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Jacob Owens

Editor, Delaware Business Times

  • UD, Waters Corp. partner on research, new biopharma lab

    NEWARK – The University of Delaware and Waters Corp. announced a five-year research partnership Wednesday that will build a research lab aimed at improving drug product quality, yields, process efficiency and process control. The Massachusetts-headquartered Waters is a more than 60-year-old specialty measurement company with expertise in chromatography, mass spectrometry, and thermal analysis – lab […]
  • VIEWPOINT: Delaware’s future demands strong investments in youngest residents

    To succeed, Delaware needs to attract young workers. It is the skills and potential of a growing, diverse workforce – not corporate handouts – that will help us attract and retain businesses here in the First State. In turn, the well-paying jobs that business bring will expand our tax base and better fund services for […]
  • People on the Move: Oct. 22

    People on the Move is a rundown of recent hirings, promotions, appointments and other notable movements by professionals in the state. If you’re interested in submitting an entry, please contact [email protected] WSFS Bank announced Oct. 18 that Shari Kruzinski has been named executive vice president and chief customer officer (CCO) reporting to Rodger Levenson, chairman, president […]
  • Carney signs SEED scholarship expansion bill

    WILMINGTON — Gov. John C. Carney Jr. signed a bill Oct. 12 that expanded the state’s existing SEED (Student Excellence Equals Degree) scholarship program to give Delawareans of all ages access to a free college degree or workforce training certification. Senate Bill 12, sponsored by State Sen. Nicole Poore, will help adult Delawareans seeking a […]
  • Carney signs bill to expand Inspire Scholarship at DSU

    DOVER – Gov. John Carney celebrated the anniversary of the landmark Inspire Scholarship at Delaware State University on Oct. 6 by signing and enacting Senate Bill 85, which will help students complete their degrees debt-free and enter the workforce prepared for good-paying careers in high demand throughout Delaware and the region. “The Inspire Scholarship has […]
  • 🔒 State analysts report strong fiscal start, but concerns loom

    DOVER – In their first report of the new fiscal year, Delaware’s independent fiscal analysts expressed some concerns about the state’s near-term outlook even while projecting to conclude the fiscal year in June with a more than $400 million surplus. Although the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC), a non-partisan group of business and […]
  • 🔒 Editorial: What happens when the world’s supply chain uncouples

    With COVID-19 case rates falling nationwide to their lowest level since early August and the number of fully vaccinated Americans rising to 57% —with an uptick of doses delivered through the last summer and early fall— there were reasons to be looking up at the state of affairs as we enter the final quarter of […]
  • DuPont partners with Delaware Black Chamber of Commerce

    WILMINGTON – DuPont and The Delaware Black Chamber of Commerce (DEBCC) announced a partnership Monday to elevate diversity and equity in Delaware’s business community, with an aim to level the playing field and increase participation and inclusion among the First State’s minority-owned small businesses. DuPont will be joining the DEBCC as a premier member, and […]
  • Del. Restaurant Association spotlights 5 ‘rising stars’

    DEWEY BEACH – The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) hosted the 19th Annual Restaurant Industry Cornerstone Awards on Monday at the Lighthouse Cove Events Center, with an after-party immediately following at The Lighthouse. Each year, the DRA celebrates the contributions of Delaware’s restaurant industry in every aspect of daily life … serving as the cornerstone of […]
  • 🔒 Former Chancellor Bouchard joins Paul Weiss

    WILMINGTON – Andre “Andy” G. Bouchard, the former head of the influential Delaware Court of Chancery, announced Monday that he is joining Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP as a partner in its Wilmington office. The decision to leave Chancery came after Bouchard assessed his career and his plan for the future, he told […]

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