DuPont Leader: Renewables at the Heart of Clean
“We are meeting the growing demand for reducing dependence on fossil fuels by harnessing the full innovation capabilities of our scientists and our partners,” Craig said. “This creates a powerhouse of industrial biotechnology and clean technology businesses with a goal of generating $1 billion in revenues and more than $250 million in earnings by 2015 from our extensive portfolio of renewable materials and fuel technologies.”
|DuPont research scientists work to reduce dependence on fossil fuels. From left to right, microbiologist Dr. Lori Maggio-Hall, biochemist Annette Howard and molecular biologist Joseph Tuminello at work in a biobutanol molecular biology lab.|
DuPont also has an extensive biomaterials portfolio that ranges from renewably sourced monomers and polymers, such as Bio-PDO™ and Sorona®, to Omega-3 fatty acids and advanced biomedical materials.
“Our biomaterials portfolio is a unique combination of market-based initiatives,” Craig said. “Our products have superior performance, are cost effective and are renewable, giving us the opportunity to penetrate large addressable markets in flooring, apparel, automotive and packaging.”
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