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Nov 28, 2018

Partner Profile: BRI Taps NC State Talent and Technology

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.

Aug 16, 2018

Meet the 2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Recipients

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.

Aug 6, 2018

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

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 animal testing, the system proved to be […]

Jul 19, 2018

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

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 synthetic biology platform and clinical […]

Jun 14, 2018

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

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 million in new cash from two investors. […]

May 23, 2018

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

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 Network Carolina Angel Network Hatteras Venture […]

Apr 12, 2018

76 investors back NC State biopolymer startup Tethis in $3.6M funding

Tethis IP Holding Co., a biopolymer manufacturer, has raised $3.6 million according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Raleigh-based company raised the money in the form of equity from 76 investors, according to the filing. Founded in […]

Mar 28, 2018

NC State Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures partners with RIoT to Increase Entrepreneurship Resources

As an aspiring entrepreneur or young start-up, it can be hard to navigate the ever-evolving technology commercialization process and get your service or product out into the market. NC State Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures (OTCNV) and RIoT […]

Mar 13, 2018

NC State Startup’s Cloud-Computing Tool Moves from the Lab to the Marketplace

It’s always exciting for scientists to see their ideas come to fruition in the lab. For NC State computer science researcher Helen Gu, that idea was a new approach to identifying and preventing cloud-computing problems. And her idea has now expanded […]

Mar 1, 2018

NC State Startup Tethis Receives Wolfpack Investor Network’s Largest Capital Raise to Date

“No matter what the entrepreneur is telling you at the front of the room, it probably won’t be the same going forward,” says Joe Sinsheimer, managing director of the Wolfpack Investor Network (WIN), with offices in the James B. Hunt […]