% 8% Expenditures for R&D circa €1.61 billion, world leader in chemical industry Performance Products 23% 21% ca. Since 2005 increase € 1.61 of R&D expenditures up to 50% billion Functional Solutions 1% Annual sales from product innovations* 12% in 2011: €8 billion Agricultural 26% Solutions Oil & Gas* New or improved products or applications, max 5 years on market 6
  • 7. BASF has the strongest patent portfolioin the chemical industry  Measures strength of a company’s Technology patent portfolio in global markets Relevance  Takes into account relevance of patents Number of worldwide citations of a patent (normalized number of citations) in other patents  Factors in market size covered by Competitive Market individual inventions (expressed by Impact Coverage Gross National Income) Contribution Extent of patent to competitive protection in 100% advantage global markets 75% 65% 63% Portfolio Size Number of Patent Asset IndexTM 30% worldwide active patent families BASF Bayer DuPont Dow Evonik ChemicalQuelle: PatentSight. Methode: Prof. Ernst, WHU (Ernst H.;Omland N.; World Patent Information 33 (2011) 34 - 41) 7
  • 8. New BASF products Ecovio® FS Paper Cetiol® RLF PeroXeal™ Tinuvin® MEYCO® Minefill Natuphos® Combi iGloss® Xemium® Ultradur® B4520 PRO 8
  • 9. BASF Interdisciplinary Know-How-VerbundExamples from our cooperation networkWorking with the best partners in science & industryJonas: Strasbourg, smart forvision unicat BerlinFreiburg, ZurichInnovate in multi-materials BASF’s and Daimler’s ideas New catalytic processesand systems for holistic electric mobility for raw material change 9
  • 10. Three pillars of our new innovation set-upto make R&D more effective and efficientFrom Chemicals Globalization pays off Solutionsto Chemistry for a sustainable future R&D focus on high future business potential areas for sustainable solutions – close to our customers worldwide 10
  • 11. From Chemicals to ChemistryShift of Innovation Focus  Chemistry as key enabler 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 for functionalized materials & solutions New  Deep understanding of molecules customer value chains required Improved applications Functionalized materials & solutions Batteries, membranes... From chemicals to chemistry 11
  • 12. BASF Global Know-How-Verbund Science Relations and Innovation Management International and interdisciplinary R&D network Research Universities institutions  4 Technology platforms Process Research &  External partnerships Chem. Engineering with industry and science Biological BASF Advanced & Effect Research Materials  R&D Verbund Systems Verbund & Systems with 1,950 cooperations Plant Science High-tech Partners joint ventures in industry BASF Future Business 12
  • 13. We create chemistry 13