DuPont Named to the 2014 Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters
DuPont Recognized as One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for Fourth Consecutive Year
WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 6, 2014 – For the fourth consecutive year, DuPont has been listed as a Top 100 Global Innovator by Thomson Reuters. An honoree since the inception of the program, DuPont is recognized for its innovation and the worldwide influence of its inventions.
“The combination of biological and materials sciences at DuPont plays a key and indispensable role across our innovation portfolio. As a result, we have a robust pipeline of next-generation products in development that are poised to drive significant growth for the company,” said Senior Vice President and Chief Science & Technology Officer Douglas Muzyka. “We are honored to be included on the list as it recognizes the impact our technology is having on global innovation.”
DuPont innovation integrates a full complement of capabilities in science and technology, global market insights and collaboration to renew the portfolio continuously and create step-change solutions for customers in a range of markets. To support this collaboration, DuPont has 13 Innovation Centers that connect customers to our 10,000 scientists and engineers working to grow more and better food, create renewable fuels, and protect people where they work and live.
In 2013, DuPont introduced nearly 1,800 new products, which generated $10 billion in revenue from new products launched between 2010 and 2013. Recent innovations build on a history of innovative products from DuPont including DuPont™ Teflon® nonstick coatings, Kevlar® fibers, Tyvek® house wrap and medical packaging, Nomex® thermal protection, Corian® surfaces, Optimum® AcreMax® Insect Protection Products, Sorona® renewably sourced fiber and Rynaxypyr® insect control.
The 2014 Top 100 Global Innovators list honors the 100 corporations and institutions around the world that are at the heart of innovation as measured by a series of proprietary patent-related metrics. The full report is available at http://www.top100innovators.com.
DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.
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