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Earlier this month, Locus entered into an exclusive collaboration and licensing agreement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The agreement, facilitated by Johnson & Johnson Innovation, includes an initial investment of $20 million and is potentially worth up to $818 million. The partnership is focused on the development and manufacturing of CRISPR-Cas3-enhanced bacteriophage products targeting two key bacterial pathogens of the respiratory tract and other organ systems. After the deal, Locus will retain all rights to the technology and its application to other pathogens.

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NIRSleep — a startup led by an NC State alumnus, former employee — wins $25,000 in 2019 Lulu eGames

Less than four years ago, Casey Boutwell was a licensing associate for the Office of Research Commercialization, helping NC State faculty take their research from the lab into the marketplace. Now, he’s the CEO of Bionica Labs,...

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NIRvana Sciences Awarded $3 Million Phase IIb SBIR Grant from NIH

NIRvana Sciences, Inc., the leading developer of synthetic bacteriochlorins and chlorins, today announced that it has been awarded a $3 Million Phase IIb SBIR grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)...

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NC State Spinout Locus Biosciences Inks Historic Licensing Deal

NC State provides innovators with a range of programs and services to develop, protect, market and commercialize inventions developed at the university through the licensing of intellectual property or the launch of new companies based...

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