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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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NC State Startup Lumeova Takes the Stage at CES 2018 in Las Vegas

January 9, 2018 | Amy Parker

The Consumer Electronics Show is underway in Las Vegas, and the Triangle as well as North Carolina will be represented in force by Lenovo, the world’s second largest PC manufacturer, as well as three emerging startups. Triangle-based...

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Two NC State Faculty Members Named to National Academy of Inventors

December 12, 2017 | Amy Parker

Two faculty members at North Carolina State University are being named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The new NAI fellows are Donald L. Bitzer, Distinguished University Research Professor of Computer Science, and William Ditto,...

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NC State Researcher Uses CIF Funding to Further Understanding of ALS

December 12, 2017 | Amy Parker

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 pass by every day. He...

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NC State Startup ecoPRT’s Autonomous Vehicle Included in Self-Driving Vehicle Test Session for NC Legislators

December 8, 2017 | Amy Parker

A group of state legislators went to the State Highway Patrol test track on Monday to ride in Teslas, Toyotas and other cars that can park themselves and go down the highway without their drivers...

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NC State Biochemicals Startup Tethis Adds Additional $500k in $2.5M Funding Push

December 1, 2017 | Amy Parker

Raleigh-based Tethis keeps adding to its latest round of fundraising. According to a securities filing on Wednesday, Tethis has added another $500,000 in its latest offering, which has a target of $2.5 million. Tethis traces...

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NC State Startup Tethis Among APLU Top 22 Startups of 2017

November 20, 2017 | Amy Parker

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Association of American Universities (AAU) hosted the inaugural University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase on Capitol Hill tonight, spotlighting 22 startup companies that have created products...

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NC State Biochemical Startup Tethis Lands $400K in Funding

November 20, 2017 | Amy Parker

Tethis, a startup focused on biochemicals, has raised $400,000, according to a securities filing. Seven investors provided the funds in the form of debt. CEO Scott Bolin signed the filing, which was made on Nov....

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

November 15, 2017 | Amy Parker

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 by ARTIS Ventures of San...

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

November 2, 2017 | Amy Parker

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 for entrepreneurship and innovation. He’s...

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Health-tech Startup VitalFlo Graduates Innovators Program Accelerator

October 25, 2017 | Amy Parker

The Raleigh Innovators Program’s fourth cohort graduates eight teams ready to improve IT, health-tech and civic activism. The anticipation was palpable throughout the Lincoln Theater as Liz Tracy, director at HQ Raleigh and lead facilitator of...

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