Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in life sciences and materials sciences, it is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. It delivers food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. 22,000 employees deliver annual net sales of 9 billion. It is listed on NYSE Euronext.