The value placed on innovative sunroof design is growing, with increasing consumer demand for product differentiation and complex advanced roof systems. That is why Inalfa Roof Systems has a global R&D capability and is proud of her strong track-record for innovation in product and service categories. There is an extensive R&D participation during full-program life cycle, for customer studies, which is the basis for new requests for quotations, for projects in development and for support when products are in production.

Inalfa Roof Systems employs approx.. 380 R&D specialists. Most of them are located in Venray (theNetherlands), Auburn Hills (USA) and Mado-Myeon (Korea). Worldwide all Inalfa companies' and customer CAD systems are linked. This enables R&D specialists to serve customers directly and to make use of Inalfa's worldwide R&D capacity.

Currently, Inalfa Roof Systems has almost 400 patents protecting its intellectual property.