Special Programs

Beyond the standard counseling we provide, the Delaware SBDC has created specialized programs to meet the needs of a broad range of clients. Some of the programs include:


Digital Compass: Developed by the Delaware SBDC, Digital Compass is a program designed to help small businesses leverage the use of current digital tools and analytics to help them enter new markets and expand services.


Business Resiliency: Helping local companies stay open for business when unexpected events disrupt service is the key goal of the new Delaware Business Resiliency Initiative.  Funded by a grant from the US Small Business Administration (SBA), the program provides assistance to prepare businesses to be ready for anything. Click here to learn more


SBIResource:  There is over $2.5 billion in federal funding available for early stage technology/R&D businesses through the federal government’s SBIR/STTR grant program, but competition is fierce. Our SBIResource program is designed to be a comprehensive advising service for small businesses looking to apply for and win SBIR/STTR grants. Click here to learn more

After completion of the seminar, ongoing assistance, including topic selection and proposal development and review, is provided for the development of your SBIR proposal.

To check for the next SBIResource Speaker Series seminar, please review our complete program listing.

Questions about any of these programs? Contact the SBDC: delaware-sbdc@udel.edu,  302-831-1555


DatAssured: Increasingly, small businesses are the targets of cyberattacks because they do business online, store sensitive employee & customer data, and are suppliers to larger organizations (such as the government). Small businesses, unlike larger organizations, do not have the resources to combat cyberattacks, but you now have an organized support infrastructure here to serve you: DatAssured™. Click here to learn more



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