Spark Factory at the Innovation Space

Feb 1 - Dec 31 | Wilmington, DE, USA | Virtual Program
The Home for Science Entrepreneurs

About this Program

Spark Factory is a virtual pitch event that offers mentoring to founders building startups in the sciences. Participants pitch their vision to a community of entrepreneurs at the Spark Factory event for real-time feedback and follow-on mentorship around their critical business questions.

Over one month, participants:

  • Improve and practice their pitch with one-on-one support.
  • Pitch their company to 10+ experts and mentors and receive critical feedback.
  • Receive follow-on mentorship after the pitch focused on critical business questions.

    Spark Factory takes place entirely online and is open to founders across the United States. Special consideration will be given to startups with an interest in the mid-Atlantic region.

    The Application
    One startup is selected per month to participate in Spark Factory. Applications are reviewed in the first week of every month.

    Apply by the last Friday of the month be considered for our next Spark Factory seat!

    Questions? Email Hattie Duplechain, Director of Programs, at for additional information.

    Spark Factory is a program at the Innovation Space, an innovation ecosystem and the home to science entrepreneurs. In partnership with the State of Delaware, University of Delaware, and DuPont, The Innovation Space provides infrastructure and support accelerating startups to commercialization. Learn more at

  • Industries

    3D Printing, Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture, Biotechnology, Chemicals and Chemical Products +17 more