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2017 Daugherty Endowment Challenge Winners Announced at Lulu eGames

April 24, 2017 | Amy Parker

The winners of the 2017 Lulu eGames have been announced. Over 350 people attended the Lulu eGames LIVE event on Thursday, April 20 to see who would walk away a winner, with $100,000 in prize…

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Biomarck Pharmaceuticals gains FDA allowance to begin human trials for inhaled treatment for adults with lung cancer

April 24, 2017 | Amy Parker

North Carolina based Biomarck Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has received FDA allowance l to begin human trials for their patented compound BIO-11006, for adults with lung cancer.  Discovered by Dr. Ken Adler at North Carolina State University…

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NC State Makes Top 25 for Technology Transfer

April 20, 2017 | Amy Parker

NC State ranks No. 25 among the 200 research institutions studied in the Miliken Institute’s latest listing of best universities for technology transfer. The report, called “Concept to Commercialization: The Best Universities for Technology Transfer,”…

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Paper Pumps Power Portable Microfluidics, Biomedical Devices

March 9, 2017 | Amy Parker

Biomedical engineering researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed inexpensive paper pumps that use capillary action to power portable microfluidic devices, opening the door to…

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Ligler to Be Inducted Into National Inventors Hall of Fame

March 3, 2017 | Amy Parker

Dr. Frances Ligler, Lampe Distinguished Professor in the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, is one of 15 2017 inductees into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Ligler is being recognized for her innovative…

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NC State Breaking Down Barriers to Business Innovation

March 1, 2017 | Amy Parker

 Launching and running a startup company requires expertise in a dizzying range of areas: marketing, business law, accounting, computer networking, human resources, operations and sales, to name a few. No wonder every entrepreneur hits a…

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NC State Entrepreneurs Emphasize Role of University Support at 2017 CED Life Science Conference

February 28, 2017 | Amy Parker

On the first day of the two-day 2017 CED Life Science Conference, four entrepreneurs with roots at North Carolina State University gathered to provide insight to those seeking to launch a life science startup. As the…

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Take a Closer Look at the 6 Latest NC State Materials Science Startups

January 26, 2017 | Amy Parker

In the past eighteen months, no fewer than six startups have sprung from groundbreaking discoveries in NC State’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE). Those six companies join more than a dozen other big…

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Startup BioMarck Pharmaceuticals Featured on UNC-TV’s “NC Now”

January 24, 2017 | Amy Parker

Thursday’s episode of UNC-TV’s “NC Now,” included a segment titled “Aspirin of the Future,” about the development of a drug by Adler, a professor of cell biology at the North Carolina State University College of…

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NC State Startup Trana Discovery Signs Collaboration Agreement with Bayer

January 24, 2017 | Amy Parker

Global agricultural giant Bayer and Trana have signed a collaboration agreement to explore ways to use Trana’s disease-fighting technology to identify plant-protection products.

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NC Biotech Center and OTCNV Host Grant Funding Lunch & Learn

January 24, 2017 | Amy Parker

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBC) partnered with the Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures (OTCNV) at NC State to host a Lunch and Learn on Thursday, January 19th to highlight the Center’s numerous…

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NC State Researchers Create Super-Adhesive Particles

December 2, 2016 | Amy Parker

N.C. State University researchers have figured out a way to create particles that can stick to almost anything. They predict the particles could be used in a number of industries from agriculture to textiles.

NC State Collaboration Looks to Fight Back Against Zika Virus

November 14, 2016 | Amy Parker

As part of a five-year collaboration between NC State’s College of Natural Resources, College of Textiles and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, researchers are aggressively looking to find solutions to protect people living and…

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NC State Startup Locus Biosciences featured in The Wall Street Journal

October 27, 2016 | Amy Parker

While Crispr-Cas9 has drawn a lot of attention, scientists are investigating other Crispr approaches that may reach doctors and patients more quickly.

NC State Celebrates Innovation and Entrepreneurship

October 11, 2016 | Amanda Ottaway

NC State held its 27th Celebration of Innovation and Entrepreneurship to recognize the outstanding achievements of its faculty inventors over the last year. With over 500 products to market and over 125 startups launched, NC…

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