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About DuPont Biofuel Solutions

Committed to being part of the solution by working across the biofuels value chainslidein3000middleleft26px16px380C6001E

Fossil fuels have limitations, and the world is demanding localized solutions that address the sustainability of transportation fuels and concerns about climate change, while creating local green jobs.

The call to develop renewably sourced biofuels is clear. From feedstock to fuel—and every step in-between,  DuPont is committed to being part of the solution by applying our science and working with partners throughout the biofuels value chain.

From feedstock to fermentation to fuel, DuPont is uniquely positioned to optimize advanced biofuel production.
From feedstock to fermentation to fuel, DuPont is uniquely positioned to optimize advanced biofuel production.

DuPont Crop Protection 
DuPont is helping growers produce and maximize the yield and quality of biofeedstocks including sugarcane, corn and switchgrass. Learn more about weed, insect and disease control products available in your country. 
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Pioneer® Seeds
This DuPont business is driving opportunities to help farmers increase profits by delivering high-yielding products, supported with proven expertise and innovative services to meet growing demand from biofuels companies. 
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Enzymes for Fuel Ethanol Production
With more than 25 years experience developing starch-based bioethanol technology, this DuPont business uses enzyme and protein engineering expertise to increase process efficiency and yield results for both first-generation (starch-based) and second-generation (biomass) biofuel production. 
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DuPont™ FermaSure®
This DuPont product selectively attacks bacteria that are harmful to the fermentation cycle. This enables today’s ethanol producers achieve greater production efficiencies and lower costs without the use of antibiotics.
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Cellulosic Technology
DuPont is leading the way to enable biofuel companies to more cost-effectively manufacture biofuel from nonfood feedstocks such as switchgrass, wheat straw and corn stover. We’re now building one of the first large-scale plants for the commercial production of cellulosic ethanol. 
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Advanced Performance Biofuels
Butamax™ Advanced Biofuels is a joint venture between BP and DuPont working to develop and commercialize biobutanol to help meet demand for a range of renewable transport fuel solutions. 
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