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. To help mitigate the emerging risks, UL is developing New Science. Through fundamental discovery, testing methodologies and equipment, procedures, software and standards, UL is creating new and important ways to make the world a safer place.