China Research & Development Center


Our center in Shanghai is DuPont’s primary center for product development, customer support, and materials testing in China, playing a crucial role locally and globally. 

The CTC, as the China Research & Development Center is known, is at the heart of our research and innovation projects in China. It’s here that scientists and engineers provide process capability for polymer blending, part fabrication, and advanced manufacturing. The research at the CTC is used in photovoltaic, automotive, computer, communications, consumer electronics, and more.




DuPont announced the new R&D facility near Shanghai to support growth in Asia Pacific. The $15 million center would include laboratories, offices, and process bays for product applications and developments.


DuPont opened a photovoltaic technical center at the China Research & Development Center to support material developments for the fast-growing crystalline silicon PV solar-energy market.


DuPont opened the second phase of the China Research & Development Center, with a focus on new applications in solar energy, bio-based, and automotive materials. The expansion supports an additional 150 researchers.


Chinese government agencies adopted DuPont food-borne bacteria testing tools. The tools use sophisticated testing systems to break down food and environmental samples at the genetic level to detect harmful pathogens.




The CTC allows research collaboration among local customers and their overseas partners, delivering innovative offerings to the China market and around the globe.


Scientists and engineers at the CTC are involved in materials research for photovoltaic, automotive, computer, communications, consumer electronics, and more.


The CTC, is one of DuPont’s 14 global R&D Centers. The company has centers in Brazil, China, Germany, India, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the United States.



600 Cailun Road, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park

Shanghai, China

Tel. +86-021-28921002