Category: Innovation Delaware

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…

By Larry Nagengast Sometimes prompted by adversity or perhaps a commitment to adaptability, innovation means not only creating something that’s new, but also something that adds value and makes our lives better. Dennis Assanis, Ph.D., president of the University of Delaware, described innovation as “the continual process of finding solutions to complex problems, and translating…