DDW Open Innovation Portal

At DDW, we strive to be the global leader in naturally derived color solutions for the food and beverage industry. We understand that great ideas originate both inside and outside of our company and feel that we can increase the speed of innovation by inviting others who share our passion for innovation to share original ideas around products, process technologies, and other discoveries.

Our Open Innovation Team will work with qualified partners to nurture novel ideas and consider next steps for feasibility, research, development, and commercialization.

DDW values your time and will seriously consider all submissions. Whether we see potential for collaboration or not, a DDW representative will respond to you within eight weeks of your submission. To further evaluate ideas that have potential, we will work with you to set-up the applicable agreements to proceed.

To protect both parties, we request that you review and accept DDW’s Terms & Conditions before you submit your idea. We look forward to hearing from you!

Have questions about working with us? Click here for list of Frequently Asked Questions.

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