The Institute’s 72,000 square foot research facility was completed in 2001 and is located at the Delaware Technology Park, only a couple of blocks from the main campus of the University of Delaware. Built as the gateway to the Technology Park, this $15 million state-of-the-art building serves as the hub for the Institute’s research network, focusing on agriculture – both for plants and animals, human health, and energy and the environment.

In full operation, the facility will house up to 180 scientists – most of them graduate students and postdoctoral researchers – in a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment. The two-story structure includes some forty laboratories, several core instrumentation centers – covering such areas as bioimaging, bioinformatics, custom microarrays, proteomics, structural biology, and growth chambers, offices for faculty, staff and students, and a number of conference rooms, many of them equipped for video conferencing.

Built in close partnership with the Delaware Technology Park, the Institute serves as a meeting ground for industry and academia in their mission to meet the economic development needs of the State in the area of biotechnology. The Institute’s research facility complements the existing expertise and services available at the Park, which include biotechnology, information technology and advanced materials technology.

Meeting Rooms

The Delaware Biotechnology Institute has a large meeting room on the first floor. The room can hold approximately 130 people with a seating capacity of 90. The room is equipped with audio/visual equipment and wireless internet. Also available is a formal meeting room which can comfortably hold 12 people and a video conferencing room with an informal meeting space for 6-10 people.

Reserving Space

For more information and pricing or to reserve conference rooms, please send an e-mail to events@dbi.udel.edu.