Category: Chemistry

Innovation Delaware Q&A: Douglas Muzyka of DuPont

With two major announcements in 2017, DuPont pumped new energy into its well-known Wilmington-area landmark — the DuPont Experimental Station, a 55-building campus opened in 1903 on a hillside overlooking the Brandywine Creek. The first announcement was made in January by DuPont CEO Ed Breen: The company will invest $200 million to modernize and upgrade…

The Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance (DESCA) was formed in 2010 to foster long-term innovation among key stakeholders in the public and private sectors in Delaware and its nearby regions. The alliance accomplishes its goal by working with thought leaders in industry, government and academia to link resources in ways that can both optimize funding for R&D…

Not every innovative idea needs to forever remain in the nest where it was born. Some just demand loving care and ferocious advocacy long enough to demonstrate their worth; then someone with more resources and experience can take over their development and help them achieve full potential as valuable contributions to industrial chemistry. That’s the…

With a workforce of 12 people, impressive headquarters in New Castle, Del., and significant funding to further develop proprietary technology, White Dog Labs, Inc., appears well positioned for major growth advances within the next year or two. “We’re largely pre-revenue, but we own and operate demonstration technology, and we’re pretty darn close to closing in…