Innovation

The University of Delaware provides access to networks, memberships, consortia, and other essential resources that support faculty, students and collaborators throughout the innovation lifecycle. Connect with us to discuss collaborative opportunities.

Available Resources

OEIP

UD Office of Economic Innovation & Partnerships
office of economic Innovation & Partnerships (OEIP) enables entrepreneurs and innovators within and beyond the UD community to accelerate their ideas into the market place, grow their businesses and form partnerships by facilitating access to space, capital, counsel, and connections.
>> OEIP Website
>> Tech Transfer

Delaware Technology Park

Delaware Technology Park
DTP provides development-stage life science, information technology, advanced materials and renewable energy companies with access to the resources and connections needed to drive and accelerate their economic success.
>> DTP Website

DTP@STAR

Various images of researchers, research and common space at the "Delaware Technology Park at STAR" (DTP@STAR) wet labs and small business incubator space on the University of Delaware's Science, Technology, and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus. - (Evan Krape / University of Delaware)

DTP@STAR includes offices, individual labs outfitted to match the needs of startup companies, and shared spaces with equipment for use by all incubator tenants. The tenants represent a mix of spinoffs evolved directly from UD research – like STF – and outside entrepreneurs in life sciences, agriculture and materials science, historic research strengths of the University.

Small Business Development Center

Small Business Development Center
The SBDC provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to help small businesses grow and succeed.
>> SBDC Website

Horn Entrepreneurship

Horn Program
Horn ENTREPRENEURSHIP courses and programs give students the knowledge, skills, connections and access to resources needed to successfully manifest innovation and thrive in a rapidly changing world.
>> Horn Entrepreneurship Website

Success Stories

Training for Success

Training for Success

New biopharmaceutical sciences master’s program launches with industry support Fueled by generous philanthropic support and insights from industry partners, the University of Delaware launched a new master’s program in biopharmaceutical sciences in June. AstraZeneca,...

Engineering Design Challenge

Engineering Design Challenge

UD students part of winning teams in global venture competition Ask any professor in the College of Engineering, and they’ll tell you the University of Delaware attracts some of the most talented students in the world. However, just a few weeks ago, one professor had...

Green Energy Technology

Green Energy Technology

UD spinoff selected for Shell GameChanger Accelerator program It’s no secret the carbon emissions that result from using fossil fuels to produce energy are problematic for the planet. One way to make a dent in reducing these greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is to find...