Where Ideas Become Reality

DuPont Pioneer believes that the global scientific community can do truly innovative work when we collaborate. Join us and other thought leaders from around the world to stimulate the development of groundbreaking and sustainable agricultural solutions.

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What We Offer

Pioneer has the expertise and resources to help elevate and advance your research. As a chosen collaborator, you will gain access to a flexible range of industry-leading technology solutions to support your research activities.

Germplasm

Germplasm

Pioneer offers extensive, diverse and commercially relevant plant lines, which can help bring research findings much closer to the marketplace.

Transformation Technologies

Transformation Technologies

  • Effective and efficient transformation technologies for corn, sorghum, soy, canola, rice and wheat, resulting in single copy events without vector backbone
  • Transformation of commercially relevant germplasm genes of interest
CRISPR-Cas Technology

CRISPR-Cas Technology

  • Improved plant breeding with even greater quality and accuracy.
  • Experience in crop genome editing
Molecular Markers

Molecular Markers

Access to premier high and low density genotyping platforms, with additional capabilities for design of molecular marker assays.

Phenotyping Capability

Phenotyping Capability

Pioneer offers access to the most advanced methodologies for phenotypic data analysis and predictive performance to help evaluate leads, including:

  • Ear photometry
  • Remote sensors
  • Cutting edge technology (drones, satellites, and hyperspectral imagery)

What We Offer

Pioneer has the expertise and resources to help elevate and advance your research. As a chosen collaborator, you will gain access to a flexible range of industry-leading technology solutions to support your research activities.

Germplasm

Pioneer offers extensive, diverse and commercially relevant plant lines, which can help bring research findings much closer to the marketplace.

Transformation Technologies

  • Effective and efficient transformation technologies for corn, sorghum, soy, canola, rice and wheat, resulting in single copy events without vector backbone
  • Transformation of commercially relevant germplasm genes of interest

CRISPR-Cas Technology

  • Improved plant breeding with even greater quality and accuracy.
  • Experience in crop genome editing

Molecular Markers

Access to premier high and low density genotyping platforms, with additional capabilities for design of molecular marker assays.

Phenotyping Capability

Pioneer offers access to the most advanced methodologies for phenotypic data analysis and predictive performance to help evaluate leads, including:

  • Ear photometry
  • Remote sensors
  • Cutting edge technology (drones, satellites, and hyperspectral imagery)
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Africa Biofortified Sorghum Project

"The relationship between DuPont Pioneer and Africa Harvest is the foundation for the success of the ABS Project. DuPont Pioneer’s discipline of the private sector and Africa Harvest’s network of critical African science and research organizations has ensured overall success for the project."

— Dr. Florence Wambugu, Co-Principal Investigator & Africa Harvest CEO

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Collaboration with Purdue University

"We could not be more excited to have DuPont as a collaborator in our plant sciences program. Their investment in our program and our strategic partnership with DuPont will dramatically enhance our capabilities to improve plants and build on the momentum of the Purdue Moves investment in Plant Sciences."

— Jay Akridge, Glenn W. Sample Dean of Agriculture, Purdue University

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CRISPR-Cas Collaboration

"Our collaboration with DuPont Pioneer on CRISPR-Cas systems has allowed us to explore the CRISPR-Cas space faster and more efficiently than we could do alone. We interact collegially with the DuPont Pioneer team in the U.S. and have forged an interaction that is mutually beneficial."

— Professor Virginias Siksnys, Vilnius University

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