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DuPont Science & Technology: Innovating for ASEAN



This presentation was delivered by Homi Bhedwar at the DuPont ASEAN Media Forum held in Bangkok, Feb. 16, 2011.

This presentation was delivered by Homi Bhedwar at the DuPont ASEAN Media Forum held in Bangkok, Feb. 16, 2011.



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  • DuPont Science & Technology Innovating for ASEANHomi C Bhedwar, Director DuPont Knowledge CentreASEAN Media Forum, Bangkok, February 16, 2011DuPont – A Market Driven Science Company
  • 2Market Driven Innovation •Global megatrends connected to DuPont capabilities •Create large, new market opportunities •Generate rich innovation pipelines •Deliver substantial new revenue & earningsMarket insight and foresight guide our innovation investment decisions
  • 3 85% of R&D Spend on Innovation Addressing Megatrends $1.7B in 2010 Decreasing Dependence on Fossil Fuels 14% Protecting Chemistry People and the 12% Environment Engineering Materials ScienceIncreasing Food 59% Nanotechnology Production Industrial Biotech 11% Ag Biotech Chemicals and Materials 4% Electronics
  • 4 Global Scope of DuPont Science & Technology Wuppertal, Germany Johnston, USA Meyrin, Switzerland Wilmington, USA Hyderabad, India Shanghai, China • >8,500 Scientists and Engineers Major R&D Center • Over 75 R&D Centers Worldwide Minor R&D CenterWilmington, U.S. Meyrin, Switzerland Johnston, U.S. Wuppertal, Germany Shanghai, China Hyderabad, India 1903 1987 1999 1999 2005 2008
  • 5 The DuPont Knowledge Center (DKC) ASEAN and Global Innovation Hub• Critical sciences and engineering under one roof• Significant footprint in: • Ag Industrial Biotech • Customized application development• 400 scientists and engineers – and growing!
  • 6Current Core Technologies
  • 7FAVORABLE GROWTH TRENDS AND DUPONT OPPORTUNITIES ASEAN GROWTH IMPLICATIONS TREND DUPONT OPPORTUNITIES • High yield hybrids AGRICULTURE / • Higher productivity • Crop protection products FOOD • Advanced technologies • Agri supply chains • Large construction projects • Pigments for coatings • Urbanization • Asphalt modifiers INFRASTRUCTURE • Development of supply • Engg polymers, Adv materials materials • Construction & Building Materials • Engg Polymers, Refinishes, ENERGY, • Energy demand Refrigerants ELECTRONICS & • Renewable energy • Photovoltaics AUTOMOTIVE • Nomex®, advanced materials • Fast expanding middle class • Materials for electronics and • Acceleration of local demand creation (goods, services, durables DEMOGRAPHICS brands) with higher disposal • Advanced packaging solutions income • Nutrition products Confluence of large market, strong local R&D and global leverage
  • 9Innovating for ASEAN … Protecting livesLife protection (bullet resistant vests and helmets) • Improvement of design • Better performance • Technical support • New combination of materials • Processing and manufacturing
  • 10 At DuPont, we use science to transformASEAN challengesinto opportunities.
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  • 1For further informationPlease communicate withRicky Law, DuPont ASEAN PA ManagerRicky-Fu-Ming.Law@sgp.dupont.com