DRIVEN Accelerator Hub to boost medical entrepreneurship in the Northeast
Last night, Junior Achievement of Delaware hosted the induction ceremony of three new members into the Delaware Business Leaders Hall of Fame at the Wilmington Country Club. Founded in 1990, the initiative honors business and community leaders who impact the workforce and economic development of the region.
Rob Martinelli, CEO and president of Today Media, presided over the induction of Robert W. Perkins, J. Michael Bowman and Terry A. Strine.
Green Line Business Group’s first commercial product was Danio Diary, a mobile platform for friends and family members of patients to track medical updates in real time.
Now the Newark-based startup is experimenting with another tool for closing the distance between those in need and the people around them who can help.
Cathy Wu, the Unidel Edward G. Jefferson Chair in Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Delaware, has been appointed the director of UD’s new Data Science Institute. An expert in bioinformatics, she works on research projects that encompass 350 terabytes of data annually. A terabyte is a trillion bytes or units of digital information. The institute will engage researchers from all seven colleges at UD.
The Delaware Small Business Development Center has prevented about 600 former DuPont workers from leaving Delaware to pursue jobs in other states, said J. Michael Bowman, the organization’s director. Bowman made the remarks Tuesday afternoon at a hearing before the Joint Finance Committee in Dover.