Category: Manufacturing

The Export Delaware team at the Department of State is going to Singapore and Vietnam for six days in September to explore opportunities for businesses looking to expand global trade. The team is inviting small and medium-sized businesses to join them on the visit for a chance to meet face-to-face with potential distributors and customers…

In many ways, chemistry as a discipline seeks to understand the interaction between things and how those interactions can produce change. It’s a fitting reflection of the chemical industry in Delaware, which also finds itself in a period of change. The First State has been a major nerve center of chemical innovation since the du…

The biosciences climate in Delaware is robust and making a significant difference in finding cures for the most aggressive diseases and conditions. Eighty percent of the U.S. pharmaceuticals industry is headquartered in the First State and the surrounding states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, according to Delaware Prosperity Partnership. Global bioscience giants with significant operations…

In the fast-moving world of biopharmaceuticals, the University of Delaware is preparing to demonstrate the importance of being NIIMBL. Launched at UD’s Delaware Biotechnology Institute last year, the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) is moving from its startup and organizational phase into working on developing new technology, says Kelvin Lee, the institute’s…

The Science Technology and Research Institute of Delaware (STRIDE) today announced a research and development agreement with Zymergen, a California-based molecular technology company. STRIDE experts will work with Zymergen to develop microbially-derived “building blocks” for applications such as coatings, adhesives and films. “Our platform offers the capability to create unique specialty materials from biology and…

(AP) — State environmental officials are holding a hearing to seek public comment on a company’s plan to operate a limestone powder manufacturing facility in Delaware’s environmentally protected Coastal Zone. Wednesday’s hearing concerns a permit application submitted by Essential Minerals LLC. The company wants to build and operate a powder manufacturing facility on Lambson Lane…

The Delaware BioScience Association (Delaware Bio) applauded the Job Creation and Innovation Act for Small Technology Companies that is expected to pass Gov. John Carney’s desk this month. The bill establishes a 25 percent tax credit of up to $125,000 for angel investors that support early-stage companies engaged in innovative technology or scientific work. With…

(AP) — DowDuPont has announced that it will invest $45 million over the next two years to purchase and retrofit a Delaware plant. The News Journal reports DowDuPont announced Wednesday that the company will invest the money to buy and retrofit the Newark plant for production of high-temperature sealant used to make O-rings and similar products. DowDuPont…