Category: Chemistry

Incyte today announced the appointment of Dr. Dashyant Dhanak, Ph.D. as executive vice president and chief scientific officer, effective December 10, 2018. Dhanak will succeed Dr. Reid Huber, who has been at Incyte since 2002 and is leaving the company to pursue opportunities in the early-stage life sciences community. “Reid’s contributions to Incyte have been…

The Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance (DESCA) this week held an Investor Forum to connect sustainable technology startup founders and entrepreneurs with investors and corporate strategic partners. This is only the second investor event in the organization’s eight year history. DESCA first held an investor forum in 2013. In the two years that followed, those companies…

(AP) _ Chemours Co. (CC) on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $275 million. On a per-share basis, the Wilmington, Delaware-based company said it had net income of $1.51. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $1.49 per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research…

DowDuPont today announced the members of the future boards of directors of Dow, DuPont, and Corteva Agriscience. “The establishment of highly qualified boards is a critical milestone for the three industry-leading growth companies we are creating,” said Jeff Fettig, executive chairman of DowDuPont. “Using a rigorous and thorough process, we have formed boards with diverse…

Incyte Corporation announced today that it has been named one of the global biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry’s top employers by Science magazine, ranking second on the list of only 20 companies recognized in the publication’s annual Top Employer’s Survey. “We are proud to be recognized as the number two top employer in the biopharma industry…

Delaware Innovation Space embraces smaller startups

By Dan Linehan  Special to Delaware Business Times Like the emerging companies it cultivates, the Delaware Innovation Space has a growth timeline of its own. It started in March 2017 as an incubator guiding fledgling companies through their earliest stages. Like an egg incubator that controls heat and humidity to create an optimal environment to…

The opening of two new labs at Adesis’ New Castle headquarters is intended to catalyze the company’s expansion into the large-scale manufacturing of specialty chemicals. The labs comprise about 6,000 square feet, but their capacity is limited to where the chemistry happens: In the 32 fume hoods that line the walls. Each fume hood, a…

As early-stage companies make progress toward key milestones, performance chemical company Chemours is poised to continue its growth since spinning off from DuPont in 2015. The company, which specializes in titanium, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, broke ground in December on a 312,000-square-foot facility located at University of Delaware’s STAR Campus in Newark. “Since the groundbreaking…

ThruPore Technologies, a catalyst company based in New Castle, is taking big steps forward.  In February, the company announced that it had closed on the first $540,000 in a round of seed funding. Since then, CEO Dr. Franchessa Sayler says the company has raised an additional $35,000 and is on its way to surpassing the…