R&D Status

LG Energy Solution strives to contribute to the upcoming era of eco-friendly energy by developing next-generation batteries with core technologies and intellectual property rights accumulated through proactive and continuous investment in R&D.


R&D Organization

  • Battery R&D

    • Advanced Cell Research
    • Advanced Pack Pack/BMS Development
    • Center for Analytical Sciences
    • Technology Strategy
  • Advanced Automotive Battery

    • Cell Development
    • Pack Development
    • EE/SW Development
    • System Development
    • Europ Tech Center
    • Poland Development Center
    • USA Tech Center
  • Mobility & IT Battery

    • Cylindrical Cell Development
    • Pouch Cell Development
    • Pack Development
    • Nanjing Development Center
  • ESS Battery

    • Pack Development
    • System Development

R&D Investment

R&D Investment

0 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000 4,220 ‘20 3,873 ‘19 3,195 ‘18 (Units: KRW 100 mil)

R&D Workforce

0 500 1,000 1,500 2,000 2,500 3,000 2,576 ‘20 2,457 ‘19 1,978 ‘18 unit: person

Intellectual Property Rights

Total Patents
24,731
Korea 11,445
11,445
Overseas 13,286
13,286