Science & Innovation


We're constantly discovering and delivering innovative and more sustainable solutions to help the world thrive.

By combining our scientific and applications development expertise with sustainability principles and digital tools, we're accelerating the speed and impact that innovation can have on the world.


Research & Development

We use our broad expertise to bring new solutions to customers and transform industries.

Our R&D toolkit is diverse and includes materials science, chemistry, nanotechnology, analytics, engineering, to name a few. Our efforts encompass scientific discovery, research, product development, application engineering and process improvements. We apply cutting-edge science to solve complex challenges in thermal management, miniaturization, EMI shielding, advanced seperation & filtration, energy efficiency, advanced construction technologies, bonding solutions, user interfaces and more.

Investing in transformative technologies
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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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Artificial intelligence and machine learning
Big data and predictive analytics
Smart technologies and connected devices

system integration

Safer, more durable, more reliable, higher-performing products
Advancing hybrid and electric vehicle technology
Application-specific expertise in material selection
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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 innovation and results that matter.

Right now, Approximately 2,500 DuPont scientists and engineers collaborate with academics, companies, governments, and others to develop sustainable solutions to address challenges such as high frequency connectivity, personal protection, auto electrification, biopharma processing and advanced auto safety systems.


“Our innovation strategy is aligned with the significant challenges highlighted in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, such as providing solutions to mitigate climate change and delivering technologies to support life-saving health care.”

Alexa Dembek, Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer