R&D Organization

The R&D of Panasonic Group is comprised primarily of the parent, Panasonic Holdings Co., Ltd., which engaged in the research and development of company-wide strategies related to technology and Manufacturing, develops advanced technologies from a medium- to long-term perspective, and develops production and elemental technologies, and the “Advanced Development Division” of each operating company, which contributes to the business areas of each operating company. Panasonic Group is advancing global-based R&D in optimal locations in Japan, North America, Europe, and Asia by implementing the R&D system operated by local talents and skills.

An Organizational Chart of Panasonic's Internal Research Team There are 8 main divisions. 1. Corporate strategy and technology (explained in detail below), 2. Operation Excellence, 3. Living Division HQ (explained in detail below), 4. Entertainment and Communication, 5. Housing Systems, 6. Connected Solutions, 7. Industry, and 8. Energy. There are also other companies within the group.

Panasonic Holdings Corporation

  • Technology Strategy Group
  • Technology Planning Office
  • Business Development Office
  • Center For Better Employee Experience
  • Technology Division

Digital & AI Technology Center / Green Innovation Center / Product Security Center

  • Manufacturing Innovation Division

Production Engineering And Green Technology Laboratory / Manufacturing Solution Center / Mold & Die Technology Center / Advanced Production System Development Center /

  • Platform Division

GX Strategy Office / System Development and Advancement Office / Human Experience Innovation Office / Energy Business Development Office

  • Corporate Intellectual Property Division
  • Design Division

China & Northeast Asia Company

  • Design Center
  • Engineering Division

Living Appliances and Solutions Company

  • Living Products Innovation Division
    Core Technology Development Center / System Technology Development Center / Design Center
  • DX・Customer Engagement Promotion Division
    Digital Process Development Center

Heating & Ventilation A/C Company

  • Innovation Center
  • Global Platform Development Center

Cold Chain Solutions Company

  • Solution Businesses Promotion Department

Electric Works Company

  • Solution Development Division
    Lighting Development Center / Electrical Construction Materials & Energy Development Center / System Solutions Development Center /  Solutions and Competencies Planning Office
  • R&D Division
    Advanced Technologies Innovation Center / Lifestyle & Concept Research Laboratory / Design Center
  • Field Engineering and Manufacturing Innovation Division
  • R&D Planning Center
  • R&D Division
    Integrated Control System Development Center / Platform Development Center
  • R&D Sector
    Innovation Strategy / Advanced Element Technology (Video・Audio・Communication・Optics)
  • Innovation Division
    Innovation Strategy Office / Advanced Technologies & Manufacturing Innovation Center / Design Center
  • Cloud Engineering Center / Technology Strategy Office
  • R&D Division
    Advanced Research Lab. / Solution Development Lab. / Intelligent Systems Lab.
  • Manufacturing Innovation Division
  • Engineering Division
    Process Device Innovation Center / Sensing Solution Development Center / Energy Solution Development Center
  • Cell Development Division
  • System Development Division
  • Energy Research & Development Center

Global R&D Map

A Map Showing the Locations of Panasonic's R&D Facilities We have R&D facilities in 6 areas: 4 facilities in Europe, 6 facilities in Greater China, 6 facilities in ASEAN, 2 facilities in India, 1 facility in North America, and 6 facilities in Japan. Explained in detail below.


E 1  Panasonic R&D Center Germany, GmbH

E 2  Panasonic Langen Development Centre

E 3  Integrated Digital Service Center

E 4  Panasonic IMEC Center

Greater China

C 1  China & Northeast Asia Company

C 2  Panasonic R&D Center Suzhou Co., Ltd.

C 3  Panasonic Appliances (China) Co., Ltd.

C 4  Panasonic Software Development Center Dalian Co., Ltd.

C 5  Panasonic Automotive Systems (China) Co., Ltd.

C 6  Panasonic Industry (China) Co., Ltd. China Technology Center.


A 1  Panasonic R&D Center Singapore, Division of Panasonic Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

A 2  Panasonic R&D Center Vietnam Co., Ltd.

A 3  Panasonic Appliances Air-Conditioning R&D (M) Sdn. Bhd.

A 4  Panasonic Industrial Devices Singapore - Singapore Technology Center

A 5  Panasonic Appliances R&D Centre Asia Pacific Sdn. Bhd.

A 6  Panasonic Appliances R&D Center Singapore


I 1   Panasonic India Appliances Company, AP India R&D Center

North America

U 1  Panasonic R&D Company of America, Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America


Kanto Area
・Tokyo Site
・Yokohama Site

Kansai Area
・Osaka Site
・Shiga Site

Kyushu Area
・Fukuoka Site