We undertake a wide range of research aimed at integrating sound, evidence-based investigation with sensory beauty, and at realizing both revolutionary new functionality and outstanding product quality.
Human Health Care
Kao pursues the ideal in science-based human health care with ongoing research into product safety and effectiveness for the human body.
Fabric and Home Care
Kao conducts R&D efforts in a wide range of fields, from products for general household use that cater to various needs, to products for professional-use that require high-performance features.
Kao engages globally in R&D efforts meeting the needs of diverse industries, including civil engineering and construction, information materials, paper and pulp, foods, and pharmaceuticals.