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DuPont named Clarviate Analytics 2016 Top 100 Global Innovator


Clarviate Analytics has named DuPont a 2016 Top Global Innovator for the sixth consecutive year. The program, based on proprietary data, recognizes the most innovative corporations and institutions in the world that shape the future through the development and commercialization of breakthrough technologies.

“Each and every day, DuPont scientists and engineers translate discoveries to valuable new products and technologies for our customers,” said Senior Vice President and Chief Science & Technology Officer Douglas Muzyka. “We are honored to be included on the Top 100 Global Innovator list, as it recognizes the positive impact that our innovations are having – enabling a better, safer, and healthier life for people everywhere.”

DuPont’s newest innovations include:

These new innovations complement DuPont’s broad portfolio of innovations, including: DuPont™ Corian® Charging Surface providing wireless charging for phones and tablets, DuPont™ Kevlar® advanced ballistic protection and consumer products, Tyvek® HomeWrap®, medical packaging and protective apparel solutions, Nomex® thermal protection, Pioneer® brand Optimum® AcreMax® insect protection products, Sorona® renewably sourced fibers, and Rynaxypyr® insect control. In 2015, DuPont recorded about $8 billion in sales from new products and applications launched between 2012 and 2015.

The Clarviate Analytics 2016 Top100 Global Innovators program, formerly the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters is now in its sixth year. The program has served as a trustworthy investment resource and a testament to increased R&D funding, global patent filing and new market development, resulting in greater revenue and enhanced regional economic activity. According to Clarviate Analytics, the firms on the list generated more than $4 trillion revenue in 2015 and spent more than $227 billion on research and development. On average, the 2016 Top 100 Global Innovators invest 9.1 percent more in R&D than those in the S&P 100, DuPont reported.