New Science is dedicated to mitigating risks and safeguarding innovation. Progress is an unstoppable, transformative force. New technologies, product advances and globalization are arriving one on top of another at a dizzying pace. Innovation makes us more efficient, more productive and more connected. But there is a cost, and that cost is risk.
Through a variety of approaches, UL is creating new and important ways to make the world safer. We call this New Science.
Ideas or essential insights that substantially advance knowledge in a specific field and can be leveraged to transform how people or organizations operate within that field. Click on the articles below to see examples of this.
Approaches or tools that improve the ability to conduct measurement and analysis or create a different and more incisive way to examine something. Read how in the articles below.
Processes that create original and more effective ways to operate, or techniques to better manage or address technical advancements. See how by reading these related articles.
Digital tools, computational modeling techniques and databases that provide significantly enhanced capabilities. Innovative software makes novel testing, analysis or benchmarking methodologies possible. These selected articles demonstrate examples of this.
Benchmarks that detail the requirements used for standards against which safety certification is based. Evolving technologies and advancements can impact the need for revisions to existing standards or new ones. Read how in the articles below.