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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…

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Jan 17, 2024

NC State Startups and Innovations Highlighted at CES 2024

The NC State Office of Research Commercialization (ORC) attended CES 2024 in Las Vegas in January to showcase NC State University innovations and startup companies with applications in the tech space. The…

Jan 8, 2024

Ship Repair Startup Forging Its Way to Market

What if an app could get more U.S. Navy ships back to sea sooner? The co-founder of startup company Washington’s Hammer knows just how hard it can be to get…

Dec 21, 2023

NC State to Serve as Clemson’s Mentor Institution for New NSF ART Program

NC State University has been chosen as Clemson University’s mentor for a brand-new program launched by the National Science Foundation to address “a long-standing gap between academic research and the products,…

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…

Nov 20, 2023

Modified DNA Startup Awarded Competitive Seed Grant

NC State startup DNAli Data Technologies was one of six startup companies announced as a recipient of NC IDEA’s SEED grant for its Fall 2023 cycle. A private foundation that supports…

May 16, 2023

NC State startup Vetletics receives $50K in SEED Grant from NC IDEA

NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic empowerment in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has awarded a total of $300,000 in grants to…

Aug 7, 2020

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Supports Six Promising Projects

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Supports Six Promising Projects that range from safer treatments for human and animal health to novel manufacturing methods for toilet paper, lightweight car frames and synthetic fuel.…

Jan 13, 2020

A world first: Triangle’s Locus Biosciences to launch major gene editing trial

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Morrisville-based Locus Biosciences, a developer of precision antibacterial therapies, will conduct the world’s first clinical trial of a recombinant bacteriophage therapy, a major milestone for the field, the…