Nestlé Research provides the scientific foundation for our innovations, from food safety, basic nutrition and health research to applied research for product development and packaging. Our sites in Vers-chez-les-Blanc and EPFL Innovation Park in Lausanne, Switzerland, house four research institutes: Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, Nestlé Institute of Food Safety, Nestlé Institute of Material Sciences and Nestlé Institute of Packaging Sciences. Our Clinical Development Unit is also based here. Our central research entity is supported by the plant science research hub in Tours, France, our Singapore Research Hub, which focuses on maternal and infant nutrition, and Nestlé Purina, which carries out petcare research in St.Louis, Missouri, United States.* The company description for this page is added by the organisation and is not written by Top Employers Institute.