The Emerging Enterprise Center is Delaware’s Only Small Business Incubator

The Incubator is designed to provide business support services to entrepreneurs and associated companies in New Castle County, Delaware. The incubator is not merely about a physical building offering lower rental rates, but rather is a program intended to help new businesses succeed to the point of “graduating” from the program within a defined time period.

Participants have access to customized business and technical assistance geared toward the specialized needs of individual companies. The EEC provides an environment in which like-minded businesses accelerate their potential through interaction, partnerships, joint ventures, and other mutually beneficial collaborations.

The nurturing environment of the EEC allows a business to focus on growing their business, developing business skills and internal processes, so they can graduate with a sustainable business model that improves their chances of success.




Mission Statement

To serve businesses by offering a comprehensive program of assistance to early stage firms that develop into thriving businesses, by providing Support, Access & Advice. The incubator program helps nurture the entrepreneurial spirit while promoting economic development in New Castle County by providing affordable office space and business services, access to all of the training and networking resources of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, plus on-site professional advice, mentoring and a network of professional advisors.


The Vision of the EEC is to support companies in their early stage; enabling them to grow their business, develop business skills and graduate from the program with a sustainable business model, so they can generate jobs in New Castle County. The EEC serves businesses by offering a comprehensive program, nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit while promoting economic development in New Castle County.

EEC Services

The EEC provides mentoring, educational opportunities, networking events, shared office equipment, receptionist services, and other amenities that are vital to the success of a new business.

Official Technology Provider of the EEC: comcast


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The Facility

Located at the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, the EEC provides free parking and 3,000 square feet for offices, with fax, copier, postage meter and kitchenette with coffee service. Conference rooms and event rooms are available on the premises.
The facility is located on the Wilmington Riverfront at Dravo Plaza. It is just minutes from downtown Wilmington, the AMTRAK train station, it is easily accessible by a major roadway: I-95, with Newark and New Castle in close proximity.