Category: Innovation Delaware

With a workforce of 12 people, impressive headquarters in New Castle, Del., and significant funding to further develop proprietary technology, White Dog Labs, Inc., appears well positioned for major growth advances within the next year or two. “We’re largely pre-revenue, but we own and operate demonstration technology, and we’re pretty darn close to closing in…

Innovation Delaware Q&A: Kelvin Lee, director of the NIIMBL

One of the main reasons that the University of Delaware continues to grow in national stature is Kelvin Lee, Ph.D., Gore Professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and director of the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL). A decorated scientist who spent several years at the Biotechnology Institute in Zurich, Lee spearheaded NIIMBL’s…

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…