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DuPont Opens Tech-Innovation Center in Silicon Valley, California

DuPont opened its Silicon Valley Technology Innovation Center in California, which will also serve as hub for its Specialty Products Division.

"Whether it's in consumer electronics, automotive, aerospace or other industries impacted by emerging technologies, innovation happens daily here in Silicon Valley," said Dalen Keys, DuPont Silicon Valley Technology Center site leader. "DuPont brings an enormous breadth of advanced materials and expertise to the table that can make the difference for today's innovators. That's why it is essential for us to be present in the heart of the valley to build relationships and participate in this dynamic community."

The DuPont said its Silicon Valley Technology Center will serve as a hub for the DowDuPont Specialty Products Division businesses to tackle customer challenges with applications support, rapid prototyping, testing and iterative design. On-site labs dedicated to fabrication, formulation, reliability and characterization are in daily operation to enable real-time collaboration. Through DuPont's global network of Innovation Centers and supporting teams, partners gain access to solutions enabled by the complete suite of capabilities, product offerings and expertise across the Specialty Products Division.

"DuPont has long been defined by innovation, and innovation is what drives us forward. As we evolve into a new company, we will continue to support our customers where they are," said Marc Doyle, COO DowDuPont Specialty Products Division. "It's a perfect time for DuPont to establish this Center because the insights and opportunities for collaboration in Silicon Valley have the potential to shape our future business. Connecting our customers to our scientists here and around the world will help deliver real-world products, open new market segments, and increase our rate of innovation."

An additional highlight of the new Innovation Center is a dedicated space focused on DuPont's new Accelerating Hybrid-Electric Autonomous Driving initiative, an integrated market-focused approach for the automotive market; It offers a seamless experience to explore technologies and capabilities for vehicle electrification and supporting infrastructure applications.

"The pace of innovation is rapidly accelerating," said Alexa Dembek, Chief Technology and Sustainability Officer, DowDuPont Specialty Products Division. "As our customers and other partners explore the Innovation Center, we want to connect with them and inspire them to present us with their toughest challenges and creative ideas for collaborative projects."


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