Businesses Choose Delaware
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Why did Incyte choose Delaware? CEO Hervé Hoppenot says one reason the biopharma company, named among the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Forbes, chose Delaware is its access to key academic centers, which attract talent and support research opportunities so vital to the life sciences sector.
More than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies are incorporated in Delaware.
Our state has the second-lowest business costs in the nation.
We’re ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for patents per capita.
More than 50 million people live within 250 miles of our state.
Less than 100 miles from New York and Washington, D.C., with easy access to Philadelphia and Baltimore, New Castle County is home to some of the First State’s largest employers and industry hubs, including our I-95 innovation corridor.
Home to Delaware’s state capital since 1717, Kent County boasts nationally recognized institutions like the Dover Air Force Base and a diverse base of companies, manufacturers, and startups.
Our fastest-growing county by population, Sussex County offers an economy with continual growth and diversification and is particularly known for its $1 billion agriculture industry.
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