The University Center for Economic Development and Trade (UCEDIT) at Delaware State University provides existing or new businesses, inventors, investors and entrepreneurs with access to intellectual resources and innovative programs that promote the economic well-being of the state of Delaware.
The University Center will have seven main areas of responsibility :
- To compile data required to monitor and forecast economic developments in Delaware, specifically Kent and Sussex Counties
- To maintain models of the State’s economy with specific attention to Kent and Sussex Counties, which the Center would use to conduct empirical analyses for State, municipal, and private groups
- To serve state agencies, municipal governments, non-profit and private organizations and Delaware citizens through the data bank, research, publications, and outreach of the University Center’s Data Center
- To develop and enhance marketable job skills through workforce development and coordination efforts with public and private providers