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DuPont Named to Clarivate Analytics 2017 Top 100 Global Innovator

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 25, 2018 – DuPont today was named a 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator for the seventh consecutive year. The annual report, based on proprietary data, recognises corporations and institutions around the world that are at the heart of innovation – creating breakthrough technologies and bringing them to market and achieving commercial success.

Some of DuPont’s newest innovations include:

  • DuPont™ Intexar™ smart clothing technology used for sports, fitness and wellness,
  • DuPont™ Temprion™ portfolio of thermal management materials for electronic applications,
  • CRISPR-Cas advanced plant breeding technology,
  • Pioneer® brand Qrome™ high-yielding trait technology,
  • HOWARU® Shape, a premium probiotic formula clinically proven to reduce waist circumference,
  • DuPont™ SYNERXIA® Thrive Fermentation System, a novel yeast and enzyme solution that delivers higher yield for fuel ethanol producers.

Placement on the list has become the standard measure for innovation across the world and is recognised as a significant achievement for those who are named. Clarivate Analytics is celebrating innovative businesses which are prioritising investment in unique and enduring inventions. These organisations are solidifying their position by successfully bringing patents to market and enjoying global commercial potential.

The 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator methodology is based on four principle criteria: overall patent volume, patent application-to-grant success rate, global reach of the portfolio and patent influence as evidenced by citations. The peer-reviewed methodology was executed using Clarivate solutions including Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI). The index provides editorially enhanced, authoritative and accurate patent data, and is trusted by more than 40 patent offices worldwide.

To view the full list and report on the 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator program, go to www.top100innovators.com.

DuPont is a subsidiary of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form three strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. More information can be found at www.dupont.com.

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