Category: Innovation Delaware

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…

John Himics is no stranger to co-working. Companies and contractors, who pay monthly and sometimes daily fees, share meeting room and certain services, such as Wi-Fi and a kitchen. They’re separate businesses; however, there are often synergies that encourage collaboration. Himics’ company, First Ascent Design, which handles digital marketing and branding for small- and medium-sized…

Innovation Delaware Q&A: Mike Scuse, secretary of the Department of Agriculture

As Delaware’s Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Scuse is charged with helping the agricultural industry grow and thrive. He has witnessed farmers using advanced technology to improve outcomes and make farms more efficient. Here, he answers some questions about the state’s agriculture climate. What does the pending merger of DuPont and Dow mean for agriculture in…

When it comes to consumers’ food choices throughout the United States, there is one consistent theme, and Perdue’s Andrea Staub knows what it is. “More than 82 percent of U.S. households regularly purchase some organic products,” says Staub, Perdue’s senior vice president of corporate communications. “We’re listening to consumers, and to give consumers access to…

Mark Rieger is the dean of the University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture & Natural Resources and believes it is important that the school has combined the two disciplines, the better to create a strong relationship between them. He answered some questions on the current agricultural climate and its future. In your “Message from the…

When James C. Collins, Jr., thinks about farmers’ vacations, he doesn’t expect to see them in Las Vegas, but he doesn’t think they would be too out of place there. An executive vice president at DuPont, Collins heads up efforts to help farmers increase productivity and eliminate the potential problems that can hurt their efficiency.…