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Jun 17, 2024

Catalyzing Creative Concepts to Solve Commercial Challenges

NC State University research helps turn today’s ideas into tomorrow’s solutions. That’s core to our land-grant mission. The Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF), a competitive internal seed fund, has proven to be…

Nov 28, 2023

Trusting Their Gut: NC State Spinout Company Knows Cows Hold the Key to Quickly Cooling the Climate

Hoofprint Biome, which recently closed a $4.25M pre-seed round of venture capital funding, was founded by two NC State Ph.D. grads with the mission to improve cattle’s gut health and, as…

Researcher working in lab

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.

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…

Female university startup founder

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…

Investor team meeting around table

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…

Feb 15, 2018

NC State Startup Tethis Wraps Up $17.5M Funding for Advanced Diaper Technology

Raleigh-based Tethis is a step closer to commercializing a product that could revolutionize the diaper market by making it greener and reducing plastic waste that ends up in landfills. The…

Researchers in lab

Dec 12, 2017

NC State Researcher Uses CIF Funding to Further Understanding of ALS

It’s a Tuesday morning, and Michael Bereman is in his office on Centennial Campus, poring over data on a deadly toxin found in ponds and lakes that many of us…

Locus Biosciences startup logo

Nov 15, 2017

NC State Startup Locus Biosciences Lands $19M in Funding for Gene Editing Technology

Locus Biosciences, born with the help of two loans from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, has raised $19 million in Series A funding from major investors. The round was led…

Locus Biosciences startup logo

Jul 17, 2017

Startup Locus Biosciences Secures $5m Convertible Note for CRISPR-Cas3 Antimicrobials

Research Triangle Park-based Locus Biosciences has secured a $5 million convertible note. Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings Limited led the financing round, which also included the N.C. Biotechnology Center. One…