Category: Technology

DOVER — Power Engineering magazine has named Chesapeake Utilities’ new natural-gas Eight Flags Energy Combined Heat and Power Plant as its “Best CHP Project of the Year.” “This award is meant to recognize innovative and creative power projects that play a unique role in meeting local and regional demand for power,” said Power Engineering Editor-in-Chief Russell…

WILMINGTON — Rohan Kanchana, a 13-year-old eighth grader at Newark Charter School and a former Delaware State Geography Bee champ, is the winner of this year’s Congressional App Challenge. Overall, 17 Delaware students participated in the challenge, producing 6 different apps. The ideas included an app to help people find jobs, a trivia game used…

WILMINGTON — Technical.ly Delaware honored 13 of the area’s top innovators Friday in an awards celebration hosted by 1313 Innovation.  The ceremony  capped off the second annual Delaware Innovation Week, which drew hundreds of techies and entrepreneurs to 28 events around the area. Winners were chosen by readers and included: *Entrepreneur of the Year —  Amira Idris of…

Simple Global untangles logistics of e-commerce

by Alex Vuocolo Special to Delaware Business Times Darius Banasik founded Simple Global, headquartered in New Castle, because he wanted to make it easier for consumers around the globe to buy U.S. products. He knew that meant navigating different regulations, different languages, and the complicated world of global shipping. But how exactly the new company…

UD graduate Jacqueline Palmer Merritt has partnered with Milestone Sports, a leading sports tech company focused on connecting retailers and brands to consumers through wearable devices. Merritt is a UD graduate who holds a Ph.D. in the fields of biomechanics and physical therapy. During this partnership, Merritt will work with the Milestone Sports team to…

Video production companies finding business niche

by Renee Plaza Special to Delaware Business Times When the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce began looking for a new and more effective way to reach its 2,800 members, it turned to media production company Teleduction. In particular, it wanted to showcase its signature programs like Superstars in Business and Superstars in Education. Teleduction films the…

A team from Delaware State University’s Office of Enterprise Risk Management recently concluded an initiative that has made the campus safer and more information secure with the conclusion of DSU’s first-ever GOT PAPER? campaign. The team led a process by which it helped DSU offices and departments identify masses of paper and paper products such…

by Larry Nagengast Special to Delaware Business Times  The hospitals of the future may have fewer beds but, aside from that prospect, the operative word to describe changes in health care seems to be “more.” Delaware health care systems are not only expanding services at their main facilities, but they’re also adding to satellite operations…