Innovation at Daikin
Daikin is renowned for our pioneering approach to product development and the unrivalled quality and versatility of our integrated solutions. From the efficiency of our compressors and inverter technology, to our latest advances in refrigerants and product design for seasonal efficiency, Daikin is at the very forefront of energy efficiency and innovation.
The European Development Center (EDC) is central to Daikin’s innovative process and products. The EDC works in close collaboration with the University of Ghent, and affiliate centres in Germany, Czech Republic and Turkey. The EDC is where we design, prototype, evaluate and improve new climate solutions for the European market. It is the ideal climate for a diverse group of engineers to collaborate on and produce innovation climate solutions.
EDC LOCATIONS IN BELGIUM
The EDC in Ostend focuses on the research and development of heatpumps and AC units for commercial use. Being close to the production facility, our engineers are able to follow the full cycle from researching market demand, to product design, prototyping and testing, to production.
The EDC division in Ghent is located in the Technology park in Zwijnaarde, Ghent. In close collaboration with the University of Ghent, we are able to leverage academic research and innovation while being at the forefront of developing new technologies. In Ghent, we focus on the development of electronic controls, such as mobile apps and application engineering.
In the Brussels office, situated in the inspiring Coca Cola building in Anderlecht, we focus on Environmental Research and testing in the field. The impact of new legislations or Climate Conferences is translated to our product engineers in order to build the most innovate and environmental friendly products.
Innovation and quality have always been the keystones of the Daikin philosophy. We are established leaders in heating, ventilation, refrigeration and air conditioning innovation, supplying solutions to home and industry. We focus on quality, from product quality in design and manufacture to organisational quality and being a top employer.
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