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Special Programs

New initiatives that launch creative program concepts to generate unique value for our customer base

Spin In®

Spin In® is an OEIP program whose purpose, through experiential education, is to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship within the undergraduate student communities.


To assist Delaware small businesses apply to agency solicitations and receive awards, the OEIP has established the SBIR Gateway program.

Digital Compass

Developed by the Delaware SBDC, Digital Compass is a strategic advising program that brings together promising small businesses and web/IT vendors to develop high impact pilot programs using digital tools and analytics.


DatAssured™ is a program developed by the Delaware SBDC to help the small business community integrate cybersecurity best practices into their business strategy and operations in order to assist them in managing the threat and impact of cyber interference. We provide assistance to small businesses through targeted programming, development and consolidation of tools and resources, and 1:1 business advising. View our website for more information and to view our cyber resources and upcoming events.

UD OEIP Special Programs

Suggestions for additional programs?

OEIP is always interested in suggestions for new programs. Please submit any suggestions to oeip-info@udel.edu or call 302-831-7140.

Please note that University of Delaware’s Office of General Counsel oversees all legal services for the University of Delaware. Matters pertaining to research (including research-related agreements, research-related compliance, and research-related intellectual property) may be directed to the Research Office, which will coordinate with the General Counsel’s Office, as appropriate.

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