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Innovation starts by listening closely to the needs of stakeholders and pushing boundaries to overcome their biggest challenges. At Solventum, we bring together some of the best minds in healthcare from around the world to deliver solutions that have the power to change lives for the better.

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Our innovation impact

We design solutions to improve outcomes for healthcare professionals and those they serve

Creating new ways to solve big problems is a unique calling. It requires unwavering perseverance and a willingness to ask bold questions in the face of long odds. To us, innovation is much more than ingenuity — it’s the courage to pursue a better future for everyone.


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"Customers, care providers and patients are at the center of our innovation process, and we listen carefully to their feedback. That focus has helped us develop a breadth of solutions and more than 7,300 patents globally."

Raymond Chiu
Senior Vice President, Research & Development

Our innovation goals

We combine deep knowledge and curiosity on the way to solving your biggest challenges

Our innovation framework has established a global culture of invention and recognition focused on customer needs, where cross-discipline experts collaborate and pilot new concepts to explore nimbly and make data-driven decisions at scale. 

Idea generation and advancement

We provide space and structure for nurturing new ideas and advancing them from the whiteboard to the service of a global medical professional community.


We identify and celebrate our colleagues’ ideas and contributions that demonstrate best-in-class thinking and collaboration.

Internal networking

We create a forum for our research & development teams to connect across divisions and geographies, increase employee engagement and foster personal and business growth.


We develop and share unique identities and traditions that validate our culture of unconventional problem-solving and overcoming healthcare’s biggest obstacles.

Personal and professional development

We support the continued development of core research & development competencies and enhance opportunities for unlimited personal and career growth.

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