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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Incyte loss narrows in first quarter

Incyte Corporation reported a narrower  loss in the first quarter as the company continues its  work  in building a pipeline of new drugs. Incyte is based near Wilmington. "Jakafi continues to grow with significant momentum as we bring...

DuPont, Archer Daniels Midland open bio-plastic pilot plant in Illinois

DuPont Industrial Biosciences  and Archer Daniels Midland Company announced the opening of the world’s first bio-based furan dicarboxylic methyl ester (FDME) pilot production facility in Decatur, IL. The plant is the centerpiece of a long-standing collaboration...

Delaware finishes seventh in ranking of top states for online companies

Delaware finished a solid seventh in a listing of states that are good landing spots for online business.  The First State finished just behind the technology stronghold of California. Topping the list was the state...

Christiana Care announces potential gene-editing breakthrough

Scientists at  Christiana Care  Health System’s Gene Editing Institute have developed a potential breakthrough with a  CRISPR gene-editing tool. The technology could quickly and precisely engineer multiple changes to the genetic code, according to a...

Delaware Tech employee giving campaign raises $109,17

Each year, the employees of Delaware Technical Community College participate in a two-week employee giving campaign. Employees have participated at rates exceeding 90 percent and have raised close to $100,000 annually.  The 2018 campaign raised...

Correva Agriscience VP to headline Inspiring Women in STEM Conference

Krysta Harden, vice president for external affairs and chief sustainability officer for   Corteva Agriscience  Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, will headline this year’s Inspiring Women in STEM Conference. Corteva is slated to be spun off from...

Comcast Business links Elwyn locations around region, nation

 Comcast Business announced that Elwyn, 5,000-employee human services nonprofit added  Comcast Business Ethernet and voice services across its nationwide locations. Elwyn operates a campus in Wilmington. The network allows Elwyn to transition to electronic medical record  and hosted cloud...
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(Video) Gore medical device gets OK for closing hole in heart chambers

https://youtu.be/DVsuMF3u9kM W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for expanded use for the Gore Cardioform Septal Occluder. The device, already approved for closure of atrial septal...

Delaware posts small loss in tech jobs

Despite, a long-running effort to bolster  technology employment in  Delaware, the number of jobs in the key sector posted a slight decline. Figures come from the CyberStates  report from CompTIA, a trade group for the...

DigiGirlz event in May to highlight STEM opportunities

Girls in the 8th and 9th grades can spend a day learning about careers in technology and getting an inside glimpse of what it might be like to work in the technical fields.  DigiGirlz Day is...
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