Dzierzoniow, Poland – Selena opened a 4000m2 laboratory centre in the Dzierzoniow's Special Economic Zone in early April.
The company has spent PLN 8m ($2m) on the site, which coordinates R&D efforts in Poland, Italy, Spain, Turkey and China. The facility develops products for the building and construction industries, employing a total of 50 chemists.
'The R&D department is the originator, contractor and guarantor of Selena's products,' said Krysztof Domarecki, the company's president.
The company received funding of PLN 800,000 from the Polish Innovative Economy Programme. It also claims to be the first Polish company to lead an EU Horizon 2020 research programme. In addition, it also received a grant under the Eensulate project, part of Horizon.