The E-Studies Program enjoys active engagement and mutually beneficial relationships with several partner organizations. The following is a list of many of our partners.
Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz
Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP is one of the nation’s leading intellectual property and business law firms, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware with additional offices in Newark, DE, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles, CA. It is nationally recognized for its depth and breadth of technology, business and legal knowledge, and experience.
Belfint, Lyons & Shuman
Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, CPAs was founded in 1923 as a small accounting practice whose staff was committed to building long-standing, mutually beneficial relationships with clients and business associates. Today, with close to 70 professionals, it has become one of the largest and most respected certified public accounting firms in Delaware while never losing sight of its founding commitments. Belfint, Lyons & Shuman is honored to be a part of the University of Delaware's Venture Development Center and Innovation Sponsor of the Venture Funding Competition & President's Forum.
The Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships (OEIP) works with the University community to turn research discoveries into meaningful inventions. It has established the "Entrepreneurial Ecosystem," which serves as a support system for students, faculty and researchers--encouraging interdisciplinary collaboration to grown new business ideas. As part of its broader mission,OEIP is helping to develop partnerships within the state, region and across the globe that produce economic and community benefits.
Corporations & Companies, Inc. (CorpCo) is a professional incorporation service company based in the incorporating capital of the world, the State of Delaware, and is owned by attorneys with more than thirty-five years of combined experience. Since 1972, its professional staff has assisted entrepreneurs, accountants and attorneys in forming and maintaining their corporations and companies.
Emerging Enterprise Center, NCCCC
The Emerging Enterprise Center offers assistance to small businesses in New Castle County and the greater Wilmington region. The EEC connects businesses with a comprehensive network of partners such as business mentors, investors, bankers, attorneys, accountants, and other business professionals. The EEC also provides mentoring, educational opportunities, networking events, shared office equipment, receptionist services, and other ammendities that are vital to the success of new business.
Emerging Technology Center, DEDO
The mission of the Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO) is to be responsible for attracting new investors and business to the State, for promoting the expansion of existing industry, for assisting small and minority-owned businesses, for promoting and developing tourism, and for creating new and improved employment opportunities for all citizens in Delaware.
Innovation Capital Advisors, LLC is an early-stage venture capital management firm managing funds that invest in rapidly growing businesses in the Mid-Atlantic states. Innovation Capital focuses its investment activities in chemicals and materials; electronic materials and devices; information technology; nanotechnology; software; biotechnology (excluding human therapeutics); and business information services related to the legal, financial services and manufacturing industries.
Center for Economic Education & Entrepreneurship
Small Business & Technology Development Center
Delaware Innovation Fund
First State Innovation
Delaware Technology Park
Technology Forum of Delaware
World Trade Center Delaware
Delaware BioScience Association