Innovation

Leader in Technology Innovation

At FMC, we are committed to investing significant resources in discovering new active ingredients and formulations that support sustainable agriculture around the world. Our world-class workforce is highly focused on providing new solutions to address growers’ toughest challenges and improve their return on investment. Learn more here:

  • R&D discovery engine and pipeline
  • Biologicals
  • Formulations
  • Precision Agriculture
  • FMC Ventures

FMC Has Global Scale to Deliver on This Investment

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Areas of Innovation

Key Product Launches

At FMC, science and innovation drive our business.

1 Launch timing is dependent upon obtaining regulatory approvals.

Pipelines1

R&D discovery and development are a key component of our long-term growth strategy. We invest ~ 7% of global sales on R&D each year.

TOTAL NEW Active Ingredients (Synthetic)

22

many featuring
new modes of action

7

New AIs in Development
Pipeline

15

New AIs in Discovery
Pipeline

Synthetic Development Pipeline

Name Market Area New Mode of Action Target Market Launch2
F&V Rice Cereals Corn Soy Launch Year Peak Sales
Weed Control
IsoflexTM (Bixlozone) Selective (grasses) 2021 $450-$500M
Tetflupyrolimet Selective (grasses) 2023 $250-$350M
Herbicide Selective (broad spectrum) 2026 $75-$125M
Herbicide Selective (broadleaf) 2027 $200-$400M
Herbicide Selective (broad spectrum) 2030 TBD
Insect Control
Insecticide Piercing insects 2027 TBD
Disease Control
Fluindapyr Broad spectrum 2021 $350-$400M3

Synthetic Discovery Pipeline

Market Area New Mode of Action Target Market R&D Phase
F&V Rice Cereals Corn Soy Early Late
Weed Control
Selective Broad Spectrum (new chemical class)
Selective Broad Spectrum (new chemical class)
Selective Broad Spectrum
Selective (grass)
Selective (broadleaf)
Insect & Nematode Control
Cross spectrum (new chemical class)
Cross spectrum (new chemical class)
Cross spectrum (new chemical class)
Cross spectrum (new chemical class)
Cross spectrum
Disease Control
Rust control
Rust control (new chemical class)
Rust control (new chemical class)
Broad spectrum (new chemical class)
Rust control (new chemical class)

Biological Development Pipeline

Name Market Area Target Market Launch2
F&V Rice Cereals Corn Soy Launch Year
Plant Stimulants
Accudo® Biostimulant 2019
Insect & Nematode Control
Avodigen®, Nemix® Bionematicide 2021
Bioinsecticide 2023
Disease Control
Biofungicide 2020 / 2021
Biofungicide 2022

Biological Discovery Pipeline

Market Area Target Market R&D Phase
F&V Rice Cereals Corn Soy Early Late
Plant Stimulants
Biostimulant
Insect & Nematode Control
Bioinsecticide
Bionematicide

1 All synthetic and biological pipeline information is current, as of June 2020.
2 Launch timing is dependent upon obtaining regulatory approvals, and peak sales estimates take several years to reach.
3 Peak sales for Fluindapyr of $350-$400M includes marketing rights included in the recently announced acquisition from Isagro, which is expected to close by the end of Q3 2020.

Awards:

FMC’s industry-leading technology portfolio earns top honors.