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Inclusive Innovation in Action: New DuPont Innovation Center Launched in Moscow

Inclusive Innovation in Action: New DuPont Innovation Center Launched in

Staying Close to the Marketplace in Russia

MOSCOW, Nov. 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - DuPont announced today
the opening of its ninth Innovation Center around the world and the first in
Russia, a key growth market for the company. This is DuPont's first in the
Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. As DuPont responds to some of the
biggest challenges facing an increasingly populated planet, the Innovation
Center in Moscow will focus on science-powered innovation related to food,
construction, oil and gas, rail and automotive industries. It will also
provide a unique environment for collaboration with customers, government,
academia and business partners in Russia.

The goal of the Innovation Center is to leverage the power of DuPont's global
science network and give Russian customers access to DuPont's 9,500 scientists
and engineers around the world via interactive on-site and remote video

"The pace of Research and Development (R&D) in emerging markets is rapidly
accelerating," said Douglas Muzyka, senior vice president and chief science
and technology officer. "Connecting our customers in Russia to our scientists
around the world will help redefine existing products, open new market
segments, and increase our rate of innovation."

The Russian DuPont Innovation Center is a state-of-the-art space with distinct
areas for collaboration and innovation. The innovation space illustrates the
company's latest technology offerings, applications and industry trends. The
collaboration space is designed for holding meetings between company clients
and partners around the globe.

"Today, Russia is one of the world's fastest growing markets with great
potential for innovation," said Jiri Lang, Russia managing director. "Whether
a customer is looking to do exploratory projects or trying to come up with the
next competitive "game changer," our goal is to help our customers in Russia
take innovations from concept to commercial – and with speed," Lang added. "We
want to share our market insight and foresight with our customers here and
help them meet new demands for today's global marketplace."

Other Innovation Centers have been opened recently in Japan, Korea, Taiwan,
Thailand, India, Brazil, Mexico, and the United States. More are planned for
Switzerland and Turkey in early 2013. To learn more about DuPont's Innovation
Centers visit our website at

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the
global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services
since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers,
governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such
global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere,
decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the
environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to
inclusive innovation, please visit


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