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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…

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…

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Jan 20, 2023

NC State Innovation Showcased at CES 2023

The NC State Office of Research Commercialization (ORC) attended the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January to promote NC State innovations and startup companies in the tech space.…

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.…

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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…

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Oct 13, 2017

Top Innovator, Entrepreneurs Honored at NC State Celebration of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

On a campus crowded with world-leading faculty spinning off startup companies and writing patent applications at a record-breaking pace, the annual awards for innovator of the year and entrepreneur of…

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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…