With increasingly technical R&D inputs, LONGi has built the state-of-the-art photovoltaic technical center in China. With land coverage above 10,000 m2, the center is provided with the integrated process R&D test line that covers silicon material cleaning, monocrystalline pulling, machining slicing, cleaning & packaging, cell manufacturing, module development and system integration. There are more than 60 sets of customized key equipment.
Since its foundation, LONGi has viewed leading innovation as the core competence. It has focused on absorption and fostering of excellent talents and attraction of top talents in the photovoltaic sector. At present, it has built a quality R&D team with more than 450 technical talents, that has high professionalism and strong innovation awareness. And it has developed a complete technical R&D and cooperation exchange platform integrating production, study and research.
R&D input in 2017:
$ 170.2996 million
LONGi believes that technical innovation is the core element for enterprises to keep growth. Accordingly, it has always paid great attention to technical innovation and gradually increased the R&D input, driving the technical upgrade of the photovoltaic industry. The R&D input has continuously grown from RMB84 million yuan in 2012 to RMB563 million yuan in 2016 and then up to RMB1.108 billion yuan throughout 2017.
LONGi believes that technical innovation is the core element for enterprises to keep growth. Accordingly, it has always paid great attention to technical innovation and gradually increased the R&D input, driving the technical upgrade of the photovoltaic industry. The R&D input has continuously grown from RMB84 million yuan in 2012 to RMB563 million yuan in 2016 and then up to RMB1.108 billion yuan throughout 2017.