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NC State Awards 2019 Innovator & Entrepreneur of the Year

November 8, 2019 | Amy Parker

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,...

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Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Helps Turn NC State Research into Real-World Solutions

July 16, 2019 | Sasha Campbell

At NC State, we know discoveries made here can change the world. And this year, six promising projects will receive support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF), helping researchers turn their discoveries into market-ready solutions....

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

June 4, 2019 | Sasha Campbell

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

April 4, 2019 | Sasha Campbell

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

February 11, 2019 | Sasha Campbell

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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Howling Cow Ice Cream Available in Harris Teeter Stores

January 11, 2019 | Sasha Campbell

A State Fair and NC State campus delectable treat is now available for the first time in grocery retail locations across parts of the Triangle. Six different flavors of Howling Cow® ice cream can be purchased...

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Locus Biosciences Enters a Collaboration and License Agreement with Johnson & Johnson Innovation to develop CRISPR-Cas3 Bacteriophage Therapeutics

January 3, 2019 | Sasha Campbell

Locus Biosciences Inc., a biotechnology company developing precision antibacterial therapies, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive collaboration and license agreement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Janssen), one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, to develop, manufacture and commercialize CRISPR-Cas3-enhanced bacteriophage ("crPhage™") products targeting two key bacterial pathogens for the potential treatment of infections of the respiratory tract and other organ systems.  Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC facilitated the transaction....

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Partner Profile: BRI Taps NC State Talent and Technology

November 28, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

Partnerships with NC State University’s research and academic programs have played a role in BioResource International’s success from the company’s start nearly 20 years ago – and they will in the future, as well....

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Meet the 2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Recipients

August 16, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

Groundbreaking research happens every day at NC State, and a growing number of important technologies are making the leap from lab to marketplace. It’s no surprise that adequate funding is crucial to this transition....

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LexisNexis accepting applications for its Legal Tech Accelerator program

August 8, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

RALEIGH — LexisNexis said Wednesday that it is accepting applications for the third cohort of the LexisNexis Legal Tech Accelerator. The program is designed to give start-ups a leg-up in the rapidly expanding legal tech...

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NCSU, UNC researchers develop drug-delivery system for rapid heart attack response

August 6, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

RALEIGH – Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a drug-delivery system that allows rapid response to heart attacks without surgical intervention. In laboratory and...

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Locus Biosciences acquires EpiBiome’s high-throughput discovery platform to enhance its global leadership in CRISPR-engineered phage therapeutics

July 19, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

Locus Biosciences Inc., an emerging biotechnology company developing CRISPR-Cas3-engineered precision antibacterial products, announced today its acquisition of EpiBiome, Inc.’s high-throughput bacteriophage (“phage”) discovery platform. Pairing EpiBiome’s powerful phage isolation and characterization capability with Locus’s CRISPR-based...

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Only three weeks left to submit your nominations for the 2018 Class of NAI Fellows

July 12, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

Academic inventors and innovators elected to the rank of NAI Fellow status have been nominated by their peers for outstanding contributions to innovation in areas such as patents and licensing, innovative discovery and technology, significant...

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Semiconductor firm HexaTech raises $2.7M in equity, wants $800,000 more

June 14, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

MORRISVILLE – HexaTech, a spinout based on research into aluminum nitrides at North Carolina State University, is raising a new round of equity. According to a securities filing Thursday, the company has closed on $2.7...

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NC State Pharma startup Emergo Therapeutics lands $12M from REX Health Ventures, Triangle backers

May 23, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

DURHAM – An all-star list of Triangle investors is backing Durham pharmaceutical startup Emergo Therapeutics with $12 million in venture capital. Leading the round, which was announced Wednesday, is REX Health Ventures. Other backers include: Wolfpack Investor...

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