Research and Development at JCC is central to meeting the challenges of today and the future, challenges which centre around the ever increasing rapidity of change in JCC's traditional markets of paper, polymer, paints, coating and adhesives, and the world of brand new opportunity presented by high value emerging developments in environmental and life sciences, and to enable a strongly sustainable presence in these growth high-tech markets.

It is important to research how to tap into the sustainable use of resources throughout JCC's product cycle and logistic chain.