LexisNexis accepting applications for its Legal Tech Accelerator program

August 8, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

RALEIGH — LexisNexis said Wednesday that it is accepting applications for the third cohort of the LexisNexis Legal Tech Accelerator. The program is designed to give start-ups a leg-up in the rapidly expanding legal tech...

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

August 6, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

RALEIGH – 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...

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

July 19, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

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...

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Only three weeks left to submit your nominations for the 2018 Class of NAI Fellows

July 12, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

Academic inventors and innovators elected to the rank of NAI Fellow status have been nominated by their peers for outstanding contributions to innovation in areas such as patents and licensing, innovative discovery and technology, significant...

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

June 14, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

MORRISVILLE – 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...

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

May 23, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

DURHAM – 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...

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

April 12, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

RALEIGH — 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,...

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

March 28, 2018 | Sasha Campbell

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...

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

March 13, 2018 | Amy Parker

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...

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

March 1, 2018 | Amy Parker

“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...

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

February 15, 2018 | Amy Parker

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 startup announced a Series C...

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NC State Startup Biomarck Pharmaceuticals launches Phase 2 clinical trial for lung cancer treatment

January 26, 2018 | Amy Parker

Durham-based Biomarck Pharmaceuticals, a portfolio company of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, has launched a Phase 2 clinical trial of a potential therapy for treating advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The study at 10 sites...

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NC State professor wins National Academy of Sciences prize in food, agriculture research

January 19, 2018 | Amy Parker

Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, the Todd R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Scholar in Probiotics Research, University Scholar and associate professor in the NC State Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, will receive the 2018 NAS [National Academy of Sciences]...

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Raleigh’s Economy Ranks 2nd in Nation, and NC State Had a Lot to Do With It, Report Says

January 19, 2018 | Amy Parker

Raleigh has climbed higher up a list of the nation’s top cities for creating and keeping quality jobs, and N.C. State University is given significant credit for the city’s economic success. The Raleigh Metropolitan Statistical...

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NC State spinout Galaxy Diagnostics confronts mysterious health menace

January 11, 2018 | Amy Parker

Bartonella are small bacteria that can cause big health problems. Pervasive in the environment and difficult to detect, they can persist in the body for weeks or months unnoticed before causing serious chronic illnesses with...

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