About this Program
Calling all Science Entrepreneurs: Up to $50,000 in Value for Start-ups with a DuPont FastPass into the Delaware Innovation Space
Delaware Innovation Space (www.deinnovates.org) in collaboration with DuPont (www.dupont.com) is seeking applications for the coveted DuPont FastPass. A DuPont FastPass gives a startup company support to accelerate their business forward with access to research space, scientific equipment, leveraged facilities, and business building capabilities of the Delaware Innovation Space with key insights and collaboration with DuPont.
Benefits of the DuPont FastPass – Total Value of up to $50,000*:
Strong business concept and pitch in one of the following focus areas:
Strong and committed CEO and leadership team with an established legal entity and operational structure and plan for the startup company
Applications: Startup companies interested in pursuing the DuPont FastPass need to submit a non-confidential business pitch deck and all submissions are due by March 31st, 2019. Follow-up requests and evaluations will be conducted after submission and then a pitch competition for the finalists will be conducted at the Delaware Innovation Space at the Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware no later than May 2019. One FastPass winner will be selected and judges for the competition will be from DuPont and the Delaware Innovation Space.
* Amount based upon in-kind services and credit value. This is not a cash investment nor can award be redeemed for listed value.
** 6 months access to Delaware Innovation Space is guaranteed, extension from 6 months to 1 year of free access is dependent on successful completion of technical/business milestones defined by the Delaware Innovation Space.
- Funds up to $0 per team
- Takes up to 0.0% equity
- Accepts 1 companies
Aerospace, Biotechnology, Chemicals and Chemical Products, Clean Technology, Computers and Peripherals