Science & Innovation

 
 
 

Science and engineering are the foundation of our essential innovations.

For over 200 years, we’ve been innovating around you. And right now, DuPont is working side by side with industry leaders in safety, healthcare, electronics, mobility and construction, creating technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Research & Development

DuPont is focused on fulfilling customer needs to help transform products, markets, and society.

Our diverse R&D toolkit includes nanotechnology, chemistry, materials science, engineering, and more. We apply cutting-edge science to the development of  alternative energy and lightweighting, protective apparel, and electronics. Our efforts encompass scientific discovery, research, product development, and process improvements.

 
 
 
Investing in transformative technologies
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Electronics
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Emerging technologies for miniaturization and speed
Increasing power density and frequency 
Advanced packaging for high performance devices
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Digital
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Artificial intelligence and machine learning
Big data and predictive analytics
Smart technologies and connected devices
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Multi-materials
system integration

Safer, more durable, more reliable, higher-performing products
Advancing hybrid and electric vehicle technology
Application-specific expertise in material selection
 
 
 
Center Spotlight

The Experimental Station

The DuPont Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware is one of the world’s first industrial R&D facilities. The breakthroughs made by scientists and engineers here are recognized the world over and include groundbreaking products like Kevlar®,  Tyvek®, and many others. Today, this landmark site serves as a core integrated business hub, with world class laboratories, offices, and more.

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Partners in Innovation

Our scientists and engineers work side by side with our partners to deliver innovative, successful solutions right now and for the future.

With the world’s population projected to increase from 7 to 9 billion by 2050, providing for the water, energy, and healthcare needs of people everywhere presents unprecedented challenges. Approximately 2,500 DuPont scientists and engineers collaborate with academics, companies, governments, and others to develop sustainable solutions to address these challenges.