16 Dec 2019
DuPont and AGNIi partner to boost India’s innovation ecosystem
DuPont is partnering with AGNIi (Accelerated Growth of New India’s Innovations), an initiative by the office of the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, executed by Invest India (the national investment promotion and facilitation agency of India), to support the development of sustainable innovations and technologies across industries.
The partnership will help improve and increase implementation, testing and scale-up of innovations for speciality products across industries like mobility, safety, electronics, water, health and nutrition. Further, it will help identify relevant innovation and application development opportunities for high-performance materials, ingredients and technologies.
Omesh Garga, New Business &Innovation Director, DuPont South Asia, said “As a science-based company, we’re committed to strengthening the innovation ecosystem in India. Through this platform, we will be able to collaborate with research labs, start-ups, academia and various other partners to create innovative and sustainable solutions that meet the critical needs of the Indian industry.”
Rahul Nayar, Vice President, AGNIi said: “This partnership will help us to jointly commercialize innovative and sustainable solutions addressing India’s growth needs. We will bridge DuPont with best-in-class innovators across multiple industries to help commercialise their technology and solutions. Our platform will provide access to institutes, independent innovators and skilled talent in research labs across India so that the expertise and solutions can be brought rapidly to the market.”