Research & Development


Lafarge's commitment to innovation is the key to its leadership in the building materials industry. The Group was the first in its sector to have a dedicated research and development unit, and work continues there to this day, ensuring our products anticipate the changing needs of our customers.


Research Centres 

Lafarge was the first in its sector to develop a centre focused on developing innovative construction solutions. This heritage is maintained as the Group and its divisions continue to introduce new products in response to feedback from customers. 


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Innovation is a key focus at Lafarge with more than 50% of our R&D budget dedicated to sustainable construction.