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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…

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Apr 1, 2024

Meet Five Wolfpack Women Who Are Innovative Entrepreneurs

March is Women’s History Month and Friday, March 8, is International Women’s Day. In celebration, we’d like to introduce five women in the Wolfpack who’ve launched and led startup companies…

Aug 31, 2023

NC State Stealth Materials Team Completes NSF I-Corps Teams Program

A research team from North Carolina State University's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering recently completed an intensive National Science Foundation program to assess the commercial viability of a next generation stealth material technology.

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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.…

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…

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…

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Nov 2, 2017

Dr. Ken Adler Recalls Ups & Downs of Research Journey at Springboard Innovation Forum

In a career spanning more than four decades, cell biologist Kenneth Adler has had his share of success, from groundbreaking discoveries targeting severe respiratory diseases and cancer to top honors…

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Aug 23, 2017

NC State Commercialization Breaks Records, Gears Up for More

NC State’s Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures has just completed its most successful year ever, launching a record 15 startup companies, executing a record 169 licenses and options and…

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Aug 23, 2017

Inventor Shares Tech Transfer Tips at Springboard Innovation Forum

Take it from an expert, Fran Ligler told a rapt audience of inventors and investors on Centennial Campus last Tuesday, great ideas aren’t that uncommon. “If you only have one…