Governor Visits STAR Campus
Viewing progress on the site, Delaware Gov. John Carney noted, “Universities are important parts of local economies and state economies — more so, I think, than any other time in our history.”
Chemours Comes to STAR
The Chemours Company is building its new $150 million R&D facility on STAR Campus.
A Nimble Approach to Making Modern Medicines
The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing (NIIMBL), headquartered on STAR Campus, is at the forefront of making biological medicines more accessible to Americans.
The University of Delaware’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus is located just a half mile from the heart of UD’s primary academic campus.
STAR is already home to:
- A performance computing company named by Forbes as one of America’s Most Promising Companies
- A manufacturer of clean fuel-cell power sources whose energy servers provide power to Fortune 500 clients including Google, Wal-Mart, AT&T and Coca-Cola.
- A test zero-emissions vehicle laboratory supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, the State of Delaware, NRG Energy, Honda and BMW.
- UD’s Health Sciences Complex of classrooms, research laboratories, and open-to-the-public care clinics. Operating under the name STAR Health, UD’s comprehensive clinics offer major health and prevention services including: primary care, physical therapy, speech therapy, mental health services, care coordination, nutrition counseling, fitness counseling and health coaching.
- Local residents can access high quality care and work directly with researchers developing advanced ways to treat illnesses and injuries.
- UD students train to become the next generation of healthcare practitioners in the clinics, including one belonging to the world-class physical therapy department, a program ranked #1 by U.S. News and World Report.
- A 10,000 square-foot wet lab incubator for small research companies
And coming soon:
- The Chemours Company’s Discovery Hub, a 312,000-square-foot facility where the global chemical company will conduct its research and innovation work.
- A biopharmaceutical innovation building where researchers will tackle some of the world’s most pressing health challenges.
- A 10-story office tower housing state-of-the-art classrooms and labs along with high-tech commercial tenants.
- A new train station with enhanced access to Amtrak and SEPTA, Philadelphia’s regional commuter rail system.