Science & Technology


We have over 9,500 scientists and engineers around the world. They’re the driving force for essential innovations that make lives better, and the momentum that keeps our company moving forward.

As one of the leading science companies in the world, DuPont offers an informal, highly creative work setting, in which team spirit, open communication, and environmental responsibility are considered our hallmarks. We’re driven by a spirit of discovery and a renewed commitment to agile thinking. We have more than 150 research and development facilities across the world, with 75 in the US and the other half spread across 34 nations.

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Our Expertise
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New business discovery
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Improvement & Invention
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Applications development
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Manufacturing technology
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Industrial biotechnology
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Safety & security
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Material science

"We’re working with our customers to create products that enable future technologies to be realized today.”

Bryan Barton, Research Group Leader Newark, DE

Science & Innovation

From an annual R&D investment of $900 million in 2018 to a culture of partnership, our capabilities increase our customers' business impact and speed to market.

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Research & Development Internships

Get the real-world experience you need to start the science or technology career you’ve always wanted.Our R&D interns provide technical support in laboratory and manufacturing facilities throughout the research, design, testing, and evaluation phases. For talented individuals who want to collaborate on making vital breakthroughs, this is the place for you.

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Awards & Recognition
Five DuPont scientists honored as 2019 Heroes of Chemistry

The American Chemical Society awarded the prestigious Heroes of Chemistry Award to five DuPont scientists for their discovery and development of DuPont™ Cyrel® EASY.

Clarivate Analytics, Top 100 Innovators, 2018-2019

Our eighth straight year earning this award, which celebrates organizations who develop patented inventions with strong commercialization potential.

Hydrocarbon Processing Awards, Best Refining Technology, 2018

ConvEx℠ HF Alkylation Conversion Technology took top honors at the annual celebration of innovations and innovators.