LEVERKUSEN, Germany - Bayer MaterialScience AG is responding to the rapidly growing importance of markets in the Middle East by establishing a new innovation center in Dubai. This facility is the first development center for high-quality polymer materials in the region to have access to a wide range of options for technical service, the development of new applications, and training for customers and employees. The new center will supplement and aid the company’s existing Regional Head Office in Dubai with regional customer support.