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Bill Provine
CEO Delaware Innovation Space

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Dr. William D. Provine is the founder and serves as President & Chief Executive Officer of the Delaware Innovation Space where Bill is presently on loan from DuPont. The Innovation Space is a non-profit organization formed in 2017 via a public-private partnership with DuPont, University of Delaware, and the State of Delaware to incubate and accelerate science-based startups. In its first five years of operation, The Innovation Space has supported over 60 startups that have raised over $700 million in funding and have supported hundreds of local jobs.

Bill has been instrumental is forging novel approaches to driving economic development and accelerating the growth of new business in the United States and abroad. Prior to his role in the Delaware Innovation Space, Bill created new ventures and business for DuPont around the world in areas such as industrial biotechnology, agriculture, advanced materials, and nanotechnology.

Bill is an active volunteer and has served on many government and university advisory committees domestically and internationally and presently serves as a Director on the Boards for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), The Resolution Project – an organization supporting social entrepreneurship, and The Innovation Space.

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