Business Incubator & Accelerator

Why start at Delaware Innovation Space?

We are a world-class, science and technology start-up incubator, accelerator, and research institute offering a comprehensive set of services that helps entrepreneurs advance their businesses faster.

Apply now for our Science INC Accelerator Program! Applications due July 16th:

Helping your business succeed with entrpenurial services and research operations support all in the perfect location

Entrepreneurial Services

Mentoring from experts in your field

Networking with early stage investors and exposure to funding sources

Grant application support and investor pitch coaching

Connections to service providers who enhance and complement your business

Access possible business partners and prospective clients

Product launch strategy development and workshops

Marketing, awareness building and branding for your work

Research Operations

Flexible, shareable, state-of-the-art lab space

All-inclusive pricing for lab space, business services and more—allowing your funds to go farther

A wide range of world-class equipment and analytical services

Procurement support for atypical equipment and reagents

All-encompassing facility services including utilities, waste removal, safety features, emergency response and 24/7 site access and security

Experienced on-site staff with first-hand involvement designing and conducting research programs

Location Benefits

Access to the top science and technology talent in your field, plus exposure to business leaders, investors, mentors and partners and clients

A campus-like setting where you can collaborate and brainstorm with peers

Proximity to over 150 related university graduate programs where talent can be sourced

Strategically located in the Mid-Atlantic region – home to some of the world’s largest scientific innovation companies

An affordable lifestyle—lower cost of living and unsurpassed tax benefits


100,000 square feet of multi-use and flexible lab space

Private and shared lab suites

Biotech labs

Chemistry labs

Material Science labs


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155 private and shared offices

Open office environment with lockers

Start small and grow as you need

Conference rooms with AV configurations

Common Areas

24/7 site access and security

Spacious, modern facility

Open, bright central atrium

Shared café and relaxation space

On-site cafeteria

Experience life in the first state

Live, work and play in Wilmington’s growing Riverfront area
Visit nearby ski resort areas with trails from beginner to expert
Experience all the wonders of NYC - Broadway, Central Park, the Empire State Building, and much more
Play at The Delaware Water Gap - a haven for biking, swimming, and camping
Pursue happiness in Philly, visit historical sites, enjoy the performing arts and a vibrant nightlife
Relax on some of the most beautiful local beaches and discover quaint seaside towns
Explore the nation’s capital featuring world class museums, monuments, and galleries
Be enchanted by the Brandywine Valley’s rich history, artistry and innovation
Discover beautiful, top ranked, local beaches great for water sports, fishing, and boating