Month: October 2017

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware, a group of former TransPerfect employees, sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, urging him to consider the risk of locating a second headquarters in Delaware. The letter was sent after the resignation of Senior Vice President Xavier Fort and Vice President Matt Hauser, as well as a number of…

Christopher Wink is the co-founder and publisher of Technical.ly, a network of technology news sites that includes Technical.ly Delaware. He is also the co-organizer of Delaware Innovation Week, an event series on technology and innovation in New Castle County. We asked Wink about how the event has evolved over the last three years and how…

Incyte and AstraZeneca will expand their clinical collaboration and evaluate how Incyte’s apacadostat and AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi work in combination, compared with Imfinzi alone. Apacadostat is Incyte’s investigational selective IDO1 enzyme inhibitor. Imfinzi is AstraZeneca’s human monoclonal antibody. The collaboration allows the two companies to conduct a Phase 3 trial in patients with stage three non-small…

The Statewide Emergency Repair Program, which supports urgent home improvement projects, has won national recognition from the National Council of State Housing Agencies with a 2017 Annual Award for Program Excellence. The state program assists in cases where a home repair issue presents immediate health or safety threats, such as plumping, electrical and roof repairs. “We…

Business relationships fall into three categories of customer focus: consumers as customers (B2C), businesses as customers (B2B), and governments as customers (B2G). Navigating these different opportunities can seem challenging, especially for minority-owned vendors that have faced a lack of transparency and access in the past. Supplier diversity is an opportunity, particularly in the B2B and…

(AP) — The Chemours Co., a specialty chemical company spunoff from the DuPont Co., says it plans to build a research and innovation facility on the University of Delaware campus. Officials said Monday that the project will establish an innovation partnership and talent development pipeline between Chemours and the university, while keeping 330 researcher and…

NEWPORT — Discovering Delaware went digital to celebrate National American Beer Day as the Delaware Tourism Office (Visit Delaware) unveiled Delaware on Tap, the new smartphone application version of the state’s popular Beer, Wine & Spirits Trail. The office showcased the app, which is available for free download in the App Store and from Google…