Depending on the desired end product, the renewably sourced chemical building blocks may undergo further value-adding processes where materials science and chemistry are applied to create either high-performance materials or advanced biofuels. For example, DuPont
Inherent in any DuPont bio-based substitute for petroleum-derived building blocks or products, is the objective of making them as compatible as possible with existing assets. DuPont strives in many cases for "drop-in" compatibility the ability to substitute a renewably sourced ingredient or product into existing systems, equipment and products, with little or no retrofitting.
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