NC State’s VitalFlo Competes at Annual NC RIoT Pitch Night

June 19, 2017 | Amy Parker

A fast-growing organization called NC RIoT has been working for the last two years to make the Triangle a hub for innovators in the space. And last week marked its annual Startup Pitch Night, where...

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NC State Startup EcoPRT’s Driverless Car Could Help Ease Commuting Traffic in Raleigh

June 12, 2017 | Amy Parker

A self-driving car could eliminate about 5,000 students commuting by car through Raleigh. It’s been in the works for years at N.C. State University. Engineering student William Joel Smith said his blood, sweat and tears...

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NC State Jumps to No. 80 Worldwide for U.S. Patents

June 9, 2017 | Amy Parker

Taking research to market is something NC State does better than most. And the fifth-annual worldwide rankings from the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) affirm that claim, putting...

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NC State University Chancellor’s Innovation Fund is Mobilizing a Bridge Over the Digital Divide

June 8, 2017 | Amy Parker

More than two billion people worldwide who don’t have internet access often miss out on life-changing benefits of being connected, such as automated micro-lending for entrepreneurs, marketplace applications and information services including weather forecasts and...

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Child with Rare Cancer is First to Receive NC State Startup Biomarck Pharmaceuticals’ Drug

May 26, 2017 | Amy Parker

A new drug, discovered and developed in the Triangle, shows promise in treating cancer. It’s a story CBS North Carolina first reported on last year. At the time, the drug had only been tried in...

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2017 Daugherty Endowment Challenge Winners Announced at Lulu eGames

April 24, 2017 | Amy Parker

The winners of the 2017 Lulu eGames have been announced. Over 350 people attended the Lulu eGames LIVE event on Thursday, April 20 to see who would walk away a winner, with $100,000 in prize...

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Biomarck Pharmaceuticals Gains FDA Allowance to Begin Human Trials for Inhaled Treatment for Adults with Lung Cancer

April 24, 2017 | Amy Parker

North Carolina based Biomarck Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has received FDA allowance l to begin human trials for their patented compound BIO-11006, for adults with lung cancer.  Discovered by Dr. Ken Adler at North Carolina State University...

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NC State Makes Top 25 for Technology Transfer

April 20, 2017 | Amy Parker

NC State ranks No. 25 among the 200 research institutions studied in the Miliken Institute’s latest listing of best universities for technology transfer. The report, called “Concept to Commercialization: The Best Universities for Technology Transfer,”...

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Paper Pumps Power Portable Microfluidics, Biomedical Devices

March 9, 2017 | Amy Parker

Biomedical engineering researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed inexpensive paper pumps that use capillary action to power portable microfluidic devices, opening the door to...

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Ligler to Be Inducted Into National Inventors Hall of Fame

March 3, 2017 | Amy Parker

Dr. Frances Ligler, Lampe Distinguished Professor in the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, is one of 15 2017 inductees into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Ligler is being recognized for her innovative...

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NC State Breaking Down Barriers to Business Innovation

March 1, 2017 | Amy Parker

 Launching and running a startup company requires expertise in a dizzying range of areas: marketing, business law, accounting, computer networking, human resources, operations and sales, to name a few. No wonder every entrepreneur hits a...

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NC State Entrepreneurs Emphasize Role of University Support at 2017 CED Life Science Conference

February 28, 2017 | Amy Parker

On the first day of the two-day 2017 CED Life Science Conference, four entrepreneurs with roots at North Carolina State University gathered to provide insight to those seeking to launch a life science startup. As the...

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Take a Closer Look at the 6 Latest NC State Materials Science Startups

January 26, 2017 | Amy Parker

In the past eighteen months, no fewer than six startups have sprung from groundbreaking discoveries in NC State’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE). Those six companies join more than a dozen other big...

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Startup BioMarck Pharmaceuticals Featured on UNC-TV’s “NC Now”

January 24, 2017 | Amy Parker

Thursday’s episode of UNC-TV’s “NC Now,” included a segment titled “Aspirin of the Future,” about the development of a drug by Adler, a professor of cell biology at the North Carolina State University College of...

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NC State Startup Trana Discovery Signs Collaboration Agreement with Bayer

January 24, 2017 | Amy Parker

Global agricultural giant Bayer and Trana have signed a collaboration agreement to explore ways to use Trana’s disease-fighting technology to identify plant-protection products....

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