The European Technical Center


With nearly 200 researchers, the European Technical Center performs essential research in automotive, transportation, cosmetics, and more, serving Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

The European Technical Center in Meyrin, Switzerland, is DuPont’s global R&D Center, one of our primary centers for research, product, application development, and customer support. This is where our leading researchers support polymer and advanced materials innovation from early development through commercialization, using a range of processing, prototyping technologies, and testing expertise.




The European Technical Center opened in 1989 in Meyrin, Switzerland, the first of DuPont’s regional laboratories.


The Meyrin Photovoltaic Application Laboratory opened and began work on photovoltaic innovation and state-of-the-art solar module design, with a focus on cost-effective, high-performance solutions for the photovoltaic industry.


DuPont Performance Materials unveiled a cutting-edge 3D suction blow molding machine to meet customer demand for solid performing, cost-efficient, lightweight polymers that effectively replace metal and reduce weight.




European Technical Center researchers focus on automotive, aerospace, transportation, packaging for food and beverages, cosmetics, oil and gas, and safety and protection industries.


As the global center for injection molding, extrusion, blow-molding, and cosmetics applications, the European Technical Center hosts R&D teams from across multiple businesses.


The European Technical Center is one of DuPont’s global R&D Centers. The company has centers in China, Turkey, India, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the United States.



146 Route du Nant-d'Avril

1217 Meyrin