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NC State Awards 2019 Innovator & Entrepreneur of the Year

NC State strives to attract top-notch talent to our university. And the driven, dedicated people here consistently turn NC State research into real-world results, launching startups and patenting technologies at a record pace. In turn, NC State has continued to bolster its reputation as one of the world’s top-tier research institutions — ranking No. 2 in licenses and options executed and No. 4 in startups launched across all U.S. universities without a medical school.

So being recognized as the Innovator of the Year or the Entrepreneur of the Year is no small feat on this campus. Chancellor Randy Woodson presented the awards Oct. 1 at this year’s Celebration of Innovation, sponsored by the Office of Research Commercialization.