DuPont Science & Technology: Innovating for ASEAN

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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 ASEAN

  1. 1. DuPont Science & Technology Innovating for ASEANHomi C Bhedwar, Director DuPont Knowledge CentreASEAN Media Forum, Bangkok, February 16, 2011DuPont – A Market Driven Science Company
  2. 2. 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. 3. 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. 4. 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. 5. 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!
  6. 6. 6Current Core Technologies
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. 10 At DuPont, we use science to transformASEAN challengesinto opportunities.
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  11. 11. 1For further informationPlease communicate withRicky Law, DuPont ASEAN PA ManagerRicky-Fu-Ming.Law@sgp.dupont.com

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