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.
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
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 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
The SBDC provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to help small businesses grow and succeed.
>> SBDC Website
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
UD received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to help develop the quantum electronics of the future.
Mechanical engineering students at the University of Delaware recently pitched their own inventions to representatives from toy company Melissa and Doug.
The new institute links faculty and students from all of UD’s seven colleges, including health sciences, physical sciences, environmental sciences, behavioral and social sciences and public policy.