Category: Technology

The University of Delaware is holding a conference for teens interested in innovation and entrepreneurship on April 7 at Clayton Hall on the school’s campus. The Youth Entrepreneurship Summit features interactive workshops and breakout sessions, as well as the final round of the Diamond Challenge, an entrepreneurship competition for high school students. This year’s keynote…

New Castle – The East Coast Reboot, an annual technology competition created by Wilmington University professor Scott Shaw, will soon expand all over Wilmington. Organizers say it could draw 30,000 visitors and have a $6 million impact on the city and county. The university today announced it will collaborate with Dub 3, an experiential entertainment…

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…