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November 21, 2008
DuPont Knowledge Center in Hyderabad, India, Opens today
DuPont officially opened the DuPont Knowledge Center (DKC) in Hyderabad, India today, seventeen months after breaking ground last summer. Located on fifteen acres in the ICICI Knowledge Park in the city’s “Genome Valley”, this newest DuPont Research & Development (R&D) site houses a Biotechnology Lab, a Materials Research Lab, an Applications Development Lab, a Global Engineering Design Center, and greenhouses. » More 

October 20, 2008
DuPont to Expand Safety Business Offering by building e-Learning and Training Capabilities for Customers
DuPont is targeting to fuel significant growth for DuPont Safety Resources, a safety consulting business in DuPont Safety and Protection segment, by acquiring Coastal Training Technologies Corporation, a leading global producer and marketer of cutting-edge training programs, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va. and with offices in several countries, including in India. » More

October 13, 2008
DuPont launches Coragen™ crop protection product for insect control across a variety of crops 
India is one of the first countries to launch DuPont™ Coragen™ insect control. CoragenTM will initially be sold as an effective and integral part of lepidopteran pest management programs for farmers growing rice, sugarcane, cotton and cole (cabbage & cauliflower) crops. » More

September 23, 2008
DuPont Opens India Corn Research Facility at Bangalore to Boost Productivity 
DuPont has opened a corn research center in Bangalore to help farmers in India increase productivity to meet growing demand for grain. The new center is the fifth field research facility in India for DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred and will develop high-yielding hybrids adapted to the unique growing conditions in the area. DuPont has increased its research investment in India by more than 55 percent in 2008 and has increased capacity for product development and evaluation across the country.  » More 

September 19, 2008
DuPont India Announces the Opening of the FIRST research facility – the Biotech Research Center - at DuPont Knowledge Center, Hyderabad 
DuPont India today announced the opening of the first research facility at the DuPont Knowledge Center (DKC) in Hyderabad. The Biotech Research Center begins its operations with more than 80 scientists working on a variety of global research programs on plant and industrial biotechnology. The India center is the first integrated agriculture and industrial biotechnology research center for DuPont outside the USA. » More

August 22, 2008
DuPont India introduces DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions, a market-facing new business initiative DPVS to offer advanced materials for the domestic photovoltaic solar industry; plans to set up a PV lab at DuPont Knowledge Center, Hyderabad.
DuPont India, the wholly owned subsidiary of US based US$ 29.4 billion E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, announces the introduction of its new market facing business initiative DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DPVS) in India. » More

April 16, 2008
DuPont makes available eco-friendly DuPont™ ISCEON® 9 series of refrigerants for Indian Market
DuPont announced that DuPont™ ISCEON® 9 series of refrigerants will now be available in India. It is a non-ozone depleting HFC, enables existing use of equipment, and is compatible with traditional and new lubricants, it is easy to use and is an HFC alternative refrigerant for CFC and HCFC equipment.  » More

April  4, 2008
DuPont and TERI jointly ink MoU on Green Building designs 
“Talking tomorrow series” by TERI BCSD India highlights the need of energy efficient buildings in today’s world and leading practices such as DuPont building innovation products that help protect and preserve buildings.  » More 

February 28, 2008
DuPont Helps Auto OEMs Achieve Reduced Emissions 
In a breakthrough for structural automotive components, DuPont today announced that its reinforced DuPont™ Zytel® nylon resin has replaced steel in exhaust system parts on all Volkswagen vehicles built on the current Golf platform, cutting weight of the component by nearly 50 percent.  » More

January 29, 2008
DuPont™ Tyvek® Nonwoven helps address long term sustainability and energy efficiency of heritage structures
 When construction on the Old Faithful Visitor Education Center at Yellowstone National Park is complete, it will have been outfitted with DuPont™ Tyvek® Weather Barrier Systems. The DuPont products used in the building, along with others throughout the park, are helping to reduce Yellowstone’s overall energy consumption, as well as prepare it for increased visitation while mitigating risk to its natural resources.  » More

January 24, 2008
DuPont Leader Stresses Collaboration as the Key to Improving Global Nutrition 
DuPont Nutrition & Health President Craig F. Binetti told participants at the World Economic Forum here that developing partnerships with local governments, businesses and universities while continuing to pursue scientific breakthroughs in nutrition research are the keys to elevating global nutrition. » More