University of Delaware joins accelerator hub for medical entrepreneurs - Delaware


Jan. 31, 2019 1:47 pm

University of Delaware joins accelerator hub for medical entrepreneurs

Delaware is the first state outside of New England to be represented in DRIVEN.


(Photo by Flickr user Alan Levine, used under a Creative Commons license)

It hasn’t been lost on us that some of Delaware’s most impactful startups are meds-focused — two of the 10 startups on our 2019 Delaware realLIST are for medical devices designed by entrepreneurs from the University of Delaware.

So this news from UDaily makes perfect sense: UD is joining DRIVEN, one of four accelerator hubs across the country funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

From UDaily:

The UD component of DRIVEN is being led by principal investigator Julius Korley, director of entrepreneurship and strategic partnerships for the College of Engineering and CEO of Affinity Therapeutics; Steven Stanhope, principal investigator of Delaware Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) and associate vice president for research; and Michael Bowman, associate director of the Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships (OEIP).

“This Regional Accelerator Hub grant will focus on turning scientific discoveries into jobs and new small businesses in Delaware and products that reduce the cost and improve the quality of healthcare,” said Stanhope.

UD joins nine other organizations, all based in New England: Brown University, Dartmouth College, Celdara Medical, University of Vermont, University of New Hampshire, University of Rhode Island, Maine Medical Center, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory and Simbex.

Read the UDaily article here.

Already a member? Sign in here
Connect with companies from the community
New call-to-action


Delaware’s solutions integrator is looking for rural innovators to join FedTech

This Newark fashion startup is creating sustainable haute couture

How do you create a job that doesn’t exist?



Verizon is looking for the brightest ideas on how to use its 5G technology

Philadelphia, PA


Senior Interaction Designer

Apply Now
New Castle

Wilmington University

Web Developer (Full-Time)

Apply Now
Philadelphia OR Baltimore

Technically Media Editorial Intern (Fall 2019)

Apply Now

Delaware Innovation Space announces a nationwide advisory council

Veterans-serving nonprofit Heroic Gardens comes to Delaware

This summer, Tyler’s Camp will teach entrepreneurship to 4th graders



Escape the August heat with cool AI tech


Young Conaway

Entry-Level Corporate Legal Administrative Assistant

Apply Now

Tech Solutions Inc

NOC (Network Operations Center) Technician

Apply Now


Analyst, Recruiting Coordinator

Apply Now

Sign-up for daily news updates from Delaware

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!