Category: Manufacturing

The Science Technology and Research Institute of Delaware (STRIDE) today announced a research and development agreement with Zymergen, a California-based molecular technology company. STRIDE experts will work with Zymergen to develop microbially-derived “building blocks” for applications such as coatings, adhesives and films. “Our platform offers the capability to create unique specialty materials from biology and…

Q&A: Sean Wang, chairman of B&W Tek

For 20 years, B&W Tek has developed and marketed products that provide light-generation services to researchers and other clinicians. The company has offices in five countries and 70 distributors worldwide. In November 2016, B&W received the top award in the Analytical & Test Category from “R&D Magazine.” Founder and current Chairman Sean Wang, Ph.D., looks…

Polymer Technologies is in the business of manufacturing and supplying composites for controlling noise or heat. Its products are used in a host of industries, from agriculture to aerospace to transportation and the military. For example, life inside a heavy truck can be noisy, to say the least — so Polymer developed POLYDAMP Acoustical Barrier…

The Center for Composite Materials at the University of Delaware is a leader when it comes to basic and applied research in composites. Founded in 1974, the center has an economic impact on Delaware of about $50 million a year. More than 150 Delaware companies benefit from its work, and it supports 450 jobs around the state. More…

Since it opened in 1992, Delaware Technology Park in Newark, Del., has helped propel Delaware into the forefront of the life sciences, advanced materials, information technology and renewable energy industries. The park is located not far from the University of Delaware campus. It was launched to provide space for startup companies that wanted research space…

Bloom Energy in Newark, Del., manufactures high-tech fuel cells, which it ships to commercial customers along the East Coast and to overseas customers, including those in India and Japan. We asked Barry Sharpe, Bloom Energy’s vice president and general manager for manufacturing, to tell us more about the company. When did Bloom Energy open its…