Palo Alto, California – DuPont Research & Development Center

Welcome to the DuPont Research & Development Center in Palo Alto, California

Industrial Bioscience is an Innovation Engine for DuPont Growth

Palo Alto, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley and Biotech Bay, is a major lab for DuPont industrial biotechnology. Formerly a central site for Genencor, one of the founders of industrial biotechnology, Genencor became DuPont Industrial Biosciences following the acquisition of Danisco in 2011. Today, Palo Alto is one of eight key R&D sites for the company’s Industrial Biosciences business.

The Palo Alto R&D Center hosts nearly 200 scientists and engineers conducting enzyme research in biochemistry, molecular biology, protein chemistry, and chemical engineering as well as senior executives, business and regulatory leaders, and intellectual property team members.

It is a central site for protein engineering enzyme production systems and pathway engineering for chemicals, and home to applications teams in grain processing, biomass conversion, fabric and household care, and textiles processing.

DuPont Palo Alto Research & Development Center
DuPont Industrial Biosciences
925 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, California 94304
Tel. 650-846-7500

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