Dr. Julius N. Korley is a businessperson, entrepreneur and scientist with expertise in several areas of biotechnology, including biomaterials, drugs, drug-delivery systems and medical device development. Presently, Dr. Korley is the Associate Vice President for the Office of Economic Innovation & Partnerships (OEIP) at the University of Delaware. He also holds a secondary appointment as an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. The mission of OEIP is to promote and facilitate the commercialization of University of Delaware technologies for the benefit of the public and the university. Previously, Dr. Korley was the Director of Entrepreneurship and Strategic Partnerships for the College of Engineering (COE) at the University of Delaware. In this role, Dr. Korley was responsible for driving commercialization by helping COE faculty, postdocs and students develop their technologies and connecting them to the startup and industry communities. Korley is also National faculty for I-Corps at NIH and Co-Director of the NSF I-Corps Northeast Hub.