The innovation, growth and economic development at the Delaware Technology Park (DTP) are possible because of the strategic alliances it has formed with its economic development partners. These relationships make the access to critical resources, connections and facilities a reality. These organizations are devoted to assisting development-stage companies succeed. A list of partner organizations can be found below.
The NIIMBL mission is to accelerate biopharmaceutical manufacturing innovation, support the development of standards that enable more efficient and rapid manufacturing capabilities, and educate and train a world-leading biopharmaceutical manufacturing workforce, fundamentally advancing U.S. competitiveness in this industry.
The Technology Forum of Delaware (“TechForum”) is a regionally focused non-profit organization for technology, business, and entrepreneurial leaders. TechForum is dedicated to promoting technology business growth by helping businesses and individuals acquire the knowledge, relationships, and resources needed to complete and succeed in a global economy. TechForum holds monthly educational and networking events.
SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY ALLIANCE
The Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance (DESCA) fosters sustainable chemistry innovation by working with thought leaders in industry, government and academia. DESCA links resources in ways that optimizes the funding essential for R&D and translates the benefits of new discoveries into commercial opportunities.
The Delaware SBDC provides free individualized business advisory services and educational programs designed to help businesses achieve their goals and gain a competitive advantage. We help businesses navigate their path to success by connecting them with the right resources and tools then guiding them through the obstacles and opportunities that all businesses face.
Specifically, we help businesses:
• access R&D grants (including SBIR/STTR)
• identify funding options and secure financing
• commercialize innovative technologies
• develop business plans, financial projections, and investor pitches
• assess and improve strategic and operational performance
• research, target, and develop markets for products and services
• evaluate business opportunities and identify paths forward
• locate and apply for government contracts
Address: 1 Innovation Way, Suite 301, Newark, Delaware 19711
OFFICE OF ECONOMIC INNOVATION AND PARTNERSHIPS
OEIP is the University of Delaware’s patenting and licensing office. OEIP makes possible the commercialization of intellectual property through patenting and licensing agreements. It is responsible for catalyzing innovation and entrepreneurship at the university.
Address: 1 Innovation Way, Suite 500, Newark, Delaware 19711
DELAWARE BIOSCIENCE ASSOCIATION
The Delaware BioScience Association (Delaware Bio) is a non-profit, trade association whose mission is to become the catalyst to ensure Delaware becomes a global leader in life sciences by developing a cohesive community that unites the region’s biotechnology, pharmaceutical, research, financial and agricultural strengths.
Address: 1 Innovation Way, Suite 300, Newark, Delaware 19711
A business incubator that helps start up businesses learn essential entrepreneurial skills, grow their business and develop a long term sustainable model